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fishing report from high banks resort


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1/30/06

We had a strong bite today! The Jumbos are remaining on the west shore between Zoomers and Mallard in 22-25' of water. Many groups came in with their limits. Walleyes are stayin' pretty consistent out on Perch Bar in 21-24 feet. Best bite time for the perch is mid-morning and late afternoon, just before dusk for the walleyes. Fatheads continue to be the choice bait. Ice is ranging from 17-22" with minimal snow cover.

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Thanks for the report Jason. Is a person able to travel by ATV, or is there to much snow cover?

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we are thinking about going to Winnie at the end of Feb. I have never been there in the winter. Are there roads plowed to all the different sand bars and hot spots on the lake?

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The lake has very little snow as of monday. There are roads plowed out the south and east sides of the lake to wherever you need to go. The pressure ridge is tricky so be careful! I thought the size was down a bit this year. The c.o. told us we had the better qaulity fish on sunday. We fished the west side in 25 to 30 fow. Slow bite, we had our best luck on whole fatheads and plain hook. Bigger minnows caught the bigger fish. Good luck to all. Flip

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Jason,

My wife, brother and I will be up on Friday. Could you tell me where the heaves are and can I get from highbanks to Ravens Point? Can we get around most of them? I also am interested in the Walleye bite considering my wife and I are Pros in the MWC & MWS circuits. I also fish the PWT & FLW. Any info would be greatly appreciated. See you at the Bank!

Bill & Kristine Nutter

2NUTT FISHING TEAM

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Hey guys----just wondering where Perch bar is located on winnie-----I have the lakemaster program and i can't find it on there---is it known by another name?

thanks

jeff

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Hey Jeff,

That is a good question. These coordinates should put you on top of it in about 20 feet of water. N47 degrees 28.643' and W94 degrees 08.876'

This is according to the waypoint table on the ReelBottom map that I have. I have seen it in different locations on other maps, but my map and the LakeMaster maps have always been trustworthy, so that is what I go with.

-loebs

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