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Worth the drive?


hip_hop_fisherman

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Was up early in the year, no crappies, walleyes and a perch. Is it worth the drive for a day trip? Have the crappies started popping up? I know you need to stay mobile until you get on fish, thats expected. Just curious as to whether more fish have been appearing. Haven't been hearing any good reports this year yet. Am I just talking to the wrong people? Thinking of heading up Monday next week for the day. Should I look to Rogers? Hillmans? Any info appreciated.

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We did great out of Hillmans last weekend. Lots of crappies, very few walleyes. Keep an eye on the weather, you may want to wait for the cold front to blow through.

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I have made the drive for a day trip a few times. I have had fun most trips but have also been skunked. It is a long drive but I figue you can't nail 'em every time. I am planning to go up this weekend too, probably Sun-Mon. I hope that the cold front either passes through or doesn't completely shut down the fish. This will be my first trip up to URl this year and hope to get a few to bring back. Good Luck!

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I figure it can be the same way at any lake, and if you do get into the slabs it can be second to none! Will let you know if I'm heading up or not for sure, maybe we can team up and cover more ice? I'll have one other person with me with a portable and a wheeler (if its easy enough to get around on one out there...is it?)

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If your making a day trip out of it I would leave sooner then later, for me the later on now the season goes the more of a night bite there is. If Hillman's is on a day bite that's no question leave now and let me know how it went.

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I just booked a room at Shooks and will be up Sun-Mon. I hope the fish are around but I guess I will find that out. Post if you are heading up hip-hop and we can see about meeting up to cover some ice!

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