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chan93lx502

Osakis whats the word!

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chan93lx502

I am looking for a recent report on Osakis lake. We will be venturing up in that area next week. We fish primarly bass, and pike but will also fish for Walleye and pan fish if time permits.

Thanks in advance

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Sifty

chan93lx502, Welcome to FM.

The panfish bite on Osakis has been very good on the main lake bars. The fish have been biting on angle worms close to the bottom.

Good luck and let us know who it went.

Sifty

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scott5767

We are headed up there on the 18th. Could you E-mail me and let me know how you do and what worked. snaedw@aol.com

Thanks, Scott

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fishingfinn

Last week nice 3/8 to 1/2 and a few 3/4 lb. sunnies were biting great just off Coon point. We were out this AM (Thurs.)and caught a few smaller ones. They have changed areas, or the bite has quit?

Fish in about 12'-14' and keep the bait within 3"-6" off bottom. Anyone have info. on a better area, please post a note, It will be apreciated.

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StrosLit31

Was up last weekend and the walleye bite was slow. Did get a couple but no keepers. We fished for sunfish the last day and got some nice hand sized ones. We lost more fish than we caught though. We were jigging off the bottom with night crawlers and half leaches. but i would go with angle worms if you have them. I would try any of the bars or sunken islands 15 to 30 feet.

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chan93lx502

Thanks for the updates everyone, I will be up there this Thursday through Monday. If anybody has anymore updates from this weekend feel free to post

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chan93lx502

Oh yeah, what are the water temps?

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scott5767

Chan, we will be arriving on Monday the 18th and staying at Buckpoint. Have you fished this lake before? Send me an e-mail maybe we can help each other. snaedw@aol.com

Scott

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Scott5767

Osakis can be a tricky lake to fish, be carfull the Bluegills bit very light and the lighter pound test teh better. Also they normally are near teh bottom and in deeper water this time of year, also the Crappie. Don't know what to say on the weather, but if you have not got any money down you may want to try a different week, the weather is spoose to be down right terrible this weekend and into part of next week with colder weather after that. It may turn the panfish right off. Good Luck.

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scott5767

maybe the cooler weather will turn on the walleyes

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crappie king

Scott,

Yes, the Walleyes may turn on you are right. good luck, hope you get a few.

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herringbone

how does the cold weather turn on the walleye bit and if so, where do you usually find them and how do you fish them, have not fished the fall walleyes but heard it can be alot of fun. any info helpfull thanks

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