• GUESTS

    If You  want access  to member only forums on FM, You will need to Sign-in or  Sign-Up now .

    This box will disappear once you are signed in as a member.

  • Join In - We Share Fishing Reports & Outdoor Information Here

     
      You know what we all love...

      The same things you do!!!! Share what you love & enjoy in the outdoors as well as thank those whose posts you 'appreciate.'

      Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
winniewalleye777

new to southwest MN

Recommended Posts

winniewalleye777

Hey all, I am a sophomore at SMSU in Marshall, and I am wondering where i can go to catch some fish. I usually get my fill of ice fishing up at my cabin on Lake Winnibigoshish and back home in Sartell, MN. I am interested in getting into fishing around here. I will not have too much time to fish due to class and work etc... but I am wondering if I can get some advice as to which lakes in the area i should try to get something to tug on my line. I dont care how big, I just want to fish!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wally20

Welcome to the southwest!!! Lake Shetek, Sarah and Bloody would be a good start their all in the same area (south of Marshall on 59)and all have nice eyes and crappies. Good Luck

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
harvey lee

Welcome to the SW forum. I will leave the fishing clues to the locals.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tip-up king

Wood and Rock lakes around Russell to the south not far. tuk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
tip-up king

Harvey, what is that behind you in your avitar? tuk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
sw/mn fishing

Been catching some nice fish on Wood Lake. It is a night bite. Been catching some nice fish in 3 feet of water after dark. We have been catching more fish on tip-ups then in the house. Ranging from 1-3 pounds along with several 10 inch fish. Had two that broke the line and a 6 pound northern last weekend.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • knoppers
      any current report on ice thickness around palisade?
    • PRO-V
      That's doubtful with the warm forecast.
    • BobT
      Just learned that someone broke through on Reno last night. He was pulling his 7'x12' fish house with his ATV and dropped the back of his fish house through on 3" out in the middle of the lake. Fortunately, nobody was hurt and he was able to somehow get it retrieved this morning. I guess they had to go over 100' from the front of the ATV to find 10" of ice. 
    • cherokee
      Seeing a lot of greenheads and swans around the metro.  It seems every bit of open water is packed.  I took advantage of some opportunities to film some trumpeters and put a little holiday cheer to it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQu99MI1Y6Y    
    • leech~~
      I found a old trolling motor at a garage sale for like $5-10 bucks, cut the head and motor off of it and used the pole and bracket to clamp on the ducer on my last canoe.
    • AlwaysFishing23
      It should be able to I can shoot through my kayak if I wanted. Canoe should be the same. There great units. Good price and a solid fish finder  
    • Rick Bancroft
      I just saw this online.  What would be the best way to mount the transducer?  Could it shoot through the floor of the canoe?   Humminbird® PiranhaMax™ 4 Sonar PT Portable tranducer, case, rechargeable battery and charger Tilt-mount base makes the screen easy to view 256-color 4.3" 480 x 272 screen DualBeam explores down to 600 ft. 2,400-watt peak-to-peak power output Featuring a portable transducer, portable case, rechargeable battery and a wall charger, Humminbird's PiranhaMax 4 Sonar with PT delivers a compact package for on-the-go fishing adventures. Tilt-mount base and a 256-color 4.3" screen with a 480 x 272 resolution make it easy to explore underwater terrain. DualBeam operates at either 200kHz with a 28° beam or 455kHz with a 16° beam to deliver depth capabilities up to 600 ft. Peak-to-peak power
    • Spss
      Anybody know anything about this lake? Just north of Ely.
    • AlwaysFishing23
      Welcome Rick! I use a Humminbird piranha max 4 (non DI). I mounted it in a vexilar Genz case and I use the genz soft pack on it to help protect the screen from scratches. I used it all last summer in the kayak and it worked PERFECT. I use the humminbird suction cup mount and it works well. Even used it on a smaller aluminum boat and it never came off even on plane. This setup to me is ideal for anyway wanting a cheaper rig that works very well IMO.
    • Rick Bancroft
      I want to set up the canoe with a portable transducer so that it can be used in the boundary waters and portaged, etc.  Anyone have ideas on the set-up and what sonar would be a good choice?   I probably don't want too hi-tech so I can conserve battery life.