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Hunter Winfields Resort

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walligator

I know these guys have nice houses and such,but does anybody know how there houses do fishing.We are heading up there Feb.9th-11th.Any personal experiences would be great,they seem like real nice people.

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hoggs222

I was up in my wheelhouse a few weeks ago with some guys that rented a shack from them. 1st night I think they got 8 pout. All that was caught was smaller perch. That was the report everywhere though at the time. They came out and checked on us often and moved us a few times. Great service!

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Desperado

Four guys I talked to this morning were within a stone's throw of Winfield's shacks yesterday. They had some keeper perch and one 23 inch walleye.

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henkelmj

I will be staying in there big ice castle this weekend so I will definitely let you know how we do. If you go to the Hunter Winfield website they have some pictures of some nice fish so they must be doing ok. I can't imagine they have gotten pictures of every nice fish either.

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RogersMN

i'll be in their big wheel house one day next weekend. can't wait, bringing the wife and kids. normally the overnight trips are just with my farting buddies.

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walligator

Thanks for the info guys.Good luck fishing and I'll keep checking back to see how you guys did.Sounds like there not afraid to move the shacks around.

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B.P.

I took my wife and kids icefishing for the first time and we stayed at hunter windfield resort on sat. We didn't catch alot of fish but we had agood time it was cold i think it was around -40. We went to bed and woke up around 3:30am and it was starting to get cold in the shack.We ran out of propane so i went up to get another tank and they were all out. So we ending up leaving early. I sent them a email when we got home. They gave a refund of 100%. Very nice people and very good buisness. I will stay with them again.

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harvey lee

B.P. Welcome to Fishing Minnesota.

As far as the house at Hunter Winfields catching fish you will need to factor in the weather fronts and how much you are willing to move around during the day. It is very hard and alot to except a resort to be able to put a house on a all day bite. These resort owners do thier best to have the house in a area that has a good bite but the fish can move from the morning bite to the afternoon to the evening. One very good way to maybe insure a better chance at more fish is to maybe fish the house for the evening and during the night and then again early morning. During the day I always like to move about other structure and search for more fish. This will help you have a better chance at a good day of fishing.

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Green&Gold

HenkelMJ, RogersMN, please do post a report as soon as you get home this weekend. I am staying at HW Sunday night for a couple days. I had the 8x24 booked and then they realized they had double booked me. So now I am in an 8x20. If they don't move the house for us, which they said they probably will, I might be in the same spot as you.

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Hey, I was up at Hunter Winfields on Saturday night too. With my 2 kids. I have never experienced such hard blowing wind! We had a new house on skids (not the new wheel-house that they have...) they had just set it up when we got there and it was brand new...the wind was driving so hard that there was too much cold air coming through a few leaks in the house. we went up and talked to them about it - and they offered to let us stay in one of their cabins for the night. We opted to try again and went out and sealed a few of the leaks with some stuff we had around - and it worked enough to heat it up to a good comfy level. I am sure it was the unusually windy conditions - otherwise the house would have been fine in the first place. I was pleased they offered to let us use a cabin - and overall the service was what we hoped for. I will come back again for sure. They have very nice wheel houses and I am going to get the group I fish with out there next year for a weekend. I also like the fact that they dont seem afraid to move their houses around. smile.gif

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harvey lee

Its good to hear that they took very good care of you. smile.gif

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