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wish2getwalleye

hows the fishing on lac qui parle

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koonie

The fishing has been so/so. They are getting a few walleyes and the occasional flurry of crappie activity. No real hot bite going on yet.

There are still some areas of open water that have been moving aroung due to the wind and shifting ice.

Two pickups went down in the last week. One near Boyds landing and one over by Engebretsons(sp).

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jnorm1984

koonie, Whats the ice like by the state park access? Are there any houses set up over on that end? If so are they driving trucks out?...Thanks

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koonie

the state park landing doesn't seem to get used much. I myself haven't heard of anybody using that landing so far.

There are a couple of houses in that area. Everybody seems to be scattered this year probably because of iffy ice.

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jnorm1984

That end seldom gets much use, even on years with good ice. Thats usually where I try first. Ill be back down there the weekend after next to give it a try. Hope fully wont have to take the wheeler out... thanks for the report norm

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WALLEYEDUDE2001

As far as the south end, a couple of vehicles were out last week end but they drove out of the pit. The access at the old state park is inacessible (big heave right in front) which was open as recently as a week & a half ago. Fishing was tough last weekend with the cold & wind. Did I mention the wind. Up by the hunting shack (Wally's) by Milan Beach, three guys on Sunday were trying to pull a couple of houses off with cables. Seems someone was walking by one of the houses & went in up to the armpits. The lake opened up by Milan beach to the south big time from the wind. I'm sure is got some ice now. Use caution.

There are more & more houses going in by the "clay banks" & north of Janes out in the middle but again ice varies.

The north end was decent a week ago but they have scattered. The full moon coming up may chane the fising luck but the cold is also supposed to set in so we'll see. Am heading out that way today (wed.) to fish the weekend.

Good luck.

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Moses2531

Fished it hard this weekend and not a whole lot to show from it.. Couple eyes and a few perch, I'd never complain about sitting in a house out on LQP though! I love it out there!

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hamrej23

Anyone been out this year lately?

Trying it out tonite, just want to know where to go and not go

Thanks

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Bothun

I fish the puddle 5 -7 times a week. Once the extreme cold has set in the crappie bite has been real scattered. If you do a little work you should be able to get on top of a hard hittin school. Best advice I could give would be to setup in the house cities. Either a little shallower or deeper then every body else is where i've had the best luck.

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hamrej23

I got there at about 7 pm and stayed till 11 pm, got a couple, do you have an email address bothune? just had a few questions for you.

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Slabby

I'm planning to head Lac Qui Parle way this weekend.

Any current reports on access problems and fishing reports/locations much appreciated.

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hamrej23

I was going to go out there this past weekend but passed it up for another trip to willmar lakes.

Good luck!

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Trick

Some friends of mine were there for a few days last week & came home empty handed, but who knows, that can all change.

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Slabby

I'm hopin' that means your friends are in to catch and release Trick-Hehe

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hamrej23

seannymph-

what is your email?

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seanymph

Boiler, did I do something wrong?

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Trick

I have a feeling that in this case they didnt have that option... \:\)

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Slabby

I;m canceling out this weekend cuz of the weather.

Guess I've gotten to be a wuss

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Thump'n em big

Im heading up there this weekend... the plan is to fish a few miles north of milan bridge... anyone been catching anything elsewhere on the lake?

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TylerJ.

does anyone know where the walleyes are biting on lqp?

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Bothun

Twin bridges has been putting out some in the overnight, 3-4 feet of water no lights no sound.

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koonie

I've been catching walleyes real shallow in several different areas of the lake. The action is fast and furious if you can find a shallow spot where they are feeding on bait that doesn't have fins or gills. Seek and ye shall find.

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