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mrklean

What are your guys fav lakes around here?

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mrklean

Just wanted to see what lakes ppl like to fish around here. I dont want to know where your hott spots are or anything like that just what lakes you like to go to. Im a pearl fan myself.

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IceHawk

Here are a lisit of some of my personal favorites:

Walleye's- Rice,Koronis,Horseshoechain,Big-Birch,Upperspunk,TwoRivers

Panfish-Browns,Horseshoechain,Grand,Eden,Big-Birch,Ripley

LMBass-Horseshoechain,Lower-Upperspunk,Pearl,Rice,Grand

SMBass-Koronis,Green,Nest

Northerns-Grand,Pearl,Rice,and for apossible big fish Koronis

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mrklean

I thought that Kornois wasnt that great for eyes? I use to go on vactaion there all the time and the walleye fishing wasnt that good, lots of smallmouth nice ones only one eye. Heard it had some rough years back.

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IceHawk

Believe me Koronis is a top notch walleye fishery. It gets fished a fair amount but there are fish to be had. You just have to figure out there patterns. I'm sure a few others would agree with me, Right Borch! wink.gif

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river huntfish

mmm... lets see

All the lakes around here are good just some better than others. The lakes can get crowded to if a bite is going good. I tend to go to the lakes with litte traffic and find my own spots.

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Borch

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Believe me Koronis is a top notch walleye fishery. It gets fished a fair amount but there are fish to be had. You just have to figure out there patterns. I'm sure a few others would agree with me, Right Borch!
wink.gif


Naw!!!!

Walleyes are all gone. Zero, Ziltch, Nada! I don't know what Icehawk is talking about. wink.gif There are no bull gills in there either! The smallies are on a steep decline as well! Avoid this lake at all costs!!! tongue.gif

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Borch

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Here are a lisit of some of my personal favorites:

Walleye's- Rice,Koronis,Horseshoechain,Big-Birch,Upperspunk,TwoRivers,
Grand

Panfish-Browns,Horseshoechain,Grand,Eden,Big-Birch,Ripley,
Koronis & Rice

LMBass-Horseshoechain,Lower-Upperspunk,Pearl,Rice,Grand

SMBass-Koronis,Green,Nest &
Rice

Northerns-Grand,Pearl,Rice,and for apossible big fish Koronis &
Big Lake


I concure with Icehawk with a few additions to his list in Bold.

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Grant

borch- which Big Lake? the one in the city of Big Lake, or ? I know there are a few of them....

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The Donk

He's probably talking about the one west of Richmond, north of Rice lake. There are plenty of good lakes in the area, I have a couple favorites, but enjoy hitting lakes that don't have much pressure on em too

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terrible_fisherman

There are no fish in Big Lake. Don't let the 50 or so fish houses fool you!

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Sartell Angler

I concur with the majority's opinion here, but if I could only fish one body of water around here for the rest of my life...

it would be the grand Mississippi River, America's finest!

SA/wdw

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Borch

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borch- which Big Lake? the one in the city of Big Lake, or ? I know there are a few of them....


I spend most of my formative years fishing Big Lake, Mitchell and Thompson Lkae near Big Lake. Good times. laugh.gif

But I was talking about the one near Richmond in this case.

Terrible Fisherman,

They are there in great abundance. Size is an entirely different story however. Although there are some very nice pike there to be had. I released a fat 38" pike there on my last trip there. A few friends have had very good spearing luck there also.

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terrible_fisherman

I see a lot of the hammer handles through the spear hole as well borch. Not as many as I would like but I have been told this is a slow year on the lake in comparision to previous years. Lots of fish for pickling anyway as long as you dont mind filleting 20-24 inch pike.

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gundyicefishing

i agree about the Mississippi river i live on it up by rice and it is great walleye fishing i think the best in central MN. In the summer we catch them right by my house and in the fall right off the dock it's a lot of fun. and we were catching some nice sun fish to. ice fishing you really have to work for them.

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