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livintofish

A Great day of ice fishing

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livintofish

Just thought I'd share a few pics from a great day of fishing with my dad. The morning started with a nice 25" eye, dad pulled in a nice 24.5" a little later (his biggest walleye), and early evening I pulled in a beautiful 27.5" eye. Along with a few smaller eyes and perch to eat, and the biggest Eelpout I have ever pulled in it was a GREAT day on the ice, the best ice fishing trip yet. I'll let you guess where... grin.gif

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DEADhead

those are some dandies. congratulations!

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livintofish

Thanks DH It was great watching my dad catch his biggest walleye ever. You been fishing much? any luck? those trout definately look fun, I gotta do that sometime

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DEADhead

I haven't been out in a loooooooooooooong time. Been at least a month. been busy the past week riding sled though.... maybe I'll get out one more time before trout season closes this winter

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Dahitman44

Livin --

Was that is the LOW?

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livintofish

Nope hitman that was Mille Lacs, my favorite little pond. I will be fishing out there a ton, living out there this summer. I would definately suggest you make a trip out there this spring/summer right now the strong year classes of eyes are huge and I can just about guaranty fish over 23. If anyone is interested in coming out that way let me know. That was one long day, a 24.5, 25, 27.5. Oh and if any one was interested caught the 25 on a frostee jigging spoon (introductory run w/ euros!) the 24 on sli bobber and minnow, and the 27 on a flyer type thing with whole minnow. they seemed to like a lot of action to call them in but then something that was natural looking sitting still, hence whole minnow. execpt the one on euros that was early in the morning and i was just pounding that spoon, just an agressive fish.

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Dahitman44

Da Hitman needs to Hit that da lake. cool.gif

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Bison9

Yeah, I had a 28+ incher at the hole in the ol' Big Pond when my buddy and I were there a month ago. We also caught those twin 25 inchers I was talking about a month ago as well. What a fishery there. With time, that will turn into my favorite lake (although, Devils still holds that title for now smile.gif). My buddy and I are in the process of making reservations at the Grand Casino there for the opener. That's right, we are trying the opener at the Big Pond this year (Otter Tail is our fall back if that doesn't pan out)...

Good Luck to all!

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livintofish

Bison

your gonna go out on a launch boat at Eddys for opener then, or out in your own? I will most likely be fishing out of Garrison that weekend, let me know if you end up going. Did you go to NDSU than, for what? I'm a student there right now. Never fished Devils, but it would take a whole lot for me to say any lake is better than Mille Lacs for eyes, other than Erie I supppose. wink.gif

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