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elbinowalleye

Big Corm. for Crappies??

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elbinowalleye

Anyone been out after the snowfall on Big Corm. for crappies and sunnies? Wondering if its worth the drive up from the cities to fish on that lake. Thanks in advance.

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minneman

Drive up from the cities to fish pan fish on Big C ???

most years when the season for eyes close, there is very little fishing hapening out there.

maybe im missing something...?

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elbinowalleye

I like any kind of fishing, plus you never know when you might catch a walleye crappie fishing. I have a cabin on Big Corm. Just want to keep fishing until ice out. Thanks for your amazing post.

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minneman

Quote:

Thanks for your amazing post.


I smell sarcasm. simply my opinion. grin.gif

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elbinowalleye

opinion noted quote guy.

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Dahitman44

Easy does it big fella.

What minnow-man is trying to say is that it does not get fished very had in the late winter for pannies -- there are better pan lakes than big C.

That being said, Big C can be good in the spring when the ice comes off.

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elbinowalleye

Didn't care that much anyway. Thanks for all the advice. I think I will wait till opener to fish Big C. Dominated the walleyes last year. Limited out every time I was up. Got to thank lowrance for that!

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Dahitman44

I would come up a little early if you can and get into some nice crappie action -- up to you.

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eyehunter

Won't be long and the Walleye bite won't be too good out there either if everybody takes a limit evertime they go out.

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Dahitman44

Yeah -- they are taking a little too many out of there -- if you ask me. I only take what I can eat -- The boys love fish so that is why I have been keeping more fish than I used to.

One winter I caught about 75 eyes in about 20 trips. I think I kept like 15 all winter -- now that the boys eat fish and like it a lot I keep more.

Still -- my goal is not to limit out but to catch some nice fish for supper. I never care about catching a limit. That is like "My boat is bigger than your boat," type stuff.

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Paul

I have alays been fond of CPR catch Phot Release. I usually never keep more than 2. I hate cleaning fish and dont eat them either. But everyone else I know does.

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bobby617

well then the state should change the regs to only 3 or four walleye,.,. with a slot 17-24? (state wide) the laws are the laws, and they will continue to take what they can , if im goin to go get some fish for a good fish fry ., i will take on the sunnies and crappie, and a few walleye ., heck i even keep all those redeyes and pike and then i put them to my grinder, and then bread them, cook them ,and then freeze them ., "poof" instent fish patties and i know what kind of fish pattie im eating to .,

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Dahitman44

Yep -- I agree with a state-wide slot of 4 fish per person possession of 8 -- saugers are bonus fish -- 2 each.

The slot should be 14-21 all others back to the H2O. You can keep one 28 inch or better trophy.

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Paul

On my favorite lake, Lac Qui Parle Lake in SW MN, The DNR has built an amazing walleye population from one of the first slot limits ever imposed. Initially it was a 15" minimum for several years, then it went from 6 to 4 with no minuimum and only one over a certain size. It did absolute wonders for that lake. And for what it is there are over 8 state owned and maintained access for this little 1 mile wide and 18 mile long lake in the MN river. It is my all time favorite place to fish Walleyes and Giant Catfish.

I am Pro SLot Limits.

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elbinowalleye

If you can limit out every time I see no reason not too, if you eat the fish. If you don't, then yes cpr your 20" eyes. I would never keep 6 if I was only going to eat 2. Good luck this spring to all of you.

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johnmn

Hey Paul those are some pretty nice fish there.

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