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Wheres the pigs, all dinks everywher what am i doing wrong? I managed 2 10 inch sunfish in my undying efforts this week but never a eye over 14 inches. Cant believe the 2 sunfish though I wish i knew how to post them, I feel kinda guilt they went in the freezer to get mounted lol but i've fished my whole life and never seen 1 let alone catch 2 in one night after dark fishing for eyes with shiners grin.gif

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Bobby Bass

Two 10's will make a nice mount, congrats..

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ty didnt think the day would come, now i need a crapie over 17 inches to beat my best so i can mount 1, and a pike over 16pounds, and a walleye over 32.5" Not likely but seeing 2 10 inch sunfish gives me hope

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fisherking01

Congrtats on the sunnies. grin.gif I have been having the opposite "problem?" Guess it's not a problem, just not catching much under 20 inches. If you fish a lake that has a lot of small eyes. You will catch a lot of small eyes. They are very very hungry this time of year. One option may be bigger bait, but they will most likely hit larger bait as well. Different lake would be my best suggestion.

Looks like an awesome evening for a bit of fishing, bonfire and stories afterwards!!

good luck on them HOGS!! Brent

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caught like over a hindred fish today with wife and my two little girls. Managed a 16" after tyhrowing a lot of little ones, fortunatley most are getting hooked in the lips instead of their throat and gills, just put the rods in the holders and trurned the drag back and motored around aimlessly catching fish all day at 1.5-2.2 mph, and on shads, guess what released another 10 inch sunnie tonight and kept one about 12 iches :0 trolling shads shallow. Ended up with 6 eyes in the 15-16 inch range anf lost one a bit better, i usually woundt go asking but any hints on a lake thet may poroduce good sized eyes in the night through this fuull moon phase? I'll be out for the next 5 nights so im sure ill find em from shore somewhere.

id rather trool shads or cranks at night or bobbe r fish outta the boat if it was nice like tonight i went out from 3:30pm - 3:30 am lol off to bed frown.gif

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man i cant spell in the morning

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ajr

My dad and I fished Ida this weekend. Despite the wind changing directions about 3 times a day, off and on rain showers, and temps that ranged from requiring shorts and t-shirt to winter clothes, we did pretty well. Dad got a 6lb 8oz eye and I got a 5lb eye, along with a few 17 inchers and several in the 13-15 range.

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very nice I finally caught a 16 incher yeah!!!

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    • Cliff Wagenbach
      I agree with the others Tommy! I always enjoy your bits of wisdom and humor! Cliff
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      They are all coming in from the main lake. Cliff
    • FishinCT
      We used to camp on hinsdale all the time. There is one spot on the south shore closer to the east end we stayed almost every time. It's got a big rock outcrop on a small point that slopes down to the water. The picnic table and fire ring are in the open up top. Wide open space and a good breeze will keep the bugs off you. Tent site is fairly hidden. That's the best spot we ever found. Only downside is boat parking. I remember tying up on a log off the the side so probably the same site mentioned earlier.  We stayed there a ton when I was younger and never had any bear encounters, but the bear boxes are there for a reason!
    • meerkat
      I always wondered,  are the walleyes coming over the dam?   or are they swimming in from Pike?
    • Slopfishin
      Why delete your post?  I actually enjoyed reading that story. Seeing stories like yours is half the reason I like checking out this site (I like to check out all the different lake boards on fishingminnesota). 
    • delcecchi
      Hey, we need a little color and humor and Musky Tom does it best.  
    • TomWehler
      Good info to me even. Cliff you can delete my story n junk. Most people don’t know me round here anymore n for sure the humor of life is of no interest. Under stand only want the facts mama. Just the facts. 😎 I endeavor to persevere.  Beef!   
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      The ice on the Pike River between the dam and the lake is opening up fast! Should be wide open in a couple of days at the present rate of melt! The DNR will be trapping walleyes soon!!!  The walleyes are already starting to move in! Pike Bay ice is  also starting to deteriorate quickly! Finally starting to look like we may get some open water for the fishing opener! Cliff 
    • chucker1101
      These aren't campsites to bring your Ranger fiberglass or decked-out Lund into. They're better fitted for smaller 14-16 ft alum boats, something you can drag on shore. Though i'm sure you can figure out how to secure something bigger. Cliff is right, most have sandy/pebble shorelines to pull a smaller boat onto. Almost all of them are well-protected from the prevailing WSW wind. You're gonna get wakes rolling into shore from passing boats, though, as it's a pretty well traveled section of the lake.
    • brrrr
      I camped at a couple sites a few years ago.  no docks, but most of the sites had a half way decent place to put the boat in.  one had a decent log to tie to.  another I threw a couple anchors out back and was able to tie off to a couple trees to keep the boat close yet off the rocks.