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fishin pole
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FISHING REPORT
1/24/15 11:53 AM CST
Ice Depth: 8"
I have fished this lake several times this ice season. Plenty of crappie caught almost every trip. Also I have fished several spots on the lake and caught crappie at every spot. I normally get 1 or 2 at 12 inches or bigger. Most crappie are to small for me and most of the guys I talk to that are actually catching crappie say the same thing about catching small crappie. Was out Wednesday and yesterday. Walked off with 9 fish Wednesday and Friday walked off with 5 fish..............F.P.

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1/24/15 9:06 AM CST
Ice Depth: 10" Conditions: Snowing Air Temp: 31° - 35° F
Was out for the first time this year on Wednesday. Started at 8:30 ,Fished Deep trees, 32' of water. Fished tungsten mooskas with finesse plastics. Fishing started out good picking up a 12.5" slab. Then a few smaller 8"ish fish that went back for next year. Then at around 11 o'clock hooked into a nice slab that was just shy of 14" ! Then they just shut off completely, last year they would turn on at 2 pm so stuck around and nothing came of it. Moved to a brush pile in southwest bay for end of day bite. The brush pile held zero active fish. In all it was great to be out bt was expecting leave with a few more than 2 fish. Seems to be a bit different than the last 2 years. Gona have to try some spots from 3 and 4 years ago when the ice came in similar time . Hope to hear some reports from the weekend, tight lines ! Cool

skeeterbite
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1/22/15 9:51 PM CST
In the words of Mr. Gillespie that is a "Slobasaurus".

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1/22/15 6:37 PM CST
Ice Depth: 8" Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 31° - 35° F Water Temp: Below 40° F
Check out these two crappie that weighed over a pound apiece, caught today. They were caught in the deep trees about 17 feet down in 25 feet of water. That is a pickup tailgate that they are lying on, nice fish!!! (Do not know what the angler used for bait.)

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1/21/15 11:41 AM CST
Ice Depth: 10" Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 31° - 35° F Water Temp: Below 40° F
Here are some nice crappie caught yesterfay on small ice jigs tipped with spikes. Crappie was pretty slow for the last week but the last two days it has picked up. Size is still smaller than last year.

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1/19/15 7:50 PM CST
I'm am local to this lake, so I fish it often (out of convenience). "Too" (spelled wrong on purpose) things wrong with fishing this lake: 1) Too many anglers for this small 300 acre water EVERY weekend. Not uncommon to see 50 boats, and 100 shore fishers out here, bombing these fish. Ice fishing is the same way. 2) Too many people keeping undersized fish. Not uncommon to see 6-7" crappie pics as tomorrow's fish fry. 3) Too much forage. These fish can eat if they just sleep with their mouth open. Ok... That's three "too's". Beautiful water, beautiful acreage... But "too" commercialized for fishing. Looks like Heaven when you get there... Always feels like Hell when you leave. Crying Crying

Catdaddy89
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1/19/15 7:13 PM CST
Ice Depth: 10" Conditions: Partly Sunny
Went out today with muskybob88, couldn't pass on the beautiful weather. No luck with the crappies only catching a few small ones and one 12 incher. Tried our luck on the south end of the lake going for catfish. Caught 20 in total and keeping our limit. No lunkers but good eaters. Caught on Swedish pimples tipped red worms.

Good luck and tight lines everyone

[This post was last edited on 1/19/15 at 7:15 PM]
lunker75
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FISHING REPORT
1/18/15 6:55 PM CST
Ice Depth: 7"
Went out sat and checked 22 spots with camera NO FISH except 6 small perch in no motor zone. all dead shad on bottom of lake. to nice of day to waste. Talked to a bunch of fisherman they had no luck also left after 2 hours and went to a small pond and rocked some nice bluegills in morris good luck to all stay dry

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1/17/15 7:12 AM CST
For those that are going tonight. Save ur gas and stay home. Fishing sucks because you have 1,000 people drilling holes every 2 secs. The whole lake will be Swiss cheese so walking in sucks esp with the 10in holes. I made the mistake going to one a few years back it was a joke.

skeeterbite
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1/17/15 1:46 AM CST
Whats the water clarity like now ? Rigged up with black ratso, glow frostee, chartruse frostee, and reel tiny tungsten an afew other du-dads any tips from anyone on whats workn ? Already have an area of lake i've been wanting to try. Thanx n good luck sat nite.

wishin4walleyes
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1/15/15 4:40 PM CST
Is the bait shop open on Sundays, and at what time? Cool

hans59
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1/15/15 1:08 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 26° - 30° F Water Temp: Below 40° F
I saw much of the same on Sunday. Loads of shad schools, with larger fish mixed in. I couldn't say if the bottom dwellers were crappie or perch or what. I would tend to think perch and walleye, and got them to at least try to take the bait. A quick grab and they were gone. I was pounding the bottom with a small Pimple, chrome, tipped with a small minnow head. Ice was similar on Sunday, 6 plus most everywhere I drilled. Worked as much of the deep tree area from mid lake back to the east shore. Saw a couple of fish caught - crappie and cats.

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1/15/15 12:55 PM CST
Pond Slayer, You are correct. You need real ice jigs. Everything is micro size for ice fishing.

Nice to hear the ice is good and fish are seen all over.

I will be out tomorrow morning by the deep trees.

pond slayer
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1/15/15 10:40 AM CST
Ice Depth: 7" Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 11° - 15° F
I was out on the ice fishing the deep stump piles yesterday (1/14/15). Ice thickness was around 7" in most spots. Using a Marcum underwater camera i rented from Lakehouse, i spotted shad schools at many depths, a lot of catfish suspended halfway in 25-30 fow and crappie and perch were mainly near the bottom. The bite was tough, although being newer to ice fishing and to the lake, I think I was using too big of a jig(1/8oz) as the fish were being lethargic. I would definitely go back with some 1/16oz or smaller jigs tipped with waxies to give it another shot. Other fisherman I talked to said the bite was slow for them too. Good luck and Tight lines everyone!

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1/11/15 6:25 PM CST
FP...ice in the deep trees was approx. 6"

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