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Regjoe
Regjoe
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Joined: 2/7/2006
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FISHING REPORT
9/30/14 4:39 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Out on Marie and Bluff yesterday and it was slow. All I could manage was 5 goats and one white bass. Moved all over and fished 4-25'. I used jigs and minnows and crawlers. I trolled for a bit also and that did not produce anything.

Ice Chopper
Ice Chopper
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Joined: 6/20/2001
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FISHING REPORT
9/22/14 9:13 AM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 51° - 55° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
The Northwood back on Lake Marie Sunday morning 0700 - 1145 hours. Very windy making things a little tough on the drift to spot the bite. 100s of stripers; all small yearlings. Numerous sheep, a couple dozen crappies and one very large gill that hit a minnow. Really had to work for the fish. Used an extra split shot with the jig, plastic and small minnow. Anywhere we found some debris on the bottom we had fish. Tight lines ! IC

Crappie Pro 1
Crappie Pro 1
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Joined: 8/12/2008
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9/21/14 2:25 PM CST
Did anyone make it out today. I had the boat all hooked up but forgot to charge the batteries.

tritonmark
tritonmark
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Joined: 11/3/2008
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9/21/14 7:33 AM CST
Have a 14 ft rowboat with a 9.9, Watching the weather and looks like rain pushed back to noon but 15-20 mph winds. Any reports on how it is out there ? Better safe then sorry, wanting to get out and drift Marie

NORTHERNDUKE
NORTHERNDUKE
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Joined: 5/10/2006
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9/21/14 6:15 AM CST
Ice Choper. We're you getting them suspended or at bottom. I'm out almost every weekend. In the white Spectrum 16ft

Ice Chopper
Ice Chopper
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Joined: 6/20/2001
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FISHING REPORT
9/20/14 12:47 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 66° - 70° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
The Northwood just finished up on Marie and what a morning it was. Crappies were big and beautiful, stripers were small, numerous sheep. The bounty was two huge walleyes. The first was an 8 pounder caught in 11 fow on a jig and minnow. The second walleye was 9 pounds caught in 14 fow on a jig and minnow. 25.5 inches and 27 inches long. All fish CPR'd to fight another day. We drifted and the gusty breeze made bait presentation perfect. Needed a little extra weight to keep the bait down. Should be out again tomorrow. Tight lines ! IC

Elite PIKE 2006
Elite PIKE 2006
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Joined: 9/16/2014
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9/16/14 10:22 AM CST
Looking to Fish the Chain next week. Like to target Bass and Pike. I never Fish the chain before any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Which lake would be best to fish? Also looking to rent a boat for Friday and Saturday. Anyone can help with that would be appreciated. Cool

Ice Chopper
Ice Chopper
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Joined: 6/20/2001
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FISHING REPORT
9/15/14 6:50 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 51° - 55° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
The crew of the Northwood sailed the open seas of Lake Marie Saturday morning from 0700 - 1100 hours. The first hour was slow, but then we found the fish. Drifted 9-14 fow with a small jig, plastic and a small minnow. Crappies are bigger than I have seen in many years. Stripers look big and healthy. Sheep TNTC. Got a couple nice walleyes and a cat. All fish CPR'd. Saw fish being taken by other boats also. If you're not catching fish, you're not fishing ! We'll be out next weekend. Stop and say hi. Tight lines ! IC

John 21
John 21
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Joined: 1/7/2007
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FISHING REPORT
9/13/14 9:07 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
Targeted walleyes;nada.Had some decent action on Marie:crappies,drum,whites 10-14 fow.

fishjerry
fishjerry
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Joined: 1/16/2005
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9/13/14 1:54 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F
was out on both lakes last week and didn't notice any difference in the weeds. fished mainly along the shorelines, caught all the different kinds of panfish along with a couple walleyes in shallow shade areas.

FigureEight
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Joined: 12/7/2006
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9/13/14 12:09 PM CST
Heard about a weed kill maybe a week or two ago on Channel and Catherine. Anyone have any info on this ?

Ice Chopper
Ice Chopper
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Joined: 6/20/2001
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FISHING REPORT
9/8/14 6:58 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
The Northwood was out Sunday morning on Lake Marie. It took a little while to find the fish, but when we did WOW! We ran out of bait at 11:15 am. Numerous crappies, stripers and gills. Drifting through 9-14 fow, using a small mini-mite tipped with minnow or waxie. Got some sheep to start, but then they went away. I hope everyone else was having such luck. I have never seen the crappie and striper look better. We worked two poles each and the non-stop action exhausted us. IC

CHRIS TAURISANO
CHRIS TAURISANO
Joined: 1/12/2011
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FISHING REPORT
9/4/14 1:48 PM CST
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CHRIS TAURISANO
CHRIS TAURISANO
Joined: 1/12/2011
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FISHING REPORT
9/4/14 1:29 PM CST
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CHRIS TAURISANO
CHRIS TAURISANO
Joined: 1/12/2011
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FISHING REPORT
9/4/14 1:27 PM CST
Muskie fishing continues to be good out on the Chain. With the cooler weather coming the bigger fish should start showing up in the shallows at times. The white bass and crappie should start to school up and become very active very soon. Here are a few pics for ya.


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