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tull69
tull69
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FISHING REPORT
1/22/12 8:42 AM CST
Ice Depth: 6" Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 11° - 15° F
Was out on Friday morning. Bite was off and on. Managed a few small crappies and these two catfish. Catfish caught of waxies on the bottom. CPR'd

lsfishclub
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Joined: 12/17/2007
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FISHING REPORT
1/21/12 1:11 PM CST
Ice Depth: 7"
Going fishing in the AM , but went out just now to check the ice. Solid 7" in front of Beach 2 area. NO REPORT ON CONDITIONS EAST OF COUNTY LINE (Road bed).

Plumber, I leave my computer on all the time, but I may not be here.

plumber32
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1/20/12 11:27 AM CST
lsfishclub turn on your messenger would like to talk to you about the carp. Thnks Plumber.........

dewworm84
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1/20/12 10:07 AM CST
I seen that last year, it's horrible. Anyone been out? I'm looking to get out there this weekend. Wondering how the lake was looking.

lsfishclub
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1/17/12 5:36 PM CST
The short answer on the night fishing is a few people ruined it for everyone. Dead minnows laying on the ice, cigarette butts, garbage on the ice in the mornings and no lake security at nights were some of the reasons. I saw a spot one time with a whole bunch of empty peanut shells. Maybe not a big deal to some, but shows a lack of respect and we don't need that IMO. You can fish at night with the welcoming member all you want.

lsfishclub
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1/17/12 5:24 PM CST
I don't fish for walleyes. Can't help you there with tips. I think they like areas with big elevation changes. Get a lake map and give it a shot.

lsfishclub
lsfishclub
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Joined: 12/17/2007
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1/17/12 5:22 PM CST
Unfortunately, the fisherman are the minority in the community. If people want to make a difference, come to a fish club meeting the first thursday each month. I hear a lot of complaints from the peanut gallery, but that doesn't get us very far with issues such as weed coverage. According to the DNR we are at about 15% weeds. Seems when one or two members complains about their "hardship" getting their boats from their shorelines to a "safe" zone away from all the weeds (which is about 6 feet from shore), the alarm bell sounds and the weeds are eliminated. The other problem is the lack of natural shorelines with trees and such. The trend seems to be concrete or steel sea walls and the fertilizer just runs right in the lake. A commitee is actually preparing a sea wall guide to "help" folks plan a better sea wall. The trend for the fishing habitat is not a good one, unfortunately, and that shows with the lesser size and lack of forage. Also, a big problem with carp. I would like to see it be illegal to release carp. We plan on having a better carp tournament this year also. We need volunteers and people to get involved. Everyone that fishes is welcome, whether a member or guest. No cost or obligations.

dewworm84
dewworm84
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1/17/12 12:20 PM CST
Have been wanting to get some eyes through the ice, something I have never done before. I was wondering if anyone could help with location or has any advice. Would be much appreciated.

lsfishclub
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1/16/12 6:45 PM CST
Looking pretty scary out there. Will be better by next weekend. Sweating

nmonigold
nmonigold
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Joined: 8/30/2009
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1/16/12 5:15 PM CST
I wish more places would charge a little to fish at them to get some sort of funding for lake management from what I've heard this a good lake and to pay to fish it would be well worth while.

lsfishclub
lsfishclub
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1/16/12 4:58 PM CST
Dues are going up for property owners about the same amount. First time the fishing passes have been raised since 1995. If you fish 4 times a month that's $1.66 a day. Sorry, don't feel your pain.

4evrfishing
4evrfishing
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Joined: 12/30/2009
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1/15/12 5:55 PM CST
No the homeowner dose not have to be with you while fishin. You do need a fishing pass,cost is $5 day, $10 3day,$50 year ending 3-31-12.Prices going up 4-1-12.$80 year.Hope with this price guest will be able to fish atleast past dark for awhile.Thats the bummer for guest they can only fish during day light hours.Good luck and tight lines Wondering

nmonigold
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1/15/12 5:06 PM CST
Does the homeowner have to be with you. I have a buddy that lives out there but there's no way he's ever going to go ice fishing would I be able to go as long as he calls in a pass. I know at lake carroll the property owner has to be with you. Just want to make sure if I went that I'm all legit not breaking any rules thanks for any info

lsfishclub
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1/15/12 12:04 PM CST
Casual, need to own property or can be a guest of someone that does. Lots of cheap property right now.

lsfishclub
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Joined: 12/17/2007
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FISHING REPORT
1/15/12 12:01 PM CST
Ice Depth: 3" Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 16° - 20° F
Got one nice crappie almost 11", a perch and about 8 other smaller panfish. Caught and released one largemouth bass about 11". Ice was good near Beach 2, but still open water by Beach 1 and near Tamarack Bay.

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