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marcum99
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6/29/14 11:27 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F
I am looking for the guy that pulled a Ice shack off the little bay de noc and darold never picked it up he had it up there without my permission and its my shack, please email/message me thank you Or If any of you know the couple people that pulled shacks off i could call them to see if they were the one that pulled my shack off it was built on a boat trailer which was painted black and had new tires, grey vinyl siding , 2 larger windows on one side and one larger window that matched them 2 on the other side , a small window by the door, door was maroon/red , smaller window in the back a double hung, they were all double hung except the window by the door, the wood stove was small white one. please any info i need my shack back

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6/28/14 5:44 PM CST
JeepGuy, If you're targeting walleye... Alewife are in... makes for tougher walleye fishing because they have so much food. I fish mostly the lower bay and south of LBDN, so I'm not sure how the fishing is in the upper bay. There are still fish to be caught and nice days to enjoy on the water, but noone I have been talking to has been slaying the fish. Maybe you're not targeting 'eyes??? I don't fish for anything else, so I can't help you with any other reports. Either way, good luck!

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6/27/14 9:17 AM CST
Coming up over 4th of July weekend from Milwaukee area, will stop in by Chris for the most recent report/info but how has the Spring been generally? Everything is strange this year with the late Spring... haven't seen too much in way of Reports.

Hope everything is going well Chris.

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5/26/14 5:16 AM CST
Sounds like mid 50's in the main lake, and low 60's in the shallows. Lots of bass taken out of the Ford River this opening weekend. I'm dealing with some serious health issues right now that are keeping me sidelined, so I have no firsthand reports give at this time.

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5/25/14 7:03 PM CST
BAIT SHOP GUY. WHAT'S THE WATER TEMP UP THERE? ALSO, ARE THE SMALL MOUTH IN YET, OR ARE THEY WAITING FOR WARMER TEMPS.

THANK YOU,

BOOTLEGGER

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5/16/14 10:46 AM CST
Weather put a damper on the start to the season. Nobody likes to fish in wind, rain, and even some snow!

Escanaba River reports were mixed. Most everyone caught fish, but only a few limited out.

Sounds like the best bite was off of Ford River, even with the northerly wind. Lots of post-spawn fish will make up for less than ideal conditions.

Diane talked to one group that said they did well off the Cedar River.

Another group asked where they could go to catch smaller fish, as they were mostly catching fish over the slot limit in the upper bay. She told them that normally, that would be a good area for eating sized fish. I figured with the late spawn, there would be more fish in the bay over the slot limit this year, (five fish may be kept, but only one of them can be over 23 inches.) So far, that appears to be the case.

How did everybody do? Let's see some pictures.

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5/9/14 5:21 PM CST
Did a little checking today.

Docks are in at the Escanaba harbor.

The two upstream docks are in on the Escanaba River. I imagine the remaining docks will be in by opener. Use care when launching there, the current is still quite strong.

Docks have been in at the Gladstone harbor for a while, now.

My dad told me the dock is in on the Ford River. Sounds like the downstream slip has silted in again this year. Hopefully the DNR has it cleaned out by the opener.

I didn't check the docks in Kipling. Anyone been by there lately to check?

walleye65 - sorry, I've never spent any time on Au Train. We don't get too many locals leaving the bay to fish inland waters for walleyes, so i don't have any other info for you. Good luck up there.

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5/9/14 7:56 AM CST
Bait shop guy, I was wondering if you had any information on a lake near you called Autrain lake . Wondering if it was worth fishing. thinking about coming up in June. I usually fish little bay in the fall but was just wondering about that lake. Thanks

walleye65
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5/7/14 2:27 PM CST
Sorry not a report, just trying to find out if anybody out there has any information on Autrain Lake. I never fished it before and was wondering if it was worth fishing there. Looking for walleye and pan fish. Any information would be very helpful.thanks

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5/5/14 8:38 PM CST
Bay is pretty much ice free at this point, just a little bit left on the upper bay. Most of that should be gone by this weekend. DNR started it's egg take for the walleye program last week. Haven't heard how that went, yet. Colder, late spring should mean more post spawn fish in the bay than usual. Perch fishing is just getting started, and should be in full swing during the walleye opener. If you can't get the walleyes to play, you should be able to find some willing perch to bite.

Other than that, it's fishing. We'll just have to wait and see. Good luck this opener.

walleye65
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5/5/14 11:51 AM CST
Just wondering how it's shaping up for the opener next week up on little bay. Any thoughts? Thanks

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4/11/14 10:26 AM CST
Guys we have talked to the last couple days have said the travel conditions are much better now. Most of the snow has been knocked down, and there's not nearly as much standing water on the surface of the ice as last week, so it's not quite as sloppy.

Nice perch being caught north of the narrows in 30 to 40 FOW. You might only catch 3 or 4 one day, then 15 to 20 the next. Good number of them are in the 10 to 13 inch range.

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3/27/14 3:22 PM CST
Couple end of the month reminders.

Your 2013 fishing licenses and ORV stickers expire at the end of the month.

Permanent shacks also need to be off the ice at the end of the month. From what I've been told, there will be no push back of the date this year. If you need help getting your shack off the ice, here are the numbers of a couple people that can help out -

Mike 906-420-3088. Said he's "dependable and on time." Has a tracked quad and portable jack hammer, (handy if you're shack is iced in.) $50

Corey 906-553-8412. Has a tracked side by side.

If you can get to your shack, but aren't able to tow it off the ice, be sure it's up on blocks, or at least not frozen into the ice. If it appears "ready to move," and your name and address are legible on all sides, you'll PROBABLY be less likely to be hassled if it's still on the ice after the 31st.

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3/24/14 9:53 AM CST
Still sounds like quads and sleds are the best way to get around, especially if you want to fish the area north of the narrows, (where they've been getting the better perch.)

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3/22/14 4:16 PM CST
Any body been out perchin? Curious if truck travel is gotten better? I was hoping that warm spell knocked down the snow cover.

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