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5/15/14 @ 5:05 PM
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F. Darcy
F. Darcy
USER since 10/2/05

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
66° - 70° F
Went out fishing the Rochester area storm drain ponds last Saturday the 10th. Crappies were hitting worms under a slip bobber quite readily. Caught a sucker as well. Managed to limit out on crappie within 45 minutes.

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2/11/14 @ 4:20 AM
marbleyed
marbleyed
USER since 12/9/12
Anybody have the results to the Foster Arends ice fishing tourney?

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1/28/12 @ 4:46 PM
IceFishBaby
IceFishBaby
USER since 11/26/01
All rochester lakes have this 10 panfish with 5 can be crappie and you can't catch your limit on one lake and limit out on another the same day. Effort to have better fish and prevent overfishing.

I have fished silver before due to reports of crappie. Never found them but perch were decent sized.

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1/28/12 @ 1:22 PM
Fishing Henry
Fishing Henry
USER since 3/25/08
MN DNR FISH LIMITS PULLED OFF WEBSITE SEASONS AND LIMITS—INLAND WATERS continued CRAPPIE Continuous 10 SUNFISH* Continuous 20 (either or combined) *(bluegill, pumpkinseed, green, orangespotted, longear, warmouth, and their hybrids)

IceFishBaby, unless that lake has it's own rules you can keep 20 gill, etc and 10 crappies. They are not counted together, they each have seperate limits. I been having an awesome year in the south metro (Apple Valley, Burnsville, Prior area) and that's what I been keeping on my good days.

I hope I'm right or glad I didn't get busted.

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1/28/12 @ 12:39 PM
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gillman29
gillman29
USER since 1/22/12

CONDITIONS
Snowing

ICE DEPTH
13 inches

AIR TEMP
26° - 30° F
I was out on Silver Creek reservoir yesterday from 10-2 and caught quite a few fish. Only 9 keeper perch and a big gill. No crappies for me but another guy had a few nice crappies on the ice.

If there's any special way to put those crappies on the hook please share.

Probably make it out again Sunday or Monday.

Good luck.

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1/27/12 @ 10:30 AM
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IceFishBaby
IceFishBaby
USER since 11/26/01

CONDITIONS
Sunny

ICE DEPTH
7 inches

AIR TEMP
36° - 40° F

WATER TEMP
Below 40° F
Tried WIllow Creek-north of of the airport. Went from 4-6 and only caught small ones. Some small gills and two small crappie. One guy had about 7 gills on the ice. Remember, limit is 10 panfish per day, only 5 of which can be crappie.

May get out again this weekend-maybe try another spot though. We'll see. Hard to motivate after not one keeper.

Mike

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1/22/12 @ 4:32 PM
gillman29
gillman29
USER since 1/22/12
Anyone been out around the area? Lookin to get into some nice panfish. Any help would be great.

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12/12/11 @ 8:00 AM
IceFishBaby
IceFishBaby
USER since 11/26/01

Wondering if people are getting out in Rochester.  I know backwaters of Mississippi is fishable.  Want to get out this week.  Weather is not helping out much, but just wondering if anyone is getting out.


Mike

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1/9/11 @ 8:14 PM
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IceFishBaby
IceFishBaby
USER since 11/26/01

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
12 inches

AIR TEMP
11° - 15° F

WATER TEMP
Below 40° F
Went out on willow creek b the air port for the afternoon. Limits are only ten panfish and went home with that. One crappie, one perch, and rest gills. Nothing huge bu fun. Post if you go out near Rochester.

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12/10/07 @ 10:35 AM
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Stingl Fish
Stingl Fish
USER since 4/1/05
A nice gill from Saturday.

Edited on 12/10/07 10:35 AM
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12/10/07 @ 10:34 AM
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Stingl Fish
Stingl Fish
USER since 4/1/05
A nice perch from Saturday.

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12/10/07 @ 10:33 AM
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Stingl Fish
Stingl Fish
USER since 4/1/05

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
9 inches

AIR TEMP
11° - 15° F
I dusted off my Wisconsin fishing license and my third pole for some ice fishing down in Stoddard with my friend Andy this weekend. The fishing was pretty darn good once we figured out the hot color. We fished from 12:30-4:30 in 7 fow, it took a bit of sorting, but we managed to put together a pretty good pile of fish. Lots of people out there as usual, but we found a pretty empty spot to set up. It was good to find some active fish through the ice finally.

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12/5/07 @ 12:19 PM
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Stingl Fish
Stingl Fish
USER since 4/1/05

ICE DEPTH
4 inches
Tried yesterday for a couple of hours. Caught one nice perch and some small gills. The ice is getting better was between 3"-4" where I was.

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12/3/07 @ 7:45 PM
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allbigfish
allbigfish
USER since 4/28/04
whats up guys, me and two buddies hit the backwaters around Winona after classes today. I was out there from 4 til dark and caught 20 gills. Very nice size which was a nice surprise, ice up to 6 inches in spots but didn't venture very far from shore. Found fish at bottom with vex in 6-8 ft. of water. Kept 6 for a meal released the rest. Awesome first outing.

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12/3/07 @ 11:59 AM
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IceFishBaby
IceFishBaby
USER since 11/26/01

CONDITIONS
Sleeting

ICE DEPTH
2 inches
Went out around Winona backwaters both Saturday and Sunday. Front shut down the fish-marked many on the locator. One place we went-5 inches of ice. The other, 1-2 inches so we fishing from docks. Be safe, fishing is not great-for sure not worth the risk of going in. Only fish caught were a few gills. No flags.

Mike

Edited on 12/4/07 8:29 AM
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