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n.pike
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11/29/15 11:49 PM CST
Decent ice on some smaller shallower lakes. Either thin ice or open on most of the bigger lakes. Ice fishing certainly possible if you find the right lake and know it well enough to know what areas to be aware of.

[This post was last edited on 11/30/15 at 11:44 AM]
Boyandog
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11/29/15 4:43 PM CST
What's the ice report looking like up there???

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10/5/15 11:54 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 51° - 55° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Just got done with 3 straight days of fishing (Oct 2-4). 19 hours of 2 of us on Eagle, Lynx, Duck, Yellow Birch...only 1 Northern and that's it. We literally tried everything...live minnows, spoons, crank bait, spinners, bucktails, Mepps #5 and Mepps killers, even a rubber scented worm, and just once stinking fish.

Water temp was at 57, the lake turn over is in full effect; should be better once the water's at 54. Other fisherman reporting getting shut out, too. I'll try again next week, but it's a tough go with the turn over.

Nivek
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10/1/15 8:20 AM CST
Thanks much for the updated water temps with turnover info!

brookie1957
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10/1/15 6:29 AM CST
Water temps in the area are from 62 to 65 this past week. With the cold nights they should be dropping and by the weekend they should be down near 60 as we are having good frost in the mornings lows around 28 degrees. Turn over is usually between 52 to 58 degrees depending upon the body of water. Should be pre turnover fishing this weekend. Cranks , twitch baits and glide have been working well along with rubber baits. Buck tails have slowed down.

Nivek
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9/30/15 2:08 PM CST
Hi,

Anybody have water temps for the area?

Thanks!

No Pins Anderson
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9/30/15 12:52 PM CST
Going up to Eagle River Chain this weekend. With cooler temps, has the water turned over yet? Any updates on what's working (color, types of lures) is appreciated. Right now the plan is bucktails/spinners/crank baits along the weedlines, and checking out some of the deeper holes in Yellow Birch. Thanks, and tight lines!

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9/27/15 5:06 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 66° - 70° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Fished the past week on the Chain, water temps were between 67 and 70 depending on where I was. Fishing for me was best on the west side of the chain, mainly Yellow Birch. Caught walleye ranging from 15 inches to 21 inches. All caught using jig and minnow, had to fight through the perch at times. Caught crappie using the same technique, largest one measured at 11 inches.

esox-xtm
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9/18/15 6:02 AM CST
While not yet zombie status not really a timely answer to your question:

Northern pike May 2, 2015 to March 6, 2016 No minimum length limit and the daily bag limit is 5.

I usually download a current copy of the regs on my PC so I can have them at my fingertips for my own questions like this. The DNR also makes it easier to search with this tool:

http://cida.usgs.gov/wdnr_regs/apex/f?p=288:1:

[This post was last edited on 9/18/15 at 6:03 AM]
get the frabill
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8/6/15 1:48 PM CST
Disclaimer: I know this is me being lazy ***

Can anyone provide me with a link to the regulations on the chain? I am wondering what the size limit is for Northern Pike and the daily bag limit.

Thanks

AO
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7/21/15 11:07 PM CST
Ox

I don't get up there that often have family in three lakes....anyways when I fish the eagle river chain I've had alot of my luck on eagle lake. That's where I would start I could almost spend all day on it. There is alot of good weed edges.

AO

TravyT
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7/21/15 10:42 PM CST
Ox: Starting tomorrow morning, I have off until next friday but the family is coming up friday and I will be focusing towards Boulder Junction area then, but I was trying to debate where to fish if the weather was decent, tomorrow and thursday. Im thinking I'll go to catfish at least 1 of the times so I'll report back how I did so hopefully ur trip is a little bit more successful

Oxman
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7/21/15 8:50 AM CST
Thanks travy, I was doing some research and planning on focusing my efforts on catfish and cranberry since I only got 2 days. Thanks for your info and I'll be sure to report back to ya when j get home Tuesday

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7/20/15 11:50 PM CST
Oxman: I am still pretty new to the Eagle River chain, but from what I have learned and fished myself. Ive unfortunately only fished Catfish and Watermeet lakes, but have been told all the lakes are similar. They all have muskies to be found, I personally have seen and caught a few on Catfish and only saw a few on Watersmeet. They pretty much all have easily accessible launchs BUT, ON THE WEEKENDS THESE LAKES GET VERY BUSY! So plan on early morning and later in the day for your best fishing, regardless of the weather, unless it is raining.

Oxman
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7/20/15 6:16 PM CST
first time headed up to eagle river chain this weekend. Gunna be chasing musky's, looking for the public boat launchs and which lake is gunna be the best to try for ski's. Any advice is greatly appreciated and will share what i learn. Thanks in advance.

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