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  1. The Lodge
    I dont ice fish but just thought id pass this on for those who do PATTERSON, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man and woman who'd gone ice fishing on a rural Madison County pond have drowned. A fire department dive team pulled the bodies from the pond on Monday night. The pond is about four miles...
  2. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Ice has formed at the south boat ramp, but no one has been out on it yet. Everything else is still open water, even at the north end. Bacon Creek Lake There was about 5 inches of ice on Bacon Creek last weekend, with weak areas near the cattails. Anglers should use...
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    Groupon Ice Fishing guided trip, not a bad deal. Yes I know its Green Bay and a little far to drive, but it's good for me. Sick day coming soon to fish a Friday on Lake Michigan :D... http://www.groupon.com/milwaukee/?post_subscribe=true Like fishing for compliments, fishing for fish requires...
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    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Anglers report punching through the ice near shore with their boots. Travel on the ice is not advised. Bluegill - Slow: Anglers report marking a lot of fish but very little action. Fish are biting lightly. Brushy Creek Lake Ice has been forming in the...
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    Figured I would start an official ice fishing report thread for this year. So post the reports on here!
  6. The Lodge
    American Motors Eagle set up for ice fishing http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190599423571&ssPageName=ADME:B:EF:MOTORS:1123
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    So I was bored and went through all my ice fishing stuff here the other day. I was looking online at buying a underwater camera. I got a vex, but still want to be able to see what type of fish they are. Anyway I stumble across this thing called real weeds. Guys drill wholes around the tent and...
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    Hey guys, Well, I think I'm about ready to take the plunge a buy myself a center console boat but finding a brand I want to go with has proven to be difficult. I'm not looking for a skiff or a flats boat. I'd like to fish the bay/ocean, and maybe on occasion the mangroves. Ideally I'm looking...
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    My dad and I are planning to go salmon fishing out of Waukegan Harbor in Illinois the 18th of August. Has anyone ever fished out of there, and if so how did you do? A friend from work recommended there, and it is only about 3.5 hours from home as opposed to 6 for Wisconsin, which I won't go to...
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    Any reccommendations on these two rivers in Fayette and Clayton counties? Never been on the rivers up that way - is it trout country? PM is fine if you're nervous about others stealin' your honey hole... I don't need directions just general advice as to what to go after would be great. I'll be...
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    Here a few from this past week, sure wish I was on vacation. Fishing Report- Last Sat headed up North on the Mighty Miss- 1st stop Genoa- Fished hard, Couldn't keep the sheephead from hitting whatever we put on VERY bothersome 9 on one pass, decided Sat at noon to head up to Red Wing, AWESOME...
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    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Bluegill fishing has really slowed down. Yellow Smoke Park Lake Water clarity is excellent. Panfish have slowed down, but bass fishing has picked up. Bluegill - Slow: The bluegill fishing has been slow, but the ones that are caught are big. Try...
  13. The Lodge
    A buddy and I are just starting to get into bow fishing and I'm wondering if you really need a raised platform? I have 6 150 watt HPS lights and was just trying to decide wether to just build a rail to mount them to and just hunt off the boat or building a platform.
  14. Fishing Forum
    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Some medium size bluegills are still being caught. Try a small jig and a small piece of night crawler or a just a small piece of crawler under a bobber from the dam. Yellow Smoke Park Lake Water clarity is excellent. Bass and bluegill are starting...
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    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Some medium size bluegills are still being caught. Try using a small jig and a small piece of night crawler or a just a small piece of crawler under a bobber from the dam. Yellow Smoke Park Lake Water clarity is excellent. Bass and bluegill are...
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    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake Anglers are catching 8 to 9-inch bluegills at Nelson Park. Try using a small jig and wax worm or a small piece of night crawler. Oldham Lake Anglers are doing well for bluegill in the 6 to 9-inch size range and crappie in the 7 to 9-inch size range...
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    NORTHWEST Nelson Park Lake 8 to 10-inch bluegills were being caught out of Nelson Park earlier in the week. Crawford Creek Impoundment Anglers fishing earlier in the week had little luck. Bacon Creek Lake Anglers are still catching quite a few trout at Bacon Creek...
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    NORTHWEST Brushy Creek Lake Not a lot of fishing activity. The water is fairly turbid right now from last weekend’s rain. Storm Lake (including Little Storm Lake) Water temperature is around 53 degrees. The dredging operation on Storm Lake will begin next week. Anglers and...
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    Anyone been out latley??? I fished the Cedar on Saturday. Had decent luck with a mixed bag of eyes, northern, and smallies.
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    NORTHWEST Crawford Creek Impoundment Crawford Creek is open. Few anglers have been out fishing. Badger Lake Ice went out on Badger Lake on March 21. Bacon Creek Lake 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked on January 8. Anglers need a trout stamp in addition to their...
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