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Dogtooth Report

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Well after 4 years of fishing Dogtooth Lake in a boat, I finally made it up on the ice. Fishing was very slow and basically a bust. Fished from about noon Thursday to dark Saturday. Ice was 9-12" with little snow on top. Water clarity about 10-12ft.

Thursday I drilled 70+ holes over a mid lake reef that topped out at 4 fow. Only 1 small walleye and a little eel pout to show for it.

Friday I moved to a point in between 2 islands that dropped to 90+ fow in betweeen the islands. Set up in 24 fow on the tip of the point and again punched 30+ holes around. Only a 17" and 15" walleye to show for it.

Saturday I moved to a different reef that topped out at 11 fow and drilled another 70+ holes in the surrounding waters. No fish caught, but marked a few fish in 40+ fow.

Really dissapointing trip, but for the first time up there on the ice it was a good learning experience. I tried basically everything in the tackle box. Hard to read the flasher on the steep drops and was basically fishing blind the whole trip.

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That's too bad. I too have wanted to ice fish the place we go every year in open water, wondering how it would be thru the ice. I hope to make it up there someday for hard water, but until then, I will start preparations for our May trip.

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