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Just got back from a quick couple days with the kids and they do know how to catch more and bigger fish than the old man! Ice is nice and thick but still a little bumpy and you definitely need scratchers or something with tires. Walleyes in the same old spots they have been all winter in 16-20'.  Mostly used Kranz Jigs. 

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Looks great. Headed up Thursday. Anyone know how the route into Whitefish is? Would love to spend a day chasing trout.

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Thanks for the update on recent conditions!  I'm heading up tomorrow night for the weekend.  Hope to catch one last limit through the ice!  My Dad was up last weekend and reported lots of ice, still some vehicle travel out of Hansen Bay, and fishing was good. 

 

Good luck everyone and stay safe!

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The bite was on last week. With 4 guys we caught over 700 fish in 3.5 days.  And I don't care if anyone believes me or not.  Actually 700 is probably a conservative estimate because we had to have averaged at least 50 fish per person per day and it was probably much more than that.  Yes some of them were 10" saugers but there were many 16 to 20"+ walleye and the crappie size was the nicest I've seen in 4 years with no keepers under 12" and several 13-14" with 2 at 15.25".  All of the pavement pounding and scouting this winter and last week really paid off on this trip!  This is the most hardcore group of guys I fish with and they really know how to put the smackdown on these fish.   

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Fished Wednesday through Saturday last week in the frigid cold.  Didn't hole hop like we usually do on account of the cold but the sit and wait tactic did just fine for both walleye and crappie.  The walleye bite kept flip flopping from on fire to completely dead depending on the time, day and location.   Best walleye bite was in 18-20' (to the top of the ice) on Kranz jigs with quite a few over 20".  Crappie size ran real nice with no keepers under 12" and the biggest being 14.75".  Biggest walleye was 27.5" and also had a 48" musky.  Great trip with great guys and pretty much had the whole lake all to ourselves.  Oh and it was so cold that one of the guys had his boot crack completely in half.      

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Nice fish Mister MAD :) - new snow today around 6 inches - going to be a rough ride after all the  drifts harden :( 

 

look forward to wetting a line together 

 

cheers 

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Finally made it to morson over the weekend.  Fishing didn't go as planned it was extremely cold on Saturday. Ended up with a epic stuck Saturday morning it was 31 below zero when i found some major water . I was pulling my alumalite fishouse on the way to go crappie fishing  I had to jack fishouse out of the water and set it on blocks. I then packed the slush down with my widetrak  i even used my trail groomer to pack it down. I let it sit tell Sunday afternoon to freeze down.20180113_094508.thumb.jpg.21c6e7335b0aa1ee97c1a4800996c344.jpg20180113_094508.thumb.jpg.21c6e7335b0aa1ee97c1a4800996c344.jpg

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I went back the next day hoping the slush froze.  No such luck i guess water wont freeze at 31 below zero.  Sunday i tried moving my fishouse.  I kept breaking threw the slush. We hooked 3 widetracks together to my fishouse and still had to jerk the heck out of it to get it out.20180114_101931.thumb.jpg.a69c6f84d0ef76119088dd14dc07851b.jpg

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I did get a few crappies Saturday afternoon.  We picked up 26 crappies. 

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I was up to morson over the weekend . The weather was great. Made a run up to whitefishbay for trout  on Saturday didn't get any. Also made a trip into arrow lake and got some walleyes 20180120_123145.thumb.jpg.300d22998e9a33b0158a9372947c4dcf.jpg

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