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SledNeck

How was everyone's Northern Zone Bass opener?

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Mine was kinda ok. Except for the snow flurries this morning and numb fingers.

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Mine was pretty good. I caught 2 2lb 5oz and 1 4lb 6oz. All were smallies and my dad caught a 4lb 11oz smallie. I'll try to post pics tomorrow.

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nice fish, good to see you found some despite the tougher weather

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Nice fish SledNeck, do you remember what the water temp was??

46-48F

Today was more of the same, fast action all day long.

Personal best out of this particular lake 6 lbs plus (first pic). I cant believe how round this fish is!

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You can tell that big girl has been making her nest that is one nice fish...I went for that other opener with my dad for some other fish but I was thinking about bass all weekend long!

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Ahahaha! I hear ya' man. It's been an interesting spring thats for sure. Excellent fish, I sure hope I get in on some of that action on Bass opener. They look like footballs!

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Those are some piggies, im not positive but arent prespawn females bigger because of the eggs?

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OCF, prespawn fish are bigger, but not only because of eggs. The fish do not eat much, or at all right around and during spawn, so they feed up heavily in pre spawn so they'll have enuogh energy to do theit thing.

Sledneck, those are some awesome fish and beautiful country! I love the looks of the lake in your 2nd picture.

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I'm sooooooo friggin' jealous right now! I got a buddy that lives in Babbitt but I couldn't make it up there this year.

MAN!!!Them're some nice lookin' babies!

Hey man... you da man.

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OCF, prespawn fish are bigger, but not only because of eggs. The fish do not eat much, or at all right around and during spawn, so they feed up heavily in pre spawn so they'll have enuogh energy to do theit thing.

Sledneck, those are some awesome fish and beautiful country! I love the looks of the lake in your 2nd picture.

Hey, Im always up for a guide swap. Tryin to find someone who will take me after bass on Mille Lacs! I'll be pig stickin' again this weekend.

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SledNeck,

It looks like your boat of many fishes had a successful opener. I did not make it out as my son was ill. Saturday was a bit nasty and it got worse. Sunday turned into a fine day.

Would you ever be interested in a little Pelican Guiding in June? I have some guys coming up for a "fishing weekend". I'm not sure how interested they will be in actually catching fish.

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