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Sand Lake/Barron Cty

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I'm heading up for a weekend with some friends - 1st time to the lake - any help would be appreciated for walleyes/crappies.

Looks to be a deep lake with minimal structure. Should I key in on weed edges or deep breaks? Live bait or trolling?

Thanks in advance.

Mike

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Hey Mike,

I have never fished the lake actually I don't even know where it is at to be truthfull but I would work weed edges with crank baits casting or trolling or lindy rig deep 20' to 30'

First thing I would look for is bait fish and keep an eye out for suspended fish if you can find the bait fish you will find fish. Good luck and I hope you have a good time

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anyone ice fish it this year? friend has a cabin on the lake and we were thinking of heading up there next weekend for some fishing and sledin. looking for the wallys but any action is action. any info greatly appreciated and thank you in advance.

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A little late for Walleyes out their. Not much happening but you might get lucky. A couple of years ago we got into some 10" and 11" perch. But i didn't get to fish them last year. I would try in about 35 feet and you might also pick up some crappies while your out their. Send back a report on what you find this weekend, I'll be up there as well.

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thanks for the info, his neighbor told him they are some good crappies in the lake but he hasn't seen any yet so maybe we can find some. we haven't decided if we are going up there or to another friends cabin up by leech lake. i think it will be a game time decision. any info on the northerns? wouldn't mind chasing some flags for awhile. if we do go i will report how we did. thanks again for some direction. good luck and have fun

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this is a lake that is seldom talked about but is awsome. one thing that worked out here was to troll early season before the weeds came up, we used beetle spins ans small rapalas, in the 6-10 fow when we caught a fish we would mark the spot and go back and use jigs. these spot would hold fish most of the time and some spots would hold fish all year. i know this is an old post but maybe it will help someone this year.the lake has gotton harder to fish for whatever reason but the fish are there. good luck

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anyone know if there is any open water on the lake yet? going to buddys cabin to do a little work and hopeing to be able to chase some crappies. oh yeah we never made it up there in the winter, thats why no update. thanks for any info.

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