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going out tonight around 6 or 7 until 10ish. I'll have a boat, net and camera etc, all you need is to bring your rod, lures, and pfd. Email at cchristenson@wisc.edu

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Edit: nevermind, my usual ride is going out too, but if you see a couple boneheads throwing for ski's out of a small starcraft, stop and say hi!

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That 694/35E construction and traffic makes it tough, eh?

Good luck if you guys get out! I'd head out too with my ride, but MPLS to MG to WBL isn't doable........

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CJAC, I am in champlin, here is a shortcut: go 610, to 35W S, then take county 96 east, it is maybe 2nd or 3rd exit after merging onto 35, takes you right into WBL, cuts at least 20+ minutes out of your drive time. I am totally guessing at distance, but maybe upwards of 10 miles on 96. Just know it is a lot easier doing that vs. the 694/35 mess

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Man fish were going last night. We caught two muskies within 10 minutes of casting. Then proceeded to catch 5 pike and two REALLY nice bass. Not bad for only getting 2.5 hours out!

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fish were active, got a musky and a nice pike around 8lbs. The musky was around 36inches, how were the muskies you got?

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One about the same, 35.5 and a 41. Had 1 big fish follow on a underutilized method...jigging a big rubber near the bottom in about 30 feet. Cranked it up real fast and this fish came STRAIGHT UP from the bottom after the bait and missed it.

Pretty funny at one point, we were changing spots and trolling about 5mph. I had a weagle on and was jerking/bouncing it about 30 yards back in the prop wash. "Man that would be hilarious if I caught a fish this way!!!" Not 10 seconds later a mid 30's pike just EXPLODED on the bait and got hooked. Surprised the [PoorWordUsage] out of us!

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Way to go, you guys had in one night that would make me happy if I had in a whole season!

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