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Mississippi Inlet @ Winnie

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Going up Tonight to McArdell's Resort and going to be spearing the Mississippi inlet of Winnie. First time Spearing this area of the lake. Anybody have any pointers or reports?

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i have a guy that i work with at the boat shop, and he goes there every year. You dont see alot of them, but the ones that you see are big in that area he said. They usta spear the other side of the lake, and you will see them all day long, just not bigger ones!

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We had pretty good luck, not great a lot of 2-3 lbs. One 33" and one of my buddies missed what he thought was a 36" +. We set up right on the mouth of the river in 7'-9' of water. It was pretty slow and found that we had better luck when we moved deeper in about 14'-16' right on the breaks. The water was very clear in the shallows and a little murkier it the deep water. Ice was 13" and we got a ton of snow Sunday, barely made it off the lake. McArdles resort was awesome. Great trip, can't wait until next year.

We also caught about 10ea keeper perch a day. Helped pass the time.

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hopfully next week I can make it up there

I'm helping a buddy pull his house out of dennys then its off to the spear shack.

thanks for the report

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we have a cabin 40 minutes from winnie and always wanted to spear winnie but never had yet. been there perchin in march a lot maybe someday. we typically go out of highbanks. its just way to convenient to stat never the cabin i guess. is that a sign of older age setting in or being smarter? smirkgrinwinkwhistle

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