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I've put all my ice fishing gear away for the year time to start thinking about taking the boat out!

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I made my final trip this afternoon, I just needed to try out the new LX-5 one time before ice-out. Unfortunately no fish caught but the LX-5 sure works well!

Steve

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Ive been looking at where im going to put all my stuff. My house seems to have shrunk since last year.

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Ive been looking at where im going to put all my stuff. My house seems to have shrunk since last year.

Isn't that a great feeling?? Adding a ton of gear- nothing beats it

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A couple more days, we still have 12-10 inches of good clear ice on Lobster. The crappies are going shallow, so a couple of more days... then it's done.

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Went to Lindsey today, still at least 2 foot of ice and still tight to all the shore lines. Sunnies bit all day, but no crappies. Wish they would not have messed with the limits tho...long way to drive for 5 sunnies. Oh well, beautiful day and good fishing with only a few to clean, hmmp not so bad after all...

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Not quite!

I had put all my ice stuff away a couple weekends back, got the boat ready to go, etc. Then Friday I was looking at the forecast and just had to get out on the ice one more time. grin Dug all my stuff back out and headed north. Glad I did. Hit some really nice crappies both Friday and Saturday nights, and got about a half dozen big bonus bass both evenings too! Got one that probably went between 6.5 and 7lbs. A lot of fun on 2lb mono on the crappie rod....great way to end the ice season for me....

(all bass CPR'd along with most of the crappies, kept enough for a meal.....)

This scoop measures 19.5" from end to end, just for some scale...figure she went 21" or so.

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I can't wait for the months of fishing ahead!

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Hit up Milly over the weekend for my last time. Decent action but not great. here's to a cool summer and an early winter.

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