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Fished thompson today. Had a bad trip so I will try not to vent too much.

Left Sioux Falls got 40 miles away from home before I realized I left my auger at home. Get closer realized I also forgot the minnow bucket. GRR!

Get to lake and was able to drill some holes with someone elses auger. In a hurry made a quick decision to drill and wound up fishing in 7ft-8ft water. What was I thinking?

There wasnt very many people on the lake and didnt have much of a choice to move around so I stuck it out till dark where I was. Really wish I could have been more mobile.

Didnt see a fish and could see all the way to the bottom until dark. Stuck around for a while and marked a few fish on the flasher but wound up with nothing.

Ice was 14-16 inches lots of big permament houses out and many full size trucks.

Better luck next time for me I guess confused.gif

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ya, I was one of the big perms out there. got there around 10:30 - 11 am yesterday and spent the night. had the biggest eye on til it fell off and down she went. I tried to grab her but just couldn't get a grip on her. we marked fish around 8 pm last night and after that it went cold. never had another bite all night.

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Fished Thompson this past Friday. The bite was decent but nothing fast and furious. Pitching jigs and minnows to 2' of water on sand bars was the only presentation that took fish.

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