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How did the weekend go?

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I'm on a long strech of working and haven't been able to get out in a little while here. How did the weekend action turn out?

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Griggs, I fished 2 tournaments this weekend.. Saturday on Big Marine, did well. Fished pretty deep with drop shots, probably caught 30-40 fish, weighed 12.77lbs if I remember.. Fun day.. Yesterday I fished Rush lake, prefished friday and kicked the snot out of em.. Sunday was a different story, couldn't buy a bite. Managed my limit, but werent big, 8.35 lbs..I think that pressure system shut them down.. and dang was it HOT. Thats my weekend report.

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I went out and tried some bass fishing in the dark both mornings this weekend. Was fishing at 4am and did very well. used topewater for the most part but also used a black spinnerbait and caught a few. Bigger fish bit best before there was light in the sky then the smaller fish mixed in. Great time though.

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i went to my place on rush lake on Thursday and was getting bass left and right till Saturday and like what deitz said the pressure got to them cause i only caught 2 bass Saturday and sunday. but on thursday i got a 20 inch 5 lb.er and a 22 inch. 6 lb.er. i wish i would have my camera then mad

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i was out on clearwater explorer the deep water spots. Ended up getting 4 fish on Jigworm. One nice fish, and the rest were 12 inchers.

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Out on ida this weekend. Sunday was actually my best day. I Had 3 .5 pounders and a bunch of little ones in 2 hours. Otherwise, I caught a 4 pounder off the first pitch to a dock.

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I went out on Millacs and got to witness the may fly hatch first hand. bugs 1" thick around the Nav lights and troubles getting back in to the marina because it looked like we were in a blizzard. mad

Muskys were a no show for us though.

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My weekend was opposite of Deitz, had two club tournaments on Tonka, this first day I had a small limit for 8.8lbs and Sunday I caught almost 18lbs with two 4.9lbs bass on back to back flips

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My weekend was opposite of Deitz, had two club tournaments on Tonka, this f rst day I had a small limit for 8.8lbs and Sunday I caught almost 18lbs with two 4.9lbs bass on back to back flips

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Hellabass, Nice fish!! I've got a club tourney on Tonka in a couple of weeks, are the fish in the milfoil or what was working for you?

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Hit Chisago on Saturday to show my dad a good time and the bite was nearly non-existent. We managed a few, but the algae bloom and weather seemed to shut them down. It was a beautiful day and the boat ran good. That is all I can ask for I guess.

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Went out saturday and the darndest thing happened. I caught 3 fish but lost 8! I seen all the fish that I lost. the only thing I could make off it was that they were biting light and not getting the hook in there mouths. most of the bigger fish came throwing a senko right up against midlake reeds, smallest fish came throwing senkos and jigs under and around docks.

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Fished Friday afternoon 1:30 to 3:30. No little guys, no big gals; 7 fish between 16"-18". The historic fish spots all held fish, went 4 out of 5 casts with a fish (giggled like a schoolgirl). Tried out a new worm hook with lead on the shank, me likey. A crack of thunder chased me off the lake, could have hung around longer, but I had my best day so far this summer.

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Went out saturday and sunday and did decent both days. I managed 11 Bass saturday, all of which went 17-18". I picked up 13 Bass sunday with most of the fish measuring 17-18" with a couple 19"ers. The biggest fish of the day was a 20.5" piggie.

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I had a club tournament at Coon Lake on Saturday. I prefished for the tournament one week prior (the 20th) and had around 18-19lbs. On Saturday I found the fish had stayed in the same areas and caught 18lbs 6oz for the day. My personal best 5 fish tournament limit yet! All Terrain Jigs, Gander Mountain Brand Beavers, and Spro frogs were the ticket all in less than 4ft of water.

On Sunday I got out to Carls (McMahon?) lake in the south metro and caught some fish up shallow around milfoil and wood. Greenest, most pea soup looking water I've ever fished!

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Nice bag on Coon. I fished Carls about ten days ago, what an algae bloomed slimehole. Plus, I was getting a surface water temp of 86 degrees! Note to self: Only fish this lake in the fall.

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Nice fish there MedicineMan. I didn't get a chance to get out this weekend. frown It's nice to hear that there were some fish being caught.

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Deitz: yup, I got first

Duffman: I'd agree. Its been good to me in the spring and through June, but just caught a bunch of smaller 13-15inch fish yesterday.

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Nice job everyone! I'm excited to get out there on Weds and Thurs this week. I think I'm going to be targeting some main lakes points and humps, we'll see how it goes...

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Nice fish Medman, you getting them on cranks?

I've been getting a few on cranks. Most of my fish have been on Storm 5" Rattle Tubes and various Berkely PowerBaits.

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Went out Sunday around 7am - west metro...another boat was working down the weededge to the spot I wanted to fish...watched/fished from a distance as they blew through the spot I wanted to fish....they stuck 3 fish in 3 casts...all nice fish, then just keep on moving....moved in behind them and caught a dozen fish between 17-20"....outside weededge - 12-14' of water...green trick worm...fished for less than a couple of hours as family duties called.

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