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    Yes, the 21st right, That's as late as it can be...

    Yes, the 21st right, That's as late as it can be and over the years I've done well on the opener (several 50"ers, and numerous fish at times). A lot depends on when the ice goes out on the lake....
  2. Thread: Double Follow

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    Fairly common on the LOTWs to have two fish...

    Fairly common on the LOTWs to have two fish follow at the same time. I see this several times every year. Once in a while you'll have three, but that only happens about once every ten years. You...
  3. I have a PH meter somewhere that I'd let go...

    I have a PH meter somewhere that I'd let go pretty cheap. Never could figure out what was good PH or bad PH, or if the fish cared one way or the other.

    Doug Johnson
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    Back when there used to be a commercial fishery...

    Back when there used to be a commercial fishery on the Mn side of the LOTWs there where several commercial fishermen who caught 1000's of pounds of Bullheads. These fishermen where mostly located in...
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    Suckers are very common in the LOTWs and lots are...

    Suckers are very common in the LOTWs and lots are eaten by muskies.. There are also many perch and bullheads. At certin times of the year tullibees are feed on heavily.

    Walleye, crappie, and bass...
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    Here's the link. ...

    Here's the link. ...
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    I agree!!! The ice is starting to move around a...

    I agree!!! The ice is starting to move around a little on the big lake. East winds today and it's pushed back into town (Warroad). Here's a couple of other web cams that show a good deal of open...
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    Still plenty of ice on the LOTWs. Here's todays...

    Still plenty of ice on the LOTWs. Here's todays satilite photo.

    Doug Johnson
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    Robert: Sorry to tell you this but...

    Robert:

    Sorry to tell you this but opportunities for muskies on Minnesota waters of the LOTWs are very limited. There are almost no muskies in all of the Big Traverce, Muskeg Bay, Buffalo Bay...
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    Lots of snow and ice on the LOTWs. Guessing May...

    Lots of snow and ice on the LOTWs. Guessing May 10th or later.

    Doug Johnson
  11. Thread: Moon Myths

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    I too don't have much faith in any benefits from...

    I too don't have much faith in any benefits from the moon. Many of my thoughts have been similar to your analysis. I also suspect that if effort (how long did it take you to catch a fish) could...
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    I've tried them some also. I like the way they...

    I've tried them some also. I like the way they walk the dog, with a little tail tuning. Hope they come with a 10" model.

    Doug Johnson
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    Rick: I've caught many a fine muskie casting...

    Rick:

    I've caught many a fine muskie casting in Oct. My favorite lures are 10" Believers (mostly solids), 10" Suicks, and 9" Bobbie baits.

    If you hit a warming trend that lasts more than a few...
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    Here's a live link to the banquet site info. ...

    Here's a live link to the banquet site info.

    http://www.operationmuskie.com/newsandevents.html

    Doug Johnson
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    I guess I'm not seeing the info on the fundraiser...

    I guess I'm not seeing the info on the fundraiser either for some reason. From what little I know it'll be sometime in March in Germantown, Wi. Sounds like it will sort of follow the Duck's Unlimited...
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    Well: Here's what I use and I've trolled the...

    Well:

    Here's what I use and I've trolled the fall on the LOTWs for around 40 years for many days a year.

    I start out with long johns, using Carharts now but there lots of good stuff. If it's...
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    In case anyone is interested. The Warroad river...

    In case anyone is interested. The Warroad river was froze over this morning, and there was ice as far as I could see on the big lake off the point in Warroad. It's 14 degrees here right now with a...
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    Jim: Be pretty unusual if you could still...

    Jim:

    Be pretty unusual if you could still launch (lake may not be froze, but the launches are) on the LOTWs by Thanksgiving week. I've been ice fishing on the big lake on Thanksgiving. Long range...
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    Me too, never did get a reply on resetting my...

    Me too, never did get a reply on resetting my password.

    Doug J
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