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DEAN ELMER
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2/5/16 5:21 AM CST
Got out yesterday at noon and found slush. There are snow drifts and areas with little snow where the fishing has been done.Drifts are up to foot or more. I got of the trail were I had not traveled with snowmobile and found some good slush spots.

Got out yesterday at noon and hit a 24 ft hole for the rest of the day. Had a lot of lookers but the ones that did hit hit hard. Caught crappie up to 11 inches and CPR'd a 20 inch walleye. Headed out shortly for most of the day with two others. Gulp, Waxies,and minnows have been working.

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2/4/16 10:46 AM CST
Just wondering how much snow is on the ice. How much ice there is.

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2/4/16 6:12 AM CST
Fished Friday, Sunday and Monday with monday being the best bite for me. On Monday I caught very few small crappie. Lots of fish over 10 inches. Stayed of the ice on Saturday as Friday was a little slushy in spots. The slush firmed up a bit by Sunday. Caught a 16 inch walleye on tipdown on Sunday with several crappies. Also witnessed a 37 inch musky caught and released on 2lb test line. Fun to watch. Monday I almost had the lake to myself..

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2/4/16 5:25 AM CST
Had a large group out yesterday. Fish were a bit slower which wasn't too much of a surprise after the massive front the night before. We jumped around and ended up catching a bunch of nice fish for Brandon and company to have a fish fry. Bait selection wasnt as important as just finding fish that were more active.


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2/2/16 6:19 AM CST
Ice Depth: 9" Conditions: Partly Sunny
Fished Saturday for Crappies on the East side. Could only fish a few of my spots due to the major slush from the warm spell. Did manage to catch a handful for the little time I was out.

I would advise caution traveling out on the ice now. Especially, AFTER the pending snow storm. With all that slush on top of the ice, the ice can erode from the top down as well. Also, one dose not want to get stuck in it. As for ice thickness, I saw 10 inches in some spots but maybe 8 in others.

Be carefull and play it safe!

TC


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1/29/16 12:29 PM CST
The Crappie fishing bite has been pretty decent on The Big Chip. This weekends temps should make it very enjoyable to be out there. I did have a cancelation for tomorrow, so, if anyone's looking to get out for some fun Crappie action, give me a call.

Good luck and we'll see you on the ice! TC

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DEAN ELMER
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1/26/16 5:00 AM CST
Ice Depth: 11"
Great weekend on the Big Chip. Crappie were hitting. Worked small Buckshot rattle spoons tipped with waxies in 20-25 fow.


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1/24/16 7:57 PM CST
Ice Depth: 10" Conditions: Cloudy
Got out today and had a great time chasing tip downs! Plenty of lost fish but caught plenty as well! Minnows did the trick for us! Ice thickness is about 10 with slush pockets, so watch out! Good luck and be safe out there! TC


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1/21/16 8:49 PM CST
Bite is still going great. Got into some nicer fish yesterday near a small isolated pocket of deep water. Will be getting the rental house on the lake this weekend. Call to reserve your trip!


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DEAN ELMER
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1/21/16 5:58 PM CST
Crappies are biting. Been out a bit the last three days on the east side. Found some areas of slush. Have been fishing 20-23 fow and I have been getting them to hit 15 foot down and off the bottom. Call to book a trip either for ice fishing or open water.

Have a great day! Deano

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1/20/16 8:44 AM CST
Four wheeler travel is great everywhere I have been the past few weeks. 9-10 inches of ice everywhere we fished on the west side the past week. Always avoid areas with current. I have been parking at CC North or CC South boat landings.Stop at either Jenks or DB bait shops on the way to the lake. Fishing is great. Here is a pair from yesterday!

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1/19/16 9:18 PM CST
If I was going to access the west side of the lake to fish for crappies, where would I go in from? Is ATV travel ok? Bringing my 80 yr old father in law and I dont think he's up to for along hike! IS the Landing bait shop open through winter? Thanks guys!

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1/17/16 8:23 PM CST
We had a decent bite out in the cold today. Caught a mix of crappies and bluegills. Crappies were riding high and the gills were sitting still down below. Bite picked up pretty good the last two hours of light. Fish were a bit sluggish due to the cold. Bite wasn't as good as it was a few days ago. Same numbers, less biters. We had 10 inches of ice where we were.


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1/17/16 12:44 AM CST
Ice Depth: 5" Conditions: Partly Sunny
Just last week I was fishing open water in the stream, but now what the difference a week makes in cold weather…

Being an employee of today’s DNR carries the risk of having a target on one’s back from both the public and one's employer. It's a job I do not envy.

If someone makes a decision that may reflect badly for business, then you’ll have hell to pay from the Kock Bro’s. Come off too “tree hugger” and you’ll be recycled...

But my thanks to the DNR on extending the catch and release trout season into January… More opportunities to fish for everyone are a good thing… DNR, you don't always get it right but good job on this one...

Ice report- not much more than 5 inches of black good ice, couple crappy inches on top of that... The cold weather will greatly help with building new ice. Jig and waxie has been working well for yellow perch... Smile

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1/16/16 9:30 AM CST
Fished all over the west side yesterday and did great on crappies. Found a lot of fish very high in the water column. (5-10 feet down over 20+ feet of water) Average size was prob a little over 9 inches with the biggest being 12. Fish we very aggressive and we had a blast out there yesterday! Good Luck! Ice was around 10 everywhere we went. There are a few pretty good slush pockets out there.

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