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nubbz07
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12/22/14 8:14 PM CST
Just wondering if anyone on the west side knows how far out til the crack off wedts and black wolf? Thanks for the info guys.

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12/22/14 8:13 PM CST
Just wondering if anyone on the west side knows how far out til the crack off wedts and black wolf? Thanks for the info guys.

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12/22/14 7:46 PM CST
SCORE! Thanks to the lakelinkers that got back to me about the gear. I don't think I could have found it locally without lakelink cuz I ain't no Facebook drama queen. I found what I need and more. Once again I'm greatful for the help. I will be looking for some new territory on Friday south of Oshkosh if anybody would like to team up. Need to get back on some fish. See ya out there.

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12/22/14 6:50 PM CST
Mr Twich I think I have what you need but can not see your pm board how can I get a hold of you I am in Oshkosh have auger with bad motor everything else should be good

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12/22/14 3:58 PM CST
I need some lakelinker help. I don't do any other social media so this is my only access to a large number of people. I broke a gear in my augers gear box. I'm using an older model "strike master mag 2000" with the 2hp tecumseh motor. If anyone has one that doesn't run anymore and would be willing to sell the part, PM my message board please. I can't afford a new auger at the moment and I've had this auger for 16 years with this being the first problem. So I'm kinda attached to it for its reliability. Average price for new gear online was $40. But ide sure like to stay local instead of sending my money to Minnesota.

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12/22/14 1:21 PM CST
Late report from Saturday:

Pulled in some nice crappie on the west side. Minnows and waxies again. I'd be more specific on the location but the ice was not safe where I was.

Big one measured 14" even.

[This post was last edited on 12/22/14 at 1:23 PM]
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FISHING REPORT
12/21/14 4:29 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
I don't fish asylum much, but was planning on fishing it more this winter. Was out on Saturday 12-20 on south asylum....tough bite! Moved multiple times and marked some fish, few and far between. Finished the day with one nice perch on a northland forage minnow. Any help would be appreciated, feel free to pm me!

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12/21/14 3:27 PM CST
FYI: 100 yards of open water right off shore (Cal Park). No fishing off there for quite awhile. -WW

fishing for life
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12/21/14 11:51 AM CST
Thanks for all the great help and reports. Keep 'em coming and Merry Christmas. Make it a safe and happy new year.

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FISHING REPORT
12/21/14 7:53 AM CST
Ice Depth: 9"
Finally making some ice on the east side. Local guys are venturing out. you can walk out to the first ice heave but don't go beyond it. Anywhere from 8 to 10 inches of ice up to that first heave. Some perch and a couple small walleyes have been caught. With that warm up we had and that rain, the Stockbridge harbor on the far northeast corner, opened up from the creek water runoff. So I would still stay away from that particular area for now. There is STILL open water on the lake. If you do not know what you are doing, or it is your first time out, use your head and put safety first. Go with someone that knows what they are doing and have some experience on the lake. I have been seeing a ice shantys being pulled by vehicles so I know guys are getting ready to get em out on the ice.

Few of my prostaffers hit the ice and did pretty good with a mix of big perch and crappies.

Asylum Bay: up to 10 inches of ice. Guys are fishing the 10 foot hole and getting perch (alot of dinks) and a few gills. They are being caught on the ol' basic standby methods of small ice jigs and spikes or waxies. I have been hearing glow colors are best.

Black Wolf 7-9 inches of ice. fish are spotty, but when you find em, they are good sized. Clam Bomb Jigs are good, slender spoons and also a dull orange and or gold plated tungsten jig has also been good.

Pound the mud with your jigs, spoons and whatever it is you have tied on. slowly start jigging it up from the bottom and watch your electronics closely as the fish will follow it up and up, It is at this point of the "chasing game" of the fish that determines if you will catch that fish or it swims off un interested. Alot of these fish are following it up 8 feet and then either hitting it or just simply swimming away. Always have a second rod rigged up with an identical presentation, but just a different color, so that you can get it right back down there if that fish that just followed it up & up & up and didn't hit. Pound the mud and get them to bite. I typically start with a #2 swedish pimple in the hammered copper color or copper ice, but know from experience to have my second rod rigged up with a hot chartreuse color or the white ice pimple.

The best is yet to come!! Keep on Rippn-Lips!

[This post was last edited on 12/21/14 at 8:03 AM]

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mr. twich
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12/21/14 7:16 AM CST
Ice Depth: 10"
Is anybody besides the youngsters who got trapped out there, going out on east side?

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12/20/14 4:34 PM CST
Looking to get out tomorrow for the first time this year. I dont ever seem to have much luck ice fishing. So any tips would be much appreciated. Thanks

hockeyguy39
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12/19/14 11:12 AM CST
I know you asked how to do it without, but unless you're fishing where you can see bottom pretty clearly (2-7 ft or so), fishing anywhere over any kind of deeper water (8+) will be very difficult. Can it be done? Absolutely. People have been doing it for years. But I can tell you, and I speak from experience, that having a flasher (even a base model...or a very old one like Jzzzz mentioned) will exponentially increase your catch. Will it make them bite? Of course not. But knowing instantly how deep you are and more importantly if there are fish below you (and even more importantly where in the water column they are) is one of the greatest advantages a fisherman can have. So, save your $$ and try to get one. Much more important than a camera, at least starting out. Check Craigslist or the trading post on here to start. I got my VX1 3-4 years ago brand new off CL and paid like $225 or so.

Until then, if you insist on fishing deeper water without one, it's going to be a lot of trial and error. Start out near the bottom, and gradually try higher and higher. Then drop it back down and repeat. If you start getting them higher in the column, figure out a way to mark your line so you can get back to the same depth.

Good luck!

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kallen123
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12/19/14 11:10 AM CST
Looking for a used vexilar or cam?

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12/19/14 10:41 AM CST
unfortunately aside from maybe just tip up fishing off bottom, tip numb 1 get a vexilar, used they can be rather cheap even an old green box will work too, be very hard to locate and catch most fish without a graph.. goodluck

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