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Name: cookie
City: waskish
Email:
Remote Name: 209.191.208.74
Date: 02/06/2003
Time: 07:50:29 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Went out late last night to check on my guys they had 2 buckets full between 5 guys. Going out right now to see how the morning bite is. Looks like my house is on a good spot right now Knock on ice. COOKIE


Name: cookie
City: waskish
Email:
Remote Name: 209.191.208.74
Date: 02/06/2003
Time: 07:43:50 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Crazysonof My granmother was born and raised here so was my father


Name: joe
City: st.louis park
Email: joe4finger@aol
Date: 02/06/2003
Time: 12:59:17 AM

Mille_Lacs

staying @ red door resort this weekend , any one have anything to say about red door? good or bad i would like to hear. hope to have a great time!


Name: bigjig
City: isanti
Email:
Remote Name: 66.238.45.179
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 10:26:26 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

i,ve never been to URL how many people are on the ice on a average weekend ?


Name: Jayson
City: Rochester
Email:
Remote Name: 64.12.101.157
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 09:48:35 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Cookie we left with 30 and about 6 of them were 14 inches, the big ones seemed to bite later we caught all the 14 inchers right before we limited


Name: dakota kid
City: fargo
Email:
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 08:33:33 PM

Detroit_Lakes_Fishing

was wondering if anybody was fishing big cormorant for walleyes or crappies??


Name: Kevin Griebenow
City: Pine Island
Email:
Lake: Lake Lizzy
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 08:30:30 PM

Small_Lakes

Lake Lizzy has been hard on me but I managed to catch a few crappies and maby some walley.I had a hard time geting into the landing because I stayed out to late and got lost.And when I was fishing my daughter was looking down the hole and saying now.I hope you had a grate time reading this,have a fun time.


Name: Kevin Griebenow
City: Pine Island
Email:
Lake: Lake Lizzy
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 08:30:28 PM

Small_Lakes

Lake Lizzy has been hard on me but I managed to catch a few crappies and maby some walley.I had a hard time geting into the landing because I stayed out to late and got lost.And when I was fishing my daughter was looking down the hole and saying now.I hope you had a grate time reading this,have a fun time.


Name: Kevin Griebenow
City: Pine Island
Email:
Lake: Lake Lizzy
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 08:30:13 PM

Small_Lakes

Lake Lizzy has been hard on me but I managed to catch a few crappies and maby some walley.I had a hard time geting into the landing because I stayed out to late and got lost.And when I was fishing my daughter was looking down the hole and saying now.I hope you had a grate time reading this,have a fun time.


Name: Rob
City: Duluth
Email: fishdetective@hotmail.com
Remote Name: 24.197.184.149
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 08:02:25 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Is there anyone out there willing to give a first timer to the great URL some advice to where to stay and what lures to use. If there is anybody sympathetic to the cause could you please E-mail me


Name: Pat green
City: ore
Email:
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 07:50:57 PM

Mille_Lacs

we fished of hunters point and we caught a few late, but none worth keeping.


Name: rickfnascar
City: Prentice,Wi.
Email:
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 06:52:00 PM

Mille_Lacs

We fished out of Scenic bay on the 2nd and 3rd and had some success with the perch.We must have caught around 80 fish in all and kept 40 of the big ones.They were biting best on tiny little rapala swimming jigs and minnow heads.We also picked up quite a few on pink jigs and crappie minnows.They would bite on other stuff too but seemed to like these setups the best.We fished 9 to 12 feet of water right in the bay and Tim had the house set up in just about the perfect location. We didnt catch a walleye but did see a couple with the aqua view. We had some action and caught a couple northern on shiners. All in all it was a very successful 2 days and Tim does a great job trying to help everyone catch fish. His super friendly personality and generosity will definately bring us back there!! Good luck everyone !! Wish I were still there!! Working for a living sucks!!


Name: crazysumb*tch
City: crappieville
Email:
Remote Name: 63.231.208.160
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 06:31:45 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Cookie are you from Waskish ? Whats your name?


Name: Al Jacobson
City: Blaine, MN
Email: jacobson@minn.net
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 05:54:13 PM

Rainy_River

Looking to go up to Rainy the weekend of Feb. 22nd adjacent to Swell Bay area for winter Crappies. And if not near Swell Bay where would be the closest. We'll be on snowmobiles.


Name: bob williams
City: belle plaine
Email: rlwilliams15@hotmail.com
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 05:52:16 PM

Detroit_Lakes_Fishing

Hello, I havn't been in the Detroit Lakes Area in years.I would like to take my girl friend up fishing for sunnies and crappies,also would anyone know where a resort would be to rent us a cabin and a boat and motor for about a week? Interested in a time where the fish are biting and not so crowded.Also some place where it doesn't cost an arm or leg to do so. Thank you, Bob Williams


Name: Bob Stetson
City: Lincoln Ne
Email:
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 05:26:40 PM

Cass_Lake

What are the best dates for early walleye fishing ?


Name: Judds Resort
City: Lake Winnibigoshish
Email:
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 05:02:48 PM

Lake_Winnibigoshish

We got a lot of mixed reports over the weekend and the first part of this week. West end Snag hole, middle of Sugar bar to the east end of the bar, east-west section of Center bar and the back side of Long bar produced the best. Most all Perch & Walleye came out of 32' to 35' of water. Best baits was the Forage #6 jig Gold Perch, Buck-shot rattle spoon gold perch or super-glow Perch, Fire-eye minnow firetiger or glow Perch, Glow devil perch and the Angel eye jr. Tip the jigs with a fathead minnow, might have to let the jig lay on the bottom then twitch your rod to bring the jig just off the bottom. Watch out for the ice heaves on the lake and go around them. Several of us are chiseling a crossing down and just a few hours later it will push up again. If you see water around the heave do not cross it, we pulled out 2 trucks yesterday that dropped a wheel in the crack.


Name: kyle c
City: park rapids
Email: straightshooter870@yahoo
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 02:29:47 PM

Kabetogama

Just got back from Kab. Fished 30/31. We fished northens behind Moxies island got alot of little ones and one 16# Got on at Red Pine Lodge . Great time.Couldnt really spear cuz the water was to dirty ,speard the 16#er though didnt try for walleyes. I guess the eyes and slabs are bittin too.Good Luck


Name: kyle c
City: park rapids
Email: straightshooter870@yahoo
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 02:17:39 PM

Kabetogama

Just got back from Kab. Fished 30/31. We fished northens behind Moxies island got alot of little ones and one 16#> Got on ay Red Pine Lodge . Great time.


Name: matt
City: big lake
Email:
Lake: comment
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 01:50:22 PM

Small_Lakes

pearl lake northerns? is this a crock? looked like a dead sea when i was out there last week, didn't even see one flag...


Name: RODNEY
City: WELCH ,MN
Email: RIES@REDWING.NET
Remote Name: 66.44.151.80
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 01:29:33 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

HEY COOKIE.LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO STAY ON SHORE OR SLEEPER HOUSE FOR 2/10 . THANKS, RODNEY


Name: nick
City: Hastings, MN
Email: nick_retka@hotmail.com
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 12:52:02 PM

Lake_Winnibigoshish

Hi. Coming up with a goup of guys this weekend. (Feb 8th and 9th) Wondering how the the fish are biting. We are thinking of fishing the sugar bar between 32 to 35 feet. any other suggestions? Judd's resort - do you have any suggestions for us? Thanks much. Happy fishing to everyone.


Name: brian d
City: eagan
Email: briandesl@attbi.com
Remote Name: 66.41.29.15
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 12:21:15 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Jesse, The daily limit and the possession limit is the same. 15. I am no expert but when I fished I was in 14 ft and they were on the bottom. I saw a few on the graph at about 9-10 ft but those weren't biting. Good luck to you.


Name: Sharon R. Anderson
City: Bethalto, Illinois
Email: andy1942@msn.com
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 11:47:29 AM

Maple_Lake

August of 1967 I fished somewhere in Minnesota, I thought was called Maple Lake at Alexandria. Everyone else is deseased that I was with. I remember my in-laws Ann & Bill Turnbeaugh rented at cabin there almost everyear, also a school teacher from Roxana, Il. and her name was Florence Dinwiddie also desceased. I was only there that one time but it was the most enjoyable fishing trip I have ever taken and would love to try and repeat it. I know things have changed throught the years but if any one there could help me with such a wonderful memory I would appreciate there help. Before I retire to the big sky I would love another fishing experience like that one. I was pulling 2 crappie at a time on my crappie rig. I wasn't using any fancy baits or lures just worms in an old john boat with trolling motor. Great!!! My e-mail address is andy1942@msn.com please send mail if you know where I am talking about.


Name: Eric
City: cottage grove
Email:
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 11:35:48 AM

Lake_of_the_Woods

to adam h. went to arnesens the wknd of the 1st.The four of us caught aproximatly 70 walleyes about 55 keepers,fished fri,sat. Jigs-pimples, flyer jigs that glow red,demons that glow green w/red dot in the middle.We were on the 12mile fishing 32 ft. Fish on the bottom or inches off of it,and jig it.Out of those 55 keepers 10 were over a 1.5 lbs.Bigg pouts 1@15 lbs,1@7,and 1@5.Ugly but fun,no perch no northern,few sauger.Let me know how the sleeper goes,we might get one next year.plus good steak at the lodge,but small. HAVE FUN


Name: cookie
City: waskish
Email:
Remote Name: 209.191.208.74
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 11:21:13 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Bear all the resorts in the area are willing to send you in the right direction. If you don't have fish by 630 I would move untell you find them .Work the jigs off the bottom if there there they will show on the vex.They seem to come from the bottom and move up to your jig' COOKIE


Name: Redneck
City: Hillman
Email:
Remote Name: 64.212.123.129
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 10:20:54 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Do the perch on URL have any size to them or are they small like 6-8 inchers.


Name: bear
City: lino lakes ,mn
Email: the
Remote Name: 165.247.254.99
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 09:23:51 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

hi cookie me and my buddy are coming up today 2/5 can you give us a good idea where to go tonight plz. hudac, westwind ,and or how far out.


Name: cookie
City: waskish
Email:
Remote Name: 209.191.208.74
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 08:08:50 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Jayson glad to see you made it home safe,I moved my house to that area and hope to do as well as you guys.Did you catch any 14inch crappies or were they a little smaller? COOKIE


Name: rapalabs
City: Sleepy Eye
Email: rapalabs@netscape.net
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 07:37:51 AM

Mille_Lacs

5 of us are heading to Mille Lacs in 9 days. We are going through Dickies Port Side Resort. We have never stayed at this resort before. Does anyone have some information about the quality of the houses?


Name: Jesse
City: Fremont, WI
Email:
Remote Name: 199.0.73.195
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 07:08:57 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Have been interested in Upper Red, but have yet to fish. Looking to try it in a few weeks. Usually fish Winnie. What are the daily and possession limits for crappie on Upper Red? Is it different from the rest of the state? How suspended are the crappie? Will report following the trip.


Name: Redneck
City: Hillman
Email:
Remote Name: 64.212.123.129
Date: 02/05/2003
Time: 07:01:27 AM

Upper_Red_Lake

Thanks for the tips Cookie and Harry.


Name: Adam Hagen
City: Madison, WI
Email:
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 11:30:36 PM

Lake_of_the_Woods

I will be going up to Arnesen's March 7th-10th and I was wondering if anyone has heard any information about the bite at all. We will be staying in the sleeper houses. I know that jigging is the key on L.O.W. and I know that chubby darters, sweedish pimples, jigging rapalas, gold and glow baits are key. However, if there is any other good bits of information that would be helpful it would be greatly appreciated. I think we will throw out a tip-up or two also and I was wondering if I should bring big suckers or shinners for some big beaks or roaming eyes. ALSO, I JUST WANTED TO SAY HOW COOL THIS WEBSITE IS AND I'M GLAD THAT FISHING FIN'ATICS CAN GET TOGETHER AND CHAT AND SHARE TACTICS.


Name: Jayson
City: Rochester
Email:
Remote Name: 152.163.207.181
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 11:11:30 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Cookie, thanks again for the great tips on where to fish. We stayed in that same spot and got our limit, all we used was a red glow jig or a forge minnow with waxies. total that day we caught 34 crappies 3 walleye and about 40 perch. good luck fishing. Jayson


Name: Doug
City: Brainerd
Email: dougd@uslink.net
Remote Name: 66.173.63.161
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 10:24:48 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Going to URL for first time weekend of 02/08/03 & 02/04/03 ...Any sugestions of a good place to go out from and a good spot to try ? Thanks


Name: B J Sully
City: Coon Rapids
Email: brandonsullivan.@.aol.com/
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 09:52:52 PM

Mille_Lacs

HELP ME PLEASE..... I've fished Mille Lacs every weekend this winter and haven't caught 1 fish. If anyone knows where the fish are or has any tips PLEASE email me..


Name: B J Sully
City: Coon Rapids
Email: brandonsullivan.@.aol.com/
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 09:49:26 PM

Mille_Lacs

HELP ME PLEASE..... I've fished Mille Lacs every weekend this winter and haven't caught 1 fish. If anyone knows where the fish are or has any tips PLEASE email me..


Name: Ryan Highberg
City: St. Michael
Email: highberg@charter.net
Remote Name: 66.188.155.176
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 09:20:05 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Buddys just got back this weekend and fish the lower half of url. Caught 80 between 12 and 14 inches in 2 hours, sounded like the action really turned on for them, had to move there house to find them though but it looks like they picked a good spot. I'll be going up this weekend and fishing the same house Saturday morning into Sunday. Hope i have the same experience they had. Word from them was anything that glows and crappie minnows. Good Luck


Name: Cliff
City: Saint Paul,Mn
Email:
Remote Name: 160.94.176.187
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 09:13:24 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Stacy, your guys will have to fillet the walleyes and leave a recognizable piece of the skin on them.


Name: cookie
City: waskish
Email:
Remote Name: 209.191.208.74
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 08:44:41 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Well got the shacked moved today but I have no fishing report as I wasn't able to wet a line. The area I was at has turned off so had to make the move. Went to an area that Jason and Gabe caught fish so we will see. Plan on fishing some tomorrow if time allows and have friends coming up so should have a good report thursday. COOKIE


Name: cookie
City: waskish
Email:
Remote Name: 209.191.208.74
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 08:36:13 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Any glow jig works well,I beleave a #4 is a good size I don't no the names of all the jigs a demon comes to mind. Another jig that has worked well is a ratfinky. I like to use a good size hook as there mouths are big . You can't go wrong if it glows.


Name: Ryan
City: Portage
Email: ryno12000@yahoo.com
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 07:35:47 PM

Detroit_Lakes_Fishing

Hi, still looking for info on Otter Tail Lake, what to use, general locations. Any info appreciated. Thanks.


Name: Harry
City: Wadena
Email: jhdahlin@hotmail.com
Remote Name: 209.81.110.46
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 04:02:36 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Yes, you will need an extension, there is about 30 inches of ice. As far as hooks, they seemed to bite on anything that was a glow jig. I used several colors, blue, yellow, yellow and red, green and even caught one on a old tulibee hook. I tried a plain hook but didn't get a bite on it. I used wax worms for a while and caught two on that but I had to have three worms on the hook. Hope this helps!! Good luck fishing and I hope cookie finds them again!!


Name: tim
City: willard,oh
Email: tsreed@willard-oh.com
Lake: Request a small lake/river to be added
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 02:01:45 PM

Small_Lakes

i'm looking for a cabin on a good fishing lake in minnesota cheep! with not all the modern convienaces and all the hussle and bussle ,for a group of 8 or 10 in june


Name: Redneck
City: Hillman
Email:
Remote Name: 64.212.123.129
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 01:43:06 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

Most seem tight liped On style Of jigs used on URL. I guess this first timer will go in the dark.. Or give me a hint please...


Name: JOE
City: ST.LOUIS PARK
Email:
Remote Name: 204.95.146.140
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 01:41:12 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

FISHED 3.8 MILES OUT OF HILLMANS ON FRI 1/31, THE BITE WAS NONE EXISTANT. WENT OUT 7 MILES AND THE BITE WAS SLOW,BUT WE GOT 6 SLABS FOR 13 HRS. OF FISHING. KEEP MOVING TILL YOU FIND EM


Name: Stacy
City: Coon Rapids
Email:
Remote Name: 63.231.172.117
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 01:27:23 PM

Upper_Red_Lake

My husband & buddies are fishing url thursday and sunday hitting lake of the woods friday & saturday. ? is what do they do with the walleyes when they return to fish url Sunday any good suggestions?? Will they need an extention? Have you heard any one better than the other going out of Hudacs verses Hilmans?

Once they get into town any one spot they should stop and get the updates on fishing.

Thanks, enjoy your e-mails.


Name: Gary Carter
City: Pampa, TX
Email: bassmann@centramedia.net
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 12:12:43 PM

Gull_Lake

Hey can someone provide some pictures of the Lake area now. My family used to own a cabin on the lake between Brainerd and Nisswa. We spent all our summers there until I was 13. This was way back in the 50's. I'm sure the area has changed greatly since then. I kinda like to know if the ol cabin is still there. It was built b ack in the 30's by my grandfather.


Name: Casey stark
City: fifty lakes
Email:
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 12:08:03 PM

Mille_Lacs

We went fishing and caught many big fish off Hunters Point in about 23 feet of water.


Name: Jim
City: Burnsville
Email:
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 11:06:22 AM

Mille_Lacs

We were in 30 feet of water all day on Monday and did not get one fish! I did not see a fish on my locator anywhere in the water column, except some apparent motion right on the bottom. Thinking these were likely perch, we went plain hook sinker rig and bottom fished...no luck! Is Mille Lacs the next RED LAKE? I personnally will not be returning to the DEAD SEA again!


Name: Putsky
City: Stillwater
Email:
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 09:55:23 AM

Mille_Lacs

Steve,

We had an excellent time out of MCQuoids. There houses are by far the best we have stayed in over the years. They have great employees who work hard to get you on the fish. The fishing was slow on the friday when we were up there, but picked up saturday night. We ended up with 2 eyes (24, 25.5 inches) Lost one at the hole, and missed four others on the rattle reels. All the fish and bites came on set lines with shiners. A couple werwe on a plain red hook and the others were on a red glow jig. They had just moved us in 28ft of water, which I think helped with our little success. We were not mobile and drinking most of the time, which made catching some of the fish on the rattle reels difficult.I hope this helps and good luck


Name: brian
City: eagan
Email:
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 12:28:13 AM

Mille_Lacs

I am coming up Thursday and want to know if anyone knows where the jumbos are biting and what times and what bait is best? Any info would be appreciated.


Name: RedChev
City: G.F.
Email:
Date: 02/04/2003
Time: 12:16:52 AM

Maple_Lake

Fished in the middle of breezy and trinity and had some luck about 4' off the bottom on glow blues and greens. About 5-10p.m. o'clock seemed to be the best. Good Luck.


 

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