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Author Topic: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)  (Read 1912 times)

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Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« on: Dec 10, 2007, 10:20 AM »
I just got back from Long Lake and there is safe ice at the north end in the area the locals call Silver Weeds. there is about 5" of snow-covered ice and fisherman have been going out there with snowmobiles, quads and six-wheelers. The bite has been spotty so far, but I plan to fish an area of the lake on Friday that hasn't received any fishing pressure yet.
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #1 on: Dec 10, 2007, 12:07 PM »
And where might this spot be?
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #2 on: Dec 10, 2007, 08:56 PM »
Straight out from the DNR Launch on Mar-Ral about 1/4 mile in 18 to 20 feet of water. It was quite productive last winter.
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #3 on: Dec 11, 2007, 06:50 AM »
Straight out from the DNR Launch on Mar-Ral about 1/4 mile in 18 to 20 feet of water. It was quite productive last winter.

REALLY?
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #4 on: Dec 11, 2007, 06:55 AM »
I never got to the Silver Weeds last year, because we always caught fish in this area.
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #5 on: Dec 11, 2007, 07:00 AM »
I never got to the Silver Weeds last year, because we always caught fish in this area.
There was only a few shanty's there last year
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #6 on: Dec 11, 2007, 07:02 AM »
I usually consider that to be a blessing.
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #7 on: Dec 11, 2007, 07:14 AM »
So your gonna be out there this weekend?
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #8 on: Dec 11, 2007, 07:24 AM »
I plan to fish there on Friday, but I won't be able to stay as long as I would like . . . the wife has us booked for attending a Christmas Party. Last year we got perch and pike earlier in the afternoon and walleyes just as the sun was going down.
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #9 on: Dec 11, 2007, 07:42 AM »
Well I'll be out there somewhere this weekend
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #10 on: Dec 13, 2007, 06:20 AM »
Well anybody been out?
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #11 on: Dec 13, 2007, 01:21 PM »
This lake only has sun fish in it  ;D
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #12 on: Dec 13, 2007, 01:27 PM »
Slimechaser . . . you must be talking about some other Long Lake. I have fished this lake for about 30 years and never have caught a sunfish!
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #13 on: Dec 13, 2007, 01:52 PM »
Slimechaser . . . you must be talking about some other Long Lake. I have fished this lake for about 30 years and never have caught a sunfish!

There is tons of gils in Long Lake
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #14 on: Dec 13, 2007, 01:53 PM »
This lake only has sun fish in it  ;D

We need to get you back up here to try the ice season with us
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #15 on: Dec 13, 2007, 04:09 PM »
We need to get you back up here to try the ice season with us

Since when is a sun fish and blue gill the same fish? I am usually fishing for walleye and only catch panfish by accident, but if I do catch a panfish on this lake, it is usually a perch. The bass population is also plentiful in this lake.
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #16 on: Dec 14, 2007, 06:24 AM »
My long anticipated trip onto the ice had to be put on hold again. Woke up to 30 mph winds and that does not make for fun fishing. Sometimes it seems that the Lord knows when I plan to go fishing and changes the weather to punish me for something I did or should have done. Oh well, I will give it another try tomorrow morning!
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #17 on: Dec 14, 2007, 06:27 AM »
Since when is a sun fish and blue gill the same fish?

They're both in there
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Re: Long Lake (Alpena, MI)
« Reply #18 on: Dec 15, 2007, 01:25 PM »
Finally got out on the ice today and it was wonderful. I wasn't able to fish as long as I wanted or when I wanted (I have to work tonight), we we caught 5 nice perch with the smallest being about 9 1/2" and the biggest almost 13". ;D
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