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yog

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fletchers flood waters
« on: Nov 27, 2008, 06:36 PM »
hey ya all,  i am new here,,i walked out on the flood today,maybe fishing in a week or so. anyone else here fish Fletcher's?

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #1 on: Nov 27, 2008, 08:16 PM »
went up for the first time last year.  Freezing rain from the moment we got there until 10:30 pm.  Got the truck stuck....didn't catch too many but my brother and myself had a great time drinking and reminiscing.  Looking forward to going this year with all three brothers and dad this year :thumbsup:

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #2 on: Nov 27, 2008, 09:46 PM »
we have a big fishing contest in feb. my friend puts on. they limit it to 70 people. big prizes, free food lots of fun

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #3 on: Nov 28, 2008, 07:16 AM »
I've fished the pond about 30 times it the past 12 years. Most of the time its slow. Small bluegill is the norm. That place is tough to fish, at almost 10,000 acers and an average deepth less than 4.5 feet and endless cover from weed to stumps and logs. It can take hundreds of holes to get on fish and some times you never find them even for days. Thick ice will also work you over, some years 30" in plus. On the other hand I have had some epic days out there also. Late March into mid april is ussually the best.
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #4 on: Nov 28, 2008, 08:52 AM »
If you're looking for big pike, the Floodwater gives a fisherman a pretty good prospect for a wallhanger, but if you prefer walleye or jumbo perch, I think Long Lake (north of Alpena) or Grand Lake are better. Couragious fisherman are already fishing Black Bass Bay of Grand Lake, but that ice is still not thick enough for me to venture out on. Both Long Lake and Grand lake still have some open water.
I am blessed to live in an area where the fishing is great and the people are nice!

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #5 on: Nov 28, 2008, 09:55 AM »
yep there is some nice pike in there.
 

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #6 on: Dec 01, 2008, 10:19 AM »
i fish the flood every day im not working,i only fish pike and do real well.they are out there now and catching fish

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #7 on: Dec 01, 2008, 02:21 PM »
how much ice on the flood yog ?

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #8 on: Dec 01, 2008, 02:57 PM »
about 4 inches,hope this snow dont screw it up,i have to work till Thursday . then 7 off to fish.

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #9 on: Dec 01, 2008, 02:59 PM »
guys at work fished grass lake and rush lake, this weekend, and did real well. 2 over 30 inches

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #10 on: Dec 01, 2008, 03:02 PM »
have you been on the flood yet

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #11 on: Dec 01, 2008, 03:06 PM »
walked out, have not fished yet. plan on going fri. or sat. other people are fishing out there,my son lives right by the landing, said there was people out yesterday.

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #12 on: Dec 01, 2008, 08:28 PM »
if i dont go b4 friday let me know how it goes

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #13 on: Dec 02, 2008, 10:07 AM »
ok ill post pics i hope.

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #14 on: Dec 02, 2008, 04:13 PM »
hey yog keep me posted on the ice conditions i would like to try and fish the flood on fri

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #15 on: Dec 02, 2008, 06:02 PM »
Fletchers was really good this summer but you need to know where to go =) those fish are out there, we came close to limiting out and there were 5 of us.  Ice fishing it last year was really slow though and we didnt even catch a fish.. it wasn't to great of weather though

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #16 on: Dec 02, 2008, 06:23 PM »
yeah i fished a tourney last year and it was really slow

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #17 on: Dec 03, 2008, 07:22 AM »
will do, my son said people where out there till dark last night.

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #18 on: Dec 04, 2008, 03:41 PM »
I drove up to Fletchers this morning (about 3 1/2 hour drive).

There was about 10" of snow in the parking lot at the fishing site.  I was the only one on the lake and left by 1 PM.

The heavy snow and slush has taken a toll on the ice.  I was able fish out about 200 yards with about 4-5" of
ice in two "iffy" layers.  Beyond that, the spud would go through the layers in one whack.

Couldn't get out to where I have had pretty good luck in the past.  I didn't get a bite in 4 hours in close.

The county plowed the parking lot around noon.

Hopefully, a few cold nights will firm it up again.

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Re: fletchers flood waters
« Reply #19 on: Dec 05, 2008, 07:49 PM »
how did ya do yog

 

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