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Offline pearcheyes

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Wawasee (the slip)
« on: Feb 09, 2022, 02:34 PM »
The gill bite was on fire today.Kept 27 quality gills.great weather great bite couldnít ask for a better day on the ice


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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #1 on: Feb 09, 2022, 04:10 PM »
 :)Nice mess of gills
Iím jealous

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #2 on: Feb 09, 2022, 05:50 PM »
How much ice was there on Wawasee?  Is there good ice at the public access site south of Griffiths Marina?



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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #3 on: Feb 09, 2022, 06:56 PM »
Donít know about main lake ice but the slip has plenty6-8

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #4 on: Feb 09, 2022, 07:01 PM »
I am not familiar with the slip at Wawasee, is there public access?

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #5 on: Feb 10, 2022, 07:44 AM »
Good job !
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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #6 on: Feb 10, 2022, 03:20 PM »
good mess man :thumbsup:

been getting great reports while at work :'( lol
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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #7 on: Feb 10, 2022, 04:55 PM »
Hit the slip again today with same results as yesterday


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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #8 on: Feb 10, 2022, 10:40 PM »
NICE, WTG.  @)

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #9 on: Feb 13, 2022, 11:16 AM »
I am not familiar with the slip at Wawasee, is there public access?
You can park at Oakwood park and walk across road to Chanel, just look for all the vehicles canít miss it.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #10 on: Feb 13, 2022, 12:09 PM »
Buckbuster13, thanks for the information. I will look for the spot next time I am up in the area. Hopefully the ice will be good for a couple of more weeks.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #11 on: Feb 14, 2022, 08:57 AM »
 Was on the slip yesterday afternoon , two other guys and myself. Left about 4:30, ice was about 16 ". The other guys had the same day as me, it sucked. Had fish on the screen all the time but they would't bite. Tried 6 different jig different depths to no avail. 
  Then got back to the truck to find out I had left my lights on and of course my battery was dead as a hammer. Knocked on a couple of doors and found a gentleman good enough to give me a jump. Many thanks to Mr. Twaits, he saved my day. Still got home in time to see most of the game.
 Even with all that I was thankful to get out, at 78 I would hate to miss a year. Been doing this since I was 10 and hope to do it for another 10. Good luck to all and God bless.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #12 on: Feb 14, 2022, 12:43 PM »
Glad to see someone helped you out in your time of need.   My bite went the same way yesterday.  Tons of lookers and peckers but no biters.  At least we had a very good day on Sat.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #13 on: Feb 14, 2022, 12:56 PM »
Keep looking for that right color. My buddy caught a limit on a blue and pink jig while everyone else was just getting the lookers. My grandson got a crappie just shy of 16" on the same jig. I never would of believed it if I didn't see it. I caught 3 big gills first thing in the morning then they shut off. My buddy kept on catching.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #14 on: Feb 14, 2022, 01:36 PM »
That should keep the grandson interested in fishing with that nice of crappie.  I've been using a fog jig with a pink belly on it and was doing good on it for several weeks until a bass stole it.  That happened to be the only one I had in my hundreds of hooks.  Wouldn't you know it.  I have a buddy that always uses jigs with pink on them I make fun of him all the time still i started catching them with pink...

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #15 on: Feb 18, 2022, 04:20 PM »
Drove past after work saw 5 people out going to try tomorrow hopefully itís not to windy.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #16 on: Feb 18, 2022, 04:24 PM »
Has anyone had any luck with pike on the slip?

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #17 on: Feb 18, 2022, 06:27 PM »
Has anyone had any luck with pike on the slip?

Been slow so far. Should be picking up.
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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #18 on: Feb 19, 2022, 03:31 PM »
Hit the slip today managed 14 nice gills.I think I would of done better but those pike were in the area ,as there was a group of three guys with 6 top ups out. Got lags were tripping all morning

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #19 on: Feb 19, 2022, 07:51 PM »
Got a few nice gills today but was showing some nice Pike and bass going to try tomorrow but looks windy.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #20 on: Feb 21, 2022, 02:23 PM »
Was a great day to be on the ice,but the gill bite wasnít great.I managed 12 decent gills and one 9 inch perch.The warm sun is definitely shrinking the ice thickness.The good thing is thereís plenty of quality ice to get us through this temporary warm spell

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #21 on: Feb 21, 2022, 05:27 PM »
Been wondering how it's been going.  Buddy up there said they were walking a pier to get on.  Most lakes around me have had it.   Did some homework and got on one Fri. evening and it was slow.  Got on Sun and a different place and did good.  They were 2-5 ft under the ice all day.  Just waited til they swam by every 10-15 minutes.  What a nice day it was.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #22 on: Feb 21, 2022, 07:37 PM »
Edges are going quick but found a few lakes with pretty decent ice still. Lost a little today but hopefully next few days stiffens up some of the edges. Sticking to lakes I know we'll in late season
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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #23 on: Feb 22, 2022, 11:23 AM »
Was a great day to be on the ice,but the gill bite wasnít great.I managed 12 decent gills and one 9 inch perch.The warm sun is definitely shrinking the ice thickness.The good thing is thereís plenty of quality ice to get us through this temporary warm spell

I was out yesterday evening. A couple runs on the tip-ups I missed, one small bass and a small pike. Ended up finding a school of gills an hour before dark. Nice being able to fish two minutes from my office.
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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #24 on: Feb 24, 2022, 11:56 AM »
Anyone still fishing the slip?

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #25 on: Feb 24, 2022, 12:00 PM »
I was out last night. Slick as snot. Monday it took thirty turns of the auger. Last night it took 18. Crystal clear, about 6" of ice. Really growling with the temp drop. Bite has been slow.
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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #26 on: Feb 25, 2022, 07:20 PM »
Found these piggies last week on Wawasee, but not at the Slip!




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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #27 on: Feb 25, 2022, 08:03 PM »
Good deal!

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #28 on: Feb 27, 2022, 05:18 AM »
i got a dozen big fat perch like that too there.  go to Johnson's bay and you'll catch some.

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Re: Wawasee (the slip)
« Reply #29 on: Feb 27, 2022, 06:14 PM »
Hit the slip today managed 12 decent gills.I then went to south end and tried for perch out from launch only one which was barely a keeper.Did the hike out to the better flats for them and nothing.Iíll find them when the ice goes off and I wonít have a heart attack.Thatís hell of a long walk even with out the snow

 



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