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Schroon lake
« on: Jan 15, 2012, 08:06 PM »
How's Schroon doing?  I've been invited up to Schroon to fish, and was wondering how it was doing.  Does it have any ice?  I'm about 2 1/2 hours south and would like to know if it is worth the trip

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #1 on: Jan 15, 2012, 08:10 PM »
Look at the reports and conditions board!
 
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #2 on: Jan 16, 2012, 09:08 AM »
Is using smelt for a bait permitted on Schroon Lake ???
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #3 on: Jan 16, 2012, 09:15 AM »
Yes, smelt are allowed on Schroon, but I don't think anyone sells them now.

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #4 on: Jan 16, 2012, 09:16 AM »
you can use them for bait but can not take them off the ice.
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #5 on: Jan 16, 2012, 09:28 AM »
Actually, you can't bring them back to Schroon or to another lake to use as bait; but you can bring them home to eat. ;)

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #6 on: Jan 16, 2012, 02:30 PM »
Are they running 4 wheelers on Shcroon yet.

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #7 on: Jan 16, 2012, 02:37 PM »
4 wheelers??  I'd just like to know if it's safe to walk on!
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #8 on: Jan 16, 2012, 04:12 PM »
Are they running 4 wheelers on Shcroon yet.

4 wheelers?  Only if you enjoy fishing them out of the drink.   Worst, most irregular ice conditions I have seen on this lake, and I've been fishing Schroon since the early eighties.
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #9 on: Jan 16, 2012, 06:52 PM »
can't wait to get out for some lakers

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #10 on: Jan 16, 2012, 07:18 PM »
can't wait to get out for some lakers
I've been told Laker fishing is tough on this lake. 

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #11 on: Jan 16, 2012, 07:31 PM »
yea the laker fishing is really tough! i like the lake but i getting 5 lakers a day is a great day! but the pike and pannies can be huuuuuuge! ive taken second in the derby 4 years ago with a 5 pounder. have fun and stay safe guys and leave the weelers at home!

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #12 on: Jan 16, 2012, 07:36 PM »
Hows the ice off of Fowler Rd.in the cove to the left where the inlet is

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #13 on: Jan 16, 2012, 08:04 PM »
Should be good in Keplers bay,  just stay away from inlet.  Don't assume anything this year, always check.  Ice conditions vary greatly so far.  If we had a week of the kind of weather we had this weekend, 17below,  things would even out, but that's not what is forecasted.
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #14 on: Jan 17, 2012, 05:16 AM »
How's the pan fishing?  I've never been fishing on this lake, does anyone have any suggestions?
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #15 on: Jan 17, 2012, 05:39 AM »
How's the pan fishing?  I've never been fishing on this lake, does anyone have any suggestions?

The bay above Fowler Ave-Kepler's,   The flat south of Deceasers Pizza,,  behind the island,  good places to start
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #16 on: Jan 17, 2012, 12:38 PM »
I was on the north end yesterday. Good ice there.  I don't think it is good below there though.

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #17 on: Jan 19, 2012, 01:47 PM »
Last couple days a guy was fishing out in front of the boat launch behind Stewarts,  today a group was fishing the narrows.   South end is now frozen,  but probably not safe yet.   Might go drill some test holes tomorrow.
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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #18 on: Jan 19, 2012, 03:25 PM »
Last couple days a guy was fishing out in front of the boat launch behind Stewarts,  today a group was fishing the narrows.   South end is now frozen,  but probably not safe yet.   Might go drill some test holes tomorrow.
Thanks for the update. Excuse my ignorance but I`m new to this lake. By `narrows` which is often referred to here do you mean the narrow part in the center of the lake? Sorry, I`m a little confused `cause I heard guys talking about `narrows` somewhere at the south end.

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Re: Schroon lake
« Reply #19 on: Jan 19, 2012, 07:08 PM »
The bay above Fowler Ave-Kepler's,   The flat south of Deceasers Pizza,,  behind the island,  good places to start

Thank you.  Ill check it out if theres still ice by then
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