Catawba

Discussion in 'Icefishing Lk. Erie, Detroit River' started by fishindude644, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. BOEDY

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    Your the man, thanks for the report :)
     

  2. jstfish48162

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    X2!!! Thanks

    Trash in the parking lot and no one even fishing yet....unreal.

    Looks like Catawba is the place to be for now.
     
  3. Capt j-rod

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    They are going to run another series of boats through the south passage. They took a tug boat through and back two days ago. On a south wind this will open cracks. It will heal up quickly but beware... Especially with a little snow on top.
     
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    Great advice. Did anyone make it out today?
     
  6. Hookineyezz

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    Heard the lot was full at 830
     
  7. iFishy

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    I saw that - surprised how late. Bet it won’t be the same this weekend


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  8. Whopper 24

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    Fished today out of Catawba SP. Went 1.7 miles nw, 26fow. Auger throttle linkage froze up, choke broke, managed to get holes drilled through the 9" of clear ice. Plucked an eye on first line drop, a 2nd shotly after, then it was slow. Picked up last eye, 6 lber at 9:30. No more eyes, but the perch moved in, and I ended with my limit of perch. Fun, cold cold windy day. Heard reports if good bite at 3.5 miles. Ice was nice, NO cracks! Good luck to all
     
  9. Divers Down

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    Thanks for the report. Any snow on the ice for a sled?
     
  10. Whopper 24

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    Very little snow, small patches of hard snow, and lil drifts at the few blow ice spots... I was on sled, but air cooled.
     
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    You can get "scratchers"
     
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  12. fishindude644

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    Catawba Island State Park Ice Fishing Parking

    The parking lot is full at the state park. The parking lot at the township hall is full.

    A reminder to anyone usin...g the township lot: You may not operate snowmobiles, ATVs, or all purpose vehicles on public roads in Catawba Island Township. You may not operate on the adjoining private property and golf course owned by the Catawba Island Club. Please be respectful of other people's property.

    If the parking situation changes we will try to update as soon as possible.
     
  13. Ralph Smith

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    Anyone care to share some info that's been on the ice with a Saginaw bay guy via pm? I saw something on facebook, but wonder about its validity..:lol: I'll pm you the vid if you haven't saw it...."helicopter footage"
     
  14. josheupmi

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    What's that Ralph?