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Hubbard Report - Kid's Killed'em

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Put the kids to work on Saturday - I borrowed one from a buddy (my daughter had enough after 20 min. on Friday). 4 adults and 6 kids hooked up 22 walleye. The smallest was 16" the biggest was a 22.5" sow. My trustee took a 19.5 (his first fish on the ice:D and then a 16" You'd think someone would have though to have a camera:( Everything came shallow - 12 fow and less, on tip ups. Great day on Hubbard!

Ice/Snow conditions: In the morning I ran the 3 miles from the west side to the south end on a 2x4 atv with no problem - snow packed up nicely. There were a couple of slush spots that slowed me up at the southend. On the way back - after a day in the mid-40s, a bit more slush. Had to get off and push 3 times, but still not too bad. Ice was still a good 14 - 16" everywhere I drilled.
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congrat's on the fish and getting a youngster on his first eye through the ice. shallow water was the big key this weekend for eyes.
the folks in the bay seen a lot of nicer perch just couldn't make them bite.
by next weekend the lake should be great for getting around. i was out last night and a lot of the lake has maybe 3" or so of soft snow then good ice. thursday they are calling for a high of 33 degrees that should harden any slush areas up and it will be easy to get around again.
only took all season.
jon, i wondered how that went.

we are expecting cold nights and days in the mid 30's for the weekend.

i ran out in east bay last night for 1/2 hour and seen some really nice perch swim through my hole as i was getting set up. i missed about 4 on a hali jig, then nothing. i think i need to close the shop a hour earlier.
jon, i just camme off the ice today and it was not bad at all. the only spot i had any trouble with was at the boat ramp.
i was just out infront of the boat ramp in about 8' of water.
after hearing what it cost some of the guys you fished with friday to get fish i will stay away. i think criag could have baught walleye cheaper then it cost him to fish on friday.

i was on the ice again this morning. pretty much the same as yesterday, 15 to 20 yrds of soft snow and slush along shore then it should be smooth sailing after that.
i pulled all four of my shanties off churchill point. now i have 7 in the bay and one at the shop.
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