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WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sat 02, 2019 6:41 pm
by LZ Rascal
Hey, any thoughts to putting together an ice fishing day on a lake TDB? We’ve done this on the past. Bring food, beer(s) and fishing equipment. What say you? LZ

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sat 02, 2019 8:55 pm
by Aux Pleins
LZ Rascal wrote:Hey, any thoughts to putting together an ice fishing day on a lake TDB? We’ve done this on the past. Bring food, beer(s) and fishing equipment. What say you? LZ


You know I'm in hahns. As usual I can get the travelling ice bandits I've been known to hang around to come as well. The more donations, the bigger the pot. :lol:

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sat 02, 2019 10:11 pm
by Woohoodude11
Oh Philllllll lol

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sat 02, 2019 11:05 pm
by SmalliesNEyes
I'd be in.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sat 02, 2019 11:12 pm
by billebob5
In depending on date.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sun 03, 2019 7:52 am
by Rambler
I'd be interested in stopping by & observing especially if it's a Sunday.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 04, 2019 8:55 am
by LZ Rascal
Wish the weather would stay consistent...sigh. Anyway, think this would have to be no later than sometime next two weeks or so out. I need to look at calendar and propose a date. Saturday or Sunday is fine with me.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 04, 2019 9:52 am
by Phil6
Woohoodude11 wrote:Oh Philllllll lol


haha Im there depending on dates/location. nothing like skunking a derby!

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 10:56 am
by BASSPROMATUK
I am a Sunday guy too for this event :D

BPM

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 11:04 am
by SmalliesNEyes
Same here, prefer Sundays.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 11:35 am
by WanderOff09
My weekends are crazy this month, but I'd love to squeeze in a derby.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 1:02 pm
by labman
Sundays and where? Start a list?

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 2:52 pm
by SmalliesNEyes
I'm thinking Sunday the 17th. Dunno where, though. Bangs is not looking like it's going to be very productive this year with the weed cut they did... looking at Lake Link reports for two weeks of very little being caught, and no weeds to be found anywhere in the lake. The Chain somewhere? Nielson's Channels? Dunno.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 9:19 pm
by Aux Pleins
One vote for Independence Grove. Right off the interstate is key for people who come a long ways. One of the best fisheries(lakes) in northern Illinois in my opinion. No entrance fee in winter. Catch and release only lake, but I'm sure you ice guys already filled your freezers for the season. Plenty of room in the marina pool, makes it easier to judge and socialize. Plenty of parking and I believe the shitters are open all winter long.

Most importantly, predator fish bite good. Bass, pike, and musky..

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 05, 2019 9:46 pm
by bigo100
Aux Pleins wrote:One vote for Independence Grove.

+1

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Wed 06, 2019 11:31 am
by labman
Shitters are a close #2. Lmao

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sun 10, 2019 12:05 pm
by Rambler
Is this happening or has it gone by the wayside?

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Sun 10, 2019 1:44 pm
by Skifish1
Today at sand lake

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 11, 2019 7:33 am
by Rambler
Skifish1 wrote:Today at sand lake

Well, shit.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 11, 2019 8:40 am
by BassCaster
LZ Rascal wrote:Hey, any thoughts to putting together an ice fishing day on a lake TDB? We’ve done this on the past. Bring food, beer(s) and fishing equipment. What say you? LZ


We can do it on Sand Lake, Sunday the 17th.

I'll notify the "Usual Suspects" ....

If that works. How about 7am to 3pm?

Mike (BassProMatuk)got a few Sunday.
2 24 inch, and a 14 inch Bass. Not bad for a few hours.

Matukpike.png

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 11, 2019 9:15 am
by SmalliesNEyes
Not gonna make the 17th. I'll be out the 16th, though.

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 11, 2019 4:15 pm
by Aux Pleins
BassCaster wrote:
We can do it on Sand Lake, Sunday the 17th.

I'll notify the "Usual Suspects" ....

If that works. How about 7am to 3pm?



The river is flooded, see you at Sand on Sunday. :D

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Mon 11, 2019 6:27 pm
by BassCaster
Done deal :thumbup:

Re: WCF Ice Fishing Derby

PostPosted: Feb Tue 12, 2019 7:59 am
by Rambler
I'm a "maybe". I'm still fighting off a bug & it seems a long way to go to just sit and watch.