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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #510 on: May 14, 2018, 11:26:53 AM »
great hearing from ya cookie!!!!!!!! :bow: :bow: :happy1: :happy1: :happy1:
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #511 on: May 21, 2018, 06:29:32 AM »
Another weekend is in the books. The guys in the cabins did all right but the fishing did slow. maybe due to the water getting stirred up from the winds and the cold front that moved through.. today Monday looks like its shaping up to be a beautiful day. ken is here for a couple days and scott and his parents are coming tomorrow for a day or two. The kids will be coming for the holiday weekends so I guess I better get the boat in the water this week. I held off due to the low water but the park was able to jump through some hoops and dig out the channel so I think I'm ok.  The access was crazy busy yesterday and I still have no clue where they all come from. I guess its just a combination of  other resorts and people with cabins with in 100 mile radius.
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #512 on: June 19, 2018, 06:22:59 AM »
well its been a while since I threw out a fishing report . I had a crew from mnoutdoorsman.com this past weekend. I have become friends with a few of the guys on the forum site so they had a get together up here. Most of the fish were caught in shallow water still . Me and Wayne managed 4 keepers in 4 feet of water before the rain chased us off the lake. barry and I checke d out a deeper spot by the rock pile s and managed 1 with a half dozen sheephead. Other then a family get together over the forth of july the cabins are wide open the rest of the summer.
 I did have my first e mail for ice fishing.  Wow nothing like planning ahead. We have some maintenance to do the boat ,then the plan is to wet a line again this weekend
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #513 on: June 27, 2018, 06:38:09 AM »
It's not always about the fishing here in what most call gods country. Wayne and I were on the lake sunday morning and ran into Bill from grand raids so he ask why I have not been posting reports.  Summer here in waskish is soo much different then our busy winters.  As summer heats up the fishing can slow up that's for sure. The big Pike can be fun to target. I do have my favorite summer spots, with early morning being better.  Working at the golf course in Baudette Oak harbor golf course and taking care of the ball fields and park here in town keeps me pretty busy Monday through Friday so fishing is more of a weekend deal for me .
 I never did well looking for morel mushrooms this spring. The wild strawberry's on the other hand are ripe for the picking. There tough to pick compared to blueberry's. Monday when I got home I was on a mission to go find enough for 2 strawberry sundays. It took about a hour and more then a few skitters but the hammer and I had fresh wild strawberry sundays after dinner.
 The blueberry's look small this year and were still green. I have a spot up towards baudett that I need to check out hoping The mother load is there.
 We have a pretty good sized bear running around. I saw him or her yesterday. She ran across the dirt road then made a u turn and ran back across the road  again. Beautiful looking fur looked to me like a 200 pounder?
 Justin my tree trimmer and his  friends were up  last weekend. They managed 11 keepers Thursday late afternoon evening. The wind switched up Friday and Saturday and the  fishing slowed down. I think they may of got another 10  over the weekend dodging the thunderstorms.
 Our good friend Wayne came up to help me replace a water pump/impellor on my  kicker motor. I had never done that before but with Wayne's help and a extra trip to Bemidji we got her done.
 I have 4 older gentleman coming up today so will see how they do tonight.  Wayne and I did wet a line sunday morning . She was quite breezy out there.  We drifted my go to spot with hardly a bite? Oh well. Mother nature always seems to have a hand in the oven . If they bit all the time there would be nothing left.
 We have some family coming up over the 4rth of july so should be getting out a few extra times this next 10 days
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #514 on: August 14, 2018, 07:07:29 AM »
well again its been some time since I have posted any fishing reports. There was a window when the big pike turned on. Last week I stopped at the beach where the dnr were doing some seining samples and I was amazed at all the small fish they caught. It was very cool to see. They have 5 spots they do. There were small 1 inch Quillbacks, sheephead, crappies  perch. 3 inch walleyes, suckers, shiners, emerald river and spot tale. they bust of had 300 little fish . To think that was just a fraction of the lake just amazes me. I'm going to try and find a crankbait that looks like a sheephead.
 My brother Warren is here for a week ,it sure is nice having such a nice brother as he always brings me gifts, He brought a small speaker that will pick up phone through blue tooth  way cool. We did get out and fish sunday and managed to catch 10 fish with only 3 being keepers. Not quite sure where the big ones are hiding but we will be getting out a couple more times.
the lake is still way down . We had a little run of 4 inches of rain and since then  barely a sprinkle.  Still loving my job at the golf course, free golf is very good .
 Hunting season is just around the corner and I expect Bob and Rick to make plans to come up in October.
Had a couple more emails for ice fishing, some people sure know how to plan.
I just missed my goal of canning 12 jars of blueberrys. I'm all ready down to 4 jars
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #515 on: August 14, 2018, 09:27:46 AM »
I just missed my goal of canning 12 jars of blueberrys. I'm all ready down to 4 jars

My folks picked a ton of blueberries this year on our 40 acres near Waskish. They had blueberry pie 3 or 4 different weekends.
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #516 on: August 14, 2018, 09:31:25 AM »
apple blueberry pie is great too!!!!  that pie of yours sounds good too!!!
a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #517 on: September 13, 2018, 07:25:01 AM »
I personally have not been fishing but have heard of a few fish getting caught.
I can tell you first hand there are fish out there as Tuesday I was able to ride along with Tony the big lake specialist as they pulled there survey nets. Tony said they have been averaging 25 walleye per net. It was quite interesting  pulling in the nets . Quite a verity of sizes with the biggest one around 23 inches. There also getting quite a few golden eyes which will be good for the pike. All the walleyes caught are aged and checked for male or females. There were also some pike, perch, sheephead.
I've wanted to get out fishing but its seems I'm at work when its not windy. We will keep a eye on the weather and try and get out. The plan is to pull the boat out mid October at this time so we should get out a couple of times you would think.
 Its also time to tackle the to do list for the up and coming winter. Last weekend we were able to pull the gas tank out of the red baron as it started to leak gas at the end of last winter.
I got some new rear shocks for blue thunder. The white chevy has a antifreeze leak so  there's plenty of truck work to deal with .
We also added California to our fleet of fish house's. All the houses need to be detailed out.
I expect good fishing again this winter. Every year is different , last years early ice was a nice bonus.
the winds are howling today so no fishing for us today.
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #518 on: September 13, 2018, 07:50:03 AM »
Hi  Cookie.  I have always wanted to ask you what the deal is with those 5 or so cabins just north of the river bridge.  The ones in a line and almost looks like they have a little channel to the lake.  Nice looking place that I have just been curious about. I saw a big buck there once on my way home from deer hunting.  Nice one too.   

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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #519 on: September 13, 2018, 09:24:40 AM »
Hi  Cookie.  I have always wanted to ask you what the deal is with those 5 or so cabins just north of the river bridge.  The ones in a line and almost looks like they have a little channel to the lake.  Nice looking place that I have just been curious about. I saw a big buck there once on my way home from deer hunting.  Nice one too.

I have also always been curious about those cabins.
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Re: cookies upper red lake report from the shores of upper red lake
« Reply #520 on: September 15, 2018, 06:12:28 AM »
years ago that was a small resort  The cabins are now private separate owners.
Funny you should mention deer I have bow hunted between there and the river numerous times. I have been telling my hunting buddies a big buck could be shot there but they do not like the set up as its too close to the road
 
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