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Eleven Mile Res. trip

Me and the wife did a camping trip to Eleven Mile and got in some pretty good fishing last night. Fish were biting hard from about 8 pm till Mid. Had a real good fish fry tonight after we got back. Fun stuff.

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Man, couple of real nice ones

Man, couple of real nice ones there! Congrats!  Hopefully you had some friends and family to share in the fry..... Wink

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Thanks!

CA, fillet'd and fried em and family and a good friend chowed down. Might head up there Wed. night for another try.

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I'm glad that someone can

I'm glad that someone can catch fish up at Eleven Mile. All the times that I have been there I have to eat at Mc Donald's on the way home. If I head up there to ice fish the lake ice is usually blown clear of snow and the fish can see you as you try to get them to bite. The times that I have been up there on liquid water the wind has blown so hard you couldn't get a fly into the water unless you tied it to a couple of ounces of lead.

It has been bad enough that I gave up on the long trip from my home and head up to Stagecoach Res towards Steamboat. At least there I have always caught fish and it takes less than half the time to drive there.

Nice fish by the way.

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You know

I hadn't been there since the mid eighties. Heard good reports from some guys I know and had been meaning to make a trip the last couple years and finally did. The bad weather would roll in every afternoon bout 3 pm and it was bad. Extreme wind, lightning, and torrential rain, but it'd clear about six or seven in the evening and get calm. Was cold though. Tried flipping a lot of Krockodiles and Kastmasters in the morning but no luck. Sunday night a cool dude and his dad were fishing on a rocky point about 20 yds away from us absolutely kicking butt on some really nice ones and we got nary a bite cept one stocker. Moved to the south end o the lake Mon and got a good spot. For anyone heading out there green or orange glitter power bait. I was using a one ounce sliding egg sinker to a swivel and a 3 ft leader with a # 14 treble hook on 8 lb test. Worms got no action but the power bait was attacked hard in the evening till bout midnight. Thanks Critter!

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