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Old 10-27-2017, 09:02 PM
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Default Sylvan Lake – Trick or Treat – End of Season Whites


Oct 27, Bty day, should I cut the grass or go fishin, did both, took the float tube out at 2:30 stayed till 5:00 pm, there was no wind lake was like glass & warm, most action was the last hour of fishin, caught 6 Whites, 1 on Muddler Minnow pattern in the shallows & 5 on Mr. Twister. Didn’t see many breaking the surface today, had fun working the jig in 7-8 fow over rock sand rubble not far from the lighthouse. Kept two, the smaller one with red eye was a female I was a bit surprised she basically spawned out, thought they normally spawned in mid/late November, learned something new today.

That’s the NEWS from Sylvan, season closes here at the end of the month.

A few pics to share.

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Smallest White I caught this year, just a baby!




Much Better ....





These worked Today



The big one was the Male, not a bad size for Sylvan.




From the Filleting Board in to the Fry pan



The Mrs enjoyed some fresh fish treats tonight.

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Old 10-27-2017, 09:10 PM
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Man, I enjoy your pics but you gotta start downsizing them! They take forever to open.
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Old 10-27-2017, 09:18 PM
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Man, I enjoy your pics but you gotta start downsizing them! They take forever to open.
Tks .... perhaps it's because the Sylvan Whites are just soooo Big.

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Maybe.....but I don't think thats it !!
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Old 10-28-2017, 12:01 AM
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Great pictures Zip, my season is over now that the boat is tucked away, the float tube seems like a great way to get extra time fishing before freeze up. What's your favourite way to prepare whitefish?
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Old 10-28-2017, 06:26 AM
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Nice work Zip! It was a fabulous day for sure. I spent mine planning 25 trees...wishing I was out there.

That is a nice white for Sylvan. Very nice.

Sounds like early ice is likely this year. I hope you get the chance for a few more fish fries for the Mrs before heading South
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Man, I enjoy your pics but you gotta start downsizing them! They take forever to open.
You will get faster service sooner or later, hopefully sooner
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Old 10-29-2017, 02:26 PM
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Thanks for this thread and pics Zip>

I always appreciate your commentary for Sylvan...you are the expert on that lake.

And that pumpkin-specced jig of yours (or whatever color or pattern that is) is definitely the pattern of choice for those whites when spinning.

Thanks again!
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