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Old 02-20-2021, 01:30 PM
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Is there an ice heave off of Sandholm? Just wondering if you can go from Mulhurst around the point towards golden days? Always seems to heave there..
yes there is heave and yes you can drive across it , as many are doing closer to shore
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Old 02-21-2021, 04:54 PM
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how is the lake access at Grandview
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Old 02-21-2021, 05:30 PM
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how is the lake access at Grandview
Was good 4 days ago.
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Old 02-21-2021, 08:08 PM
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Iím getting my arse handed to me . Been all over the bay in Mulhurst, fished where the zoo was just past Silver beach before it was a zoo, out deep around Sandholm, the only fish Iíve SEEN and put on the ice is one class B Walleye. Marked em deeper today but whatever it was had no interest in everything I could throw at them between wire worms, spoons, rip raps, jigs - chambered with Minnows, maggots, or mealworms. Please tell me you had a slow day the last couple of days too lol 🥴🍻. Iím sure noticing a lack of vegetation on the bottom this year.
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Old 02-21-2021, 08:19 PM
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Was good 4 days ago.
thanks moose.
fishing has been slow at pigeon for us the fish this week was walleye and not many . best was at sunset .
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Old 02-21-2021, 09:54 PM
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Iím getting my arse handed to me . Been all over the bay in Mulhurst, fished where the zoo was just past Silver beach before it was a zoo, out deep around Sandholm, the only fish Iíve SEEN and put on the ice is one class B Walleye. Marked em deeper today but whatever it was had no interest in everything I could throw at them between wire worms, spoons, rip raps, jigs - chambered with Minnows, maggots, or mealworms. Please tell me you had a slow day the last couple of days too lol 🥴🍻. Iím sure noticing a lack of vegetation on the bottom this year.
Today was the worst day Iíve had fishing for walleye this year. On Saturday I seen a lot of fish moving but only caught 7. Today was set up for 5 hrs and I didnít see 1 fish. The fishing calendar said a poor day but that was an understatement. What I would like to know where all the fish go that normally move thru the area. Itís weird that everyone all across the lake has the same luck/ sightings.
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Old 02-22-2021, 10:12 AM
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I fished for 8hrs each day this weekend out of Mulhurst and didnít get a bite. Only saw 2 fish on my sonar. I was moving around and didnít see any other parties display a fish or get excited. Hopefully was better for others. The coffee and peace and quiet made the days good anyway.
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Old 02-22-2021, 11:32 AM
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I fished for 8hrs each day this weekend out of Mulhurst and didnít get a bite. Only saw 2 fish on my sonar. I was moving around and didnít see any other parties display a fish or get excited. Hopefully was better for others. The coffee and peace and quiet made the days good anyway.
Not Pigeon, but we were at Wabamun yesterday, was extremely slow as well. We moved around a bit, and only saw one small bored-looking walleye perusing my jig before swimming off...
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Old 02-22-2021, 12:17 PM
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We were skunked on Saturday, didn't see anyone catch one. Near Grandview.
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Old 02-22-2021, 12:27 PM
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Tried Grandview Saturday a.m., saw 1 walleye between 2 of us. Moved to Sandholm for late afternoon/sunset, saw nothing. Went out again yesterday to Sandholm, same result - didn't see anything.
Talked to the RCMP on the ice making his rounds yesterday, said he had only heard of 6 fish being caught in his travels - that was around 3:00.
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Old 02-22-2021, 05:56 PM
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I would bet the reason a person isn't seeing many whites is because they are probably staying close to spawning burbot so they can suck up the burbot eggs. Can't remember who but a couple years ago someone posted a video of he took, of a big gang of whitefish following a spawning burbot over a sandy bottom.

Burbot eggs are copper colored so try copper.

This time of year Birdpoop island is one place where lingcod like to spawn. Late Feb and March was always good around the island. But I'm not telling where the island is on Pigeon. Some will know where I mean.
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:01 PM
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Drove on at Mulhurst, drove straight West. Was set up by 2:00pm in 20ft. Saw 5 walleye, 1 Burbot on camera.....zero bites. Off at 6:00
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Old 02-23-2021, 10:40 PM
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I would bet the reason a person isn't seeing many whites is because they are probably staying close to spawning burbot so they can suck up the burbot eggs. Can't remember who but a couple years ago someone posted a video of he took, of a big gang of whitefish following a spawning burbot over a sandy bottom.

Burbot eggs are copper colored so try copper.

This time of year Birdpoop island is one place where lingcod like to spawn. Late Feb and March was always good around the island. But I'm not telling where the island is on Pigeon. Some will know where I mean.
All depends on where you set up for the whites on Pigeon. The morning bite lately has slowed compared to the beginning of the month but itís still been pretty decent.
As for the Burbot spawn, I remember hearing from the old boys back when I was a kid on how when they caught a Ling, theyíd ďshotgunĒ the hole by squirting the Ling eggs into the hole and go back the next day and slam the Whites. But some of those old boys did tell quite a few stories. Lol
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Old 02-24-2021, 07:19 PM
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any reports on how the fishing and access is.
hope to get out tomorrow
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Old 02-24-2021, 08:28 PM
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Fishing was junk today for walleye. Access was good.
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Old 02-24-2021, 09:41 PM
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Fishing was junk today for walleye. Access was good.
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Not Pigeon, but we were at Wabamun yesterday, was extremely slow as well. We moved around a bit, and only saw one small bored-looking walleye perusing my jig before swimming off...
We hit Wabamun this past Saturday as well and it was dead. Sounds like it was slow this past weekend on many lakes....
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Old 02-25-2021, 09:59 AM
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We hit Wabamun this past Saturday as well and it was dead. Sounds like it was slow this past weekend on many lakes....
According to the fishing calendar last week and the start of this week are poor fishing days. Come the weekend it will be good.
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Old 02-25-2021, 09:31 PM
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Had anyone ever tried flies i.e.a scud or caddis fly larvae for the Whites?
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Old 02-25-2021, 10:00 PM
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Had anyone ever tried flies i.e.a scud or caddis fly larvae for the Whites?
i would try the scuds the lake is full of them and water boatmen.
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Old 02-26-2021, 06:29 AM
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We hit Wabamun this past Saturday as well and it was dead. Sounds like it was slow this past weekend on many lakes....

I was at wabamum sunday and managed 6 walleyes all day from 730 am till dark.


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All depends on where you set up for the whites on Pigeon. The morning bite lately has slowed compared to the beginning of the month but itís still been pretty decent.
Amen!
Other than had an amazing morning bite on the weekend. Done by 8:15 a.m.
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Old 02-27-2021, 09:36 AM
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Amen!
Other than had an amazing morning bite on the weekend. Done by 8:15 a.m.
is that for whitefish or walleye
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Old 02-27-2021, 04:06 PM
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is that for whitefish or walleye
Whites
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Old 02-27-2021, 05:54 PM
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Old 03-01-2021, 12:26 AM
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Quick late afternoon/sunset fishing trip off Sandholm today ~14-18 FOW. 1 mark in the first hour, then at least a dozen marks between 5 and 6, then all quiet by 6:30. Lots and lots of looking and window shopping, but only managed to grind out 2 bites. No takers on the deadsticks.

Fish are there and rolling in at sunset, but it remains a tough bite.
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Old 03-01-2021, 07:40 AM
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Heading to pigeon for whites this morning. Never tried it before. No secret places asked, just a general idea around mulhurst. Left or right of the launch. TIA.
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Old 03-01-2021, 10:15 AM
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Heading to pigeon for whites this morning. Never tried it before. No secret places asked, just a general idea around mulhurst. Left or right of the launch. TIA.
You could try but you are already too late, the bite is over by 10:30am.
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Old 03-01-2021, 12:07 PM
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You could try but you are already too late, the bite is over by 10:30am.
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Old 03-01-2021, 07:04 PM
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The whites in pigeon arenít on any special bite schedule. Earlier in the season yes you want to really focus on the mornings but as the days get longer and March is here you can catch them at any time of day if your fishing them deep. It all depends when the school role through your area. Tight lines everybody.
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