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#2650687 - 08/30/11 07:56 PM
Wood Lake south of Granite Falls
waligators Offline
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Registered: 12/14/04
Posts: 124
Loc: Western MN
New to the Redwood Falls area just wondering if Wood Lake south of Granite Falls is decent for fishing? Walleyes, crappies, whats this lake have in it? I looked on the dnr's website in the lake finder area and it showed some info, but it's pretty outdated. I'm looking at finding some lakes close to redwood to fish this winter.
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#2650717 - 08/30/11 08:30 PM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: waligators]
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Registered: 07/06/09
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Loc: Faribault, MN
2007 is actually not that outdated for a lake survey. The numbers dont look bad for walleyes and crappies. I actually grew up out in that area kind of (Dawson), and went to college in Marshall, but never fished Wood Lake. If you are just after Walleyes, head to Cottonwood, not too far from Wood Lake. They are both shallow, but aerated in the winter.

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#2650984 - 08/31/11 10:52 AM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: waligators]
Lund03 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/09
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Loc: Cottonwood, MN
Wood Lake has been pretty decent for walleyes. Spring and hopefully fall will be good. Last winter was not much fishing out there due to bad ice all winter. Worth checking out. Never have had luck on Cottonwood, but they have been stocking it so at some point it should come back.
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#2651087 - 08/31/11 01:16 PM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: Lund03]
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Registered: 09/14/04
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Loc: The 320-Minnesota River
I know nothing about this lake! Right broken line?;)

I say Minnesota is the state capital of the USA
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#2659195 - 09/14/11 05:48 PM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: hamrej23]
s2h Offline
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Registered: 10/28/08
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Loc: Sacred Heart, MN
Wood used to be good for eyes. It got fished out 2 years ago during ice season.

Bobbers down and bottoms up.
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#2659274 - 09/14/11 07:37 PM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: waligators]
walleyemaniac Offline
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Registered: 02/23/08
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Loc: Granite Falls, Mn
The daughter and I caught some eyes there this spring, early. Nothing to big but nice eater size. Hoping to get back over there in the coming weeks and try our luck again.
Caught them with crawler harness gold spinner 3ft leader 1/4oz bottom bouncer 3/4mph. We'd go back over there and try something else for kicks, nothing, try the spinner rig again and catch em. Don't know if that will work this fall or not, but thats what I'm starting with.


Edited by walleyemaniac (09/14/11 07:45 PM)
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#2659288 - 09/14/11 07:51 PM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: walleyemaniac]
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Loc: The 320-Minnesota River
Good luck with the crawler.

I say Minnesota is the state capital of the USA
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#2659809 - 09/15/11 01:50 PM
Re: Wood Lake south of Granite Falls [Re: hamrej23]
walleyemaniac Offline
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Registered: 02/23/08
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Loc: Granite Falls, Mn
Back to minnows in the fall? Do not get to do much fall fishing and never on that lake. Usually to busy with work this time of year. Usually the water is hard by the time I get back out.
Just meant to say that's what worked earlier and it was going to be my starting point.
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