Best perch bite on Devils lake?

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Best perch bite on Devils lake?

I was wondering when everyone considers the best time of year for perch fishing through the ice on Devils Lake. I always like to get on the ice as late as possible in the year, but it seems like the perch bite is actually better in mid March. From what I have found it seems like that last 2-3 weeks before spawn, the perch bite seems to slow down. I know the Perch will start to leave their winter areas and move to shallower water to spawn, but they just don't seem to be as active. Anyone else find this true, or do they seem to bite just as good right until the ice is gone if you can get to them?

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 Based on the number of trucks on the lake at any given time, the perch bite must be the best on the weekends.

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I thought the best bite was anytime that I'm not there.

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It's always awesome, you guys just are never in the right spot at the right time!!!! LOL J/K

I know of a group this last weekend that pounded the perch, big ones, and lots of them so if you were to ask them, probably right now is a good time.

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We caught a bunch of these this weekend. Just have to find em....

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East DL is producing some pretty good fishing.  Mostly in 50+ feet of water, so make sure you have lots of line on your spool!


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The best bite in years is RIGHT NOW!!!

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bowhunter_24 Said:

We caught a bunch of these this weekend. Just have to find em....

Drill lots of holes and move often!!! Nice fish!

 

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Eric T

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The "you should have been here (there) yesterday" line is old.  One day I'd like to be the guy telling other people that line.  Until then punching holes and trying spots. 


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We were on east devils on Sat. Just looks for the massive group of people on the NE corner. They are probably catching them there or they are all just catching a buzz!!! But watch out because I heard a truck went through in that area last week.

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LOL 

vanhookguide Said:
I thought the best bite was anytime that I'm not there.

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