Many changes happening this time of year

By Bill Bartusek

Anglers found a few changes this past weekend as they ventured out on the ice. First they noticed that all the houses were off the ice. The warm weather melted the snow and there was water on the ice. Probably the biggest change was one you couldn't see.

As we cut holes in the ice we looked for crappies in or near their deep haunts. They had been there just a few days ago. Our electronics revealed that these deeper haunts had been vacated. The fish had slipped away into shallower water. This is a normal migration this time of year.

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