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Old 01-18-2016, 04:56 PM   #13
Hard Scrabble
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Originally Posted by EagleCrag View Post
Scrabble: I was unaware of the whitefish--wouldn't mind getting into some of them through the ice. They can be awful finnicky though. Also tough to target them when there's so many other, usually more desirable species around. I have heard (heresay mind you) that the DEC thinks the next NYS walleye record could come out of Tupper. I really haven't fished it much but from what I understand its difficult to catch fish because of all the feed in the lake. Tons & tons of smelt. And there are pike & panfish to boot.
The old timers would bait ice fishing holes with a bag of corn to catch whitefish (basically a big minnow). Great eating!
It's not hearsay, Tupper is a good walleye fishery.
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