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It was a nice weekend and I was able to chat with Mike a couple times. Geez he's a heck of a guy. I could talk to him for hours.

He did tell me the shoreline you fished when you had all that fabulous luck. I trolled it to look it over but didn't mark a thing on the sonar. We drifted about a quarter of it, only catching a rock bass. I had to get the kids on fish so I headed to Farm and did O.K. with basically the same pattern.

I was wondering if you marked fish on the graph when you fished it. I know you can't always see the fish but when I do good I'm usually seeing something. I'm just wondering how much to rely on it for walleye finding. I tried the spot to learn from it.

Again, its too bad you won't be up there before ice fishing!

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Heh Wanderer,

Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, I was at a conference all week in Colorado.

My dad said he talked to you and said you found some fish in Farm. I am not sure how well he described the shoreline we were fishing. We fished from the point west past the next small point. We had the best luck out from a red dock and west of the dock.

I don't always place a lot of faith in marking fish, because many times I have caught fish and not seen anything on the graph and other times I have marked a ton a fish and caught nothing. When we caught them along the shoreline, I don't think I was actually marking the walleyes, but there appeared to be large schools of bait fish just off the bottom. It seemed like everytime I marked a school of bait fish, one of us had a bite. That was kind of how I determined the depth to fish at as the bait fish seemed to move up and down the drop off.

We never caught a rock bass at that spot the entire week. The only thing I am thinking is maybe you were to close to the point? Although, the fish could have very well moved out of there by the time you got there.

Yeah, I wish I could get back there before ice fishing but the rest of the summer is very busy!! We go to Canada fishing in August, so I have that to look forward to!!

Where were you catching them in Farm (if you don't mind me asking)? Also, I never received an email from you. Try it again if you like,

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I'll email you from home, maybe tonight. Just trying to finish up workin the weekend. It kinda stinks but I'll be comping the days for next week when I get to say ALOHA! for real! Never been there before, wonder how the fishing is???!!! smile.gif

If I was on the correct shoreline, I didn't even graph bait. Thats pretty much what I look for anyway, not really the fish, unless they're suspended.

Email to come.....

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