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Big_Cahuna

Heat and Catching Fish

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Gents,

I know the temp effects where the fish can be found but I am looking for ideas on how it effects them biting. We are going to come up soon and get Johnny P to take us for a spin around. I've seen this site effected with updates or so it seems and started wondering. We just want to come up and catch some crappie and a few tasty walleye. Any info would be appreciated.

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Normaly the heat will push the bigger fish out deeper where the cooler temps and d.o. (dissolved oxygen) levels are a little more comfy, when this happens you would swear the fish moved to another lake. Feeding almost comes to a stand still during this migration or move, after some time smaller walleye will show up in the spots the big fish used to be and that is a good sign to start looking deeper and cooler for active keeper size walleye.

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