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CousinEddie

Opinions onVermillon this weekend.

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We're headed up to Vermillion this weekend and I'm wondering what's the best way to fish it for Walleyes this time of year? We've fished Vermillion for years around opener but not so much in the summertime. We'll be staying just outside of Everett Bay so we'll be starting off from that end of the lake. Any thoughts on dragging Lindy's or trolling some stickbaits off lead core in the big bay? Or is working structure with jigs the better way to go this time of year? Any thoughts on depths?

I think we'll be concentrating on Walleyes but if the bite is slow, any recomendations on a spot to drag some spoons for Muskey and Northern? I know we used to hit greenwood for northern but that's about the only spot I know.

Any advice is much appreciated. Thanks!

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