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How has the fishing been out on otterTail lately we are coming up for a family vacation on Sat. to Sat just wondering what and depths the walleyes have been any help would be appreciated Thanks.

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jwalleye

deep water humps all the 12 inchers you can catch. If you sort you might get a meal

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deacon

More like 10-12 inches. Weeds are starting to die, fish should be moving shallower soon!!!!!

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ChuckN

With deacon on this...

Couple more weeks and I'll return to OT after a long hibernation... grin.gif

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HOF#13

grizzly1,

They are right on the money here. We were up there July 28 - August 4, and you have to sort through a lot of small fish. However, the fishing was good and we had no problem catching enough for the large family fish fry. We could have kept more, but took only what we needed. We had good luck trolling the mid-lake humps with a bottom bouncer / spinner / crawler combo, and in the early mornings / late evening trolling the shallows with raps.

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