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Gunner343

Best time for fall walleye & northerns???

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I'm looking for thoughts and opinions on fall walleye & northern fishing on Blackbuck and surrounding lakes. When is the best time to go? I can go in either mid/late september or mid october. Any input would be appreciated.

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We typically do very well for walleye on Blackduck starting around mid September. Once school is back in we hit the lake in the early afternoon (once grouse season opens most of the late afternoons and early evenings are spent in the woods hunting when the son gets out of school) and have done well in the past doing a slow troll along the bars starting in the 16' depths and working it down to around 8-10', pulling a spinner (we've always had good luck with chartruese lil joes) tipped with a leech or a crawler. The smaller lakes in the area are still doing very well with a panfish bite (although with the on and off rains the last couple of days not too many folks have been out), with an early morning bite being the most productive, and that bite continues throughout the fall, picking up sunnies & gills, crappies and a better walleye bite if the Duck is too windy to hit. If you have any ?'s shoot us an e-mail..good luck!

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