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jimmy4218

Lakers and weather

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I'm headed up to Burntside this weekend and was wondering if the weather patterns affect Lake trout like it does Walleyes, like if a cold front rolls through like it's supposed to on Thursday (9/6/07) will it kill the bite? I'm hoping not because the same darn thing happened last year at this time on Shagawa while chasing Walleyes. A cold front rolled through on Thursday and we went up Friday and didn't catch a thing till late Sunday just before we left. I want to avoid another non-productive weekend and if this is the case I'll chase after Lakers till sunday. Any thoughts?

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I've caught them in all weathers. Low pressure, high pressure weather, they'll bite.

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Trout in general can be weird. Seems like when you don't think you will catch anything, those can be the most productive days. Then again, you can go after them the very next day after a good slaying and not get a bite even though you are in the same weather pattern and depth, etc. Only thing you can do is put your time in and hope for the best! Have fun!

Justin

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I'll agree with most on this subject. However, if there's a storm front moving in (say 30 or so miles away) I've found that to be most productive. Also looking back at when I kept a log on that lake, stabilty over a few days also seemed to trigger them whether is was low or high. Just stable. FWIW

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I have my best luck w/ lakers on sunny, bluebird days. Usually when the clouds roll in, it shuts down.

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I prefer sunny calm days with temps in the mid 70's for driving a boat around in circles... grin.gif

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