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Cats to Walleyes Transition

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Is there a fishing technique for fall fishing where you might have an equal chance of getting a walleye or channel cat? I was thinking about a slow fished plastic jig tipped with a shad head, or something similar. Have any of you found a system where you are targeting walleyes, but still catch a few cats?

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Berkley Gulp! The curly tail grub or I think they make a minnow bait now, on a jig.

It's worked on da sippi, so I can't see why that won't work on the MN.

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upstream here GaniteFalls a 1/4 oz white jig twin tail,or curly tail in white works,Tried my fav. colors but white is only one to get either fish???

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Another great technique I use for river fishing for Eyes is, I set up a lindy rig with or with out a smile blade and few beeds. A 2 foot snell for that lindy and a foam walker. Weight depends on the curent your in, look for them curent breaks by feeder creeks. Cats and Eyes will hold in that area and your chances are pretty good in the fall and spring.

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