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woody1975

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We are renting a boat to try a little walleye fishing Thursday and Friday before the Deer Opener.

Was wondering if you had any tips for fishing Thunder this time of year?

We are staying at Thunder Lake Lodge and I think the boat is a 14' with an 8 hp motor, so we will be staying pretty close.

Where can a guy find bait this time of year?

Thanks

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Hey Woody,

Regardless if Big Tom gets back to your or not before your trip, could you update me on how your did and your thoughts of the lake? I would be interested to see how it went. You will enjoy your stay at Thunder Lake Lodge. It is a very nice place with very nice people running it.

Good Luck Fishing

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Will Do Bassman - We have actually been staying at Thunder Lake Lodge for about 10 years now and we have said every year that we should do some fishing and can you believe we never have. My brother is a walleye magnet, so hopefully he can get us on some fish. He has one of those H20 gps, so he has been scoping the lake out already. I will let you know how we did and where we went.

DL

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Woody,

I'm sorry I missed your post before you went. First time in awhile I haven't logged on in a couple of weeks.

I fished from shore Saturday night with lt. Pike minnows under a lighted bobber in 13 ft to 8 ft. No action at all.

If my boat weren't already put away, I would be trolling big minnows from 30-50 during the day off the main lake reefs.

How did you do?

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Well we just returned from Deer camp in Remer, 4 deer for 13 guys. I was fortunate enough to bag a 10-pointer and a 6-pointer.

We were aboe to get a few hours of fishing in on Friday and all we have to show for it was about a 3 # northern. We were drifting and trolling with Rainbows in various depths and at various times of day and were never able to find the walleyes. Jig and minnow and lindy minnow combos and couldn't get anything to work.

DL

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Woody,

Good action on the deer, 50% taken out of 13 guys is pretty stellar. From what I hear from the woods there, bucks have been slow, lots of does taken. I saw a 10 pointer just off HWY 52 south of St. Paul Tuesday night.

Post-Turnover finding concentrations of Walleye can be tough.

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