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Pool 4 11/19

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Fished below the Dam from 2-5 PM. Heard good reports about the bite, but found that not to be the case.

Caught one 17 inch sauger(yellow super-doo) and several dinks.

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Mike Walerak

The bite has slowed down a little since my previous trip. I found the fish to be rather picky and in order to consistantly catch fish one had to go with whatever the fish wanted. Today I had the best luck on cranks early and by afternoon the jigging bite was full bore. Color DID matter and it changed often (sometimes from one drift to the next). Best colors were orange and green in the morning and purple and pink and chartruse in the afternoon. They definatly prefered meat as the jigs I had tipped with minnows out fished plastics 5 to 1. Made for cold hands by the end of the day. frown.gif

I also found one of my co-workers playing hooky. So I invited him into my boat, handed him a rod and 45 minutes later he took his limit of nice eater size sauger and walleyes home. He enjoyed to hunt the best but I don't think he was complaining about meal after this hunt.



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