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mattkimk

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I have been hitting these lakes a lot and I have not been able to locate a walleye bigger than 12 inckes. I have had pretty good luck on these lakes in past years but not this year. Fish don't seem to be in usual spots. Is anybody having better success and what depth and time?

Thanks

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north red river

I caught some nice ones on white bear last night including a 26 incher.....17 FOW about 7pm out from bellaire beach. Just get away from the huge crowd out there and deeper than 15 FOW and you should get some fish

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Eyechazer_00

can u give me some better info on wbl was out twice last year nothing.jigging fatheads???would love to try wbl this w/e nice weather coming

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north red river

I've found that after dark is the key for catching decent fish(at least for me it is) I've had my luck doing the following....

1. Be in depths of 15-25 FOW after dark

2. Glow blue,red or green jig of some sort with a fathead about 1-2 feet off the bottom.

3. If they don't like that use a small-medium size buckshot tipped with a minnow head.

I've caught some decent walleyes walking out from matoska boat launch and bellaire. I've fished in front of the VFW a few times and got some nice crappies but not one walleye.

Also if possible stay away from the (small towns) out there.

I hope this helps a little!

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lrrpinman

Is Bellair Beach on the north end of the lake, off of 96?

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north red river

nope that's ramsey beach off 96.....bellaire is on the southeast end off of south shore blvd.

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MrSchrute

Anyone had any luck out there late night? After around 9pm? I qork right down the road until 9pm and was thinking of seeing if the Wally's hit at night.

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mattkimk

Wondering the same thing

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Thor_717

Heading out this weekend. Are their a lot of vehicals driving out their yet? How deep is the ice? Thanks!

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FL SNIPER

north red river's gave some really good advice for white bear. MrSchrute, I would not hesitate to go out on the bear after work if that's the only time you can fish. I heard from one of my buddies he's only getting fish out there between 9 and 11pm....weird but that's the report. Maybe traffic/noise quiets down out there by that time and the fish turn on. Good luck guys!

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