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muskiehunter369

going out on pepin for the first time.

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hey guys im going out on to pepin for the first time, has any one been out lately.thinking about going out on lake city point, if thats a good spot. any info will help. i wouldnt think so but can you drive out on the ice? thanks for the help.

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I myself have never been out there in the winter but I heard the hot walleye lure last year on the ice was a plain firetiger jigging rap

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Catch anything yesterday. I've been out there 3 or 4 times this year, lot of fish, but VERY small.

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nothing :(. started at 8 am and ended at 6 pm. not one fish. but ive never even fished for walleye on the ice. i tryed city piont in 15 to 25 feet of depth with a jig and minnow about a foot of the bottum. then i try so place called hok so la or something like that , same depth and also a jig and minnow. how do most people fish out there?

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jig raps in fire tiger #5 and #7 thats all i use for some reason they out perform jig spoons and any other type of jigs. you can add a minnow head to the treable if you like.

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I remember someone saying that the fish on the river are looking for a "river presentation." Now, I'm not totally sure what that means.

Can anyone shed light on what that might consist of during the hard water period?

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i guess i don't know what he means but, every body of water has it's lures that works. i have tries go devils, glo devils ,frosties, buckshots and none have produced even close to a jigging rap. jigging raps were all that we used growing up and now i know why the fish on the river just prefer it over other baits. a plain hook and minnow on a dead stick will also produce. even the crappies will hit the jigging rap if they come through. i don't know if this answers your question or not.

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Lately the bite on the river has been extremely slow, there are fish down there, but you really have to entice them. The samller the better, and definetly not a whole minnow. Small jiggin' raps, small swedish pimples, or a plain glo hook works very good.

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