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wishing for walleyes

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wishing for walleyes

I am thinking about giving round lake a try next weekend.I have a few questions i am hoping you guys can help me with.I have never fished or even seen round lake.Which side of the lake has the best access?Is there an aeration system running on the lake and if so where on the lake is it?Last question...hows the water clarity this year for cameras? Looks like friday will be the day we are heading over there. Thanks for the help.

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idratherbefishing

Aerator is running and is on the west side of the lake. East side has best access, there is on the south side depends which part of the lake you are going to fish. not sure about the water clarity for a camera, haven't fished round lake in a while. good luck. Anything going on over on the fairmont lakes? i have never fished over there but would like to give it a try.

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wishing for walleyes

idratherbefishing...Thanks for the info on the lake.The fairmont lakes are slow right now.If you ever want to give them a try let me know.

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muc33

Dan after the traffic of the tournament and the wind today, the east access is ok at best. 4 wheel drive is a good idea, it is deep but there are trench tracks to follow.

Night bite has been the best the last two days. 17 fish caught in the tournament by 178 registrants. That night, our group had a great night from sunset to 9pm. Tonight they moved a little, but we had some friends show up and they set down in the right direction and caught quite a few.

Last week to get a fresh walley supper, and thank goodnes we found some keepers!!! Seems to be best if you tail hook a flutter bug and red has been the best color.

Good luck!

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wishing for walleyes

muc33...Thanks for the update.Hopefully the wind will not be blowing like it was this weekend.

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MN_Husker

Camera clarity is below average. My aqua view had a range of only 2'this last weekend. At best 3-4' is about the best you can hope for on round lake.

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PerchPounder

My Marcum VS380 had a range of probably 8-10' where we were on Saturday.

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wishing for walleyes

Thanks for the replies guys.Anyone else going to be fishing round this weekend? I will be in a red & black portable.

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