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uwleagle

Alotta fishing, not alotta catchin

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It seems like a fished a millions hours today and couldn't find any fish. Started off fishing for walleyes this morning at 6am. Moved out a little deeper for crappies. Ended up moving 9 times throughout the day. Fished up by the the high lines fished south of the shanty town and all over inbetween anywhere from 20 to 40 feet. I figured the fish wouldnt be biting too good with the cold but I couldnt even find a school of them to start throwing lures at. Moved in shallower before dark and fished till 7pm. In all that time I ended up catchin a 15 inch sauger, 3 walleyes(all under 10 inches), a sturgeon, and only one crappie. Has it been this dead for everyone else??????

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UWLeagle, you know what, it's been pretty slow since the day we had that fish fry on the ice!? Maybe the fish found out the sort of stuff we were up to and decided they didn't want to have any part of it? As you might have figured, I never made it out today. I traded fishing today for a go at it tomorrow... Work held me up and as you probably noticed, I'm a bit of a wuss when it comes to the cold. Hopefully the fish cooperate tomorrow and Friday.

LB

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Maybe we need to have another fish fry out there, it could have been good luck. I wish I could help you and tell you where to find some fish. I could give you a list of places where the fish arent though. It was cold out but there wasnt any wind so it didnt seem to bad. Wont be able to make it out tomorow but I think I can make it out Friday and Satruday and Sunday for sure.

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How do you guys live so good. Fishing several times a week, must be nice!! Some of us have a chain that just won't seem to let go. Anyways maybe UW is right, time for another fish fry!! Problem is it sounds like we don't have any fish. Anyways hopefully tomorrow with this heat wave moving in sparks something down there. If nothing else it should be a decent day, (weather wise) to have a couple cold ones and wet a line. See you guys tomorrow.

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 Originally Posted By: uwleagle
It seems like a fished a millions hours today and couldn't find any fish. Started off fishing for walleyes this morning at 6am. Moved out a little deeper for crappies. Ended up moving 9 times throughout the day. Fished up by the the high lines fished south of the shanty town and all over inbetween anywhere from 20 to 40 feet. I figured the fish wouldnt be biting too good with the cold but I couldnt even find a school of them to start throwing lures at. Moved in shallower before dark and fished till 7pm. In all that time I ended up catchin a 15 inch sauger, 3 walleyes(all under 10 inches), a sturgeon, and only one crappie. Has it been this dead for everyone else??????

At least you didn't have to deal with any mud puppies! haha.

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uwlegal, sounds like you had a great day to me! Most of the rest of us have to work for a living. \:D

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I hope that post did not seem like i was complaining. I would rather fish all day long and not catch a thing than work or sit on the couch all day, so yes it was a good day. Was just stating the fishing was a little tough. And yes it is nice that I get to 3 or 4 times a week. My temporary job allows me to do this, don't know what I am going to do when I find a real job. Jason, couple of cold ones sounds good, haven't had a beer out their yet, maybe that'll be good luck along with a fish fry(if anyone has fish), worth a try.

Auggie- Yeah i let you catch all the mudpuppies last night. Thanks for taking that pic, I'll be out tomorow morning, same place or maybe a little bit south where that other guy was set up.

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I was out there too yesterday... got set up by 7, outside of Bayport. Not much action, missed five hits and landed one crappie. Another guy landed a nice 18" sauger. That was pretty much it.

Move around to a few other spots on that side - didn't even mark a fish on the flasher. Before I headed in (around 2ish), I tried over in the WI-side shanty town. Had something come up and tap my jigging rap a few times but couldn't get a hookset. Threw just about everything in my tackle box down there but couldn't buy a solid bite. I tried swedish pimples, jigging spoons, leadhead jigs, diamond jigs, bare hooks... nothing.

I might give it a try again tomorrow - I'm a glutten for punishment!

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UW,I wish you would have posted your question about critical concepts here,I could have save you some coin \:\(

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UW you still planning on going out tomorrow? I'll be out there about 6

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Ill be out saturday, probably start around shanty town and move north if they're not biting

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I might try the same area that we were on the other night. Got everything ready to. The morning can't come quick enough!

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I think I'll hit the other spot so just we are spread out a bit and not fighting for the same fish. See which one is better. I'll come over and talk to ya after awhile. I agree the morning cant come fast enough. Good luck!

Croixeyes- wish I would have posted that here to save a few bucks. I gotta start doin a little research before I just get all exicited and buy something right away. Thanks anyways though. Glad to hear the books are good though, cant wait to get them.

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