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BisoNation    20
BisoNation

Amazing Opener on Ottertail.

we caught well over 20 walleyes, only 1 was 25 inches and 2 were 20inches plus.

all shiners. Lots of smaller walleyes.  13-16 feet.

 

 

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busse3775    25
busse3775

I was out there on opener as well and caught a lot of small fish. Averaged about 30 walleyes a day but nothing bigger than 17". Last weekend the bite was a lot tougher which I would assume was due to the weather. 

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BisoNation    20
BisoNation

The waves have been bigger than i've ever seen the past 3-4 days on Ottertail.  Don't know how that is affecting the walleye bite... but its a mess out here.

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slammer    45
slammer

How has the bite been this weekend?  Not able to fish this weekend due to graduations.  Shiners still working?

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Chill62    62
Chill62

Fished Big Pine.  Caught perch lol  Not one walleye.  Fish flies are hatching and the wind kept us off of the lake a lot.  Finally yesterday we fished NW corner of the lake aka calmest spot we could find and we got a few pike.  Otherwise we picked up some decent perch 8-11" on the south side in about 6 feet.  Only saw one walleye being caught all weekend and it was a 21" while fishing for perch next to me.

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alumacraft_guy    2
alumacraft_guy

I'm thinking of heading to Otter tail on (Monday) for the first time on the lake or in the Battle lake area! Does anyone know if the big mayfly hatch has started or gone on at Otter tail lake yet? I'm looking for any general info on what access to go out of to Fish the afternoon and evening. I've heard the south side has been pretty busy lately! Is the saddle area a good area to try? Any colors to try or avoid on the lake? My Wife an I are looking for Walleyes Primarily. Perch are fine as well, if we can find some keepers. Thanks In advance for the help!

 

Trent! :)

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phishnerd    10
phishnerd

Headed up to the Battle Lake Area this friday.  Anyone been out that way lately?  Curious if the bass are done spawning yet.  If they're not I'll be chasing some 'eyes and pannies instead.  If they are then it's game on baby!  Weather looks nice except for the wind on Saturday.  Can't wait to get out of town for a bit...

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BTL    10
BTL

Got back from my annual 2 week vacation yesterday. First couple days were cold and rainy, but after that the weather cleared up and was beautiful for the rest of the trip so I got in lots of time on the water. I hit 8 different lakes this year, mostly for bass but caught some other stuff too. Otter Tail County was good to me as always. Here are some of the many pics I took.

 

Nice largemouth

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I decided I was going to throw a lot of swimbaits this year. They worked well until they were inevitably stolen by pike.

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I loved the color on this hybrid sunfish. I think it's a bluegill/green sunfish cross.

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And here's a pure bluegill for comparison.

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Caught some decent walleyes throwing jerkbaits off the dock at night.

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Brace of nice smallies.

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I made the mistake of trying to weigh this pike. He didn't like that so he thrashed like crazy and took my scale back into the water with him.

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Fishing from the dock. See that dark shape in the water near the rock bass I hooked?

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I caught him next.

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Makings of a fish fry.

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I pulled a few slab crappies out of a weedbed in 12'. The water was so clear I could see them hovering over the bottom.

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Pig largemouth.

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Pretty smallmouth on a jerkbait.

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More quality largemouth.
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Smallmouth selfie.

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Largemouth blah blah blah

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Minnesota roadkill

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Back at the grind today. 2 weeks is never long enough.

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BisoNation    20
BisoNation

no reports huh?

fishing has slowed down the last week or 2.  Did catch a nice 23 inch and 21 inch in 22 feet water last weekend.

only caught 10 total for 2 days fishing.

 

hopefully it picks up after labor day Im guessing.  any reports out there?/

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BisoNation    20
BisoNation

out last night, cranking in 8-10feet at dark.

17 rock bass  2 walleyes..     how do we eradicate these dam rock bass?

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