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Chris Granrud

Fish have transitioned to break lines

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The big Rainy Lake Walleyes took a rather leisurely swim to the "Break Lines". This slow transfer was in large part caused by a slow warming within the "Land of Sky Blue Waters". These fish can be located in growing concentrations in what I like to reference as "Food Funnels". A funnel is an area that drives forage into a condensed area. Too often anglers simply seek the general drop off or rock pile. Still the sophisticated terminology of "Inside Turns" is probably far more accurate. The "Turn" acts at a cup to hold wind blown food for bait fish which of course HOPEFULLY brings in your target fish. Here is where wind or flow plays a huge role for anglers. We need flow wind to fill the cup!! Find concentrations of food and lace up the Walleyes. Seems simple huh!! LOL!!

We continue to pull limits of fish through what I would consider the toughest open water period of big water. Transitioning from shallow to deep. When anglers cannot fish shallow and aren't able to "Print" fish deep they simply struggle. If you were to add something to your game I would highly suggest picking out that piece of your game that haunts you. Work on it and stive to get better.....Sticking fish all year simply demands the knowledge of fish movements coupled with the most efficient presenation during that period of time.

Tight lines team. We'll be the boat with the net out. Yesterday's customers celebrted 17 years of marriage with a trip on Rainy lake!! Congrats!! What an awesome day. Limit of "Lunchers" and plenty of "Hero Shots".full-46117-34790-019(700x800).jpg

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gloomiseye

Great report!

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dan z

Great report and I now have to try and find a lunch line around my parts

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vexilareye

Great report Chris! Can't wait to get up there next week!

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Chris Granrud

Thanks guys!

Big rain again last night. Been a crazy year. Don't overlook a crawler bite right now. Jigs and crawlers, spinner rigs, or slow death presentation can be killer as our water finally warms up.

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smalljaw

That's what worked for me yesterday afternoon just before the rain. They wanted worms. Other methods produced nothing while they bit on a worm on almost every pass.

Regards,

Wayne

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Chris Granrud

That's what worked for me yesterday afternoon just before the rain. They wanted worms. Other methods produced nothing while they bit on a worm on almost every pass.

Regards,

Wayne

Right on Wayne. Think Crawlers during a Mayfly hatch.

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