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fishingdad

opinion on this cold front?

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fishingdad

I have a question for all the ottertail fishermen? Do you think this cold front will shut down the bite even more? Or do you think after staying cold for a week or more like it is supposed to will actually make it pick up? thanks Bill

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Gissert

The best day I ever had out there was on Xmas eve a couple years ago. It was dang cold, about 20 below when I quit. I caught some dandy perch, and when the sun started to sink, I caught walleyes as fast as I could get my lure down for about 45 minutes. The fish were still in an early ice pattern at that time, however. This was on a deep sand flat.

About four years ago, and later on in January, we started out on a 15 foot hump, and started working deeper. Around 28 feet we started to pick up perch and eyes. They bit all day long. This was just after a cold front had passed and it had started to warm up. It was quite sunny that day.

That lake can be fickle that way. The eyes can be very fussy for a couple of weeks, and then turn on when you least expect it.

The key is to stay mobile, and work a lot of depths until you find fish. Good luck! Have fun sorting through those perch.

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MJCatfish

I agree with Gissert. It might be what we need to spark this lake a little bit. It isn't uncommon for OT to pick up at this time of the year anyway. Let's hope the fish start to cooperate a little more!

Good luck everyone!

MJ

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Paul Rohweller

I was not on ottertail over the weekend but the cold front definately shut things down around here..Days like today make me wonder if an otter fish house was a wise choice? lol Man it was windy.Hopefully things pick up before next weekend.. Paul

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Havin' Fun

Fished Ottertail yesterday and got alot of 7-9 inch perch. They were very agressive...more so than normal. Only got 5 walleyes, with one over 14". I wasn't in a good walleye spot...went for perch and if you were out there you know why I didn't move. But what walleyes came in and bit agressively. I was fishing in 30'. White pimple and minnow heads and waxies.

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Gissert

I know what you mean about the Otter on a windy day. The pucker factor can get pretty high, and it seems like I hear that canvas flapping in my ears all night long.

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