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Brett Meyer

Where are the OT walleyes?

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Brett Meyer

I have been fishing every weekend out on Otter Tail, and have been getting skunked from the walleyes. I am a very patient person, but I'm getting ready to take my house off the ice for the year. I moved my house a couple times(not fun with an 8X16), and still can't get on the fish. I think I have gone through the entire tackle box, and a load of $ for bait with little to show. I have fished humps, drop offs, and in the shallows, and all I seem to get is a perch, it's better than nothing, but WHERE ARE THE WALLEYES?

Anyone have any idea's, theories, explanations?

Brett Meyer

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This has been one of the worst winters I've had on Ottertail in my 15+ years of fishing the lake. Spots that were honey holes for me last winter have been shi_ holes this year. I had one of my best falls ever on OT last fall, but this winter has sucked, at least for me. My theory is that there are too many perch. I had heard that OT was on fire early ice, but I couldn't get out until after the 1st of the year, and by then it was going downhill.

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I was out there last year and had a blast. This year is a different story. we have spent hours and have caught alot of perch and few eyes. The best was 2 weeks ago during the full moon. We killed them that weekend. Not sure why the down year but, hey you never know, we have alot of fishin left and those eyes have got to be gettin antsy. I say stick around the hills and humps. 20-26 on a hill worked last year at this time and I expect it to get better.

See ya on the lake

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