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Plugging Two Resorts (West Battle/Ottertail)

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I am going to plug both of these resorts because I found them off of this site so I'm going to assume it's okay - I get nothing out of this! smile.gif

On opening weekend I stayed at Sand Bay Resort on West Battle Lake. The opener was cold and the fishing was slow, but I had a good time. The cabin was clean and was plenty of room for 4 people (we had 3) and I'm sure that if the weather had cooperated we would have had a great time. The owners were really nice.

This past weekend I stayed on Ottertail at Three Seasons Resort with my gf. She and I had a great time. I got there Friday night and caught a walleye within 15 minutes of putting my boat in the water. It was a small guy, about 12", so I threw him back.

My girlfriend showed up early so my fishing time Friday was over after about 15 minutes.

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday were SLOW. We tried everything - rapalas, shiners on plain hooks, shiners on chartreuse hooks, shiners on jigs of every color, shiners on spinners, leeches on all of the above.

To be fair, we did have some bites but didn't boat any fish (I don't know how good my gf is at feeling bites and I figure that as long as she's willing to go fishing with me for 6 hours/day 3 days in a row, I can NOT criticize...). We did see a few people around us catching them, so I think it just slowed down for a day or two.

Today it was windy and we just went out and drifted and enjoyed the sun - I had the depth finder on and kept marking fish in the 30 and 40 foot range. I didn't see any in the shallower water. I think this is normal for sunny days though.

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I was at Three Seasons this past weekend also, We had a great three and half days of fishing.. Were you the couple in the blue Starcraft ? We were catching our fish in 10 - 11 feet of water. Monday Between 9 and noon was our best time and at dusk is very active too.

Three Seasons Resort is a great place to go, Great host!! They really make you feel welcome!!

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Yep, that was us!

I don't think we got up that early on Monday....but all in all we had a good weekend anyway.

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