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BarTender

Should have entered the contest...

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Wasn't sure how to register for the walleye contest on E. Battle last weekend, but I should have entered it.

After hearing the results, and looked at what I cought in the time frame of the contest, I would have at least taken 2nd.

I Know the guy who won it and kinda gave him the heads up as to where I was catching fish, he ended up catchint the largest fish of the turny there.(at least I think he won)

First place was 5 fish 11.7#(I think)
second place was 4 fish 8#(some where around that)

3rd through what ever was 1 fish each. and a range ov 1.5#-2#

Why didn't I enter this????

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ChuckN

The question is, WHY did I enter this?? smile.gif LOL It was fun, met some great people!

I fished the lake for walleyes the first time last week for a couple hours and I caught 4 walleyes, so I decided to enter.

I caught one 20" eye that got 5th place. It was a tough bite, but I already assumed a local would take it. That's the way it goes. I tried everything possible, even the same techniques, depths, etc... as the winners and it just didn't work. My wife even got blanked!! That's a bad bite if she couldn't produce a fish LOL

Big Foot will be hosting it again next year I believe and I bet there will be more boats.

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ChuckN

Geez, after reading your post a little clearer no wonder they won!! Must be nice to have insider trading during the tourney smile.gif

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BarTender

He new of the spot already and planned on fishing there, but he did come and see how I was doing.

What boat were you in?? I was out with my chocolet lab.

I ended up with a 17.5, a 15.5 and lost one at the boat that was about 23-24" the hook came out befor I could net it. I also cought 4 that were 13"

crawlers or leeches are best now. I was supprised that we were catching them in 15' normally the majic depth is 20'

How many boats were there and what was the entry fee??

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