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I am heading to Ottertail the middle of this week to do some walleye fishing...I have never fished the lake before. Does anyone have an updated fishing report and/or any suggestions how to approach the walleyes this week?

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fishlakeman

I haven't been up there since the weekend after opener due to school and graduation, but have some experience fishing this time of year for them. The water temps are probably still pretty cold for this time of year, so I would fish in the 10 to 20 ft range. When the wind creates a nice chop, I've had my best days catching fish in 10 feet or less even when it's sunny. Fish the numerous breaks and islands that top out shallow and work'em till you find the fish. A transition of sand with weeds is good this time of year.

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T-ProGuy

Thanks for the suggestions...I have heard that the water temp is in the low 60's. I don't know how accurate this is, but hopefully the fish are willing to co-operate.

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Dano_the_jigasaurus

The fish were still relatively shallow shap raps and jigs in 13' or less were working.

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