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CrookedHook

Hows the bite?

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I have heard the bite is a bit slower up there this year due to the walleye population coming back. Is this true. I ma staying near Winnie for a few days and have been thinking about making a run to URL. This rumor has been spread by a guy I know down here. Any truth?
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I was up there last night only kept 7 but the smallest was 13" and the biggest was 14" fishig was slow where I was but that dosent mean others wernt doing better the myself.

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Two of us were there from monday afternoon until wednesday morning. Stayed on the ice the whole time other than a quick trip into the westwind tuesday night. We caught 11 crappies, smallest one 11 inches, biggest 13.5, easily our limit of walleyes, one 37 inch northern and a few pesky perch that were just a tad too small. Hope this helps.

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Gun, is it true that you are not able to harvest walleye from URL. Understand that there is a moritorium on walleye. Can you tell I am from Wisconsin. Don't have the rules for MN yet. Qusetion is can you take walleye from URL? Sorry to be so inquisitive but if I am going to spend the day I would like to make the most of it.
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Walleye Guy

All walleyes caught on Red must be immediately released. No exceptions. They are still fun to catch.

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I knew I should have put in the disclaimer that I am sure we caught our limit of walleyes but we kept NONE! It was very hard letting all those beautiful fish go back down the holes. The coloring on those fish was very pretty. I am excited to be able to one day take a few of them home and cook them up.

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