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I am planning a trip up to Lake Osakis the last weekend in October. If anyone can help me with some depths, bait and spots to find walleyes this would be of great help. We usually fish on Johnson Bar and Four Mile with some success in the past. Thank you for your input.

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Watch out for ths duck hunters at that time!
And don't run through the main lake and scare off all of the ducks that raft in the middle of the lake! (Please!)
At that time of year the best place to fish for any type of fish is the north end from Battle point to Head Of The Lakes Resort!
Fish the point from Caugrens point to the public access for walleyes and sunfish.
Fish the east side of Lindberg point for slab crappies! Then when the sun goes down fish next to the docks at Holiday resort or Buck Point resort for slab crappies!
During the day try fishing for sunfish in front of the A-frame cabin just west of Holiday resort. Crappies can also be caught there!
There are no duck hunters on the north end of the lake to bother anyone, just to let you know!
Good Luck!

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Thanks for the input F-stop. How depth do you think the walleyes will be this time of year, if the weather continues to remain cold. The trip is scheduled at the end of October so it should be cold by then.

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If I was fishing for walleyes at that time, I would fish directly out front of the public access accross from Caugrens point.
The water drops off real fast at the access to about 28'. When the depth starts to come up about to 18 to 15 feet start fishing there! There is a bar that extends from the houses next to the access (grey house) that is the start of the bar. Then the bar tops off at 12 feet and extends to Caugrens point. Anywhere along that dropoff the walleyes will be hanging there from 15 to 25 feet! It's a good #5 shad rap trolling spot and is a good backtrollers place to fish!
Good Luck!!

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