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First I want to thank everyone for contributing to these forums. Great information to help other people have a good time is what it is all about.

I am kind of a info-holic. Wade is going to show a buddy and myself around Kab and maybe some Nam on the 18th. Ive only heard good things about Wade and am really lookin forward to the experience.

I have gleened the boards here for a couple of weeks and think I have a good idea of what to expect. What I was not expecting is something noone could and thats the weather.
It seems like it has cooled down quite a bit up there the last couple of days and that causes patterns to change as well. Has any patterns changed? Are northerns and smallies still movin up into weedbeds? Are wallies still deep? What are people using to catch all of the above?

Seems like the same questions get asked over and over. I really appreciate the added info. Thanks

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Stabio, Yes you will have agreat time with Wade, he is very creative and can find fish. You didn't mention if you were using him as afishing guide or kayaking adventure, I ' going to guess as afishing guide.
The weather on the 17th is going to be very unfriendly, however the future from that doesn't look bad. You had better bring some long underwear fo the early mornings and later day you'll be in shirt sleeves, but that the way we like it up here. Walleyes are just begining to school up a little bit and they are being caught in shallower water early AM, deeper water in the PM. Inflated crawlers working very well on lindys with long snells and jig @ minnow in deeper water. Shallow = 6-12' deep = 26-35.
I think Wade knows the latest poop on smallies and knows what crankbaits to use, I think they are still in shallow and surface baits were working, such as Heddon Torpedos or Rapala skitter props, personally I don't fish bass. Big pike have been hittin on anything, usually jerk baits, some of my best friends are jerks,[ha,ha]. Spoons and bucktails or Mepps giant killers are tops. Kabetogama for walleyes is just turnin the corner again, probably due to cooler weather, earlier in the week Namakan was the place to fish, using jig and minnow. Good luck and post back.

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