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Turk

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Very recently I've opted out of the nightcrawlers and started buying the old fathead minnows again, and hooking them up on spinner rigs (silver bladed or silver holograph patterns). The water is just starting to creep back down and the fatheads appear in favor. And on friday's trip we caught a plump 23" walleye and a handfull of quality 17" saugers. Many of the walleyes and saugers were under 12"s...

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Thanks for the info Turk. I tried crawlers on saturday and only pulled in two small eyes. I'm sicking of using crawlers. I can't wait to start using minnows again. Any particular depth range working better than any others.

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