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Sandee

Released Water

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International Falls is releasing as much water now as they did last November, which resulted in muddy water for a week. No walleye fishing the last day of this season and those coming to sturgeon fish in the next week, bring heavy weights for the current will be strong. Look for improving conditions soon after I-Falls reduces the outflow.

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How does this affect your strategy for fishing sturgeon? Do you do anything different other than adding weight? Does the bite slow down much? TIA

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The answer to all three of your questions is no. If you find a promising looking hole, start at the top where it starts to taper down, it that isn't working, let out some anchor rope til your fishing the bottome of the hole, if that isn't working, let out some more so you're fishing the incline back out of the hole. Give each spot at least 1/2 an hour to an hour. If you get no bites, find another hole, and start over. Good luck

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Walleyejon, how does Sunday look? Are you still planning on heading out. I'll email you as soon as I find out what time we are leaving on Sunday morning.

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I'll be there. Have a safe trip.

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