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FishHawkk

Walleye Advice

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I've been fishing the river for one year now and I'm looking to expand my fishing areas. I have been sticking mainly to the kinni narrows and prescot areas. Does anyone have any advice for the many sand points on the river. I try them but give up quickly because I just don't have confidence in these spot.

Any general advice would be great. I think I've only caught one walleye outside of the narrows and prescot bridge.

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FishHawkk, I am a transplanted northerner that grew up fishing on Vermillion, and I've found the techniques that work up there don't always work on the river. But, fast trolling with a floating Rappalla on a long line over those sand points will usually pickup a few walleyes. Dark for dark days, bright for sunny. If your marking fish deep just switch to a shad and go down and get em.

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My advice is that the sand points don't hold fish all the time and if you get through one without getting fish keep moving. There are many places to fish on the Croix where you don't have to play bumper boats, many shorelines hold fish, and go un touched.

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sand is very hit or miss, sometimes it holds limits sometimes it holds nice sheephead but very little else. there seems to be no rhyme or reason to it either.

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I have found the sand to be hit and miss, when you can find a transition in bottom from sand to rubble/ mud ect. it can really produce.

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