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Deer Lake report...

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I was out on Deer last night from about 6:30 to 11:30. I rigged leeches the first 3 hours and couldn't keep the largies, rocky's, perch, and bluegill off the hook. I started crankin' about 9:30 and caught a 22" 'eye in about 7-8' of water on a #7 shallow shad rap black/chrome. No other bites that felt like walleye, caught a few rockies as always. When trolling raps, do you usually catch one here, one there, or do you catch them in close proximity to eachother? I've always caught one here, one there.

Brian

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Brian,

A little off the topic, but I promised to tell you how we did on Turtle. Biggest smallie I caught was 4 lbs. As Ken said, there is a slot on them. Caught as many LM as SM. Only one Northern (5 lbs.). Not one eye all week. Kids had a great time catching sunnies.

Great structure on the lake! Can't wait to go back!

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Titans,

Thanks for the report. I still have to get up to Turtle this summer yet, maybe Tuesday? Any size to the sunnies? I always heard about the smallies on Turtle and never largies, but it's nice to know they're both in there. I've heard about the big gators in Turtle and plan on trying it this winter at first ice, either spearing or angling. Thanks for the report!

Brian

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