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tunrevir

What are your four favorite cranks to pull in the fall?

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I just thought I'd toss this out as I have been going up there in the fall for a few years and have some luck on many different colors. The best for me has been shallow shad rap #9 in chartruesse or blue, # 10-12 glass husky jerks in perch, thundersticks in black back and silver g-fleck finish, pink and white thunder stick with black stripes. These have performed for me the best the last few years. I haven't been able to dial in on the reef runners yet but have heard that they can definately produce too. Anyone else care to weigh in on this?

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Little Rippers....Shad Rap # 7 clown or firetiger have worked well.

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#5 jointed and reg shads. #18 floating raps for big eyes and the bonus muskie.

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rogues have produce some pretty nice fish for me clown would have to be my favorite color, with firetiger a close second. cant go wrong with the shad raps.

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im just getting into trolling again and looking forward to this fall. it seems like there are a lot of ways to get a lot of different baits down where the walleyes are. i have always been a light tackle kind of fisherman...6/2 fireline & spinning real with 7' rod, until i win lotto...lol. on mille lacs, my best luck has come on #5 shad raps, deep & shallow depending... i tend to stick with colors that match any kind of bait fish the walleye might be eating. ive seen lots of walleyes caught on heavy rigs with #11 and bigger bait too. wouldnt it be wonderful to have the means to have two of every kind of fishing rig set-up emaginable to fish for walleyes?...hahaha. it would be a lot of work seriously trying all the combos on a one day fishing trip. thats why those guys are professionals!

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