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Jason Boser

fishing report 8-10-06

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Grand Rapids Winnie fishing report

Walleyes in the northland. After that heat and nasty weather we have had the walleye fishing has been abit tough. We have been getting some on Bowstring, sand winnie and even Pokegama has been decent at times, but the next minute it has been tough. Most of the fish in the area have been coming out of the weeds. We have been mostly doing the rigs or spinners with a leech or crawler, but the last couple times we have even bee getting them on a jig and minnow pulling them through the weeds. It’s been a pain because your hook is always fouled with weeds but that is where the fish are. When we have been doing this we have been catching some crappies and gills right in the junk also.

Good luck fishing

Jason Boser

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    • TrueNorth
      Did you finish 7th grade grammar? I'm trying to understand your question...can't!
    • SkunkedAgain
      There are two main spawning spots on Vermilion that I know of. I'm near the one on the west end of Vermilion. The walleye haven't been as good on this end yet they don't pull any fish out from here. They've been pulling walleye out of the east end spawning spot in Pike Bay, and for some reason walleye have been doing better over there.   I have no doubt that there are many variables that go into the equation, but you can't ignore that the end they put the 10% back into has been doing better than the one where they leave it alone.
    • TrueNorth
      Are there any updates for the area?  It sounds like crappie fishing is good in the shallows on Fishtrap.  I heard Sham is fighting high waters with no end in sight....
    • TrueNorth
      Trolloni - Do you write it that way to actually troll us?  Creel/lake surveys show Vermilion is very healthy and the DNR continues to use new technology.  It's only going to get better.  If we listened to old, arm-chair QB's, fishing would be as shi#TY as the West side.  
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      At least10% of all eggs hatched at the Pike River Hatchery are returned to Vermilion waters every year. According to DNR statistics that percentage is usually a much higher survival rate then if they had let the walleyes spawn naturally! I consider that a good trade off! Cliff