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troutman72

Was out last night starting my pre fishing for the first night eye torny in MN.got out to the lake at about 7:30 and started my hunt got 4 eyes 17 to 19. 3 drum and a white bass. was looking like it was going to be a great night of fishing I had just got a drum and it was getting a little dark and i hadent put my light up in the back yet. so i put the light up turn it on were good to go. well i started to troll along the area i was working. i look over and my light is not on (funny it was just working) as im looking at it i pull the bulb out and poff its a milion bits of glass. night cut short due to no light. looked like the eyes were snapping in about a 30 yard area i was trolling. speed was 3 mph 2.7 to 3.3. i wish i could have stayed out for an hour or 2 more to cast to this area but luck sent me home.

hope to get out next wed and try it again. i need to find a pattern in there movements. anyone else have any luck with eyes?

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RAJ

I haven't, but I'll be on the lake this weekend and next. Hoping to do alot of fishing. I don't really care what I catch. I'll post back on Monday and tell you what I find out. I'll be staying at my in-laws cabin so I don't ahve to haul the boat anywhere. That will be nice.

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troutman72

the fish seemed to be in 7 to 11 fow around an under water point. the last couple weeks i have been catching all of my fish in very small streches 30to 50 yards and there are a wide veriaty of fish from bass,drum,perch,eyes ,pike,and white bass. they all seem to be in thes areas together. all of the plases i have caught fish there are weed. i am constantly ripping weeds off my lure. hope this helps your weekend to come

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RAJ

Thanks for the tip. I'll let you know how I do.

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Muddog

I went to Tetonka last Saturday. There were to many boats with there Elec, bow mount motors in my way. So I sliped over to Frances. I found a nice weedline around 80 yards long in 11 FOW. We had a good time with bass and eyes.

Went to another lake Sunday. We sat on top of a school of small Crappies and Blue gills. WOW! the school at times was so thick it had a grayline. We took 13 slab Crappies. If we cought small crappies we would step up a size untill the slabs would hit,once we had that down we would do the same thing with another bait. Blue and sliver castmaster 3"long and small countdown Raps were the Best. THey would hit it on the fall.

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RAJ

That was me....j/k. I tried a little bay but found too many skiers/tubers.

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