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DARK30

Walleye Time...

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I've been hearing rumors about walleyes starting to bite. I tried last night for just a bit and caught one cute little mudeye about 14". It slammed a 4" yellow grub. The river is looking prime for sneak n cast! Walleye time cometh!

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Having never fished for eyes in the fall on the river,where might one find some? I am not looking for your honey hole just the type of structure you are fishing and type of bait used.

Thank-You

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I've done pretty well on the river shore fishing walleyes in past years in the fall and spring. Don't be affraid to fish in shallow or near strong current. Wingdams, rocks, etc are good places to start. Structure related to deeper water. I try to find a rocky shoreline near a turn in the river, or else on the edges of eddies and current edges. I have had my best luck tossing live minnows on small white jigs, usually just keeping the line tight and slowly crawling the jig back to me as the current pushes it along. This can also be tricky as if there are snags in the area you can go through lead really quick. Also effective are rapalas cast near faster current or deep water dropoffs.

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