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Ely Lake Expert

What bait tonight?

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Ely Lake Expert    0
Ely Lake Expert

I am going to head out after work to try to catch some walleyes. I haven't been out for a couple of weeks, so I am wondering what is working. Is it worth picking up live bait or am I better off trolling rapalas?

Thanks,

Ryan

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Anylakeanytime    0
Anylakeanytime

Went out last weekend and live bait worked well. I didn't try Rappalas, but I would guess they would work well also?

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Ely Lake Expert    0
Ely Lake Expert

Thanks for the reply,

I am going to pick up some nightcrawlers and try them right away and then troll rapalas closer to dark. I will be back tommorow with a report.

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mudslinger64

i have been doing good on ely lake trolling crawlers with orange or hammered copper harnesses.i haven't had any luck with raps yet but i haven't used them much,most of my fish have been coming from 21-26 ft of water,good luck

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Northlander    72
Northlander

Its getting to be Minnow season again. Bigger the better in my book. Jig n minnow is my favorite. Or a guy could lindy rig or 3 way them too.

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Ely Lake Expert    0
Ely Lake Expert

2 of us went out after work yesterday. First we started trolling crawlers, we caught a couple smallies, sunnies, and rockbass which is fun but doesn't put anything on the stringer. We then tried rapalas starting about 7:45, within 5 minutes I thought I had my first walleye of the night on, then when it was getting closer to the boat I realized it wasn't a walleye and I was thinking wow thats a big rockbass. I lifted it out of the water and to my suprise it was a 12" crappie grin.gifgrin.gif. So we tried for a little while longer with no more success on rapalas. After dark we switched back to crawlers, which caught us some more sunnies. Then, around 10:00 my buddy had something big hit. He was reeling in (or at least attemting to) drag was going out, rod bending waaaay over and all the sudden SNAP. Lets just say he needs to work on his knot tying. The hook snapped off right at the knot. But oh well, what ever it was is still down there.

I am going to go out again sunday, maybe try some minnows because from what I have heard northlander advice is good advice.

Ryan

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