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liphooked

walleye fishing Red Wing down to Pepin

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How has the fishing been on the Mississippi (Red Wing Dam down to Pepin)? Is anyone catching any numbers of walleyes/saugers and if so what is working? will jig and ringworm be presentation (along with jig/minnow) for someone that doesn't do a lot of trolling? i am looking at heading out (launch at Everts) next wednesday morning (does it matter how early you hit the river this time of year?).

I have only fished this area in spring so any words of advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Mike Walerak

The fishing has been pretty slow for the most part. The jig bite is starting to happen for the larger fish, trolling has been putting a few fish in the box as well. Personally I have been casting cranks to shallow rocks and have been doing better on larger fish. I would have to bet that the ringworm bite in not in full swing quite yet but, I'm sure the eye's would be willing to hit a well placed hair jig.

I still do not know if I am going to make it out this weekend. Things are starting to get a little busy for me.

mw

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Trumar

I agree with Mike ,its been slow to start this fall but I have had better luck with hair jigs than anything else casting to rip rap and rocky shorelines , using a slow jig back to the boat

But a slow day is better than NO day fishing

Get out and try it ,then let us know how it went for you

Jeff

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i will try some hair jigs, along with some crawler harnesses, crank baits in shallows, .............open up the tackle box and grab what is there.............

thanks for the insight and I will post upon my return.

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threw crank baits along rocky shoreline hoping to hook into some decent walleyes. Fishing was slow but did manage to catch a few 20+ inch walleyes. Hair jigs also produced a Walleye and crappie. fishing was slow but i am hopeful it will pick up a bit (maybe some rain will raise the water a little and give some of those bait fish more area to cover as they sure are thick in the water........Walleyes sure don't have to go far to feed.

Looking to get back out on the Mississippi in next few weeks. didn't try any live bait but will do that next time out if fishing is slow again.

has anyone been catching any saugers fishing deeper water? anything happening around the dam or stretch from Dam down to Everts?

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