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clemmy

Heading back up from Sunny Florida!

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Hey All!

Bringing my kids up to see my folks this Wednesday, and was hoping to get out to do some fishing for Pike and Eyes (two species I miss fishing for now that I live in Florida).

I was hoping someone could give me a couple tips on what the water temps are like, as in has it gotten down into the lower 50's where the ciscoes start to move shallow? I don't need any secret honey holes, but at what depths should I currently start looking for bigger fish?

Is it to early for the night time crank trolling thing?

Thanks for your time!

Clemmy

(formerly of Bloomington, MN)

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Clemmy, the water was 55deg. yesterday, and steadily dropping (about 10deg. over the last two weeks). You should get pike on deeper points and humps(20-40ft.), they mark real well on good electronics. I would troll big crankbaits for eaters or drag some big minnows on live-bait rigs for a better chance for nicer fish. The night trolling is your best bet for walleyes. The night fishing for me recently has stunk, could be cold front, could be turn-over. Good luck and bring some of that Florida heat up with you.

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