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muskylover9

Alma Float

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How is the fishing from the float this time of year? Anyone got any advice on what to use? I will be fishing mostly for walleyes, but tips for other fish are also appreciated. Never been there so anything I can get would help. Thanks.

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I fished the Alma dam yesterday with the boat and did ok. Only 4 saugers and a handful of white bass. A few people fishing the float. From what I could tell most were 3 way rigging. Saw a few fish being caught over that way. Water temps were still around 60 degrees, so things haven't quite "turned on" for that area. Good luck.

Andy

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Fished below the Alma Dam last Mon. and Tues. Kept 6 sauger both days. Covered a lot of water to do it. Depends upon which gates are open as to where the fish are. When the seagulls showed up so did the white bass. In the past I threw the white bass back. This summer I read an article about them that made me curious, so I kept 3- about 11 inches each. Put them on ice right away, cut out the "blood vein", soaked the fillets in milk for 2 nights in the fridge. Rolled them in egg, then cracker crumbs- fried them up. I consider myself very picky about taste in fish - sunfish and walleyes are tough to beat but holly crap were these good. I'm sure some of the old river rats out there know this trick, but I was pleasantly surprised. Hope this educates someone out there.

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