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Steve Foss

Sunday East Bay fishing report

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With light west winds and sun, the weather finally gave us a fine autumn day. We were fishing only two spots, each within half a mile of Ely Island.

Four anglers in less than three hours Sunday afternoon caught more than 30 walleyes. All were using bottom bouncers in front of six-foot mono leaders, colored single hooks with a bead in front and baited with jumbo red-tailed chubs hooked through the lips.

Contacted fish in 18 to 42 FOW, with the hottest action coming in about 35-40 feet off an island point with waves breaking across it. There were a few dinks, but almost all of them were 14 to 17.5 inches, with one going 23. Half a dozen of them fell in the 17-26 protected slot.

Almost all the fish were on the muck/soft bottoms before it shallowed and transitioned to rocks. They were snappin', and we didn't have to work very hard at all. Gotta love autumn on V.

P.S. -- Cliff, I think that was you with the big green Lund and the Fishing Minnesota sticker fishing off the entry to Stuntz Bay a bit before noon, right?

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Cliff Wagenbach

Steve,

Yes, that was me.

I got 14 decent walleyes and a couple of big jumbo perch there.

I kept the jumbos and 4 walleyes between 15" and 16".

No slot fish though.

Great day to be out there! laugh.gif

Cliff

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Steve Foss

Yeah, the way things are looking could be it was the last really nice day of fall, unless we get a sweet break in late October.

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