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ronnie

buffalo walleyes

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ronnie

has any one been out on buffalo lately? was out a couple of weeks ago and got a couple. i already have the boat winterized so shore fishing is the ticket for right now. can't wait for hard water!!!

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jigginjim

Where have all the fisherman gone? This fall there has only been a hand full of guys fishing buffalo lake. We are all waiting for ice, but what will we find if nobody is fishing it now? If anyone has been on buffalo fishing during Nov. let me know. I have found some reasonable fishing. just need to have the ice house heater.

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Walli1

Hey,Cuz When is the next time your working and what can be done about my aqua va it quite working and its less then a year old bought at your store, Let me know, WALLI 1 /Dan

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Ronnie

Welcome to Hot Spot Outdoors & Fishing Minnesota.WE look forward to your future posts.

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jigginjim

Ronnie, There is some walleyes coming into the shallows after dark on buffalo. The walleyes I have found, are working rocky areas, 3-5 ft of water with minnows.

A couple other areas I have found for shore fishing is along the crow river. Corners have been my best areas, with pike being most active. Still looking for the corner holding walleyes.

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ronnie

harvey lee, thanks for the warm welcome! i have been reading this website for awhile now and i finaly figured out how some things work. i have learned so much from the people who are willing to share their knowledge. thanks to all

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ronnie

hello jigginjim thanks for the great info I am going to give it a try tonight. I tried the south end a couple of times last week by the landing. Got a couple of bites but they were realy light. Just wondering if you bobber fishing or just jiggin? I couldn't tell you if they were walleyes that were biting, because i never saw them. Was ther any decent size to the ones you caught? thank in advance for any further info smile.gif

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jigginjim

ronnie, I have tried both jiggin and bobber fishing. Lately bobber fishing the shorelines, has only given up small walleyes. (13in. max) Jiggin had produced better before the lake temp. dropped below 39 degrees. After that the walleyes haven't been willing to chase baits down.

Buffalo lake is about had it, until we get ice or, weather that will allow boat travel.

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ronnie

does any one know how much ice is on buffalo. i seen some people out today. i am going out tommarow morning early just wondering how thick? grin.gif

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AndyMan

Temps are producing 1/2 inch of ice per night the last few nights. This according to the DNR. The ice (and lack thereof) is still very unsafe.

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fshnut

ronnie, let us know how you do tomorrow am. I'm anxious to get out there on Buffalo too. Let us know how much ice there is.

Good luck....

fshnut from Rockford

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