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RonZych

Report fron Saturday

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My son and I were out on the mud Saturday all day. We managed 14 keeper perch ranging in size from 11" to darn near 14". The big ones were right on top of the flat.

Total catch: fish size caught. 18 perch(5-14") 8 walleye(6oz-7lbs)

All the fish were caught on a plain pink jighead with a waxie. People around us were using minnows and all they were catching were walleye. They were wondering why we were catching perch and not them. Voices travel a long ways out there when its calm and sunny.

A spring bobber was very important!! My son outfished me 3-1 with his. I left mine at home >:(

We were canstantly moving from hole to hole. We wore down some nice paths between them ;D

These were caught before 3 pm. 3 more after that.

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Those are some nice fish you got there. Doesn't exactly sound as if the perch are jumping out the hole yet. I would guess the bite is only going to get better

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a group of 3 of us were out there on sunday and ended up with 20 jumbos and 1 walleye. boy them jumbos are fat! anyways we were fishing in the mud and pretty much "trolled" all day, going from hole to hole trying to find an active fish.(which there werent alot of!) we were using the smallest sized glo-demons and freshwater shrimp that we bought from a gas station on the way there. if you are marking a bunch of fish, there were small perch/ baitfish. the jumbos would come up off bottom and youd be able to jig/raise them up of bottom about 2 feet before theyd commit to the bait. very subtle strikes.

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Ron, nice report.

lets see some pics of the forteen thats a heck of a perch...

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Pretty much follows what the DNR surveyer said,"not many fish for the amount of people out here".We have done better in previous weeks as well,more eyes than perch for us.Any ideas why?

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