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fishn4kids

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Hello all

Need some info. Looking for the best and easiest lake in the Mankato area to fish opener. I am rather new to fishing for walleye and new to the area and my 8 year old daughter would like to get out with me for her first walleye. I do have a boat so any info would help a lot

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Tetonka

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Madison. Year in and year out, opening weekend on this lake is tough to beat. Deep water, large minnows and Lindy Rigs is the name of the game.

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Thanks

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Hey Otter

When you say Lindy rig. Do you mean just a straight lindy rig with plain hook and lindy weight or do you mean lindy spinner and weight? Thanks for the info.

Duane

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Yes, plain hook and egg sinker or Lindy weight. Whichever you prefer. 1/4 oz. weight is typically enough but go as light as you can and keep your snell lengths in the 2 - 4' range. Don't be afraid to use fluorocarbon for your snell.

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