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Heading to Ottertail next Friday afternoon, any tips??

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So what are they biting on and where would be a good place to start???

Michael

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Good question! Cold front after cold front has been rolling through, and the water levels are pretty high.

I probably start with a lindy rig with leeches or crawlers and see where that leads.

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Look deeper durning the day in that 30 ft range and that 22 ft range toward evening trolling along some breaks and humps, they are there, these cold fronts haven't hurt the fishing much.

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June when I fish in the day I usually use a blown up night crawler on a Lindy in 18-22ft and bring home the limit move from structure yo structure dont waste time if your not catching keep moving till you find the active ones. Ive done this with 3 guys in the boat and when we hit that active spot we fill out in a hour.

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