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Northdrifter

Quick question... I'm heading out walleye/perch fishing on Walker Bay... How deep has the best sucess been? Low ligh? Sunny? ... I'll be heading out within an hour and half...Thanks

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tweeder

Little Late now, but for you and others, I was in 27 fow adjacent to deeper water and was happy with the results. Nothing world class but worth the trip out.

Best time of day was 2-5pm, but I had to be back at the cabin by 6:30 so didn't fish much in the dark

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puddleduck

Last Saturday, 6:30 AM until 8:30 AM, in approximately 32 fow, on a hump. Caught approximately 8. Largest 13 3/4" and the rest right at 12" .

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cat-man

I was up there tues. afternoon thru thursday morning fishing was a bit slower than i expected 1-20" 22" and a 13" and all were caught in the morning in 28-32 ft.

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NorthMNdrifter

...My sucess...almost drilled one hole and my auger throttle stuck, my hand then slipped, and off to the races... I watched my auger spin, at top speed, for about a minute and then fall apart... I then proceeded to load up the truck and leave... a day that will never be forgot but wished it could.... lol

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Chuckster

Northdrifter...I have been there before!

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leechlake

drifter, we've all been there, if you haven't you aren't outdoors enough. Two years ago, my hose for my cooker heater was apparantly too close to the heater, I was tending a tip up and when I turned around I noticed an orange glow in my portable, I put the fire out and continued on with fishing. I was then in the portable and the rubber that had melted to the heater eventually started on fire again with me in the house, I couldn't get the zipper of the house open in my panic to get out...I dumped the minnow bucket water on the heater and then packed up and left, happy to be alive.

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fishgutz77

too funny! thanks for the report I'm heading up on friday for an overnighter on walker. where's the best spot to drive on? can you get on over by Kabakona or is the channel open?

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cat-man

It's gettin tuff to get through the ericson landing as there is a ice ridge thats slowly closing off the landing. I'll likely use the marina access from here on out.

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WallyGader

Dont feel bad drifter i had my brother's auger one day this year and he bought one of those quick connect deal's, and yup wasn't tightned. Was drilling a quick 2 holes and at the bottom of the 2nd i watched the auger dissapear down the hole in 25 FOW...

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NorthMNdrifter

Now that's funny... at least you got a couple holes...

Reminds me of a an incident a couple years ago..

We were up by Ely Laker fishing and we were on a ledge rock drop off and my buddy figured he was going to get a little closer to the drop off... you know what's next... He got a little to close and my nice new blades were used in an attempt to drill through a rock... needless to say the holes we had drilled were the only ones we were going to have all day... NOTE: make sure to bring the extra blades with next time....

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