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Just wondering if anything is hitting (walleye) on West Battle. Also wondering if they had the tournament yet. I havent seen anything posted. Any info is appreciated.

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I watched the weigh in, on Saturday afternoon. There was some nice chunky fish. I tried to get to the weigh in yesterday, but was a tad late.

Perhaps ChuckN will chime in with some better accuracy.

I will say this, the tourney folks did an excellent job on keeping the fish in good shape for release.

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There was (is) a good walleye bite on Battle over the weekend, and thankfully during the tournament. grin We had a lot of fun. We found fish shallow in places I typically don't find walleyes this time of year.

The water temps were hanging under 60 degrees and I'd say a very high percentage of the fish caught were successfully monitored for long periods of time and released to be caught another day. The guys running this tourney care a lot about the fish and the participants do to. Every year I am more impressed with the way this event is operated and that's why I will continue to fish it. Thanks to Brett for taking over in Eric's absence, and Mike, Hans, Russ, and everyone else ran a very smooth, fun event! I hope Eric feels better soon.

Here's a shout out to Jeff J. (wallhanger)...saw your boat on the lift Saturday morning, it seems the Clitherall Curse got ya. lol Did you fish?? Never seen ya at weigh in. whistle

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Hey Chuckn,

Yep it got the best of us although we were not fishing the tourney. Sorry didnt get back to you but the tourney had started. what did you guys end up with? Just doing the math in my head we would have been close to 15# a day. next year in it for sure, maybe new partner like I told you that noght I couldnt put her threw another day like that 10:30-3pm prefishing she was wooped.

Wallhanger

Did you read about Scott Steihl

he finally got a win well deserved great guy

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Geez, you should have spent the money to enter! I hope you have pictures to show for it, cause that's more than 28.5 that won! I know you had a camera! laugh glad we left before the curse set in...funny stuff....

We had a good day 1 lost some, got some, gambled a little with weigh fish for the well, and good numbers of small fish short of 15". Day 2 bite slowed down as suspected with the storms/front. Very finicky bite. We ended with just over 12#. Regardless, great weekend of fishing.

Google the results on Battle Lake Lions website.

Yep, I saw Scott took it down. Well deserved win. He's got 2 victories on Cass now. One from our old days and now a big time win!

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WOW! If ChuckN got some eyes on Battle they really must be on FIRE! Better get out there everyone.. grin

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I was hoping Chuck would've placed above the brother-in-law so I could rub his nose it in a little when I get up there.

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