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tj417

Prior Lake Walleyes

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tj417

I have never fished walleyes out of my boat on Prior.

Did some good catching and releasing 12 to 14 inchers this winter.

Does anybody hyave any advice for fishing walleyes on Prior in May and June? I was thinking I would work the Sand Point area and the small island north of Sand Point with lindy rigs & leaches or trolling shad raps -

Any ideas?

THANKS!!

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Dan Wood

Sounds like your game plan is a good one. The sand point area is popular for good reason.

I'd fish the live bait rigs during daylight hours and try trolling cranks dusk/dark.

There are a lot of nice walleye in that lake mixed in with those smaller ones.

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tj417

Thanks man -

Have you ever caught walleyes on the deep drop off by the island? I love to scan those steep areas with the Aqua View, then go back and lindy rig it -

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kwe

My advice is to find the breaks at around 10' to 16' and set up with lighted slip bobbers from sunset on. The lake gets to whipped up during the day with skiers and pleasure boaters. The exception being a rainy day. You will catch approximately 5 bass for every walleye on this rig. The bass keep it interesting. Try minnows now.

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