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Your Guesses For An Opening Day 30"+ Walleye?

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Shack

My guess would be Doe Island reef & about 15' FOW or SW/W their of.

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eyebjim

Good luck with that. I wish I could be out on opener. I will be in Shanghai for the first 2 weekends of the season for work but I will hit it hard the next week. If I was going out on opener I would hit the sand tentatively and move out to the flats if the sand didn't pan out and back to the reefs at dusk.

This year we are a few weeks off so it is a toss up but I would still try the sand first. When I hit it 2 weeks into the season I will hit the flats in the day then the shallow reefs up till dusk. Of course I will check here for any good reports fist so don't let me down guys. I won't be banking on any 30"+ fish but that would be a bonus. Good luck to all.

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Benfishin

Rigging the deep sand area's on the north end. Next move to te mud area's on the north end and at night find your favorite rock pile with a slip bobber. Good luck all...the weather sure is looking downright balmy!

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BigWormin

P2 grin

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Shack

I figured someone would have said Tony Roach's boat by now. grin

I changed the thread name to "Guesses". Figured something to pass the time till opening day.

If you guys look up in the reports thread around the date of the opener last year (5/9/2009), some very good reports of good sized fish were being posted. Not much to convince anyone, but here is another good thread to show you that we are heading into another good year class for large walleyes:

Click Here!

From the reports I have been hearing and what I have seen here on HSO, I would put money down on a 30"+ coming out of Mille Lacs this weekend verse out of Pool 2. grin Just have not seen Pool 2 producing much for trophy size in early spring this year and last.

30" female right now would still be a skinny rail, but a 30" fish non the less. wink

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goblueM

cabela's aquarium in rogers

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eyebjim

Not sure if your fishing license allows you to fish that tank. grin

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DREZLER

Don't know how our success will be but my daytime plan this year will include leadcore over the east/northeast most flats, as well as the wide open water between those flats and shore. Surely theres gotta be some big ones floating out in space out there.

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eyebjim

I have found them in that vast area in spring many times but could never get them to go. Seems they have travel on the mind not eating at that point. I either catch them on the sand or the flats but not between. That's just been my experience.

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