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Reid Saarela

All in all fishing this weekend was  slower than we had anticIpated. Our group caught walleyes here and there throughout the day but nothing special. Never dialed in a pattern as we caught fish as shallow as 4’ and as deep as 30’. The fish were very scattered and many of the males we caught were still milking. Our most consistent bite was off the dock each evening where we would get a few keepers and occasional slot fish. I assume fishing should improve as the fish start to congregate with warmer water temps in the next week or two. To recap, it was great weekend, beautiful weather and had enough for a big fish fry!

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partyonpine

Saturday was really good, caught them in 12 feet. Lot of slot fish, Sunday we figured shallowed struckout until about 4 then found them in 36 feet at fectos and in 25 at night, best night of fishing in a long time.

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Stephen L Johnston Jr.

You guys got me a little jealous! Had to stay in town for mothers day this year but have managed to plan a trip up the next couple of weekends. Caught quite a few sunnies and crappies in under 3 feet of water on minnetonka so i figured i would see the same shallow water reports from my favorite minnesora lake. My mom and dad were on big sandy in which my mom found better luck in shallow water also, i think bringing home 6 in one night of fishing. Look forward to the city auto glass walleye classic and to catch a few waldos myself.

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roony

Is the water starting to recede on the lakes East of Orr? I heard it was really high on Myrtle. We're coming up to Black Duck in a week or so, just wondering if things are getting back more towards normal. 

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delcecchi

Vermilion might be down a little, but not much.  Your lakes might be different.  

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PSU

Water is pretty high on Vermilion for this time of the year. We were up over the weekend and got another 2 1/2 inches of rain!

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guideman

Living on Vermilion for the last 25 years I can tell you that this is the highest water for this time of the season that I can remember. The last 20ft of my dock is still under water and there is more rain in the forecast. I would assume that most of the lakes in the area are also very high right now. ;) 

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"It's just fishing man". ;) 

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roony

Yes, the reason I asked was because I saw a picture of someone unloading their boat off the trailer right in the parking lot on Myrtle lake. I understand they got 6 inches of rain in early July. I was hoping some of that water would have gone down the river by now. On Vermilion I bet the rapids going into the Vermilion River are just roaring. 

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Raven77

I was at Vermilion Falls a week ago today and the water flow was unreal.

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JV Ham Lake

Are there any outfitters who do rafting on the Vermilion river?

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