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Satchmo

Kab Walleye Action

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Satchmo

The walleye action on Kab has really heat up this week. Many of these fish are transitioning quickly from the shallow bays to the mid-lake islands and reefs. Most of the action has been in the 15 to 25 ft range around the islands with some exceptional evening movements. Leeches and crawlers are the ticket now. Good luck out there!

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Kab Kid

right on Satchmo...we did even get a few fish on crawlers, but leeches were the best for us too. If there was wind, we found fish in shallow, but we had a day of hot and no wind and our fish came off more mid lake structure. No mayflies really, a few floating on shorelines but nothing major.

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Satchmo

I'm sure the mayflies are holding off until I get back up there on 4th. Got a new set of yellow lens sunglasses for making the runs back to the dock at dusk. grin

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SledNeck

compared to other lakes the mayflies are nothing on kab

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Doonbuggy

Stable warm weather with light wind is in the forecast the next few days. Coming up tomorrow. If this weather pattern is as predicted should we focus on mid lake structure and then windy side of islands if a breeze picks up?

Planning on live bait rigs, crawlers and leeches. And watching the graph.

DB

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Satchmo

DB, That is a solid game plan to start with right now. Don't overlook corkin' rock piles and weed edges in the evening though. These late day feeding movements can produce great action at times. Remember, wind is your friend and will definately influence how deep you should fish. Good Luck

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duckster

Leeches seem to be the ticket right now. Catching walleye shallow last weekend 6-10 feet where wind was blowing in. Soft bottom/sand was best. If it is still and warm try the midlake structure, it is about time.....

Good luck

Duckster

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Satchmo

Was just up on Kab from the 4th to the 9th for another stint. Surprised to find a lot of fish still using the 10 to 15 food shelves around the islands in the morning and evening even on calm days. Reefs are starting to heat up, but only found about a 10 percent keeper rate out there. Most of those fish were in the 18" to 22" range. Marked a lot of deep fish, but they seemed quite satisfied with a belly full of mayflies. The hatch is winding down, although as minor as it was, I'm not sure we've seen the last of them. Half crawlers & leeches were working equally well for us on both Lindy rigs and corkin' the rocks. Our leadcore efforts with cranks in the deep water literally produced nothing.

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Doonbuggy

Very similar report as well. We got back last week and our best luck was alongside islands in 12-15'. Leeches with a 4' snell, just a small red hook. Got fish up to 22" with a couple nice 16" eaters.

Beautiful country up there!

DB

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