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Stick in Mud

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Stick in Mud

Hello all,

Made it out to the Pond last night for some trolling....and miracle of miracles, there are still walleyes in the lake.

Took me a while to find them. Tried everywhere from 26 ft with leadcore to 4 ft on the rocks. Tried just about every lure in the box, too. I put on quite a few miles, and I only caught fish in a 200-yard stretch on a deep outside weedline somewhere between Wealthwood and Malmo. I hope that narrows it down for you. smile

Had to do some sorting, but I ended up with an honest-to-goodness Mille Lacs limit. Got eight to the net and had two come off at or near the boat.


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Nice report. We'll be pulling on Saturday. What raps worked well for you? The water temps should be getting better after this week.

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I'll be out from Thursday through...I dunno, Saturday, Sunday, or Monday, depending on the bite. If you're out and are willing to share you success and/or failure, pm me your cell # and I'll do the same. Always nice to "cover water" to see what's working.

I literally tried everything. Every kind of lure I had in my box. They finally hit big minnow raps on a deep weedline, but I don't know if it was that I finally finally found the fish or if I found the lure they'd bite. TIGHT to the deep weedline. It was very calm, so boat control was easy...but too far away, or too far in, and it was either weeds or pulling water.

That being said, a friend of mine caught 20 'eyes--yes, 20...he sent me pictures--on small leeches under bobbers. Others I've talked to got them on shallow shad raps, and some got them on small wally divers in shallow. So go figure. Apart from the live bait, I tried everything they did, but with no luck. Funny things, fish.

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