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Mike Walerak

Rainy Lake Walleye

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Mike Walerak

Just got back from a week of camping and fishing on Rainy Lake. While the bite was not fast and furious it was consistant and good.   We seemed to find fish scattered from 6 FOW all the way to 35 FOW with the reefs holding most of the fish.  Locating and staying on a school and waiting them out seemed to work best rather that chase after the hot bite.  We mainly fished jigs with crawlers, shiners and leeches but did do some live bait rigging. Neither tactic seemed to out produce the other.  They seemed to show preference to one of the baits for a while and then would shut off. Changing up baits and/or presentation seemed like get them going again.

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