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Holy carp

Caught a few walleyes on o'dowds this weekend. Was marking a lot of fish on the bottom but very skidish and not willing to bite very well. Anyone else have any luck on o'dowds?

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slipbobbin

Couple small crappies Saturday night after dark.

 

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monstermoose78

Sometimes them fish on the bottom are bass, suckers, or carp

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On 1/16/2017 at 7:40 AM, Holy carp said:

Caught a few walleyes on o'dowds this weekend. Was marking a lot of fish on the bottom but very skidish and not willing to bite very well. Anyone else have any luck on o'dowds?

 

Thanks for the report! 

How big were the walleyes?  Keepers? Care to share your tactics?  Time of day, how deep you were fishing, type of bait?  I'm new to metro walleye fishing and trying to hone my skills a bit.

 

 

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Holy carp

It was just at sun down in about 17fow on rocks by the rope swing. I generally use a dead stick with a shiner or fathead and on the other hole jig a rip and rap. 15in, 16in eye so nothing huge but great dinner . A guy did catch a 26in eye on o'dowd last weekend on a waxy and 4lb test line though, so they are out there!! Good luck everyone and be safe

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I keep hearing the walleye bite is picking up on prior lake too

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Jiggin Jo

Anybody have an ice condition report out there?  

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Walleychaser

Was out last night for a couple hours. Plenty of good clear ice (18"+) so no issues there. Marked plenty of fish but they were really tight lipped. Just a couple of crappies on the ice and tried just about everything in the tackle box. The crappies that finally committed came in a ten minute window just before sunset. We were set up in 16' of water .  This was my first time out on this lake so I have alot to learn about locations. Good luck!

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Jiggin Jo

Thanks for the update!

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