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outdoor1

Going to give it a try in the next day or two. Anyone see a good lead core bite setting up yet?

thanks!!!!!!

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muskie-mike

Tried a few times in 15-32 ft,,only 1 northern to show for my efforts...usually better late August on...

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CLOTAGAMES

to early

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outdoor1

Tried mud and sand in big bay last night. Did not mark a fish. Agree it’s too early. 

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jigginjim

I may try using LC for spinner rigs over the weeds. Rig a worm on to slide thru the tops of the weed edges. Th Lead core will get the spinner lower without hanging up or dragging the weeds on the line.

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mtheis

I had great luck with Lead Core this past week.  Especially when it cleared up and got warm.  Try trolling 20 feet down with #5 Shad Raps or Flicker Shads.  Firetiger and Silver were my best colors.  The walleyes I pulled up were larger than the ones caught live bait rigging.

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2 hours ago, mtheis said:

I had great luck with Lead Core this past week.  Especially when it cleared up and got warm.  Try trolling 20 feet down with #5 Shad Raps or Flicker Shads.  Firetiger and Silver were my best colors.  The walleyes I pulled up were larger than the ones caught live bait rigging.

20’ down but how deep is the water you’re fishing?

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4 hours ago, mtheis said:

I had great luck with Lead Core this past week.  Especially when it cleared up and got warm.  Try trolling 20 feet down with #5 Shad Raps or Flicker Shads.  Firetiger and Silver were my best colors.  The walleyes I pulled up were larger than the ones caught live bait rigging.

Thanks for the information. Going to try it over the next few days and will post a report

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mtheis
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How deep was I?  I was fishing the bottom...maybe a foot or two up in water 18-24 feet deep.  I learned that if I kept my speed below 2 mph I did better.  Some of my best fishing was in the mid afternoon to the evening.  I did poorly in the morning.  I saw many fisherman fishing the shorelines....less than 12 feet, but I didn't want to compete with them and I stayed in deeper water.  I tried slip bobbering on the arcs but couldn't seem to hook any.  I have learned that trolling is my go to tactic for the active walleyes where I fish.  What gave me a grin was I heard reports that the bug hatches (and there were many later in the week) really made fishing tough.  I usually had a limit in the live well when I drove away from Hoodoo Point.

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delcecchi

You did drain that live well before leaving, right?

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