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Bryan P

Main Lake Walleyes Early Ice

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eyeguy 54

Nice video. Fun seeing those eyes

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DonkeyHodey

Wow!

(what is the camera you are using?  That is amazing clarity!  (Is it still that clear in deeper water/thicker ice?))

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Sculpin

The water clarity is one of the challenges of getting those eyes to bite, especially in the somewhat shallow water.

Keep at em Bryan, nice video.

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Bryan P

@eyeguy 54 Thanks. Ya was cool to seem them on camera like that. Been awhile since had that much walleye action in short time. 

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Bryan P

@DonkeyHodey Aqua Vu Revolution 5.0 Pro.  The camera does have great clarity but its more the lake then the camera that makes it clear. Mille lacs is a great lake for camera, very clear. And yes deeper you go usually grainier it will get but this lake I can see 20-30 ft just fine. 

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Bryan P

@Sculpin Thanks! Yes, water is so clear which is great for camera but makes tough bite. Crazy every time I drop the camera down its just zebra mussels. Always like what the heck do they feed on,  looks like barren waste land.  Sad. 

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gimruis

The clear water is a result of improved septic systems around the lake and obviously the explosion of zebra mussels that have filtered the water.  Not good for walleye population, but obviously better for using an underwater camera.  The increased water clarity has played a big role as to why the smallmouth bass and pike populations have increased too.

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Patrick Bennett

When are you going this weekend, I would love to meet up with you and get on some eyes!!!

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    • Wakemupwalleye
      Any help on the walleyes would be great. Been up here a week and caught my share of 13 and below but just can’t get on anything with size. Quite honestly not marking anything. Feel like I’ve tried everywhere. Have they gone deeper? I’ve been fishing reefs that normally hold fish. I’m on the west end but will fish anywhere 
    • gimruis
      Went dock skipping again yesterday with a friend near Zimmerman and it was still effective.  Chartreuse with black flake has been the go-to color in that murky water.
    • Better Than Working!
      How big is the first one? That is a mighty fine looking fish! I am jealous!
    • monstermoose78
    • Muskies
      I have to agree with everyone. Up on rainy lake, the bass have been bitting...here’s a few pics...
    • jigginjim
      Try walking the west side, if you can get a float tube you will have the whole lake to access. Jigs with swimbaits, twisters or crankbaits, jerkbaits work well.  now the you it's summer, frog type surface baits will get you some large bass or even a muskie.  Sorry, I  have been guiding, not watching the network.  
    • Wanderer
      That’s the access I normally use too and yes, it’s a bad set up.  I don’t recall the inspectors car parked in the no parking spot but it’s a sure thing there isn’t much room to turn the rig around!   I can do it with the fishing boat OK but the pontoon requires me to back into the parking area rather than pull in to launch, unless there are zero rigs there already.   The inspector themselves?  Meh, I don’t get too worked up over whatever they say.  Some follow their training to a T and some don’t.  I’m used to dealing with scripted situations though and know they can’t cite me.  I just smile and nod.  I would for sure say something if their car was taking up valuable asphalt there though!!!
    • TenthousandLakes
      Nice fish!  I was out near mille lacs area and the frog bite was killing it. Had a handful in the 17-20” range. 
    • Muskies
      It’s been a good summer so far. Of course, fishing always good but the boat traffic is down 75-80%. Drive out, pick a reef and start jigging!. Hopefully everyone can enjoy all parts of rainy next summer. Picture is from my wife and I Monday afternoon (August 3).Caught a total of 20 walleyes, 10 perch. We kept 6 slot fish for supper.
    • cgreene
      Great catch! I love fishing while raining. The just enjoy spending time in a lake with cool weather.
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