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Djsnej123456

I’m spending a few days with a friend at the end of June in Litchfield “ covid 19 pending, lol”. He’s a walleye guy and I’m a bass guy. Was looking at hitting up lake Washington for some Smallies/largemouth. I’m guessing it will be late post spawn early summer transition. Any help on locating some good fish? Smallies especially? I appreciate the help.

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mrpike1973

Welcome to HSO I fish Stella the most depending on the size of your boat you can go under the culvert from Washington. I would target the weed edges for bass the smallies tend to be a little deeper there are a few rock piles on Washington. Wacky worms have done the best for me and pink paddle tails on jigs for the smallies.

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Djsnej123456

Mrpike I appreciate the help. I was thinking that mid lake hump could possibly be good. Rocks in that area??  My buddy has a lund and I may bring my fishing kayak possibly so I could get to Stella that way.

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Yes you are correct there is a mid lake hump on Washington that can be good has some rubble please note though it gets really pounded not saying you cant get anything but think outside the box with lures. Your very welcome hope you enjoy your trip.

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Rick

Welcome to FM @Djsnej123456

 

Stop in often. We'd love to hear about your fishing and see your pics.

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Djsnej123456

I appreciate it Rick!!!! 

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Djsnej123456

Sounds like the lake has a lot of milfoil from what I’ve read is that correct?? Decent water clarity?? I’m guessing some of those underwater points with weed near  deeper water should be good.

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The lake is almost void of Milfoil it has been sprayed several times in past years. The fish are roamers. Washington is fairly turbid water. It is not very clear that is for sure.

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