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Rigging Guy

Kids on Ottertail

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Rigging Guy

I took the kids out Sunday afternoon on Ottertail.They had a blast.I set some tip'ups out for them and they started hauling in the fish.I never really got to fish.They kept me busy taking fish off their lines and rebaiting them.By the end of the day Kids had 8 Walleyes,1 Northern, 1 Eelpout.I had a great day and caught 1 little perch.Moral of the story is get a kid hooked on fishing and they will always catch a meal of fish to bring home.Anyone else do good on Ottertail?

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fishingdad

Riggingguy. That is what it is all about. My Dad got me hooked on fishing ottertail when they had there house on Walker.Now that he is gone I have my kids hooked on fishing especially ottertail and the perch with the bonus walleye or two or 6.Sounds like you had a great day out there. Last week was pretty slow for me (should of brought the kids) Being fishingdad and all

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jerkin'm

My day on OT was a little tougher than average couple eyes and mostly small perch, mid-winter doldrums maybe? Too cold, and too lazy to search around much so that could have something to do with it too. My 11 month old is a little young to bring yet? Maybe next year.

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I think they were having the most fun seeing who could get to the tip ups first.The tip ups were in 19-21 feet of water off the edge of a break.Nothing fancy just a plain hook with a small sucker minnow about a foot off the bottom.I was using a buckshot rattle spoon which was not productive at all.If anything it scared the fish away.Originally I was headed out to Big Pine but their is to much snow to get where I need to go.I owe thanks to the two snowmobilers who helped push me out.Hopefully the weather cooperates for this weekend.

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