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Going to Woman lake at the end of this month. <BR>I have fished it once before in the spring and had no luck! The mayflies had just hatched and we couldn't catch anything. can anyone give any ideas on how to find and catch walleyes. Any info would be great.

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Cliff Wagenbach

Joe,<BR>I have never fished Woman Lake but if the May flies are hatching try using night crawlers, or more specfic, part of a crawler, on small jigs or lindy rigs. It works very well on Vermilion during the hatch here.<BR>Good fishing.<BR>Cliff<BR><P>------------------<BR>Cliff's Guide Service<BR><A HREF="http://www.cliffsguideservice-lakevermilion.com" TARGET=_blank>CliffsGuideService-LakeVermilion.com</A><BR>Lake Vermilion<BR>Phone: (218) 753-2005

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I just fished Woman on Memorial weekend and caught and released about 50 walleyes. Our best success came trolling crawlers and leeches on Lindy rig spinners (chartreuses seemed to be the most productive). The 'eyes' still seemed to be relating to shoreline structure. We did very well working the underwater points that come off of the east shoreline, east of Horseshoe Island. As a bonus, the slab crappies were beginning to move into the shallows in Otter Bay and the far east shoreline of Broadwater Bay (through the channel). The crappies were tight in the new weeds. While fishing for walleyes, we also picked up about a dozen beautiful smallmouth as a bonus.

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