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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

We fished for a couple hours this morning. We caught a lot of walleyes. Kept a few to eat and for pics. The walleye and smallie fishing is just going to keep getting better.


All but one of the walleyes were caught on Super-Do Plastics and jigs.

The minnow and jig was not a very good producer today. Ask Paul. We finally convinced him to try plastics with us (It took quite a few walleyes nailing the super doos to convince the hardheaded bait angler smile.gif )

We had quite a few vacationers ask for our Super Dos and we decided to share. Sandee and Rick also wanted a few and they will also be testing them out.

Here is a pic of the walleye with a Super do.

It's definitely that time of year to switch to plastics for walleyes. It is definitely cool up here Jim.

You can see the Catch-N Tackle Super Do's and Ring-N Grubs (these will be hot walleye plastics as well)
Catch-N Tackle Click Here

[This message has been edited by Rick (edited 10-15-2003).]

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Just wondering if the super doos are tipped with a minnow. Heading up real soon.

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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

We never tipped any of the plastics either day with minnows.

That's the whole point of using plastics on cold days, to offer a desirable profile and NOT have to handle bait.

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Bait?...We don't need no stinking bait! smile.gif

I was not going to get my fingers wet.It was too dang cold to dip into a bait bucket and get your fingers wet.Matter of fact it even snowed on us for awhile!
I was really impressed with the Super Do's.We fished them dressed on a jig and just tossed them to where the walley were holding.Working them back or just holding them in the current with a slow lift and drop.
I used only one Super Do the entire time.They are tough bait and a tough bait to beat.The eyes would smack them and hang on.At first I was setting the hook as soon as I got thumped but was missing fish.Watching Rick I quickly learned that after the thump if you would just wait a second or two,the eye would take another bite and you had him!

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Dennis -

Drifting or anchored?

What was the hot color?

How about depth?

Going up this weekend. All tips appreciated.

The Spook

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The wind was blowing at about 30 mph and the guys were giving me crap about boat control so we just anchored! smile.gifHeck the wind was even blowing the anchors lose!
We were pitching the Super Do's into a large eddy next to fast water with a sharp break along a sand bar,witha slow lift and drop while it drifted slightly with the current.About half the fish came on that sharp drop and the others came from where the sand met rock.Depth was from 10.5ft all the way down to 19ft.The colors we were using were pumkin pepper and chartruese sparkle.Both colors produced just as good as the next.
Good luck on your trip!

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Me being the live baiter than I am smile.gif . It took a few fish to convince me to switch over to fishing them super doos. I mean the fish move in to the river to chase Shiners...Right!!!

Well I was fishing a jig and Shiner and was being outfished 5 to 1., My fingers were froze from rebaiting my hook. Just couldn't take it any more and switched over to the plastics. Well now I'm sold and have ordered up a bunch, especially after seeing what they did to those smallies.

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We were fishing at the rapids just upstream from Birchdale.Best bet is if you have a small boat is to launch at Franze Jevre.(your not getting a bigger boat in there).We launched at Birchdale and went through that gauntlet of boulder feilds and rapids.I would not advise doing that with a prop boat unless you know that section well.The water is quite low.I brought my River Pro jet rig and had no problem skimming through the rapids as she runs pretty shallow.If you manage to get up that way let us know how you do.

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