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Does anybody know where to catch walleye or crappie on smith lake. I would like to enjoy the early ice walleye's. Any advice will help!

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ghotierman

Should be some good ice on Smith....a few customers have been out there. As for spots, try the edge of the point just west of the access (easiest to get to)...move out to the 18-20 foot break line for the walleyes....if the ice is really good....venture across to the point on the west side...it points out to one of the 30 foot holes. Fish the deep end of it. Crappies?...Try straight out from the access in the bay. Look for the weedline remnants in the 10-16 foot basin. Try a demon jig and waxworms...or even the glowing nuclear waxies...


Good luck...let us know how it goes!

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bgruber001

thanks for the info, if anyone else has any please let me know.

Thanks, Bob

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osakisresort

i fish Smith a lot, for crapies, and bluegills, try out in front of the pt west of the landing around 20-30 ft. glow jigs work the best, and the big crappies move in around dusk, but dont leave to early, ive caught them all night. and also some northern cruising around. just watch your flasher, as they are usually suspended off the bottom in big schools. For walleye, the best spot seems to be the far point on the west side of the lake, a steep drop off out there and they will be in the deep part and move their way up as the night goes on. try rattlin spoons. Good luck tell me how it goes. Im sure ill see you out there soon. Brent

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bgruber001

Thanks Brent for the info. I am trying to head up there Thursday, if your going to be up there or if you have any more information let me know.
Bob

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