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Hey scott or anybody
I want to bring my 5 year old up on Sunday, whats the weather like?
I mean is it real windy?
And are the fish still in shallow?
Scott I have a bunch of those hooks chappy and me were using on opener if you want some I will drop some off.
Anyway should I bring the 5 year ld up??
Thanks guys


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Hi Wazz,
I was already at the lake on Sat., so I didn't see your post. Hopefully you made it up the weekend, the fishing was incredible. It was a little windy by the windmill, but not to bad. It was a perfect drift from south to north. The fish were biting all the way from 26' to the top of the breakline. I had the best luck with green crawlers, yellow hooks and 3 beads (red, diamond, red) 7' leader. It sounds like from other posts they were also doing well with leechs. Good bobber bite at night on the rocks Saturday, but it slowed down on Sunday night a little. There were quite a few boats on the flats, but I didn't hear how they did.


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Thanks Scott, I figured you were up, we did make it on Sunday. The 5 year old caught 2 eyes, his first walleyes. First time in the boat...We had a good time, I can't belive all the people that were there I haven't seen that many people on the lake for some time.
Have you checked flats yet? You said 28' feet the must be on the flats then. I seen alot of fish caught all mostly small males. Where are the big ones?
Well thanks for the response, see ya soon.


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