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was wondering if anyone has been catching any walleyes on Island lately. and if you think it pays to come up this weekend with the cool forcasted temps.

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I've haven't been there lately but this time of year is usually good, but you never know with this year. If they're not snappin on Island, Blackduck and Red are within a 1/2 hour so you can't go too wrong.

I'll be up there Sat. - Wed. so I'm hoping they'll have the feedbags on. I won't be on the water much during the day but I should be out in the AM's on the south side.

Good luck if you head there.

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Just checked our forecast and it's showing this weekend's temps as 70 which is our average for this time of year.

Fivebucks is right about Blackduck and Upper Red..both lakes were really hot yesterday. Alot of limits of walleyes from Blackduck in the morning and afternoon yesterday, Upper Red Lake's crappie bite turned on around 5 last night with a ton of crappies being brought back (several northerns were also caught in the 38"-42" range). If you come this way you may also want to check out Dora Lake as the walleye bite there is doing very well also.

Good Luck and let us know how you do if you go to Island!

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Just returned from a week on Island Lake. The weather was unsettled at best. Morning and afternoon fishing was very poor. Evening fishing after 7:30 was much better.

Little Northern were a real nuisance. We did catch a few nice walleye and a bunch of perch and blue gill (up to 1 1/4#). Fished mostly with leaches on slip bobbers and small jigs.

Hope to do better in late August.

Indiana Mike

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