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Hello all,

I am planning on fishing ML this weekend for the first time in two weeks. Just wondering if anyone is having any luck catching eyes lately?

I tentatively plan to start on the mud, but I am also wondering if shallower rock or north sand related areas are producing.

I had seen in a couple of posts last week, that the bite seems to have started to shift to Fall type patterns. Is this true?

Any info would be appreciated.

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Sorry, no hot bite to report, just a little info that may help your search.....Scott and I didn't find any major schools of fish as compared to previous weeks out there. Fish seemed to be scattered. We tried many flats with limited success. The fish we caught on the mud were at or near the bottoms. We also tried rocks and sand, shallow and deep. We spent some time away from the mud hoping to pick up fish closer to the slot. Other teams fishing the MTT said they caught 20-25 fish, but no slots. There are still groups of fish willing to bite.........WHERE? We didn't find them......

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Fathead/ Try trolling the shorelines after dark with cranks. I will be on the pond for the next five days. My partner did well last night in 8 feet along the shoreline rocks. The day bite is still sporatic and will be until late Sept early Oct.

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I'm not familiar with ML, isn't 8ft. chocked with weeds like other lakes? How can you succesfully troll cranks through that stuff ?

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shadrapla

at mille lacs lake have very fews weeds and most shore are sand and rocks so you should not worry expect rocks (crankbait may stuck and break line) i did caught 4 walleye and one in slot i was pulled crankbait at 10 to 11 feet deep last sat night

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Iceman73

What type of presentation was working on the flats? I read a post from a couple of weeks ago that said crawlers was the way to go, is that still true? Thanks.

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Fathead

Good luck on your outing, the bite is still pretty slow. My best advice is fish the shallow shoreline related spots in the evenings if not all day depending on cloud cover and wind. I have been able to get a few on shad raps on shallow rock structure, but it is not fast action.

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Fathead

Thanks everyone for the info.

Dman... Are you guys fishing in the shallow rock areas of the SW corner? I believe thats where you tend to go out of if I am not mistaken.

I was definetely going to run cranks, regardless of what areas I start out at. But I was either considering the S and SE shore-related rock areas or maybe scooting up to the NE sand and maybe Agate Reef. Have you heard if anything is shaking up in that area?

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