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Your on the right track. Some spots may look good on a map, but they don't produce. But those spots are good starting points. The steeper edges on a mud flat or rock structure are good starting points. Transition areas can be alot of work to find in the winter. Mille Lacs Walleyes can be found in all depths year-round. Inside turns and underwater points can be good as well.
I would start with the edges of the mud or rock structures. With only a little over two weeks left, those areas may be your best bet to find fish fast. Look for areas that are not pressured much. There are many spots that go untouched. Mobility also plays a big factor.

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In the last couple of years I have started fishing Walleyes a little more seriously in the winter and am wondering what types of structure hold Walleyes at this time. I recently bought the Reelbottom map for Mille Lacs and it points out quite a bit of different things that look like they may hold fish but I really have no idea. I hear of some people fishing no deeper than 15 feet all winter where some never fish shallower than 25'. When looking at a flat or a hump would you think that the steepest drop would be better than a more gradual drop? I also have noticed several small humps in the lake where it will be 32 feet all around and come up to 27 these would be pretty small spots but would you think they would hold fish? What about underwater points vs. inside turns? I realize that just because a spot looks good to you doesn't mean that fish will like or that they will be there eating when you are fishing.

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