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hi, im normally at mille lacs for opener, smile.gif but am fishing vermillion this year. Question? what do I need? I am used to bobber fishing at mille lacs, using glow jigs.

Any suggestions, tips would be well appreciated.

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I am by no means an expert on Vermillion, but have been fishing it the last couple years on opener and have had some success. We have found that metallic jig heads with darker bodies have been producing the best bite for us around twilight. Then we switch over to a glow hooks and leeches after the sun has gone down. We haven't figured out what they want during the day yet, we may try a little more rigging this year and see how that goes...good luck and let us know how you do...I can't get up there until the week after opener this year, so I will be very interested in what was/wasn't working. Good luck.

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Perchman,

Welcome to Lake Vermilion and the Vermilion forum! smile.gif

I always start the opener with jigs and minnows. Fatheads or rainbow chubs usually work the best for me.

If that doesn't work I switch to a plain hook Lindy Rig and minnows.

Search all depths with your electronics until you spot fish, then CATCH THEM!! laugh.gif

Cliff

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Welcome, welcome.

I simply have learned over the years to find them and drop a jig & minnow on them as our own version of King of the Walleyes, Cliff has mentioned.

Love Black ones and simple green ones.

Firetire came along and now use that too.

Learned many a thing from Cliff, Ace and Sargent of the walleye himself Gary K. on the many ways to boat numbers & larger Vermilion walleyes. laugh.gif

Can find them in bunches no sweat.

I get two, Bonnie "NoFish" gets 20.

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You will have fun.

No fish by our docks.

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Enjoy the day.

T.

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Thanks for the info.. sounds like a canada lake as far as fish'en goes..

perchman

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I have been using jigs and minnows for more years than I care to admit. The evening bite should be a great time to use a slip bobber rig. Set up on a point or rockwall, with deeper water close by.

"Ace" cool.gif

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