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Second time up fishing Walleyes/Sauger this year and just had a few questions. What marine band channels are used by everone up there? Do the charters use one for themselves? I read on one of the posts to fish the weed beds. Where would I find these beds? Have the fish moved out to the reefs yet? Where can I get the GPS coordinates for the different reefs out there? Any help with one or all of these questions would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Hey der, you betcha there are some fish out on the mainlake rocks.....Nice ones too, With that said there are some fish in the weeds all summer long too. I've been out to a few rock piles over the past week and a half and we've pulled nice fish everytime. Better shot probably at getting yourself some BIG ones on the rocks, or trolling deeper water I'd say. Get yourself one of those Lakemaster pro series maps and you will have #'s to a myriad of spots to fish. Channel 6 has alot of chatter. Different resorts chatter on different channels.

Have fun the bite has been way good as of late.

Regards.....fiskyknut

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I can attest to the rocks... If the seas are not rough, get out to the reefs! I was on the big lake most of last week. We only fished two places - a little reef often referred to as 3 mile, + Arnesons reef. We caught numerous hogs at both places. Everyone seemed to be hitting fish and a lot of techniques were working. We were slow rolling bottom bouncers with hammered gold spinners & bait. But down rigging was taking a lot of fish as well as slip bobbering (when calm), and even a few jigs. Great time, awesome bite!! If I told you how many and how big the fish were, you'd probably call me a liar! LOL

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Are these reefs on the south side of the lake? Where do you launch to get to them? Thanks

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That is correct, they are along the south shore. I believe the two closest places to lauch are Arneson's and Long Point. We went out of Long Point and 3 mile was about 3.5 miles straight out into the lake (north), and Arneson's reef was another couple miles from there. Arneson's is a pretty big reef, so there will likely be some boats on that rock pile. Good luck!!!

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Thanks guys for the info. Any idea where to find those weedbeds? Can't wait to get up there...just hoping for relativly calm days. Thanks again.

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There are weeds all along the South Shore. Watch your electronics, they won't be hard to find. Good luck

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