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11/6/05 Report


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Quick Report: While most of you were in blaze orange this weekend, I decided to hit the big pond. The first fish in was a 27 1/4" I only had my line in the water 30-40 seconds before she took that fathead. My buddy hauled in a 28" on a crank. We caught 6 more over 22" and 2 smaller. Fished from 4:00 - 7:00. I will post pictures of the two ladies later.

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good for you walleye seeker! my heart is with you. how were you fishing the fathead? lindy, jig, bobber, tolling w/spinner? how deep? maybe there is a day bite somewhere on minnows? some years back near fishers, they were hitting on shinners and lindy rigs. it doesnt look like i will be able to get out on open water this year anymore. im sad, but next year is going to be the year. of course theres ice fishing!

regards,

minnesotatuff

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I caught mine in 24' on rocks, glow hook and 5' snell. Most were caught on cranks in 9'-10'. I'm heading out Saturday, hopefully for longer.

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thanks walleye seeker,

im not sure what the depth is now, but last spring was a good bite on 5 mile...it was somewhere around 22-24 and lots of rocks. if i can get up there, i want to try there during the day. it may not be until ice fishing though. i lost 2 nice walleyes this year. one with paul w on the october full moon and the other on 5 mile this spring. i got to see the one from 5 mile. it was definately bigger than 28"! then again, that was the one that got away....lol. good luck on saturday!

regards,

minnesotatuff

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killer,

Crank bite is still going on. The key is to go slow, real slow, if you're not getting fish, slow down some more.

I'll be up with Mark Stanley tomorrow night hoping to get a good bite going. From the sounds of the weather we may take a beating frown.gif We will be using the bowmount, unless it is really windy, in which case we will have the kicker going with a drift sock drug under the bow

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