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Fish eagle last night and this morning with no luck. I must have drilled atleast 75 holes. Had to tip up down with a shiner on a size 14 fine wire and my roommate and i each had a rod with jigging spoons and minnow/minnow head combos. we had lots of lookers but no takers, how do i catch a walleye south of st. cloud any help would be great.

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If you find the answer to this I would love to know it too. I've been trying for the last month and have only been able to get a few. I've never tried Eagle lake though.

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Walleyes this late into the season are hard to come by due to many factors. One of the biggest, i believe, is lake traffic. Try a lake with a little less traffic and you will do better. That being said I agree it is easier up north though, more lakes less traffic. I have been doing great down here, until the traffic picked up. My best lakes were not known for walleyes either. smirk.gif

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Try down sizing presentation. Small plain hook and a smaller fathead. Don't jig the rod at all once you have a looker. That was the deal last year at eagle anyways. The other key is to be as quiet as possible. You are fishing in shallow water, noise will turn the fish off pretty fast. Also, get rid of the wire leader and go to a heavy flourocarbon leader. Good luck and let us know how you do.

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i use 2lb floro on all of my rods and tip ups so its not the line but i will try smaller minnows next time i am out

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