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Just had an awesome morning on the water
Iív been doing well with the walleyes, but have had to work at it to get a limit lately. This morning the waves werenít cooperating and I had to slow my troll down to .09 from the normal 1.3-1.4. I canít be sure thatís solely responsible for the action, but I landed 23 walleye in a little over a half an hour! I had three doubles and had three on at once at one point, chaos... beautiful chaos! If they arenít biting on your usual top presentations, try slowing or speeding up, it might be the trick you need.
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Great report and pic. So you were going slower than .10 mph, talk about crawling. What were you using at the speed? I can't imagine that harness blades would even turn at that speed.


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Harnesses with a small Colorado blade and a float (both chartreuse in color) and harnesses with just a slow death hook and one bead. The poles had a bit of action in them because of the waves so that might have helped as well.
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Are you using size 2 or smaller?


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#2ís are my go to. I have some #0ís tied up for when they get really finicky, and some bigger #4-#6ís for when they sometimes (rarely) like something bigger. Iím convinced all walleyes are female. Only a female would be as unrationally picky, cost this much to chase, and cause the feeling of adoration that wells up inside you when you land one and mistakenly think you have all of them figured out. I had a good morning today as well, we got a two man limit in about an hour and a half. Sadly I have to go back to work tomorrow Unsure. Just when you have the bite dialed in, life gets in the way.
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Iím convinced all walleyes are female. Only a female would be as unrationally picky, cost this much to chase, and cause the feeling of adoration that wells up inside you when you land one and mistakenly think you have all of them figured out.
LOL, I've never looked at it like that but it's sooo true.
I can't say I've ever tried blades smaller than size 2 but it sounds like it would be worth a try.
Good job on the limits, they look like some good fish, how long is that biggest one?
Do you normally catch them in water that deep? Looks like a good stack of eyes there in your pic.


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They were stacked up in there this morning, feeding on perch judging from what they were spitting up in the live well. Usually this time of year they like 38-42 feet in open water, or 12-20 in weed beds. We didnít measure the biggest one, but it was 21-22.
(This post was edited by Oneida1 on Jul 9, 2019, 7:07 PM)
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How about the perch, how long were they? They look pretty nice in the pic.


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Big enough to be fillet able, but not humpbacks... 8-10 inches??? I didnít bother measuring them.