Fishing had really slowed down from the last 2 to 3 weeks. Lot's of 10 to 13 inch fish being caught now that were not as common when the bite was hot a couple weeks ago. We did catch a 4 1/2 pounder on day 1 and then the near 7 pounder on day 2 but lots of 11 to 13 inchers in between!
The fish are scattered all over the lake with fish being caught on everything from trolling cranks to pulling spinners bottom bouncing, to deep jigging. Most of the succesful teams were doing several different techniques to get a limit of weighers. Everyone struggled but that is pretty normal for Starvation this time of year. I do think the low water this year is impacting this some as well, but it seems like every year that the walleye fishing there is hot in August and as soon as September rolls in it slows way down.
We caught allot of very big perch and found most of the big ones to be solitary cruisers in 25 to 35 feet of water caught pulling spinners for walleye. I wish we could have weighed a few of those perch as they were heavier than some of the 12 inch walleye we weighed.
There are allot of very large walleye in Starvation now in fantastic condition. Those fish are very fat once they get over the 17 to 18 inch mark. I believe this is when they reach a large enough size that they can really eat the larger perch. Had several 5 to 7 inch perch puked up in live wells this weekend!
Congratulations to our friend Jason Liljestrand for catching the big fish of the tournament with a 8.5 lb walleye!
Here are a couple pictures from the event.
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