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shanem78
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5/23/15 7:06 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
I booked a full day guide trip today for my wife and I with Jesse Quale of Green Water Walleyes we met him at the landing at 7 am and fished till this afternoon we had a great time we caught some really nice slot walleyes and I got my first muskie we also caught some white bass and catfish. If anyone is looking for a great time I would highly recommend Jesse he is very knowledgeable of the water and an all around great guy always willing to share his knowledge.

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JESSE QUALE
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5/23/15 6:22 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Shane millard and his wife booked a full day guide trip with me on petenwell today.Water temp in the early morning was 59.9 and when we left around 3 pm water temp was in the upper 60s. Wind was out of the south south east most of the day. Today shane caught his first muskie and his wife caught some nice slot walleyes.All our fish today went back except a few white bass for the fryer. Big Smile Big Smile Anyone looking to book a trip?? I have a few openings left for the open water season. Smile


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5/23/15 3:33 PM CST
Just got back from the first open water trip on petenwell. Just me in the boat. Ended with two slots, 2 keepers (released), and two shorts and only one white bass. Color and speed made the difference for me! Purple flicker shads pulled at 1.7-2 mph with 105 feet of line behind the boards in 14 fow. Got the biggest at 26 1/2 inches on a crawler harness pulling at .8 mph in the same depth. 24 feet of line with a 1 ounce inline weight behind the boards. Only had a half dozen crawlers and fish took every one. White bass came on the harness. Double Colorado blades. Yellow and silver. Water temp was 63 when I left.

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5/23/15 7:34 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 61° - 65° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Well it has been a good start to the season, the boat has been out only 4 times but the pontoon has been out 12 times with 4 more trips over the next 5 days. Was out on the Pete with two father and son teams.Lots of fish W.B., short eyes and keeper eyes, and some cats. Trolling was the way to go, starting by the Lure north past the hideaway,Baits tots, wally divers, reg. shads and glass shads, speed 1.9 to 2.4, I know that is fast but that is what the fish want, color of the baits did not matter.If any one would like to get out go to the link below. Be safe out there. Big Smile Cool

MARK SAEMISCH
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5/22/15 11:09 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
Did Castlerock, Petenwell, and below castle today. We had 2 fish try on Petenwell this morning and then we went to eat lunch. After that we went down on Castlerock and had another fish follow an eat-me lure, and then caught one on a Medusa. Then we had a pike come off and then another one follow. We then went below castlerock and had another musky follow a crappie colored Eat Me lure, but no takers. The two that tried and missed on the Pete were on bucktails. If any one wants to try a day with me, give me a call.

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5/19/15 5:16 PM CST
Thanks to all that have posted pointers here on trolling and have sent me messages, I appreciate it. Now I just need to get out there!

Take care,

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5/19/15 3:14 PM CST
They are always biting bud. No matter where you go river or lake you'll catch them! Use small shiners on slip sinker and whip out. You'll get eyes also beside just cats.

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5/19/15 3:08 PM CST
Any news on catfish yet. Are they biting and are they in the river channel? Wink

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5/19/15 10:04 AM CST
OnThe8-

I use Ten to 14 pound "super-line", such as Fire-Line or Power-Pro but tie on a 3 foot length of mono leader between the "super-line" and lure as I believe it is less visible to the walleye and have had better success with it. I use "super-line" because I can feel the lure working better with it. So if I get weeds or debris on the lure I can tell.

Good Luck.

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Don Varese
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5/19/15 9:55 AM CST
OnThe8 -

I use 10 lb XT for walleye trolling but I'm new at walleye trolling and that seemed to be the most popular. Also, the flicker shad depth chart lists, 10 lb XT.

Just change your search to: "walleye trolling braid vs mono". Only this time you will get more choices between lines, mono, braid, leadcore...

Hope this helps

JESSE QUALE
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5/19/15 9:55 AM CST
Onthefigure8 i have a post up about trolling couple weeks back. Big Smile


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5/19/15 9:19 AM CST
Thanks Don.

Just realized... I should have specified that I am mostly concerned with Walleye trolling. My apologies, I thought I had it in there.

I'll search some other boards, but I don't know if that's something others would post (i.e. what lines they're using).

Thanks to all in advance.

Don Varese
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5/19/15 8:40 AM CST
OnThe8 - I use braid. Why? Because when I was getting rigged up, I had a 1200 yd spool of it.

Do a search: "musky trolling braid vs mono" and you'll get an overload of pros-cons for both.

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5/19/15 7:29 AM CST
Hey Guys.

Sorry for the non-report here... but I have a general question for all you 'trollers' out there.

I'm just getting into trolling (have never done it), and was wondering what is the best line to use to do so, a heavier mono or a braided super line? What strength? I would think both have advantages/disadvantages. Any help you could provide would be appreciated.

Feel free to PM instead of cluttering the thread. Smile

Thanks much,

Figure8

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5/18/15 4:16 PM CST
I have caught some real nice Bluegills trolling s/e along the bouy line. They will smash a Flicker Shad or Salmos. We used to catch bluegills and nice perch in the dead of summer same area with pc of crawler and small jig heads. A local guy named John H.(died years back ) used to take us out there. Good times ahead on the Pete guys, Love this time of year. Peace , Lar Big Smile Cool Big Smile

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