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New lake, what to do first?

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So say you just picked a lake you knew nothing about and decided to go fish it for walleyes one day, what would be your first technique and location to look for fish? For time of year lets just go with early June.

I'd be trolling cranks in 7-11' on any type of weed line.

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Study map, then either troll cranks or spinners with minnows, then leeches. Jig windblown shore at sunrise and sunset.

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Troll Cranks and spinners, cover alot of water until you find them. Then you could drag snells

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So say you just picked a lake you knew nothing about and decided to go fish it for walleyes one day, what would be your first technique and location to look for fish? For time of year lets just go with early June.

I'd be trolling cranks in 7-11' on any type of weed line.

First and foremost, I'd review the lake map. Based on what I see would determine my game plan once on the water.

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"First and foremost, I'd review the lake map. Based on what I see would determine my game plan once on the water."

I'm with Otter, on that for the most part. Every time we look at a possible vacation spot, the first thing I head for is the DNR Lakefinder site to see if I like the lake or not, look at the map, read the surveys...

That time of year I'll probably wind up trolling cranks on the weedline in 7-11' like riverrat said, unless the map shows me a hump or saddle or something I just can't resist to go rigging on. I'm a live bait fisherman at heart, but cranks is a great way to prospect the unknown.

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i would find the first point a and work the ledge around the 13-15 ft range draging lindys with a floater and if nothing try to find a ledge in the middle of the lake and work that

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