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Lisa Almquist

Jim's report!

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Hi everyone!! We got out this weekend and fished Saturday and Sunday but I didn't get any walleye because Jim caught them all!!! blush I did catch one pesky perch on Saturday but Sunday-nada! I guess sometimes I just have to let Jim have the spotlight right?? winkcool Here's his report- Click here!

It was just as fun watching him though, the look on his face was great! Great looking walleyes! Way to go Jim!

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I guess!! laughlaugh

He's just a great walleye guy. He has a knack for it. If I had as much time of the water as he has had though I probably would too. I have some catching up to do. Like probably 40 years worth!!

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You just have to go fishing with us gals, then you catch Walleyes. Must be our female magnetism.

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Lisa:

I usually run the motor, watch the map, check the weedline and trolling path, and especially I watch the sonar. I work hard to keep my boat at the right depth range so my passengers can catch the fish. I love it when they get the fish, and of course I don't because I'm too busy to fish! It is all about location and boat control! A real fisherman is one who can put his fishing partners on top of the fish without them realizing it.

I'd enjoy having you and some of your buds in the boat with me!

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Lisa:

I usually run the motor, watch the map, check the weedline and trolling path, and especially I watch the sonar. I work hard to keep my boat at the right depth range so my passengers can catch the fish. I love it when they get the fish, and of course I don't because I'm too busy to fish! It is all about location and boat control! A real fisherman is one who can put his fishing partners on top of the fish without them realizing it.

I'd enjoy having you and some of your buds in the boat with me!

H20 - where do you fish in the cities, ever have an open seat ? grin I have a spare kayak - whistle

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I know it's hard to run the boat, stay on the edge of a good break, watch your depth, make sure you're passengers aren't fishing under the boat or getting any lines in the prop!!! Too bad I wasn't doing any of that technical stuff AND STILL not catching fish!!! blushblushblushgrin

Thanks for the invite H2O!

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If I'm just going out for the day, I usually head west to Wright County/Annandale area. It's a short drive and great fishing. In fact, I'm taking tomorrow off work so I can get out there at sunrise. Quite often I go alone and have an open seat.

Actually, I would like to fill 2 open seats for a run over to Algoma. The salmon have started biting and they are running big this year! 20 pounders are fairly common. Steelhead and lakers too. Any takers? I usually camp at one of the campgrounds.

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I know it's hard to run the boat, stay on the edge of a good break, watch your depth, make sure you're passengers aren't fishing under the boat or getting any lines in the prop!!!

Lisa - must be why I didn't catch anything on Mille Lacs. I was too busy making sure that everyone else was on fish.

:)Char

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Yeah - it's been a long week.

I am up too ice fishing too. I'll come up to your neck of the woods and you can show me how it's done.

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OK and I changed my avatar from ice fishing to August fishing on Leech Lake. August 2007 - a 28.5" walleye.

So - I can catch 'em!!!

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Nice fish Char!! Great looking avatar too.

I would rather sit in my Otter than on the boat for sure. I think it'd be great to get all the ladies on the ice!! grin

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I would like to if the winds and storms keep away long enough but might have to find a small lake if the winds get to rough.

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Ya I see winds on Winnie in the mid teens out of the NW. Do you usually go out of High Banks. We have a cabin real close to High Banks and will be up there this weekend for my daughters 21st Birthday. Just checking to see if you will be in the neighborhood.

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No that could be challenge. Winds on Winnie is how my boat developed water circulation under the flooring. I guess we won't know until tomorrow AM.

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Hey Jim or Lisa, Did you get out on Saturday on Winnie. hehehehe

Such a beautiful day with all the rain and then the hurricane came through and knocked down some power lines. Surfing on Winnie, got to like it.

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No we didn't!! Did you? We just fished smaller local lakes and went early so we could get off the lake before the weather came through. Guess what though?? I got skunked again!! But Jim got a beauty!

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Not on Saturday, It was a little bit rough out there on the east side and the rain all afternoon. Then when the hurricane hit around 4:00pm. 3 very large gusts came up (as if it wasn't windy enough.) Knocked down some power lines and we were out until about 8:30, which was quick up there. Got out Sunday around 11:00 and fished a couple of humps with no luck. Hit the 3rd hump and found them. Caught 8 in about 3 hours. 21" the biggest and 2 were in the slot. Had my nephew out and he just started walleye fishing a year ago, so we had to get him started on decent walleyes. He got a 18" 20' and a 21". Way to go Dano.

It was a little rough on Sunday too.

Sounds like your in a walleye (non catching rut). Try washing your hands using the sand and water from the lake b-4 you go out.

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