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benfolds

Big Watab in MN

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I have not fished for Trout and want to try Big Watab in a couple of weeks...any tips? Depth, presentation, etc.?

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I was out there today and it was terribly slow. I wish I had a pattern for you, but I don't. I never saw anyone else catch anything either. Good luck!

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We do very well all day long on Big W. some very nice bows in that lake. we've taken them up to 22" this year. We fish riggers with small michigan stinger spoons with boy girl being the best color and then mixed veggies. I start at 18-20 down in the morning and then go to 20-30 down during the day. Speed is always 1.9 - 2.2 mph. use light line with light releases and high quality ball bearing swivels. fish now will be in 45-100 fow which covers much of the lake. some of the nicer fish will come on small stick baits too. Last trip three of us took 13 home. and I smoked ten and had the other 3 for dinner. most fish we kept were 14-15" with 3 nicer ones. good luck hope this helps.

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