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Dan Mawer

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Fished Waconia from 4:45am to 10:30am and nothing going on...although there was what I'm guessing at least a 40" swimming up on the surface about 15 ft from my boat. Of course I tried to cast past it and get it interested to no avail. The bloom is getting worse for sure. Anyone have luck on Waconia or Minnetonka today? - of course it had to be a southeast wind with clear skies when I actually get a chance to go out.

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I fished last night overnight, caught 2 muskie's (37 and 41), pile of pike up to 36" and a 21 inch smallmouth that was pushing 6lbs!!! Most of the action was around sunset and sunrise. wink

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Good deal man. When you say overnight you mean like around sunset friday night to sunrise saturday? That action is pretty freakin good. I was focusing in deeper water this morning because of the normal late july temps and I also tryed to really get deep in the slop. Were those 2 muskies you caught with slow or fast presentations?

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I was focusing inside the weeds and over the weeds. I've spent time pounding the outside edge, but it just never seems to produce except in a couple area's on the lake I fish the most.

The muskies were slow. My fishing partner lost a big one on a burned bucktail right when the sun went down. Still scratching our heads how it got off.

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Its seem there's small window between sunset n moonrise yesterda and boated a 25ish" on plantgrette whatever that's spelled up at bemidji and a strike on hellhound this evening.

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Okay, quick update. I was on Waconia today and boated a 42 incher. A really, really thick 42 incher, I had to double and triple check my measurement because I thought she was going to be bigger than that.

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Caught a 39 around noon today, fish seemed pretty active with the overcast day. Talked to a couple boats that had caught fish and been seeing fish.

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