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Weekend reports

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I was out on Saturday working on motor issues, trolled a bit while letting the motor idle and picked up a few small pike. I had one solid hit that I missed, but could have just been another pike.

Fished 6:30 'til 11:00 today in the metro and had one "maybe" flash of a fish, and that was it. For the record, quit at 11:00 for chores, not the Vikes game........

Hope some of you fared better than I did. Any reports?

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Was stuck in a wedding the whole weekend... so I was definitely OUT of luck... at least its ALLLL over with!!!

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We started Thursday evening, I lost a tank that hit at boatside 50+. Friday evening partner got a 35" only 1 seen. Saturday he lost a nice fish we never saw much of just a flash, along with 8 other follows. Today (Sunday) started at 6:30 ended at 11, no hookups just 4 more follows. All but the 35" and 1 follow was along a maybe 200 yard streach. Not a great weekend but moving fish so its all good.

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nada. all no seeum's this weekend. won't seeum tonite either, it'll be too dark, lol.

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Caught my first, a 43" on topwater at 5:30am on tonka in the pitch black. I had only made 6-8 casts. It was awesome, I couldn't even see the strike, but I heard it. It jumped completely out of the water 3 times. I had another 40ish follow three times to the boat, but would not commit. I also busted my brand new Abu C3 in the first 4 hours. Luckly Gander replaced it with no problem.

Good weekend for me.

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I had an amazing night on Friday. Boated a 46 and a 54. Half hour apart from one another smile

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Got a 45 on Thursday night in the dark. Fished a total of 1.5 hours this weekend - with the nice weather I spent most of my time outside playing with my kids - trying to earn that father's day present I guess!

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Was on Harriet Saturday 5:30am -noon. something took a swipe at the side of the boat right away. Way to dark to tell what it was. hammerhandle around 10am. great scenery!

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Thursday boated a nice 45, Sunday am had one hooked up that took the figure 8 but my rod was so far in the water I couldn't get a good hook set on her she wasn't huge but probably 40. Then about 30 minutes late I saw her, she is THE fish I target every time out on this body of water....she came, she followed, she flipped me the bird then swam away. Maybe someday....sigh.

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Yesterday I caught 5. 32,39,42,43,46 and lost about 10 more. Total in our boat for the day was 12 muskies up to the 46 I caught. I can't even come up with how many follows we had, it was more than 50. Best_day_ever.

-Jeff

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[PoorWordUsage] JRedig, here i thought i had a good day....

Well my now ok day or well sat night included my dad getting a 42 and myself a 45 while seeing 14 others

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Nice reports jr... lost one on flake last fri night.. My troll motor tanked on me so I didn't fish much after that at least I get to enjoy the weekend and warm sunny weather..

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Most people still going shallow?? or move back out deeper with all the warm weather?? I stayed less than 12' out on Waconia yesterday and only had 1 follow. any help would be great

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I was on FLake saturday, one follow is all. I stayed in the shallows too. Wish I had a day like the others posted

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Waconia flats on Saturday. Mid 40's at 1:15 p.m. on a 8" Swimmin' Joe and then a low 40 at 1:45 p.m. on same bait. No other movement from 10:00a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

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Yesterday I caught 5. 32,39,42,43,46 and lost about 10 more. Total in our boat for the day was 12 muskies up to the 46 I caught. I can't even come up with how many follows we had, it was more than 50.

was that on a metro lake or were you outside the metro? Not looking for lakes, just curious where you had such a great day. Congrats!

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Originally Posted By: JRedig
Yesterday I caught 5. 32,39,42,43,46 and lost about 10 more. Total in our boat for the day was 12 muskies up to the 46 I caught. I can't even come up with how many follows we had, it was more than 50.

was that on a metro lake or were you outside the metro? Not looking for lakes, just curious where you had such a great day. Congrats!

Also curious about this. Was thinking the warm weather had pushed the fish deeper again. Was out late last week (metro lake) and only had one follow on a Viper. Heard a guy catch one on a DCG in the dark.

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I had a 5 fish weekend in the metro, not in one day though. 38,39,40,42, and a 46.5. Missed 2 possible 50's on friday that missed on the 8 and left. 4 of the 5 fish came on an 8. Fished solo so no pictures except the release shots. I can post later after work if I figure out how.

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was on WBL for the first time, nothing deeper, moved shallow and they were all over the place. surface baits. lost 2 and netted one in 30 min, played around with a few others. wish i could get down there again today but i'm back home, so have at 'em.

didn't think that would be the ticket with the warmer weather, but most bites came before my bait got to the end of the docks. wish i'd have had all day to pound it. water temps 68, guess they are where they are, and that's definitely where they are.

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Just curious what the best areas on the lake to fish are during late september to mid october when the temps cool off.....and also what the best lure presentations are

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