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Jari Razskazoff

5-10ft, 11-15ft, 16-20ft, 20-25ft, or 25-30ft???

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If you were going to bald eagle, tonight, going for walleyes and crappies, at which depth would you fish if you had to pick one spot/depth to fish from 6pm to 1am???

Your choices are 5-10ft,

11-15ft,

16-20ft,

20-25ft,

or 25-30ft,

or 30+ft.

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It depends on the time of year, the structure, and the depth of the entire lake! Late/mid winter deep holes, early or late ice shallower.

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Depends on the lake and time of year. Right now probably the 16-20 range depending on lake.

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not sure were and how deep the lake is but I would try the middle of the water depth ie:40 is the deepest spot i would try 21-25 fow in 30ft lake try 16-20 hope this helps.

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there is a saddle out towards the bay in the north end of the lake. Find that saddle on the map it is very obvious where to sit. I believe it is 23 feet deep in that saddle. good luck

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If you're going from 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM I think I'd go a little shallower as long as there's a few weeds and some bait fish in the area.

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I doubt you will find walleyes and crappies in the same place during prime time bite during early ice.

For walleyes, focus on the shoreline. Look for weedbeds adjacent to sharp breaks (preferably on an inside turn or point). Fish on top of the break but outside the weedline.

For crappies, fish deep but watch for them suspended. Depending on the depth of the hole, 25 feet would probably be sufficient. Usually can be found suspended from 5 feet off bottom to 10 feet below the ice.

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I was out there tonight in 18-20'. Got 1 17.5" walleye and a mess of little crappies with a few eligible as keepers.. How did you do?

Ryan

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