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fishermatt

4th Spot's a Charm

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It's been a tough winter since all the snow we got, but it finally melted to the point where I could implement some run and gun strategies to find the walleyes on my home lake. I fished 4 spots, and the 4th one was the charm. I was skunked after the first 3 spots, and as it got fully dark, I was feeling pretty frustrated after several trips out with basically no results. Now the "bewitching hour" of this day was over, and I did not have high hopes. But, I decided to try one more spot that has been good to me in past years. I drilled 2 holes, scooped them out, and when I dropped my transducer down my jigging hole I could already see fish :-) I ended up catching 16 walleyes, kept throwing them back just to enjoy the fun of catching. There's no substitute for experience on a particular lake, and having the persistence to keep on trying one more spot. Each "dead" spot that you abandon in search of something better gets you one spot closer to the "Charm" of a great outing. Good luck and Have Fun!!

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