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Drop Shotting for Walleyes?

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Has anyone used this technique for walleyes? I know it's really popular with bass fisherman, but it seems like it would have applications for eyes too. Was thinking about throwing it into shallows with a gulp leech?

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I've done it a little, mostly on deep/steep weed edges, or over deep mid-lake structure, or in current areas. In all the places I've used it walleye fishing I've done it vertically, I haven't tried throwing it shallow, but I don't see any reason why it couldn't work. I'd say give it a shot and let us know how it works.

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On the river I've done it alot, #8 wide gap for crawlers/ #6 for minnows and a pinch on bb shot

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Some friends of mine have dialed it in on the mud flats of Mille Lacs. It's fun watching them do it while I go "riggin' by".

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i have caught some eyes accidentally fishing for bass with a drop shot last year with a smaller fluke style bait on a weed line

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i have caught some eyes accidentally fishing for bass with a drop shot last year with a smaller fluke style bait on a weed line

Yep winkwhistle

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I'm going to try it this spring for sure. It just seems that it would present the leech in a realistic manner, hopefully it works.

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I use it in rivers when I want the bait to be stationary on the bottom but don't want to retie hook after hook after hook. Effective and economical!

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