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Fastest speed you troll a harness

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I usually stay in the 1.1 to 1.5mph range but last summer I pulled one at around 2.2 gps  Colorado blade behind a snap weight and it worked. I have always wondered since then if others have pulled them over 2 mph. Was that a fluke or do others also troll over 2mph. According to the literature I've read all winter, that's too fast for the Colorado's

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  • 3 weeks later...

I dont put minnows on spinners just leaches and crawlers and I use bottom bouncers. Its not uncommon for us to go over 2mph either.  I only use minnows for pitching or vetical jigging. 


If your a podcast guy Jason Mitchell just did a really good podcast about this. Search for JMO Podcast episode 22 "Trolling Walleyes Early"



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