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10/29/14 8:51 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 46° - 50° F Water Temp: 46° - 50° F
They are getting harder to catch. The bite was extremely light today. Hardly moved the bobber and most of the time grabbed the end of the wax worm, so I missed some. ended the day with 13. 12 nice bluegills and one 12 inch crappie. This may be my last outing here until spring. Oh, no pictures this time. I think I have shown my catch, to know that it is the truth. Keep warm. Smile Big Smile Wink

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10/29/14 2:46 PM CST
I agree with Adam. It was a fun year out on the lake for me also. I take no credit except for logging the hours. The guys that I have learned from Nauga Monster, Bola, Newville Narrows, Broadway Bob, Osprey,Team Tight Lines, Adam Walton,etc. etc, Ive read years of posts and paid great attention to the locals. My best of the year was a 27" Walleye caught trolling a #4 Salmo Hot Perch Middle of May.Peace to all Til next year.Larry Dobson Big Smile Cool Big Smile

ADAM WALTON
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10/29/14 8:07 AM CST
What a banger year! Gotta love when the walleye, pike, and pan fish all cooperate. It was great to see how well everyone did this year. Unfortunately my hip is shot and needs replacement, so my open water season has abruptly come to an end. If surgery goes well, I'll be back on the ice by January. Smile Good luck to all the anglers continuing to pursue the fall bite. It was nice to meet many of you on the water this past year.

I added a few pics of some fish we caught this season. We had nearly 100% compliance with our catch and release beliefs, meaning all walleyes over 18" and all pike were released. Only a few larger walleyes were kept due to fatal hooking. You can see more pics from this season on our website if you'd like.

Take care and stay safe!

Captain Adam Walton


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White Crow
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10/28/14 8:32 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 51° - 55° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
It was blowing today! Whitecaps In the river! One hit = one fish. 6 Lbs., 25".

UglyStik716
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10/26/14 2:50 PM CST
Enjoy your posts and have learned much from them Dobson. Thanks and look out next year. There will be a new kid in town. :-)

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10/26/14 2:08 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny
A little Suday morning therapy out on the Big K. On at 7and off at11:00. Trolling #5,6,and 7 Flicker Shads. Thanks to team tight lines was able to dial speed in right away. Steady action of whites, 5to10" walleyes and 20"norts. The Mils FF exclusive " Orange Belly Perch" was by far the best producer. No keepers but still lots of fun. PEACE, Larry

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10/19/14 3:22 PM CST
It was nice running into ya Larry.. Super nice guy! I just started fishing the lake this early this summer. I'm a weekend warrior so my time is limited. But I have been here most every weekend.the last few weeks have been spotty for me for walleyes.trolling flicker shads and salmos between 1.7 to 2.2 .Today was 4 whitebass one nice crappie and a12" perch. Did catch one pike about 32". It was fun but wasn't the walleye I was chasing..I normally fish most of the day with the option to pop up into the river but the wind was picking up pretty good..I'll see ya out there Larry! Tight lines!

LDobson44
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10/19/14 12:19 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 31° - 35° F Water Temp: 46° - 50° F
Pulled into launch at 6:15 this morning I was second in line. It was cool to talk to the young guy in front off me. His attitude is the same as mine, in order to learn a body off water you got to put your time in. Hours and a few pointers from some locals and you've got a chance. I hope Jim did better than me. 4shorts and 1plus size white for me. Some caught on Flicker Minnows at 2.3 15' back and a couple on Shad Rap . Why is it so hard for me to put those big rods down and grab a jig rod?PEACE Big Smile Cool Big Smile

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10/18/14 9:37 AM CST
Rig: Pick yourself up some 1/16 oz. ISG Slow-Fall jigs. This will help reduce the snags. Trim the plastic brush guard to suit the situation.

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry

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LDobson44
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10/18/14 9:06 AM CST
Uncle was out on River Thursday and Friday. Lots and lots of walleyes up to 26". He said he was using knuckle jig with big gulp minnow . He said best bait was 1/8 oz orange jig head with white Moxie tail. He's not a posting on Internet type guy. I'm not sure he even has computer yet. See you out there tomorrow. Colder but less wind. PEACE,LAR DOB

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10/16/14 8:59 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
Got out to fish for the first time this month. A fair number of boats on the river near Blackhawk I. No one admitted catching anything keeper sized, not even the shore fishermen. A half dozen boats trolling the rock pile. I was too busy catching to notice if anyone else was. Good news-bad news:good news is that there seems to be a couple of year classes that did well besides 2008; bad news is I had to sort through a couple of dozen fish to keep one >15". Lost two bigger eyes just out of reach of the net. Hint: run your shads 10-15' behind your boards and experiment with speed. 2.2 mph was the ticket today for the shorts and 2.3+ mph for the larger ones. Got to the launch and decided to release the keeper for another day. Water was higher and warm @ 58 f.

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10/16/14 7:32 PM CST
Rig you in a boat or fishing from shore??

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10/16/14 5:31 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
+ Another great fall to be out fishing. I started this morning at 10 a.m. Found fish right away. kept 2 crappies and 18 bluegill, all between 8 and 9 inches. Nice 12 inch crappie. Lost more than usual Jigs today. I snagged more times than I ever remember. The bluegill bite was very light, but the crappies slammed it. You have to be quick to get them out of the snags. that is where half of my lost jigs went. Same bait as the last two weeks was the ticket. I hope the weather stays like this for a couple more weeks and I will be back. Evil Grin Big Smile

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10/12/14 12:09 PM CST
I fished 7:30-11am today. Wind was strong enough to drift at a pretty good clip. Decided to drift minnows and crawlers over the gravel beds. I ended the day with 3 small eyes and a big white bass. All released to get bigger.

LDobson44
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10/11/14 12:53 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Water temp 51 at 7am. 53.3at 11am. Dont put troll rods away just yet. Took a few minutes to get in the groove but paid off. Caught four good ones. Biggest at 22. Keep two and a white for kids tonight. Jr thunderstick in purple was on fire for 2foot long norts. Had to continually check boards. Small eyes would hang on and you couldn't tell they was there. Lost a good one at side of boat. The fish wasn't what upset me it was the lure that went with her. Last one in box bought at Mills. (Exclusive color). That lure was on fire and caught 90% of Walleyes today.PEACE til next time. LAR Big Smile Cool Big Smile

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