Friday, May 18, 2012

Walleye Fishing Reports 5/18/2012

Walleye playing hide and seek
Walleye (and most fish) are controlled by the weather. Walleye especially are sensitive to light. So on a bright sunny day, they will be holding tightly to structure and weedlines. They will also be a little deeper. Instead of holding in five or six ...
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Local fishers have good luck with size 11 rapalas
Evening Observer
This outdoor columnist finally got a chance to sample some night time walleye fishing on Van Buren Reef/Shorewood Country Club. Now that I am retired from my former full-time job, the script was supposed to read as follows: fish, hunt (during the ...
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Good fishing not necessarily good for fish
Bismarck Tribune
South Dakota liberalized walleye limits for several years after that because, by some estimates, 90 percent of the rainbow smelt were washed downstream. The walleyes' main food source, the smelt, was mostly gone and the walleyes were hungry — hungry ...
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Fishing Report: May 18
Knoxville News Sentinel
Walleye — Slow. Anglers trying for walleye are catching more bass than anything. A few fish are being found on points and in submerged brush in coves at night.RedFins and Thundersticks cast near flooded bushes that are showing shad activity are ...
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Jeffrey L. Frischkorn's fishing report for May 18
Lake Erie and tributaries: Fair to good walleye fishing in 20 to 40 feet of water from Geneva, and west. Flat-line trolling Rapalas and Reef Runners, both in bright finishes, are suggested. Spotty yellow perch fishing in 43 feet of water off Geneva as ...
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Fishing Report
Asheville Citizen-Times
Walleye are hitting lead-head jigs tipped with minnows in muddy pockets close to shorelines. Best walleye action is at night under lights fishing with jigs and nightcrawlers. Plenty of bream activity on redworms and crickets.
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Fishing report
Helena Independent Record
Walleye anglers are having success on the south end of the reservoir trolling worm harnesses and cranks in 10-18 feet of water. Jigging for walleye is also working well pitching in shallows and vertically jigging bay points. — FWP, Helena.
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Southeastern Oklahoma weekly fishing report
North Texas e-News
Walleye, white bass and rainbows good on rooster tails and grubs near the power house. Report submitted by Mark Hannah, game warden stationed in McCurtain County. McGee Creek: May 13. Elevation 1 ft. above normal, water 77 and clear.
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Fishing report and best times for 5/18
WALLEYE – Bagnell Tailwater: Fair for anglers in boats, try Berkley's white Gulp Shad. Niangua Arm: Fair to good, try trolling Cordell's Fire Tiger colored Wally Diver or Norman's Sour Grape colored Deep Little 'N or Sebile's Koolie Minnow on flats, ...
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GREAT LAKES: King fishing is great on Lake Michigan
Green Bay Press Gazette
On Green Bay, walleye fishing remains very good in water as shallow as 5 feet and as deep as 25, mostly for those trolling stickbaits and crawler harnesses. Anglers jigging in the Fox and Menominee rivers also are picking up a few 'eyes along with ...
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Jim Morris' fishing report for May 17
Dayton Daily News
Lake Erie: Walleye fishing has been good, mostly by trolling around the reefs and south of Kelleys Island. For yellow perch, fish off of Marblehead or east of Kelleys. For Lake Erie information, visit or call (888) HOOKFISH.
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