Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Walleye Fishing Reports 8/1/2012 - 18 Stories - MN, WA, UT, ID, NY, IA, MI, IN, SD, ND, PA, MO, NY

Anderson: Mille Lacs walleye take to be reviewed
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Department of Natural Resources fisheries researchers met with their counterparts from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) Thursday to discuss what perhaps will be the most contentious Mille Lacs walleye management issue ...
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Updated fish advisory for Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir
You can catch and eat Walleye at Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir because a fish advisory has been updated. Health officials said the original advisory warned women who are pregnant and kids under the age of 15 to not to eat any walleye from the area.
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MN DNR Weekly Report
Duluth News Tribune
Walleye action was found to be slow, but Lake Trout were found. A case was investigated regarding illegal transportation of walleyes and a walleye within the protected slot limit. Many personal watercraft violations were detected with enforcement action taken ...
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Columbia River region fishing reports
The Seattle Times
Lower Columbia below Bonneville Dam - Boat anglers in the Camas/Washougal area are catching some walleye. The Dalles Pool - Boat anglers are catching some walleye. The couple anglers sampled fishing for bass did very well. John Day Pool - Including ...
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Lake Powell Fishing Report - Summer doldrums are over
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
Our spoons were attacked as soon as they hit bottom. We caught more stripers, including 4-pound adults, at depth but half the fish caught were walleye. We made 3 productive passes over the reef before the school got tired of us and left the reef for the depths.
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OLA prez: Culling for walleye is illegal. Quit fishing after you have your three ... (blog)
With Oneida Lake waters so warm, walleye fishing so good, and walleye tournaments so popular, OLA would like to bring to the attention of walleye anglers and walleye tournament organizers the need to follow DEC's rules concerning walleye culling.
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Hot walleye lure
Dubuque Telegraph Herald (blog)
"They were selling like hotcakes," Dave Lincoln Jr. said about the Spro MadEye Shad crankbaits that The Bait Shack, in Dubuque, began stocking this season. Designed by some of the top names in walleye fishing, the newly developed lure has become ...
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Outdoors: Plans call for walleyes in Elkhart
South Bend Tribune
“The Michiana Walleye Association and the DNR have done such a good job of getting walleyes into the St. Joe downstream of Elkhart that we hope to accomplish the same thing on the Elkhart River,” he said. There is a dam on the river in Goshen and ...
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Michigan fish report
Lansing State Journal
Lake St. Clair: Walleye and yellow perch were caught by those trolling crawler harnesses and bottom bouncers in the shipping channel from the St. Clair Light to Gull Island. A few bass also were caught. Many had great success for smallmouth bass in deeper ...
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Recent weather makes perch fishing more difficult
Evening Observer
Finding them this time of year will require moving out to deeper water. Walleye anglers for weeks now have been reporting incidental catches of good sized perch while fishing for walleye usually while towing worm harnesses. Marking these location on your ...
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Carlson: A new concept for anglers
St. Cloud Times
The latest gadget that really caught my attention is a walleye presentation called “slow death.” I have experimented with this concept a number of times and continue to be thoroughly impressed. It was effective on a recent trip to Rainy Lake. I first heard about ...
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Dakota Recreation Report, July 27
Jamestown Sun
Sheyenne River slow for walleye, pike and catfish with some bass still active in slack water and along rocks. Try spinner baits. Weed growth remains an issue on Woodhaven, Casselton Reservoir and Brewer Lake but try the edges of the weed lines in cool ...
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Hook and bullet: Spinnerbaits a winning formula for two anglers
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
When does a bass bait become a walleye bait? When it works. Just ask professional walleye angler John Campbell of Florida. He trolled one oz. Booyah spinnerbaits in white and chartreuse to land a $50000 first-place prize at a recent FLW Walleye event on ...
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Grand Forks Herald
Trolling crankbaits with downriggers, lead-core line or three-way rigs in deep water throughout the main-lake basin has produced excellent walleye action. Pulling a crawler and spinner around the reefs and structure also has produced limits of walleyes.
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Algae bloom, low oxygen levels affect fishing on Bemidji area lakes
Bemidji Pioneer
The bad side for the lakes is there are many dead fish washing up on shore, including some walleyes and muskies that have been unsuccessfully released by anglers or were sick or weak for some other reason. On the positive side, adult suckers and tulibees ...
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FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, July 27
Walleye fishing has been more reliable. From the Ohio border to Presque Isle, walleye fishing has been good along the inside edge of the first trench in depths of 54 feet to 58 feet. Many of these walleye are in the 16-inch to 18-inch class. Bigger walleye have ...
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Anglers: beware of warm Michigan waters
Petoskey News-Review
Walleye, pike and perch have their own cool water range, and bass and panfish can handle warmer waters. Also sensitive to warm water are cold water species such as trout. And while fish do have upper temperature limits, those limits are variable, says ...
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Fishing report
Crappie fair using minnows and jigs in deeper water over structure; black bass fair using deep-diving lures, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged worms; walleye fair using bottom bouncers and jig and minnow or jig and earthworm combinations off points; catfish fair ...
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