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I like to scratch my Walleye itch in June normally the 1st or 2nd week of the month. 

But I fear I may have to use Benadryl this year. 

I normally find them in 20 to 25 ft of water in early June, my preferred method of fishing is bottom bouncers with a worm harness. I’m familiar with there normal water level living quarters this time of year and feel confident in catching a few, last year was an exceptional year 

So doing the math with the known water levels  (had to take my shoes off) I’ve Ciphered that the stinking fish are in the brush. Worse than that, I fear that there scattered all over the place in the brush. 

Where’d I put that Benadryl?

Anybody targeting  the toothy critters with success in this high water? or is everyone picking them up while fishing the brush for bass

I guess bottom bouncers don’t have to bounce on the bottom I have rigs with line counters so I’m wondering if a guy could troll over the top of the brush and entice them to come out for a snack, or will I just spend all day swearing at the brush I’m hung up in.

any ideas or experience on how to target them or is it just one of those years 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Members of the Twin Lakes Walleye club have been catching Walleye for several weeks now. Walleye are being caught around 30 ft deep near points in most cases. Most have been bottom bouncing, trolling crankbaits/jerkbaits, or trolling with a Carolina rig.

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Thanks for the info!! 

Weather forecast looks favorable next week so heading that way Sunday will fish til Thursday hopefully I will have some success and can post a report and some good pics of Some BS Walleye 

Thanks Again 

 

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Got my June Walleye trip in and it was a good one. Weather was perfect for the most part, water clarity was good a little Dingy for Bull but good for fishing, Caught Walleye every day Bottom Bouncing, only 1 or 2 keepers each day  25” the largest  19 to 22 for the rest. Fish were 30-35 ft deep off of main and secondary lake points although I probably spent the majority of my time on secondary points hooked up with several Fat Spots  4 small mouth and an occasional LMB and of course the ever present Monster Blue Gills

A lot of bass working the surface Early morning I was tempted but stayed knee deep in the worm dirt 

MLF showed up on my doorstep Weds as I was camped across the creek from the High Water Ramp they we’re having one of there Cup tournaments only 9 boats competing. Identical 18’ Nitros  all the  competitors cameramen and officials  get a break midday come in and grab a sack lunch they beached next to my campsite for lunch, then back out, 7 hours total of fishing they were a super nice group of people and apparently tore them up on top water and chatter baits as the front and rain came in Weds. morning FDAA7916-54D0-4C9F-B675-67A13DE0467D.jpegFDAA7916-54D0-4C9F-B675-67A13DE0467D.jpeg0DB1298E-325B-4D4B-9971-1C5EAB8AD9CC.jpeg06E25B5A-A9EA-46B2-B550-C9755B3E20DB.jpeg

 

 

 

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Just FYI, the past several days I've been on Taney, but the entire week last week thru Sunday I was on TR.  Did not have a single trip that my clients did not catch between 3 and 5 walleye in 4 hr. trips.

Have for the most part been fishing topwater for bass thru the prime eye time and then still fishing for bass, either swimming a Keitech, fishing a 1/2 oz. football jig or a 3/16 ned we are catching the walleye.

I believe my last 7 Table Rock trips we have had 23, all keepers, fishing for bass.

Seems like from Point 9 on the White to point 22 on the White fishing gravel flats and runnout points in the 15' to 30' range you will catch them.  If your targeting them with bottom bouncers or trolling, I think it would be fantastic.  Lots of SM and K's in that depth, but not near the worm robber bluegills as on Bull.  

On another note traffic has not been bad thru the week and on Sundays.  If your a little afraid of Bull right now give that mid-section of the Rock a try and I believe you will be eating some crisp walleye fillets.

Only kept one of them, a nice 23 incher.

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