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My wife and I have started fishin stockton this year for walleye and your post have been very helpful. We fished today in the terrible wind but we managed 7 keepers and have done pretty well for just learning the lake. But we were wondering what was the best meathod for fishing them in the fall. (September, October) We have been jig and crawler fishing in 15 to 25 foot of water. Thanks for any info.

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We like to troll crankbaits. Depending on your expierence trolling, you might have to feel your way around to find what size/types of lures and weights to use. Good info on trolling on the internet. And no pesky bluegills to strip you clean.

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I am not walleye fisherman by any means. Use to catch a few back in the day at Mark Twain on cranks, but they were mostly incidental. My question is why can't a plastic worm be substituted for a crawler on your harness rigs? Are walleyes that sensitive to smell? I am sure plastic worms have been tried many times, but just wondered what the "experts" have to say.

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We like to troll crankbaits. Depending on your expierence trolling, you might have to feel your way around to find what size/types of lures and weights to use. Good info on trolling on the internet. And no pesky bluegills to strip you clean.

I wrote an article for Phil on walleye trolling. Check the technique articles at the site's main page.

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I wonder if anybody has tried the Alabama Rig for walleye yet. It's gotta do something cause I sure as heck can't catch a daggum bass on it. I thought about pulling it out on the 1st just to see what happens.

A friend of mine wanted to spend an hour or so trolling for walleye a couple of weeks ago. We had been fishing for bass and I had a bama tied on so it threw it out while he trolled a crank. Mine aren't weighted except for the baits which had 1/8 oz heads on the three of them. The bama became a topwater bait. I couldn't keep it down at all. It might work if you could get it to stay down a ways.

Earlier in the year when it was working on bass, I also caught some walleye on it but that was weeks and weeks ago.

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Bama rig works on walleye I have trolled it using 1 Shar Rap sr6 on a single arm the others were with 1/4oz keitech jigs success is pretty decent but you will loose a lot of them in experimenting. with depth control

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I use plastic leaches when I run out of night crawlers and have had a fair amount of success. Up north you would never throw a plastic at a walleye. When I first started fishing Stockton I did not even know they had walleyes until they started hitting my plastic salamanders. In the Spring when I fish lizards I do catch a few but I only caught one walleye on a plastic worm. The plastic leaches have caught fish when the crawlers haven't. Stil hard to beat the real thing. I had put some small jigs on the bama rig to fish whites and was reeling in a small bluegill and watched a walleye hammer the bluegill but did not land him. It was cool to see

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Are you talking about this on a bottom bouncer?

Replacing yur' worm harness with a stick bait works good on eyes and those pesky LMB this time of year

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