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Post Posted: 08:35pm - May 27,17 
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I decided to revisit one of the smaller lakes stocked by the Indiana dnr that was over ran with white bass, the walleye fishing was fantastic and it went down to fair at best. Its been a couple years since I was there so I gave it a shot, got on the lake at 8 due to a roadside baring replacement on the trailer, started pulling worm harnesses in the weeds for the first hour with no luck I switched up to pulling cranks I some deeper water until I hit the first eye on a flicker minnow, gold and red, it was on the edge of a shallow weedy hump in the middle of the lake. with that I decided to cast the whole area. I was spot on the spot fishing from there on ended up with 12 fish in the boat and 4 that won the fight and spit the jointed bloody nose gold shad rap I was using. The only time I could get a strike was on the last bit of weeds on the drop off near deep water, it had to be on the out side of the weeds on the last weed, nothing over the top, only on the edge so boat control was key. Funny thing was I didn't get a single white bass or see any one else get any. What ever the dnr did to rid the lake of them is working well.

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Post Posted: 08:00pm - May 28,17 
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I know your an expert fisherman, but just wondered a bit while reading your post if you tried jigging any blade baits on the edge of those weeds? Glad to brought some to hand as you always do.

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Post Posted: 01:20pm - May 29,17 
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Expert by no means Bill thee were others snap jigging within eye shot and by their results I didn't see any reason to change up, thought about different presentation but with the late start It was working so I stuck with it

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Post Posted: 07:09pm - May 30,17 
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Way to go old friend! Good job figuring out a pattern on that place.

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