Where are the walleye?

Discussion in 'Saginaw Bay and its Tributaries' started by Gordon Casey, Oct 19, 2020.

  1. CHASINEYES

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    I was amazed how early you were getting them deep last year.
     
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    Check out Supersports post on the St C forum.
     

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    I saw that too. They haven't been getting much til that trip. Everywhere is behind this year that's for sure.
     
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    The ones that are here are definitely eating well, the river and some areas I checked Friday on the bay are loaded with bait top to bottom in areas
    Didn't think there was any bait from what some on hear say, even some experts but yet every fall they come back nice and healthy

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    Tons of bait. Clouds of it in the bay and river. River was relatively clear over the weekend saw the shimmer more than a couple times

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    Shad have been in for over 3 weeks now. I figured they would have followed them right in especially with the cooler water temp.
     
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    Its 2020 what else do you expect. :lol: Each year is different, it is only mid October the sky is not falling yet. ;)
     
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    Eyes and Jumbo perch..... Gotta love it!! The 25 limit on perch SUCKS 20201019_201843.jpg 20201019_201814.jpg 20201019_170331.jpg 20201019_163354_HDR.jpg
     
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    We did really good 1 year ago last sunday. A ways up river too...
     

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    You are surely mistaken about port Huron. Several folks I know are regulars over there. They are doing quite well at the moment around marine city handlining. Whipping or handlining near the bridge has been off and on. Mary’sville to marine city is the word I’ve heard. Also seen pics of 2 steelhead cought in the river this weekend
     
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    I was referring to shore fishing.
     
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    hey bay born good to hear from u again
     
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    For what it's worth We marked quite a few eyes in deep water North of Harbor Beach yesterday. They havent returned to the bay yet.
     
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    Sounds good.
     
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    Please don’t take this as smart allic question because it’s not. How do you know that they were walleye you were marking in deep water? I’ve spent most likely thousands upon thousands of hours staring at fish finders waiting patiently for the next bite. Ive never been able to distinguish the Difference between a 24 inch walleye or a 24 inch lake trout or a 24 inch white fish. Side scan in shallow water totally different story. What am I missing here or doing wrong. Currently have the most up to date lowrance HDs live units that I am very confident in. I’m just not confident enough to say What exactly I’m marking in deep water