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Fished Tawas pier 17,18, and 19. Another dissapointing trip. It's not that the fish are not there, the weather is the culprit. It's just to darn nice. Some (not many) guys did pretty good, but most did not. Managed to jig up 2, one of which spit the hook at the net, and that was it. Guys walking the wall for walleyes did ok. Also, casting white twister tails for small browns was producing fish. Thursday you could see the rocks, that is the real killer when trying for white fish. Might give it another shot after Thanksgiving.
 

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I feel your pain!

Those Whitefish are a finicky lot.

They simply will not bite if the conditions are not right.

Ideally you need a S or SE or maybe E wind at 10 to 15 or more, blowing for a while in order to get them going....S seems to be best.

Watch the weather and watch the webcam and youll see that on days when the winds blowing strong from the S or SE, the pier will fill up in a hurry.

You also need to match what Whities feed on and get down at the proper depth.

Whitefish feed primarily on Chironomids, which are commonly known as "Midge" larvae, or bloodworms. If you can present them with something that mimics the bloodworm, you will increase your odds dramatically....get the depth right and give them what they want and you will catch em.

Its approximately 12 feet deep just past the rocks....the ideal depth is between 9 and 10 feet.

Think RED or PINK.
 
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