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Headed out Friday (weather permitting)to LSC to do some trolling/drifting for some eyes. I have used bb's alot out in the SCR and the DR. Don't have too much experience in the lake. Should we try bottom bouncers or use in-line weights with the harness? I've seen guys using those snap weights before out there, but I've also seen guy's using bb's. Just looking for a little advice for Friday. I know to try and stay between 1.5 and 2.0 mph. I think we'll be able to do that, but it depends on how long my buddie's trolling motor lasts.

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This time of year, it's hard to go too slow, 1 - 1.5 mph is just fine. Most of the fish are shallow so keep the baits fairly deep. Personally, I wouldn't mess with in lines or snap weights. Good luck! :)
 

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Awesome guys! I hope we can get into a few. My buddy that I am going with has to have neck surgery in a few weeks and then he's out of commission for 2 months. NO FISHING! I feel bad for him. I got him into a few eyes out on the DR, so hopefully we can get a few Friday evening.

Are you just using the standard 36 inch crawler harnesses? How are the weeds?

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Gone Fishing said:
This time of year, it's hard to go too slow, 1 - 1.5 mph is just fine. Most of the fish are shallow so keep the baits fairly deep. Personally, I wouldn't mess with in lines or snap weights. Good luck! :)
Drifting and using your trolling motor?
I'm trying to figger this weather out. So far looks like Thursday is a go. Gas $3.45 today. Sure have to plan a lot better. Anyone else going Thursday around the 400 club? Toss up between there or Port Huron.
 

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A friend of mine just sent me a text message and said she got a limit of eyes fishing in the spillway right before the storms rollled in...


Go figure....
 

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salmonslammer said:
A friend of mine just sent me a text message and said she got a limit of eyes fishing in the spillway right before the storms rollled in...


Go figure....
:yikes: i smell something :fish::16suspect maybe that kid sat. had a bucket of eyes
 

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I'll be out Thursday eveneng near the 400 club as well. Wanted to get out tonight,but weather doesnt look like it wants to play nice. I'll be in the Blue/ Gray Smokercraft with 25 hp evinrude. Good luck. I picked up 3 on Sunday. No B/B's Just slipped a small egg sinker before the snap and it worked fine. I did pick up a handful of 3/4 oz B/B to try Thursday. In lines always seem to work well for me though.
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havent taken the boat out yet for the maiden voyage

but might be out also on thursday night

will have radio on on 68(triple crown)
 

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I plan on going out Thursday, maybe Friday too.
I will be drifting somewhere in the area.
Hardware will depend on how much wind we have.;)
22 ft Crestliner , two tone gray.
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I would agree w Gone Fishing 1-1.5 is good. I tried both inline and BB and they both work. I like the 1/2-3/4 weight which allows a little more line out
 

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Same here on the speed, any slow or faster seems to cause less bites. We have also used both inlines and BB's and I think the BB's tend to catch a few more fish as the harness stays a little higher off the bottom. Going to try and make it out Friday after work as well.
 

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big building south of spillway(which is just south of crocker launch)

if i had to guess 14 mile road
 
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