Monday, May 03, 2010

Houghton Lake Walleye Report 5-1-10

A busy weekend and bad weather conditions kept us on shore most of the weekend. I did manage to get out and fish on Saturday afternoon. We headed over to the North Shore at 12:00pm and attempted to troll, but got shutdown by wind. We then moved over to the South shore and fished just east of the Limberlost. The wind made it hard to troll the shoreline, so we setup our troll with the wind working shallow to deep (5ft to 11ft).
The bite was slow at best and our normal trolling setup wasn’t getting down to the fish. I changed over to TD 7 taildancers back 65 ft and Storm Thundersticks back 30 ft and trolled them at 2.25mph when we hit 8 FOW. We worked this method for about 2 hours and finally gave up to the wind at 4:30pm. Overall we caught five keeper walleye, lost one, and threw back two undersized fish.

Good Luck…..