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  1. Thread: Stabil

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    Re: Stabil

    I use it with ethanol free gas and have had no issues in my big motor(Yamaha) and my kicker(Mercury)
  2. Thread: Geneva 9/17

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    Geneva 9/17

    Headed out to 70FOW and trolled north to 73. Picked up a few. Made a turn and headed SW. Picked up a few more. Could not get a pattern going. Marked tons of fish but the bite was tough. Colors were...
  3. Thread: Geneva 9/10

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    Geneva 9/10

    Opted for a later start today as they were calling for rough seas in the morning. Left the Lauch about 8:30 and hit solid 2 and 3s with 4 foot swells mixed in. Not many boats out. Headed north to...
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    Re: Mentor Area 8/20

    Yes tru trips will pull a lot harder. I have been running 40s at 170 back and 50s at 150 with success. You could also run dipsey at 0 or 1 at 90 to 100 to get you in the 42 to 45 foot range
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    Re: Mentor Area 8/20

    I agree with mike. Remember that ultimately you want to be even with or above the fish your marking. They will go up to hit your baits but will rarely go down if your well below them. Trolling speed...
  6. Thread: Geneva 8/13

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    Re: Geneva 8/13

    Gold luck this weekend! We will probably head up next weekend. By the way, we didnít mark a bunch of fish but they were definitely there and active!
  7. Thread: Geneva 8/13

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    Re: Geneva 8/13

    #11s. I usually run husky jerk 12s too but the bite was so good on the flickers that we never had a chance to put one on.
  8. Thread: Geneva 8/13

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    Geneva 8/13

    Headed out at 7 NE out of the marina to 70 FOW. Trolled North to Northeast 2.3-2.5 MPH. Started putting out flicker minnows with 3 ounce snaps off big boards to 200-250 total feet back. 2 lines out...
  9. Thread: Geneva 7/31

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    Re: Geneva 7/31

    Yes Sunday was like a swimming pool. It was dead calm. Full throttle out and full throttle back to the dock. Lol! I like those kind of days
  10. Thread: Geneva 7/31

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    Geneva 7/31

    Headed out to 65 FOW north out of the marina. Not many marks at all but set up anyway. Cranks off 3 ounce snaps 160-220 back and dipseys straight out the back at 130 on 0 setting with wormburners on....
  11. Thread: Geneva 7/11

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    Geneva 7/11

    Headed out of the marina about 715 and already had a bad feeling. Bait shop said fishing was really slow after the blow stirred the lake up and there was only 5 trailers in the lot. Headed out to 50...
  12. Thread: Geneva 6/25

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    Geneva 6/25

    Headed out to 48FOW and set up. Got 4 man limit between 48-55FOW with anything that had gold on it. Cranks and spoons. Last 2 trips gold color caught fish 5 to 1. Got a couple on clown color and tan...
  13. Thread: Geneva 6/4

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    Geneva 6/4

    Got out around 10am after the lake laid down a bit. Set up in 30FOW and trolled NW toward cooling towers. Green and chartreuse and purple and silver harnesses off dipseys did the trick. After the...
  14. Thread: Geneva 8/7

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    Geneva 8/7

    Launched at about 7am and headed to 70FOW. Trolled NE with cranks and 3ounce snaps off big boards. Started hitting them right off the bat with purple cranks. Could not even set the releases without...
  15. Thread: Geneva 7/22

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    Re: Geneva 7/22

    90 percent of what we have caught this year has been on cranks. Spoons and harnesses just havenít been producing for us like the cranks have. Maybe throw a crank behind a diver and see what happens....
  16. Thread: Geneva 7/22

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    Re: Geneva 7/22

    Thatís what we did in the morning. I was running about a 6 foot leader off the diver with the shallow bandit. Only got 1 nice 23 incher. I tried big spoons and small spoons. I even ran a slow death...
  17. Thread: Geneva 7/22

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    Geneva 7/22

    Lake was a little rough in the morning to run big boards so we ran divers for a couple hours. Only caught 2. After lunch the lake settled down and we got the boards out. Ran cranks with 3 ounce snaps...
  18. Thread: Geneva 7/19

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    Geneva 7/19

    Started in 46FOW around 7am using Bandits, Husky’s, and Flicker minnows. 3ounce snaps 150 back on big boards. Marked a lot of fish from 30 to bottom. Trolled NE. Caught a lot of shorts and about 5...
  19. Thread: Geneva 7/15

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    Re: Geneva 7/15

    We were working our way shallower when the waves kicked up. We are planning on going back up Monday and we plan on starting in that depth range
  20. Thread: Geneva 7/15

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    Geneva 7/15

    Launched out of Geneva State Park at 7am. Headed NW to 65FOW. Trolled NE to 75FOW then East( with the waves) with bid boards with Bandits, Husky Jerks and Flicker Minnows with 2oz & 3oz snap weights....
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    Ashtabula 9/25/2020

    Perfect day on the lake. Ran out to 73 FOW. Started trolling north. Screen full of fish from 60 to the bottom. Set up dipsies 2.5 setting 175 back and 0 setting at 145. Used chartreuse and yellow...
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    Same for us out of Geneva so we made a couple...

    Same for us out of Geneva so we made a couple trips out of Northeast Marina in PA. Same thing over there. We went from 50-110 FOW. Fish scattered here and there. Got 8 walleye in 2 trips! We were...
  23. Yeah that is the same thing we were doing. We...

    Yeah that is the same thing we were doing. We even tried 3 ounce snap weights to fish deeper we ran off riggers and dipsies too. Like I said we marked tons of fish and bait but no takers at all....
  24. Anyone catching walleye from Geneva, Ashtabula or Conneaut?

    We fished Geneva yesterday. Used everything we had. Cranks, harnesses, worm burners, slow death spoons and spoons big and small. Every color of the rainbow. Fished 70-80 FOW. Marked tons of fish and...
  25. Thread: 7/28 Walleye

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    Yes you are correct about the snap weights. Dipsy...

    Yes you are correct about the snap weights. Dipsy divers come in four sizes:
    000 is 3.25 inches and runs about 35 feet
    001 is 4.125 inches and runs about 50 feet
    003 is 4.875 inches and runs about...
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