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> Lower French river walleye, pike, bass, Hartley bay, bears den lodge area
Posted: Sep 27, 2018 - 09:38 pm


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Looking for any advice on where what to use to target walleye this time of year? I've fished the French in the spring many times but this will be my first fall trip. I've done a little research and from what I've read it seems I should look for water with a little current to it, is this good advice? The 2 spots that come to mind are the narrows by pig island, and sturgeon chutes my question would be is sturgeon chutes too out of the way of the main river channel for walleye this time of year? Also is there a depth range I should look for do fish hold deep this time of year? Also if there are any other spots with good current close by harltey Bay Area? As for the pike and bass I think I can figure them out there's so many up there. This will be my first time bringing my own boat up there usually we rent and are just using lower end fish finders so I'm sure with the higher tech electronics it will be eaisier theblocate schools of walleye. Any help would be appreciated not looking for exact locations and techniques just to be pointed in the right direction!!! I will be up that way October 8-12th so when I get back I will post how I did!!!

Thank you in advance to anyone that may be of help!!!!

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Posted: Sep 28, 2018 - 03:59 am

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Shoals, drop-offs and fast water are always good suggestions for Walleye. Been there many times and I agree.
Tossing crank baits along weedlines worked for us as well.

Good Luck,

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Posted: Sep 28, 2018 - 09:58 am


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Maccallum narrows - upstream from Pig Island is a popular spot. Also further upstream is flat rapids on the French. Good luck

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