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Lake: Chatfield Reservoir
Fish: Walleye

Chatfield walleye playtime...

Post By: TeamGR3      Posted: 9/6/2017 7:47:56 AM     Points: 1411    
Wow, how eerie does a day from a holiday weekend make to an empty lake... I will take it all day, every day. I got to the lake at 1600 and fished until 1730, saw a couple of skiers and 1 fisher dude. I went solo, so all I did was toss a silver flicker shad about 55' behind me, no bait, no BB, no nothing else, and sipped a couple of beverages. About every 3-5 minutes in the middle basin humps making long sweeping s-turns eye after eye and smallies, also lost 2 trout, but that was a fun fight to all the fish. Most eyes were in the 12-15" range, but fun to catch, 1 fish peaked at 17"s, and I lost a nice perch and Many more eyes than caught at the boat... had a great time solo, no ruckus-wsssshhh, scenery was great, saw a buck eating at the entrance grassy field, and an owl by the creek bridge over to the boat ramp.
 Reply by: TeamGR3      Posted: Sep. 6, 7:48:27 AM     Points: 1411    
cool pic of last fish last minute...
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Sep. 6, 7:51:09 AM     Points: 4188    
Very nice, sounds like fishing is picking up as autumn approaches.
 Reply by: oldguy      Posted: Sep. 6, 8:51:17 AM     Points: 207    
Nice, seeing you still using military time.
 Reply by: fom      Posted: Sep. 6, 9:21:03 AM     Points: 1101    
Way cool !!
 Reply by: lilbreigh      Posted: Sep. 6, 5:02:31 PM     Points: 2367    
Yep, we hammered them yesterday until 2:30 as well! Great bite right now!

lilbreigh
 Reply by: Peppercash      Posted: Sep. 7, 3:11:21 AM     Points: 125    
Man wish i had a boat to go out there and catch some big fish i would even help with gas pls anyone lol
 Reply by: Ldfarquar      Posted: Sep. 7, 7:33:15 PM     Points: 0    
I wonder if I was that fisher dude. I was near the spillway till noon & caught a 20" Walleye on a Senko. Caught 11 smallmouth on the day (came back in the evening). 8 of them 13-15". Great day for fishing. Great job btw. 👍👍