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If you have avoided fishing with dipsy divers, then you are missing out on a lot of good fishing. The dipsy diver enables you to get your lures into the strike zone, by allowing you to go deep and it works as a side planer enabling you to run lures off to the sides of the boat, thus locating fish that have spooked away because of the boat shadow and motor noise. My choice of all methods possible is using Planer boards….That’s a subject of it’s own […]

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Lake Trout (Burns Ditch Indiana)

 Spring and Fall are prime times to troll spoons and plugs on long lines (75 to 100 feet) Always remember to check the water temperature. Lakers prefer 43-56 degree water and will generally be somewhere within that range. Lakers are lazy fish, so troll slowly. When marking fish, change trolling speed and direction often , as it triggers strikes. Never assume Lakers aren’t there. Many graphs can’t single them out when they are at the bottom. Experiment continually with lure and attractor combinations. Positive thinking! Believe the […]

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