Originally Posted by dragoneyes
Last week my bro asked me to go along with him and his friend to do some walleye/perch fishing. They both are very good anglers, as we set up, the day before a cold front slipped through the area. First time on this lake for me . My first thought is a game plan what to use ,water clarity stained,cold front, first thing on my mind was a buckshot. Looked around to watch others did not see any action what so ever as they were actively jigging. Went to my tackle lots to choice from thinking finicky fish, needed something with with a slower presentation more of a sweep from side to side picked up the perch vmc tingler spoon and minnow head on my other hole had a dead stick with a moonglow jig. Pleasantly surprised the bite was on as i dropped my vmc in the hole an eye smacked it, pole slid to the hole set the hook 1 nice eye as i was jigging slowly caught lots of eyes on dead stick also bring them in with the spoon. Had 4 hours on ice caught 10 kept 4. Brother and his friend had a total of 2 between them. They were using buckshots. VMC Tingler worked again. Guessing the eyes did not want the rattles that day.
Been there done that! Its amazing one day they want noise, one day they want flash, one day they want nothing but meat! The puzzle is always rewarding when you get it figured out.
Why didn't the other two switch from their buckshots?
I will be in your neck of the woods this weekend trying to put the puzzle together!