More Big Walleye pool 14

The river came up a couple feet and there is quite a bit of current. I headed down to pool 14 southern end and saw hardly any boats around fishing wingdams because of the current. This is a great time to use my slip sinker bottom bouncers with my hair worm and shiner. I only caught 2 walleye but both were around 28″. I haven’t caught many walleye this summer but this is the 4th one around 28″. It’s not that I have a secret spot, I am fishing where other people fish all the time, I am just fishing deeper in stronger current. It’s like hand lining but I just use a fishing pole and heavy weights on my slip sinker rig.

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About Dave Tackett

Dave Tackett is from Sterling Illinois. An avid fisherman since childhood, he has fished all over the Midwest, mainly the Mississippi River pools 8-19. His home waters are pools 13 & 14. After fishing Bass tournaments for many years, he gave it up to fish for Walleye year round. He now guides and fishes for fun. He likes to take photos of the scenic places he visits on the river and likes to keep a video camera running to get footage for his Walleye DVDs. Photography is now where he most of his time working, using professional DSLR cameras and lens. These photos include landscape around the Mississippi River and the Rock River, river birds like eagles heron, egrets etc.
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