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After several years of relatively slow walleye fishing, El Dorado Lake is again producing well for Shane Eustice. He said the fish are unusually fat and the lake's water unusually clear.
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A large walleye reflects in the lens of Shane Eustice's sun glasses.
Sherry Chisenhall with a nice El Dorado walleye.
Missing paint shows the popularity of firetiger-pattern crankbaits this year at El Dorado Lake.
Shane Eustice nets up a nice walleye at El Dorado Lake for Sherry Chisenhall.
Trolling at El Dorado Lake can produce a variety of fish, like this drum held by Shane Eustice.
Shane Eustice, left, and Sherry Chisenhall talk while trolling for white bass and wipers at El Dorado Lake.
Shane Eustice, left, said he catches his biggest walleye while trolling. After several slow years he's again catching nice wipers and walleye at El Dorado Lake.
A small walleye in the net.
Fish, probably walleye, show up near the bottom of El Dorado Lake as seen on a fish locater.
A line counter helps anglers measure how much line they're using while trolling. The more line in the water the deeper the lures usually run.
Shane Eustice nets up a nice walleye at El Dorado Lake.
Paint missing from this crankbait proves it's been a popular pattern for walleye and wipers at El Dorado Lake.
A big walleye that hit a crankbait trolled in about 18-feet of water.
Removing the hooks from a nice-sized walleye. Walleye and wipers must be 21-inches or longer to be kept at El Dorado Lake.
A walleye that went for a trolled lure.
Shane Eustice watches his fish locater as he trolls for wipers and walleye at El Dorado Lake.
Sherry Chisenhall with her limit of walleye caught last weekend at El Dorado Lake. The lake has very restrictive length and creel limits so predatory fish can help control white perch numbers.
Sunset at El Dorado Lake. Early morning and late evening bites have been the best for walleye and wipers.
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