Leeches and crawlers starting to produce more walleyes - Southeast Report
ALBERT LEA AREA
Crawlers are producing sunfish in the cemetery area of Fountain Lake in five feet, while leeches are turning crappies and catfish in three feet. The cemetery area and Hatch Bridge area also are producing northern pike via sucker minnows in five feet. Look to Shell Rock Channel on County Road 84 for walleyes at Albert Lea Lake, where Twister Tails and jigs are working best.
Albert Lea Convention & Visitors Bureau (800) 345-8414
Crappies and sunfish are hitting around the docks at Cedar Lake in four feet. The shallow bars on Shields Lake are holding good numbers of bluegills and pike in four to six feet. Look to the shorelines of Cannon Lake for perch and Circle Lake is producing a few walleyes in 12 feet on fatheads and leeches and panfish along the shorelines.
Nagel’s Live Bait (507) 334-8341
RED WING AREA
Leadcore and crankbaits are turning walleyes in the Head of the Lakes area on Lake Pepin in 15 to 17 feet. The Lake City area of Pepin also has produced walleyes on live bait and rigs in 10 to 15 feet. Crappie action has been hot in backwater areas of the Mississippi River and shorelines of Pepin. Backwater and slough areas also have produced catfish this week.
Four Seasons Sports (651) 388-4334