Twin Cities Metro
Bald Eagle Lake and Jarvis Lake are kicking out crappies in 15
to 20 feet of water during low-light periods of the day. Northern
pike continue to hit on Big Marine Lake, White Bear Lake, and
Forest Lake in 10 to 12 feet of water. Look for a few walleyes on
Clear Lake in 15 to 20 feet of water during the evening hours.
Lakes Phalen and Jarvis have produced a few walleyes as well.
Sunfish reports have been limited throughout the area.
Larry’s Live Bait & Sporting Goods (651) 777-1731
Crappie action has picked up on Buffalo Lake, Lake Ramsey, and
Granite Lake in 30 to 40 feet of water. The best bite on these
lakes has been late in the day. Sunfish and walleye reports are
pretty limited right now. Northern pike are active late in the day
on Buffalo Lake in 20 to 30 feet of water.
H & H Sport Shop (320) 963-3818
The bigger northern pike have started hitting on most area lakes
in 10 to 15 feet of water. Lake Riley, Parley Lake, Hydes Lake, and
Red Rock Lake are providing consistent panfish action early and
late in the day. Walleye reports have been limited, but trout
anglers continue to find active rainbows on Christmas Lake in 12 to
20 feet of water.
Cabin Fever Sports (952) 443-2022
Numbers of northern pike in the six- to eight-pound class have
been biting along the weed clusters of Waconia Bay, West Center
Reef, and Harm’s Point. Look for a few walleyes in these same
areas. Downsize your baits for better numbers of fish. The bigger
crappies are hitting late in the day in 12 to 15 feet of water.
Sunfish continue to be active in 12 to 15 feet of water, although
you’ll have to sort through some smaller fish.
In Town Marina (952) 442-2096