Pearl Lake and Grand Lake are producing sunfish and a few
crappies in eight to 14 feet of water. Look to Cedar Island Lake
and Horseshoe Lake for suspended crappies over 22 feet of

Mark’s Gas & Bait (320) 251-1567


Before the snow and cold hit, the north end of Sauk Lake kicked
out a lot of crappies in 24 feet of water, mainly after dark. The
Red Barn area of Sauk also has produced plenty of crappies in 35 to
40 feet of water. Look for sunfish at the narrows of Sauk Lake in
seven to nine feet of water. The north side of Fairy Lake is
producing sunfish in eight to 10 feet of water. Big Swan Lake
should be looked at for sunfish in 12 to 16 feet, and Guerney Lake
started producing nice sunfish and a few crappies in 12 to 14 feet
of water.

Fletcher’s Bait (320) 352-2155


The sunfish have been tougher to find on Lake Minnewaska, but if
you do some hole-hopping, you’ll still find enough fish to stay
interested in 12 to 16 feet of water. The bigger crappies still are
worth looking into as well. The majority of them are hitting on the
Glenwood end of Minnewaska in 12 to 18 feet of water.

Minnewaska Bait and Tackle (320) 239-2239

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