Price County Area
Sturgeon season has turned up some fair success. Opening-day
pressure was considered moderate, and most of the anglers were
catching some fish. There were quite a few sub-legal sturgeon
released, but there were few reports of any legal-sized 60-inch
fish being caught. Smallmouth fishing has gotten a bit tougher, as
the colder temperatures seem to be pushing the fish to deeper
haunts. The best success has come on finesse plastics fished near
cover along the deep break lines. Northern pike have produced some
good action around the near-shore weedbeds. Spinnerbaits and medium
crankbaits have worked the best. Panfish action has been improving,
with some nice bluegills being found suspended just off the bottom
in 12 to 15 feet of water.
Bridge Bait, (715) 762-4108.
Ross’s Sport Shop, (715)_339-3625.