Southwest Minnesota Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012
Walleyes are hitting a jig and leech or shallow-running crankbaits at Hall Lake in eight to 15 feet and in four to six feet at Tuttle Lake. Bluegill action remains consistent with Lake Sissiton, Budd Lake, and Hall kicking out fish in six to 10 feet. Look to Budd and Sissiton for crappies in eight to 12 feet.
Sommer Outdoors (507) 235-5225
Spinner rigs are producing walleyes in 18 to 20 feet on Lake Minnewaska. Shallow-running crankbaits also are turning walleyes on Minnewaska along the edges of the bulrushes in less than eight feet. On Lake Reno, spinners and crawlers are producing walleyes in 12 to 15 feet. Minnewaska remains a safe bet for sunfish in six to 12 feet.
Minnewaska Bait and Tackle (320) 239-2239
Walleyes are hitting leeches during the day in 20 to 28 feet and crankbaits during low-light periods in 10 to 15 feet at Green Lake. Spinner rigs and crawlers are producing walleyes early and late in the day at Eagle Lake and Diamond Lake in 14 to 20 feet. The 10- to 12-foot weeds of lakes Calhoun, Games, Florida, Andrew, North Long by Hawick, and Eagle are holding sunfish and crappies.
Brad’s 71 Bait and Sports (320) 235-4097