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Northwest Minnesota Fishing Report – September 7th, 2012


Crawlers have started turning walleyes at Big Sand Lake in 18 feet and there’s an evening crappie bite on Potato Lake in 14 to 16 feet. Fifth and Sixth Crow Wing lakes are kicking out crappies and northern pike in 10 to 12 feet, while Fish Hook Lake continues to produce bluegills in eight to 12 feet. A few bears have been brought in and reports have been positive from most hunters.
Delaney’s (218) 732-4281


Walleyes are hitting Shad Raps at night in eight feet on Little Pine Lake and crankbaits or a jig and minnow in 12 to 18 feet at Otter Tail Lake. On Big Pine Lake, a jig and minnow is producing walleyes and crappies in 20 to 22 feet. Work the 15-foot cabbage on lakes Marion, Rush, Big McDonald, and Little McDonald for bluegills or the deep weeds of lakes Star and Dead for crappies. Topwater baits are raising muskies on the shallow structure and weedbeds of Big Detroit Lake. Bear-hunting reports have been limited, but goose hunting has been productive.
Gene’s Sport Shop (218) 346-3355

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