Metro Area Fishing Report – June 28th, 2013


Find the standing green weeds and you’ll find a mixed bag of fish. Walleyes are relating to the deep side, while bass and northern pike are on the shallow side of most weedlines and weed flats. Crappies continue to be found in the weeds over 15 feet and sunfish are still shoreline-related as they wrap up the spawn.
Wayzata Bait (952) 473-2227


Bald Eagle Lake continues to produce walleyes in 12 to 18 feet and crappies in slightly shallower water. The St. Croix River is giving up walleyes and smallmouth bass near Stillwater and Afton on jigs tipped with minnows or plastics. Hit Demontreville Lake and Silver Lake for bass and northern pike in less than 10 feet.
Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle                    (651) 777-2421


Sunfish are set up on the shorelines of Lake Auburn, Lake Parley, and Lake Bavaria. Bass are hitting spinnerbaits or plastics in shallow water on lakes Zumbra, Steiger, and Minnewashta. Sucker minnows are producing northern pike in 12 to 14 feet on Steiger, Auburn, and Zumbra.
Cabin Fever Sports (952) 443-2022


Find a sandy shoreline in two to six feet and you’ll find sunfish. Northern pike are hitting sucker minnows or spinnerbaits on the northwest end and flooded reedbeds in two to eight feet. Muskies are being taken on topwater baits on the shorelines and around docks, while a few walleyes can be had during low-light periods in less than 14 feet on the reefs such as Kegg’s and Anderson’s.
Mases In Towne Marina (952) 442-2096


Clearwater Lake, Granite Lake, Cedar Lake, and Sugar Lake are producing walleyes in 15 to 25 feet on a variety of live-bait presentations. Look for northern pike to hit sucker minnows on the 10- to 15-foot weedlines of Lake John, Lake Sylvia, Pleasant Lake, and Clearwater. Sunfish and bass are hitting on the shorelines of most lakes and crappie reports are limited.
Little Jim’s Bait (320) 274-5297


Look for walleyes in the weeds of South Center Lake or in 18 to 20 feet on Chisago Lake. Bass and sunfish continue to hit on Sunrise Lake around the docks or in eight to 12 feet. You’ll also find sunfish in six to 10 feet on Chisago and South Lindstrom Lake. Northern pike have been hitting sucker minnows or spinnerbaits on Sunrise in 12 to 14 feet.
Frankie’s Bait (651) 257-6334

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