Northeast Minnesota Fishing Report – September 6th, 2013

GRAND MARAIS AREA

A jig and minnow is producing walleyes in 18 to 25 feet at Seagull Lake and Lake Saganaga. You’ll also catch walleyes with Rapalas at Devil Track Lake in eight to 12 feet or with leeches at Two Island Lake in 12 to 15 feet. Rainbow trout are taking crawlers in 12 to 15 feet at Trout Lake or in 18 to 22 feet at Leo Lake and Kimball Lake. Bucktail jigs or spoons are triggering lake trout over 65 to 80 feet on Greenwood Lake or over 45 feet at Saganaga. Coho salmon are being found in less than 120 feet, as are lake trout over 200 to 250 feet in front of the Grand Marais Harbor on Lake Superior. Eight to 10 bears were registered as of Tuesday morning, but the opening day wind made for tough hunting.
Buck’s Hardware (218) 387-2280

HARRIS AREA

On Fish Lake, sunfish are hitting small leeches in 15 to 25 feet and topwater lures are turning bass on the weedlines. The deep water near Taylors Falls on the St. Croix River is producing walleyes and smallmouth bass on live bait or crankbaits. Crappies are suspended and hitting minnows over the deep holes of West Rush Lake.
Fish Lake Bait (651) 674-4734

PINE CITY AREA

Crappies are being found suspended over the 20-foot basins of Cross Lake. The Upper Snake River is producing crappies and northern pike, while the Lower Snake River is a safe bet for smallmouth bass. Look for catfish on the shorelines of Lake Pokegama and northern pike and few crappies off the weedlines.
Tall Tales Bait & Tackle (320) 629-8995
Fletcher’s Bait (320) 352-2155

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