Southwest Minnesota Fishing Report – September 20th, 2013
Crankbaits are producing walleyes in 18 feet on Lake Washington and you’ll find sunfish here along the 10-foot weed edge. A jig and minnow or shallow-running crankbait will produce walleyes on Lake Hanska in less than six feet. Work the deep holes of the Minnesota River for catfish and an occasional walleye. Goose hunters are seeing more geese in the area this week than last.
The Bobber Shop (507) 625-8228
Crankbaits continue to trigger walleyes off Mallard Point at Big Stone Lake in 12 feet. Big Stone also continues to kick out perch in 12 feet around Rocky Ledge, the Grapevine, and Mallard Point. Goose numbers are strong and there seems to be good numbers of ducks for this weekend’s opener.
Artie’s Bait (320) 839-2480
Bass and panfish are being pulled off the weedlines of lakes Andrew, Diamond, Eagle, Nest, and Florida. Walleye fishing has been slow with the exception of Green Lake, where live bait is turning fish during the day in 28 to 35 feet, as are crankbaits at night in shallower water.
Brad’s 71 Bait and Sports (320) 235-4097