Southwest Minnesota Fishing Report – February 14th, 2014

FAIRMONT AREA

Crappies are hitting minnows or plastics at Amber Lake in 10 to 14 feet during low-light periods. Budd Lake is giving up walleyes and crappies in 13 to 17 feet and Lake Sissiton is producing crappies and bluegills in 10 to 15 feet. Look to North Silver Lake for perch in three to five feet.
Sommer Outdoors (507) 235-5225

MANKATO AREA

Church Bar on Madison Lake started producing walleyes and crappies during low-light periods. Sunfish continue to be found between Second and Third points on Lake Washington in 10 to 12 feet. Crappies are hitting in 12 to 18 feet on George Lake or 28 to 32 feet at German Lake. Duck Lake also is giving up crappies and an occasional walleye in 12 to 16 feet.
The Bobber Shop (507) 625-8228

ORTONVILLE AREA

Work the Rocky Ledge area in 12 to 14 feet and Skeleton Island area in 10 to 12 feet  on Big Stone Lake for perch. The Schmidt’s Landing area on Big Stone started giving up crappies in 12 to 14 feet as well.
Artie’s Bait (320) 839-2480

STARBUCK AREA

On the Glenwood end of Lake Minnewaska, crappies are hitting at night in 15 feet and you’ll find sunfish during the day in 14 to 16 feet. The bay off Highway 29 on Maple Lake continues to produce crappies and sunfish in 10 feet, while walleye action remains slow throughout the area.
Minnewaska Bait and Tackle               (320) 239-2239

WILLMAR AREA

On Diamond Lake, crappies are hitting at night in 20 feet as are perch and sunfish during the day in 18 to 20 feet. Willmar/Foot Lake is producing crappies over 20 feet, while Eagle Lake is giving up crappies, sunfish, and perch in 10 to 15 feet. Norway Lake is providing a mixed bag of panfish in 12 to 16 feet during the day. On the northwest and northeast corners of Green Lake, crappies and sunfish are suspended over 30 to 35 feet.
Brad’s 71 Bait and Sports (320) 235-4097

 

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