Northwest Minnesota Fishing Report – March 28th, 2014


The few people that continue to fish are finding a tough panfish bite. A few crappies are being caught during the evening hours at Lake Darling in six to 10 feet on minnows or Eurolarvae. On Little Mary Lake, crappies and sunfish are being found in eight to 10 feet.
Christopherson’s Bait and Tackle       (320) 763-3255


Crappies and sunfish are hanging in the 10- to 15- foot weeds on Stalker Lake, Rush Lake, West Battle Lake, and Blanche Lake. Waxworms are producing tullibees, most of which are suspended over 25 to 30 feet of water, at Mollie Stark Lake, Clitherall Lake, and Pickeral Lake.
Ben’s Bait Shop (218) 864-5596


Tullibee reports have slightly improved at lakes Sallie, Melissa, Loon, Spirit, and Long by Vergas – look for suspended fish over deep water. Crappies and sunfish are being found from the 12-foot weedline out to 18 feet on Little Detroit Lake, Sour Lake, Deadshot Bay, Big Floyd Lake, and Little Floyd Lake.
Quality Bait and Tackle (218) 844-2248


Fishermen continue to sort through numbers of small bluegills in order to put together some keepers. Look to Fish Hook Lake, Straight Lake, and the Crow Wing Chain in 10 to 12 feet. A few crappies are being found suspended over 25 feet at Big Mantrap Lake during the evening hours.
Delaney’s (218) 732-4281
Smokey Hills Outdoors (218) 237-8128


A few more sunfish are being caught in eight to 12 feet at Star Lake, Dead Lake, and Rush Lake. Look for suspended crappies over 30 to 35 feet on Big Pine Lake during low-light periods. Tullibees are being caught, but not in huge numbers, over 40 to 60 feet on Star and Little Pine Lake.
Gene’s Sport Shop (218) 346-3355

Categories: MInnesota Fishing Reports, North East

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