Metro Area Fishing Report Fishing Report – June 13th, 2014
LAKE MINNETONKA AREA
Northern pike, bass, and panfish continue to be found from the shorelines out to 10 feet on Lake Minnetonka, Lake Sarah, Lake Independence and Medicine Lake. A few walleyes can be had on Minnetonka and Independence with leeches or fatheads in 24 to 26 feet. A no-wake zone remains in effect throughout the area.
Wayzata Bait (952) 473-2227
Spinnerbaits are triggering northern pike and a few muskies on the eight- to 10-foot weed edges at White Bear Lake and Bald Eagle Lake. The bays and shorelines of Demontreville Lake, Olson Lake, and Silver Lake are giving up bass. You’ll find bluegills in 12 to 15 feet on Bald Eagle, eight to 10 feet on Lake Elmo and four to eight feet at Silver Lake.
Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle (651) 777-2421
Look for sunfish in three to five feet of water and northern pike in 10 to 14 feet on Lake Parley and Riley Lake. Spinnerbaits are also producing bass on Whaletail Lake or Lake Bavaria and bass and northern pike on Lake Minnewashta. Crappies have moved deeper, 12 to 14 feet, on Bavaria and Whaletail.
Cabin Fever Sports (952) 443-2022
Look for sunfish on the south shore, west side and northeast end pencil reeds in two to five feet. A jig tipped with minnows or leeches is producing walleyes in eight to 12 feet on the north end, Claybanks and swimming beach area. Crappies can be had in six to 10 feet throughout Waconia Bay and the six- to nine-foot weedlines are giving up bass via plastics.
Mase’s In Towne Marina (952) 442-2096
Leeches are turning walleyes along the weedlines out to 18 feet on Cedar Lake, Clearwater Lake and Granite Lake. Sunfish and bass remain active on the shorelines of Sugar Lake, Lake Sylvia, Lake John, Clearwater and Cedar. Sucker minnows or crankbaits are triggering pike on the weedlines of Sugar, Sylvia, Clearwater and Cedar.
Little Jim’s Bait (320) 274-5297
Minnows or leeches have worked for walleyes off Lindberg Point at Green Lake in 12 to 16 feet, Nelson’s Island on North Center Lake in 10 to 14 feet and Holt’s Point on South Center Lake in 12 to 14 feet. Bass continue to hit plastics on the shorelines out to 10 feet, and sunfish are an easy catch in the shallow sand on all lakes.
Frankie’s Bait (651) 257-6334
EAST CENTRAL MN
The north end of Blue Lake is producing sunfish in shallow water and the weedlines on Green Lake and Spectacle Lake are giving up crappies. Northern pike and bass are an easy catch on most lakes with some bigger fish coming out of Little Elk Lake, Blue and Green.
Tales and Trails Sport Shop (763) 856-3985