Southeast Minnesota Fishing Report – July 25th, 2014
Look to Hunt Lake for sunfish, bass, and pike in 10 to 12 feet, while Lake Mazaska is producing panfish in 10 to 12 feet and walleyes are being found suspended in 20 to 25 feet. On Cannon Lake, small walleyes, catfish, and pike are hitting in 6 to eight feet off County Road 12. Look to French Lake for muskies during the evening hours.
Nagel’s Live Bait (507) 334-8341
The 5- to 10-foot brush areas of Chesterwoods Pond continue to give up bass and panfish. Crappies and sunfish remain active in 5 to 10 feet on the Willow Creek Reservoir. Panfish are biting in 5 to 10 feet, and trout continue to hit in 10 to 15 feet on Foster Arend Pond. Lake Zumbro is a safe bet for crappies in 10 to 12 feet.
Hooked on Fishing (507) 282-4982
Leeches and willow cats are turning walleyes in the deep channels, wing dams, and back sloughs of the Mississippi River. You’ll also find panfish in the current breaks and catfish in the deep holes of the river. Trout anglers are reporting better action early and late each day since the heat arrived, with fly fishing gear or worms working best on streams throughout the Whitewater area.
West End Bait (507) 452-6241