Anglers who devote a lot of time and energy chasing muskies know that many of the year’s biggest fish are boated during late fall.
Corey Kitzmann, of Davenport, Iowa, caught a state-record muskie for catch-and-release in Minnesota. If you have a fish you think is a Minnesota state record, be sure to go to mndnr.gov to fill out a form and find out more information.
Lake: Summit LakeFishing report: Anglers are currently reporting they are catching: Largemouth: 1-3 lbs, Channel Catfish: 5-15 lbs, Walleye: 1-3 lbs; and mulitple sizes of Yellow Perch, Bluegill, and Crappie. Please contact the property for lake levels (765)766-5873. Fishing licenses are available for purchase at the Property Office. Property Office is open daily between 8:30 a.m. and
Fall offers the second-best time of year to catch walleyes in both quality and quantity. Small, shallow lakes across north country are cooling quickly by mid- to late September, thereby offering an excellent starting point for finding active biters.
Sitting in my boat recently, I considered how advances in angling technology have changed the way I fish, just within the past several years. There have been three particularly noteworthy advances that have made fishing easier, more fun, and more effective.
In my last column, I kicked around potential problems and opportunities presented by school fishing teams with Jason Bahr, coach of the Brainerd Warrior Fishing Team from Brainerd. This week, Jason and I delve into how these organizations can reach their full potential in helping to ensure a great future for fishing.
The Minnesota DNR placed a tracking device in a Silver Carp in September 2019, in the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin. Silver Carp are an invasive species – give the DNR a call if you catch one of these invasive fish.