MInnesota Fishing Reports

Metro Area Fishing Report – October 12th, 2012

LAKE MINNETONKA Walleyes are hitting minnows in 24 to 30 feet throughout Brown’s Bay and Wayzata Bay. Northern pike and bass remain tight to the deep weed edges and they are hitting spinnerbaits or crankbaits. Look for crappies during low-light periods in the channels and sunfish have moved to the 10- to 12-foot milfoil. A few muskies are hitting large…

North Central Minnesota Fishing Report – October 5th, 2012

LAKE MILLE LACS East – The fall crankbait bite for walleyes has picked up at night on the shallow rocks around Liberty Beach, Hunter’s Point, and Big Point. Daytime walleye reports have been limited and muskie-angler numbers have been minimal. Smallmouth bass are continuing to hit plastics and live bait on the rocks. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 West – Trolling crankbaits…

Metro Area Fishing Report – October 5th, 2012

NORTHEAST METRO Fishing success has been limited, especially for walleyes and muskies. Crappies are active at Demonterville Lake hitting small jigs and minnows in 10 feet. Crappies also have started to be found suspended over the deep holes of the St. Croix River. Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle (651) 777-2421 WEST METRO Spoons are the ticket for northern pike in…

North Central Minnesota Fishing Report – September 28th, 2012

LAKE MILLE LACS East – With water temperatures around 60 degrees and a full moon this weekend, the shallow-water crankbait bite should be good. Work the six- to 12-foot rocks off Hunter’s Point, Big Point, and most reefs during low-light periods. Muskie action has been slow, but should improve as well with water temperatures dropping. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 West –…