Severe cold freezing down slush, improving travel.
Pike, panfish providing action, but walleyes doing OK.
Ice anglers battling slush, ice heaves, and cracks.
A ton of snow – here’s how it has impacted the ice and fishing.
With a significant cold front behind the snow early last week, there hasn’t been much fishing activity.
Anglers will find 3 to 5 inches of ice on the small lakes and bays, but thinner ice on the big, deep lakes. Panfish are being caught on Bear Trap Lake in 5 to 12
With early ice, there are not a lot of bites that have stood out up to this point.
The ice-fishing season has started and reports from most areas indicated that there should be increased fishing activity this weekend.
There are a few muskie anglers still going out and some shore fishing taking place, but that’s been about it.