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Metro Area Fishing Report – March 11th, 2016

NORTHEAST METRO There might be some limited ice-fishing options this weekend, but extreme caution is advised due to rapidly deteriorating ice and shoreline conditions. Make sure to call for accurate lake conditions late in the week. Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle (651) 777-2421 WEST METRO Ice fishing came to a quick end this week as most shorelines pulled away  with the…

Metro Area Fishing Report – January 22nd, 2016

NORTHEAST METRO Crappies are being caught during the evening hours over 22 to 25 feet on Big Marine Lake and Big Carnelian Lake. The Bellaire Beach area of White Bear Lake is giving up sunfish. Set up on the 8- to 12-foot weedlines with tip-ups and sucker minnows at Lake Jane, Mud Lake, and Demontreville Lake for northern pike. Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle (651)…

Metro Area Fishing Report – December 18th, 2015

NORTHEAST METRO There isn’t much to report with nothing but open water in the area. Although fishing from a boat was an option early this week, few people seem interested in doing that. Some anglers have been river fishing, but most are waiting for walkable ice to form. Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle (651) 777-2421 WEST METRO Any ice that had…

Metro Area Fishing Report – November 27th, 2015

NORTHEAST METRO Although you could still drop a boat in most lakes, especially larger bodies of water, fishing action has been non-existent over the past week. There is some ice taking hold along the shorelines and a few small lakes were mostly covered with skim ice by Tuesday morning, but nothing that’s close enough to consider walking on at this…

Metro Area Fishing Report – November 20th, 2015

NORTHEAST METRO Since this week’s change in weather, fishing pressure has dropped off. The limited reports being heard are coming off the St. Croix River, where walleyes can be had in 18 to 22 feet on minnows. Blue Ribbon Bait & Tackle (651) 777-2421 WEST METRO Walleyes are being caught with a jig and minnow in the deeper holes of the…

Metro Area Fishing Report – October 16th, 2015

NORTHEAST METRO Walleyes are hitting minnows in 15 to 20 feet on Bald Eagle Lake and the St. Croix River. Hit Powers Lake in 10 feet for sunfish and 15 feet during the evening hours for crappies at Big Marine Lake. Large suckers or bucktails are triggering muskies in 8 to 15 feet at White Bear, Bald Eagle Lake, and Jarvis Lake. Drift sucker minnows on the weedlines of Beaver Lake, Tanners Lake, and White Bear…

Metro Area Fishing Report -September 25th, 2015

NORTHEAST METRO Walleyes are hitting fatheads on the St. Croix River in 25 feet and along the 10- to 15-foot weedlines on Clear Lake. Look for sunfish in 10 feet on Powers Lake or Turtle Lake and sucker minnows are turning muskies on the weedlines of Lake Owasso and Jarvis Lake. Sucker minnows also are producing largemouth bass on the…