Generally, anglers should expect good numbers of 8-inch bluegills with some bigger fish in the mix. Crappies tend to average about 10 inches in length, but fish up to 12 inches aren’t out of the
The good news is that the best fishing is yet to come. Continued warmth will get those walleyes and crappies active in shallow water, and Memorial Day weekend could bring the best fishing of the
But game plan is always subject to change based on information from other anglers.
The panfish bite was better than the previous week, but still isn’t consistently good in most parts of the state. Until it remains bright and warm for an extended stretch of days, this pattern will
Finally some warm weather and consistent water temps. Amazing what one night of stable water temps does to the bite. Exciting time of year and some very fun patterns.
The spring crappie transition, from deep wintering holes, all the way up to the shallow shoreline spawning areas they use later in spring as well as location, presentation and some hot baits you can use
Although channel catfish have shown up in lake surveys dating back to 1968 on Colby, the planets seem to have aligned perfectly in recent years for the population to expand.
Once you get the hang of the swimbait, it will change the way you fish.
An eye-opening look at the ’eye opener.