With its stained water and current, Old Abe “fishes well” during the day. There is not a lot of backwater habitat, nor a lot of vegetation. Fish rocks, wood, and current breaks.
Instead of killing pike, anglers are asked to report, release tagged northerns caught in the lake.
Walleyes are sluggish in most locations, providing short windows of feeding activity during low-light periods of the day – typical for this time of year.
While walleyes are the primary target in Benton, yellow perch are a close second. They provide high numbers of good-sized fish, which have been a staple in the lake for years as well.
Looking for walleyes on Iowa’s Great Lakes? The walleye fishing season on Spirit, East and West Okoboji lakes is open through Feb. 14. It will close after that date and reopens on May 2. These
Burt Lake has a healthy and robust predator fish community, comprised of walleye, northern pike, muskellunge, smallmouth bass, and rainbow and brown trout, as well as several non-game species such as bowfin, burbot, and longnose
Ice anglers beware – ice conditions varied last week from one region of the state to another. There was no safe ice yet in southern Michigan. Conditions are improving and getting much better as you
Swings in temperatures ruined ice fishing in recent weeks in Pennsylvania after some lakes in the Northern Tier briefly had safe ice. However, plenty of fish of all species were being caught in open water
The fishing outlook on Lake Erie right now still shows anglers trolling crankbaits and stickbaits in the Western Basin all the way to Cleveland for walleye limits. On inland waters, most fishermen are fishing docks