The main attraction for most of those anglers is Big Cormorant’s walleye- and smallmouth bass-fishing opportunities. Both are naturally reproducing populations of fish that have maintained themselves over the years, despite somewhat heavy fishing pressure
If you like to fish walleyes, the bite has been great since the opener. And pike? They’re hitting on just about everything. Bass, too, are providing solid action. Crappies, though, are a bit more challenging.
Some opening-day anglers opt for the not-quite-as-elusive northern.
While the lake has a 14-inch size limit and a five-fish daily bag limit, local fishermen release most of their fish in an effort to keep size and numbers above average for the area.
The new northern pike fishing regulations, which were announced recently and go into effect on the May 12 fishing opener, have three distinct zones. Each of the zones – north-central, northeast and south – provide