Minnesota Fishing Report

As of late last week, water temperatures had dropped to roughly 70-degrees. Fishing has improved immensely now that weather conditions have remained stable for a while. Most walleyes have been coming from the breaks where deep water meets long extending points and mid-lake structure. For the most fish, check depths of 15-25 feet using live bait rigs or spinners with leeches or crawlers. Panfish have been very active in the weeds, and northern pike have been very active on the flats, hitting fast moving presentations. Muskie anglers have had lots of success with 40- to 48-inch fish when pitching bait to the weed beds on Big Detroit, Sallie and Pelican lakes.