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Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Report – 5.24.17

walleyes kidsHeavy rains pounded the whole state –obviously.  This has brought higher water and in many cases current conditions in lakes that are part of river systems/flowages that get the fish going!  We have been keying on current areas where rivers/creeks enter the lake, leave the lake, or narrows between two larger parts of lakes that have actual moving current as well.  Walleyes can be found feeding in these areas throughout the day.  Depths of 3-5 ft are common.  Fish these areas and the visual current breaks as if you were fishing in a river.  Other lakes have witnessed the shiner spawn already done so the walleyes are moving towards their early summer locations and deeper water.  Continue using the jig/minnow combo for another couple of weeks.  Sneak a leech or crawler in the mix once in a while just to be safe.  Concentrate on the 12-18 ft range in most cases.  Good luck out there.  Big Fish, Big Fun.  Captain Josh Hagemeister,  Minnesota Fishing Guide Service  218-732-9919


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