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Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Fishing Report 09.12.18

late summer walleyes

The action remains steady on all area lakes.

Fall fishing is approaching fast.

But for now, the action remains steady on all area lakes—especially for Walleye.

Look for the fish in the 20-30 foot range chasing schools of bait fish. Vertical baits like a perch colored #5 Jiggin’Rap is catching the fish near the bottom.  Trolling a JB Lures spinner (green/gold/glow) tipped with a small sucker minnow will also pick up these deeper walleyes.

The weed flats on most lakes are spitting up nice northern pike by trolling big spinner baits like a Northland Reed Runner over the tops of the weed beds in 6-10 ft of water.  The big Bluegills are still hanging around the deep weed edges in the 12-19 ft range and can be caught using a lindy rig tipped with a leech or part of a night crawler.

Lotsa Fish! Lotsa Fun! Minnesota Fishing Guide Service, Captain Josh Hagemeister.



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