Despite the cold temperatures, anglers took a lot of fish over opening weekend, including some large walleye. Most of the fish were found along the shoreline in the weeds or on the sand in 5-10 feet of water. Smaller jigs tipped with shiner minnow [ … Read More … ]
Anglers have been hitting the lakes in full force lately. Area lakes are sitting around 55 degrees for a surface temperature so although some panfish haven't started spawning yet, walleye likely has. The Nest Lake Bay is putting out sunfish and cr [ … Read More … ]
Most anglers have put away their boats for the season as ice builds on smaller lakes and shallow bays throughout the area. While some anglers are already walking out onto the ice, travel is discouraged and more time is needed for ice to build. Tra [ … Read More … ]
Anglers have had a rough time getting out on the lakes after this past weekend's blizzard. There is somewhat of a plowed path on Big Kandiyohi Lake, but it would be best to travel by snowmobile right now. The crappie are still biting on Willmar, F [ … Read More … ]
The gamefish season (walleye, northern pike, largemouth and smallmouth bass) will close this Sunday, Feb. 24 for most Minnesota waters.
Minnesota fishing opener dates for the 2019/2020 fishing season for most inland waters are as follows: [ … Read More … ]
Fishing has been good in the Willmar Lakes Area with nice sized perch being pulled from Lake Lillian and crappie and sunfish being pulled from Willmar and Foot Lakes. Other great lakes to check out for late winter fishing are Diamond, Eagle, Elkho [ … Read More … ]
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