Every time i go to the lake front I make sure to look for them. The normal spots i could sight fish no problem years ago. All spots have changed drastically. Silted in, clearer water, no baitfish, developed, etc. The only time i have seen them recently was last year on the McKinley walking out for salmon. Even got a 17 incher on a shad rap. I lived right by south shore yacht club for years. It was easy to walk out my front door and around the corner to one of my favorite spots. Even if the bass didn't cooperate there were always rock bass to catch, some gills, and plenty of pumpkin seeds. Always! And this was 10 years ago. Years before that I could catch 4 lbers in Saint Francis all day on yellow twister tails.... 1999 or so... All those areas are much different. I check them every year still. Growing up on the lake front i have personally seen things change. First the perch, then panfish, then bass and pike... Im not saying they aren't around. But it is drastically different then what it was. I remember seeing bass and panfish swimming around during summer fest even while eating by the lagoon! Not anymore... go try it. But if you figure out the key youd be smart to stay hush hush. Good luck!