Got out Schunday morn... condishions sho hot it would make a schalamander schweat. Took my grandshon. We cought about 40 small gillszh. All on worm and schlip bobber. Found active fish in thick weedsh. Threw em all back except 2 for Gustafschonshs car ha!
Fox Chain, Lake County
MOON PHASE (66%)
If you are having issues of crappies scattering when you roll over them or cast into them. remember there are some more recent fish studies involving these fish. crappies can take up to 2 seconds to bite where as bluegills are often under a second to make that decision. Trolling crappies on the chain is often a good way to get those hard to bite fish not spooked and cover alot of water quickly. spider rigging is another great technique with warmer water temps. find structure using side scan and post up. cant wait for the ice!
MOON PHASE (57%)
81° - 88° F
71° - 75° F
Panfish bite was very good all week. Lindy rigs with small crappie minnows were best. A few muskies, but definitely not like the weeks prior. Walleyes were very tough. The high pressure system going through really hurt the bite. @ Cripler, to answer your question, 60 degree water temps are a good indication that the panfish will be in the channels. Congrats to my partner Lincoln Buchanan for winning the WWA Walleye tournament last week. Guy definitely knows how to put the eyeballs in the boat. The cooler weather and low pressure should ignite a good bite this coming week. Good luck and let's bring on the fall!!
MOON PHASE (1%)
66° - 70° F
71° - 75° F
Out Saturuday for 6 hours jigging the north lakes and no walleyes to show. We jigged from 5'-25' with crawlers and minnows. We caught some 11" crappies and when we anchored and casted back at them they left. It was very windy out there. Not a lot of boats out due to the no wake restrictions. Did not see much action from the few other boats that were out other than one boat was getting gills in Bluff. I did get a 5# channel cat on a minnow.