Northern pike and smallmouth bass were biting on Minister lake, on Passe Road off the Echo Trail. Work the weed beds with a spinner bait has been the best.

Stop in at Spirit of the Wilderness Outfitter & Outdoor Store on Sheridan ST, Ely for up-to-date fishing report, live bait and tackle. Our staff is ready help you with where to fish, what's biting and lures to use. Open 6 am - 9 pm daily, until October 1.