LAST FISHING REPORT5/21/2020
Hit Mille Lacs after work the other day. We spent 4 hours on the lake, we caught 33 fish on the clicker. Missed a few as well. They were all cookie cutter fish in the 18"-21" range. All chunky healthy looking fish, but where did all the big ones from just two yea...
- No Live Bait: Only artificial baits and lures allowed in possession from 12:01 a.m. on July 7 through 11:59 p.m. on August 10 and from 12:01 a.m. on September 5 through 11:59 p.m. on November 30. An exception is made for suckers greater than 8" in length for anglers targeting northern pike and muskellunge.
- Night Closure: From 10 p.m. on May 15 through 11:59 p.m. on November 30. May 15 - June 2, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., no one may fish for any species or possess any fishing tackle on the lake. June 3 - November 30, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., fishing tackle may be possessed but not used except: a) muskellunge and northern pike may be targeted with artificial lures and suckers longer than 8". No other lures or baits may be in possession if night fishing for northern pike or muskellunge. No possession or targeting of species other than muskellunge or northern pike.; and b) bowfishing for rough fish is allowed, but no possession of angling equipment, and only rough fish may be in possession.
- No culling or live-well sorting: Fish taken into possession are considered part of an angler's bag limit and cannot be exchanged with another fish. However smallmouth bass and largemouth bass may be culled following statewide culling rules.
- Eurasian Watermilfoil
- Spiny Waterflea
- Zebra Mussel