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The main lake and bigger bays were ice-free early this week. There is thin ice in the small bays and along some wind-protected shorelines, but it’s going to have to stay cold and calm for a string of days before the lake caps. There have been some waterfowl hunters breaking shore ice and they continue […]

If you live anywhere in Wisconsin or Minnesota with windows, you know what we know: The Northwoods is already seeing snow this year.  The obvious shouldn’t deter you from sneaking away for one more fall weekend. There’s still time for some open water fishing before ice fishing starts up. Hunting season is in full swing. […]

open water fishing

While there were a few people on the lake last weekend, there isn’t much to report on the fishing front. With cold weather again moving into the state this week and the deer season underway, the open water fishing season is likely done. Deer hunting reports have been mixed and the warm weather on opening […]

Kayak Fishing

The anglers going out are catching walleyes with a jig and minnow on the wind-driven, main lake areas in 2 to 6 feet. Spots such as Stoney Point, Hardwoods, Roger’s Point, and Pelican Island are all worth working if the wind is hitting them. Duck numbers are up and down as they move in and […]

Walleye Fishing

Walleye action is strong with minnows on the shallow rocks along the east side, shoreline structure and points in Sucker Bay, and the Bear Island area. Rubber baits or sucker minnows are working best for muskies on the mid-depth rocks and reed edges. There have been a few more ringbills being shot, but not a […]

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