Fishing Report

Report from the Dock The warm and bright weather late last week and last weekend definitely improved the shallow-water crappie bite in many parts of the state. It took only a day or two for water temperatures to spike enough in the dark-bottom bays, harbors, channels, and shorelines for crappies and some bluegills to move […]

Report from the Dock Last weekend’s weather was not ideal for fishing, but anglers are starting to get out. And with better weather conditions expected this week, open-water fishing activities should pick up quite a bit. Crappies are being caught but reports were limited as of Tuesday morning. But the spring panfish bite has started […]

Report from the Dock Fishing pressure remained limited across the state again during the past week, but that was mainly due to the snow and colder weather. The good news is that open-water fishing options exist. While some refreeze did occur on some small lakes and bays in many areas, most of that ice will […]

Report from the Dock Fishing reports were pretty limited this week across the entire state. The return of cold air, wind, and measurable snow across a large portion of Minnesota put everything on hold for the time being. Open water remains in most locations throughout the southern three-quarters of the state, but it did get […]

Report from the Dock You can probably still find a spot to fish through the ice this weekend, but you’ll have to go even farther north, likely near the Canadian border. The ice-out line slid to the north during the past week with strong winds taking care of any ice that remained in a lot […]

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