The shiners are running now!!
Check out our Facebook page for the crazy bubbling shiners video. They are active and the jig bite is picking up! It’s that time of year. The weather is cooling off; it’s time for fall fishing. The water temperature jumped up the past week but now has dropped 4 degrees again in just the past 2 days, currently sitting at 66. Based on the weather forecast for the week I would expect this to dramatically fall this week.
Its Transition Time
Anglers are reeling in some nice walleyes using a variety of methods. If you are not getting into some good fishing, change it up. Drifting with spinners and worms or minnow as well as trolling with crankbaits in 28’-32’ in the basin and jigging with a minnow in 17’-26’ outside of bays have all been producing some nice walleyes. Gold and pink have been hot jig and spinner colors. Silver, white and red have been popular crankbaits. Some huge sturgeon are being reeled in in the deep holes of the bays and river bottom using a 4/0 hook, few ounce no roll sinker, gob of crawlers and topped with a shiner.
More fishing……Pike & Smallmouth Bass- Give a jerk baits a try when fishing for pike in the fall in cabbage weeds adjacent to rock structure. Pike often hang out on the fringe of cabbage weeds. Best approach has been starting at 10’-12’ and work to deeper water off reefs and points using a spinnerbait or a jig and a minnow.
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