Island life is just chugging along! Great walleye and solid muskie fishing. Walleyes are snapping as usual. Jigging and spinners have been catching fish. Jigging the reefs anywhere from 24’-30’ and spinners anywhere from 12’-20’. Tipping minnows on jigs continues to out produce any other bait just as crawlers has by far out done anything on spinners. The muskies are ramping up as summer chugs along. Many fish in the high 40s to low 50s are being caught every day! Get up here and get in on the action!
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The island life just rolls on. Walleyes are biting well on the reefs. A variety of jigs and spinners are being used to target them. When jigging go with either gold or pink jigs with a minnow. If spinner fishing is more your style however, hammered gold with a crawler or a minnow. With the hot temperatures, the fish are moving to their classic mid-summer locations. Large rock structures are likely to hold good numbers of walleyes. Good luck and we will see you out there!
Caught right off the dock at the lodge! Andrew from Wabasso, MN 45.5” northern pike. Nice one buddy!
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Fish are being found in variety of places and are being caught a variety of ways. Jigging rock structures and shorelines has been putting fish in the coolers. Chartreuse and pink jigs tipped with a minnow. Spinners are producing as well! You can’t go wrong with hammered gold. There are fish on the shorelines and points as well as the humps and reefs.
As well as walleyes fishing, muskie fishing is getting very good. When targeting these toothy giants, look for the classic spots. Rocky points and weedy bays while burning buck tails will move the most fish! Good luck and we will see you out there!
Captain Travis snuck out and did some muskie fishing with Captain Baihly in the angle and it appears that the trip was a success!
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Waters are beginning to clear up in the islands and fishing is improving as well. With the mayfly hatch, the windblown shorelines will be holding fish as well as the mud adjacent to rock reefs and structures. Jigging around these structures is still producing good fish. Pink, gold and chartreuse have all produced. Drifting spinners has been very good. Hammered gold and orange have been the go to colors. There has been no front runner in bait choice; crawlers and leeches both will produce.
The muskie bite is heating up! A fast moving bucktail at shallow weed beds and rock points and structures is working well. Cover water and contact as many fish as possible! Check out this whopper!
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Windblown shorelines have been holding great numbers of walleyes. Drifting spinners has been the best way tactic. Hammered gold has far out fished the competition. Leeches seem to be the bait of choice but it doesn’t hurt to bring some crawlers along as well. Flag island flats are holding fishing in the cleaner water. It is a large area so be mobile and find the fish!
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High winds have dirtied the water a bit but the walleyes are still going strong. It’s that time of year where Flag Island Flats begins to turn on. Drift hammered gold spinners in the cleanest water on these flats! The jig bite is still going strong on the rocks as well. Muskie season opened last weekend so if you are making the trek north make sure to pack that heavy gear!
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Island times are rolling on as good as ever! Jig and a minnow are still proving to be the best tactic to target walleyes. Gold has proven to be the best color week in and week out but pink and chartreuse have been working as well! Windblown shorelines are holding great numbers of walleyes, as well as perch and pike!
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The sun is getting warmer and the days are getting longer, you know what that means? Island fishing! Fishing continues to be outstanding up north. Gold, orange, yellow and pink jigs tipped with minnows are still producing great numbers of walleyes. Vertical jigging over rocks is probably the best way to target these fish. Rocky points and shorelines continue to be walleye magnets. Good luck!
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Oak Island fishing has been very good. Gold, orange, and pink jigs tipped with minnows are continuing to be the best way to target fish! Good numbers of walleyes, northern, and perch are being caught on the rocky shorelines and points. 18’ to 24’ is a good bet for finding good concentrations of fish!
The Dejong group and Captain Travis spent a few days at Oak Island! These are just a few of the highlights from the days spent living’ the island life!
Rocky points and shorelines continue to kick out great multi-species action! Pike, perch and walleyes are all holding on these structures! Jigs tipped with shiners seemed to out fish all other baits this week. Captain Baihly and the Meyers group were about to experience this fantastic fishing this week! Make sure you check all the amazing fish they hauled in!
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Captain Baihly and the Meyers group had an absolute blast at Sportsman’s Oak Island