October 16, 2014

The full force of fall…

Gold jigs tipped with frozen shiners are bringing in the limits of walleyes and saugers.  Areas outside of Pine Island or Morris Point in the 15’-20’ depths are producing well for anglers.  Most anywhere in the River has been productive as well.  The 17’-18’ depths are giving anglers their best chances of limiting out.  Pink or gold jigs tipped with a frozen shiner is the hot bait of the week.  With the wind and the rain that we’ve had, it seemed to have slowed down the shiners just a bit.  They are still there, just not as heavy as when the water is clearer. Light and variable winds in the forecast should help clear the water. But where there are shiners, the walleyes are sure to follow.  The water temp is currently at 48.2 degrees.  The temperatures forecasted for the week include highs in the mid 40’s to mid-50’s and lows down near freezing, with the winds averaging around 12mph.

Because we are still in the midst of repairing our docks from this summer’s high water, only some of the boat slips are rentable.  They are on a reserved-basis only so please call the front desk at 1-800-862-8602 to find out if there is one available.  However at this time, there is no electricity at the docks so please keep that in mind when wanting to reserve a slip.

A note to travelers…there will be a detour for Highway 172 beginning on October 20th that will run through November 20th.  From Baudette, follow Highway 11 West, go North on County Road 6 to Highway 172 and then continue north to Sportsman’s Lodge.  You can also find this information at www.511mn.org.

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