Sportsman’s Lodge

Opener Weekend
What a fun weekend! I think we had some of the best weather we have ever had for opener and great fishing!  Check out some of the highlights of the weekend. Captain Wes and Darryl were hot on the walleyes and sturgeon this weekend.

Walleyes and saugers hugged in close in the river, bays and shallows this weekend. A jig and chub or shiner minnow worked well.  A variety of sizes were reeled in, good eaters, babies and some big girls too. Slow jigging gold, pink and orange were hot choices in 12’-20’ water.  Gumballs, RZ Jigs and fire balls were popular. Some anglers not only enjoyed fishing for walleyes but also had some great luck sturgeon fishing the last weekend of the spring season.  Several 50+ inch sturgeon were caught during the last weekend of the spring season. Some of the best sturgeon fishing was  in the river and bays using a gob of worms on a 4/0 or 5/0 hook and a few ounces no roll sinker. Sturgeon season re-opens July 1. The water temperature has been rising, current temperature is 56 degrees. The water level is a few feet low.  Chance of some rain later this week should start bringing that up. Temps are forecasted in the 60’s and 70’s for the week.  Let’s go fishing; the guides are ready to take you out!

8 More Days of Spring Specials
Nightly lodging starting at $43 per person and up to 20% off summer packages through May 23. Two nights lodging in a lodge room or cabin and 1 day charter fishing aboard a 27’ boat, guide, use of fishing poles, bait, tackle and fish cleaning only $207 per person. Click here to learn more and come have some fun!   *plus tax and based on double occupancy

Memorial Weekend openings still available.
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