Sportsman’s Lodge South End Fishing Report
Playing in the Mud
Drifting with spinners tipped with a crawler or minnow in the deep mud 28’-34’ as well as trolling with crankbaits have been getting fish. The weather has been hot and the forecast continues to show 80’s+.
The water temp is in the mid-’70s. Orange, yellow, gold, and red/white have been good colors for the tackle. A mix of slot+ size walleyes along with the eaters and throwbacks have been the catch of the day.
$109 Lodge Rooms and kids 17 and under stay free with 2 adults in lodge rooms too all summer long! Give us a call to book your stay. The poo and restaurants are open and we have entertainment in the Sandbar on weekends.
*Plus tax and based on double occupancy.
Sportsman’s Oak Island Lodge
Variety – Sand, Mud & Rocks
Try one or try them all. 10’-19’ in the sand, 30’-33’ in the mud, and 24’-29’ on the edge of rock reefs have been the go-to spots using jigs, spinners, or crankbaits. Jigs tipped with minnow and spinners with worms or minnows. Red, gold, pink, and white have been good colors. Water temp is in the mid to upper 70’s.
Muskies & Northern Pike
Shallow weedy bays using crankbaits and bucktails are good spots.
Eagle Ridge Opening
July 14-23 Relax in our beautiful and spacious two-story 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath vacation home with full kitchen, living room, deck, dock, and just a short boat ride away from phenomenal fishing. $90 per person per night/$450 minimum or $2,595 for the week plus tax. Our 3 Bedroom Cedar vacation home is also available a few days next week and late August. Give us a call at 800-772-8411.