Fishing in Land O' Lakes!

Tips from Colin Crawford's Guide Service

Fishing in Land O' Lakes!

Temperatures Are Stabilizing…And That’s a Good Thing

February 18, 2018 · By Colin Crawford ·

This more stable weather should make everything turn on, making that delicious fish fry a little easier to catch. Remember that some of the area lakes are also marked with barrels for snowmobiles and to punch your holes away from the trail areas.

Northern Pike:  We are still finding fish on the weed edges and in the deeper weeds. On the edges the set up should be tip ups set a foot or so off the bottom.  When fishing the deep weeds, set your tip ups so that your bait is just above the tops of the weeds.

Walleye: These fish are being caught in a couple of areas, in and around weeds.  Setting tip ups on the weed edges baited with walleye suckers or medium golden shiners in low light conditions seem to be best.  Also, jigging in the same areas with baits like the buckshot rattle spoon are producing fish.  The other good option is on the tops of rock humps for good spots in the early evening.

Panfish: Bluegills are being found in the weeds using small jigs tipped with waxies, spikes or tipped with plastic.  Perch are being caught on the deep weed edge where the mud meets. Crappies are being caught in the weeds mixed in with some gills and they are still out suspended over the deeper holes and mudflats.  

Also, just a reminder that gamefish season in Wisconsin is closing March 4th and boundary water lakes closes March 1st (such as Lac Vieux Desert and some of the Cisco Chain).

Happy fishing!  Selective harvest is the way to go.  Colin Crawford's Guide Service, crawfordfishing@gmail.com (715)891-2715.  Website is www.crawfordfishing.com or you can also find Phelps Outdoors on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. NPAA #94.

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Slight Warm Up

February 11, 2018 · By Colin Crawford ·

The slight

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Chill in the Air Causes Slow Down

February 04, 2018 · By Colin Crawford ·

The cold weather

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Cold Fronts Return

January 30, 2018 · By Colin Crawford ·

The cold 

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Back to a little more normalcy

January 22, 2018 · By Colin Crawford ·

It looks

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Warmer Weather Welcomed...

January 17, 2018 · By Colin Crawford ·

We’ve had a couple

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This Weather,,,Ugh

August 30, 2017 · By Colin Crawford ·

The ups and downs

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We’re in the Ups and Downs…Temperature Wise

August 13, 2017 · By Colin Crawford ·

During this time

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Getting into Hot Water

July 30, 2017 · By Colin Crawford ·

We are coming into the

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Mid-Summer Fishing

July 23, 2017 · By Colin Crawford ·

Water temps

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