Fishing in Land O' Lakes!

Tips from Colin Crawford's Guide Service

Fishing in Land O' Lakes!

January 25, 2016

January 25, 2016 ·

Northern Pike: We have been finding them from 5-12 feet of water. Set tip-ups 1-2 foot above the weed tops tipped with a medium to large golden shiner or a sucker minnow. The bite seems to be good to very good all day long until dark.

Walleyes: At this time we are having good luck setting up along the deepest weed edges we can find using tip-ups tipped with golden shiners set 1-2 foot above the bottom. The bite is fair to good in the mornings and evenings. Jigging, we are using rattle spoons tipped with a minnow head in the same weed line edges.

Crappies: We are finding them deep in the main lake basins suspended just a few feet off the bottom. Jigging with tungsten jigs tipped with either plastic tail, spikes or waxies will get you bit. Bite has been fair to good during the day light hours.

Perch: Getting them on deep rock bars jigging a tungsten live bait combo of wigglers, spikes, waxies or crappie minnows.

Bluegills: Using small ice jigs tipped with spikes or waxies in shallow weed of 4-8 feet of water will get you a mess of these tasty table fares.

Happy fishing! Selective harvest is the way to go. Colin Crawford’s Guide Service, (715) 891-2715. You can also “Like” us on Facebook (

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