Fishing in Land O' Lakes!

Tips from Colin Crawford's Guide Service

Fishing in Land O' Lakes!

Weeds are the Key

June 4, 2017 ·

Weeds, pulling them out of the garden or looking for them underwater. Weeds seem to be the key to finding everything that swims, except smallmouth bass they are staging on the rocks.

Panfish: Perch are in the weeds using a slip bobber tipped with minnows or tossing a 1/8th oz. jig with a small minnow seems to be doing the job. Crappies should be finishing up spawning depending on the lake you are fishing. Slip bobber rigs with hook and minnow or a jig and plastic should do the trick. If you find some warmer water in the bays or shallow flats you might get into some bluegills too.

Northern: Will still be found around new weeds pitching jig and minnows or anything that moves should be a good bet.

 Walleye: These are being found around the new weeds maybe the sand flats off the spawning areas but pitching 1/8th oz. jigs tipped with fathead minnows or slip bobbers just over and around will catch you a nice fish fry also.

Muskies: They will be starting, in process, or finishing spawning depending on the lake water temps. Smaller baits this time of the year are your best baits to go to right now.

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

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