Fishing Report for August 2, 2021
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Leech continues to give you opportunities but adaptability is still the key. Early mornings, slip bobbers and leeches (8-12 fow), as fish slide deeper during the day, bobbers are still good (12-16 fow) or lindy rigs with crawlers or leeches. Jumbo perch are still nomadic and sporadic and we are still a few weeks away from them showing up in mass.
Musky fishing continues to be consistently inconsistent! Windy days the fish on the main lake rocks and points are active. Sunny calm days, look to fish in the weeds to be a bit more active. Bucktails and topwater are fish at low light periods 4-10 fow.
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Walleye- Fishing continues to be up and down. Trolling cranks, Jig Raps, and rigs with live bait are all effective ways to catch fish. Fish are being caught at multiple depths and structure right now. Don’t get set on fishing one way on one type of structure. Weeds and rocks are best options, and 6ft to 40ft may be your depths.
Bass- Fish continue to relate to weeds. LMB are up in the pads while SMB are holding on edges or deeper rock humps. Spinnerbaits worked through the rice can result in big fish.
Panfish/Crappie- Low light trolling along edges of weeds is still a great way to catch em! Small plastics worked at 1mph through cabbage is effective.
Muskie- Mid lake rocks and bucktails! Keep casting!