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Fishing Report: August 24, 2020

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Very similar the previous weeks, but water temps are starting to drop and that is helping the bite on Leech.  It is still an array of tactics to catch fish and depths range anywhere from 6-30 feet of water.  When fishing shallow focus on slip bobbers, jigs, and jigging raps to cover ground and work the sand and weed edges.  Mid depth ranges pulling lindy rigs with crawlers, small spinners, or crankbaits along long breaklines in 12-15 feet of water has been productive.  Once again transitions such as weedlines, rock edges, or sand to mud are all showing fish.  Deep water presentations vertical jigging with jigging raps or pulling live bait rigs with chubs in 25-30 feet of water is producing some larger walleyes.

Muskies are still active throughout the lake, Casting large bucktails, glide baits, and top waters near rock piles, over the top of weed beds, and also don’t forget about windblown shorelines that have nice mix of sand and roc

Jason Freed

 

Fishing Report- Swanson’s Bait & Tackle
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Panfish/Crappies- Weedlines & cabbage are the best places to fish. Trolling/casting small jigs is still the best way to boat fish. 1/32oz jigs with Mr. Twister tails has been effective.

Walleyes- Live bait rigs with minnows/crawlers is the best way to boat fish. Depth may very from 10ft sand flats to 35ft rock piles. Jig raps are also producing fish. Trolling crankbaits at low light has also been working.

Muskies-Weedlines & rock piles are the best places to see fish at this time. Bucktails/topwater are your best options. KEEP CASTING!

Good Luck! #FishOn