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Fishing Report

Walleye:

20-30’ humps using bottom bouncers & crawlers
3-5’ in evenings trolling shad raps or
6-10 feet pitching jigs and minnows
Lakes: Ottertail, Rush, Clitherall, W. Battle

Sunnies & Crappies:

10-15’ weeds or even deeper for crappies
Sunfish- use crawlers on a hook
Crappies- use minnows on a fly-fly
Lakes: Clitherall, Fish, W. Battle, Donald

Bass:

10-15’ weeds casting spinnerbaits or jigs & minnows
Lakes: E Battle, W. Battle, Donald, Clitherall, Fiske, Silver

Northern:

15-20’ Weed lines trolling dare devils, pitching jigs and minnows or even spinner baits
Lakes: Fiske, Donald, W. Battle, Ottertail

Musky:

Casting jakes or double cowgirls in 15-20’ weeds
Lakes: W. Battle

Hunting News:

Do you need to apply for anterless permit? Deadline is September 7th 2017
Dates- Archery Deer- September 16th- December 31st 2017
Firearm- Opens November 4th 2017
Muzzleloader- Opens November 4th 2017
Pheasants- October 14th 2017- January 1st 2018
Grouse- September 16th 2017- January 1st 2018
Ducks- N-210- September 23rd- November 21st 2017
S-210- September 23rd-October 1st 2017, October 7th-November 26th 2017
Geese- Early goose state wide: September 2nd-September 17th 2017
North Zone: (N-210) September 23rd- December 22nd 2017
Central- (S-210) September 23rd-October 1st, October 7th-December 27th 2017

September 9th: Youth waterfowl [have to be accompanied by an adult over 18]