Browsed by
Tag: Crappie

Fishing Opener

Fishing Opener

Fishing opener in Minnesota was a tough one this year for most everyone I spoke with. The lake we fished was still in the lower 50’s for water temps, typically upper 50’s and lower 60’s is the sweet spot for our local lake. There was no shortage of bass willing to hit anything you threw out there, walleyes were non-existent for our boat. There were more boats on this lake than there has been in the past openers, but one…

Read More Read More

Finding Spring Crappies

Finding Spring Crappies

As temperatures rise and the snow and ice begin to melt, I start dreaming of those big spring slabs. Once ice out happens it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a reality. Here’s some tips to find and catch spring crappies. Staging Once ice out happens and the water begins to warm, crappies will be in and out of the shallows waiting for the right water temp to occur. Because this time of year the outside temps can…

Read More Read More

Weekend Warmup

Weekend Warmup

The weather and fish were certainly cooperating this last weekend, the West metro topped out at 44 degrees and the fish were hungry.  After a dozen holes were drilled it didn’t take long to find some fish.  Most people were walking out as I did but there was a good 9″ of solid clear ice and 3-4″ of white ice on top of that, there were a few full sized trucks out there but for the most part everyone parked…

Read More Read More