Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Walleye Fishing Report 8/15/2012 - 13 Stories - MN, WI, IL, NY, MI, SK, AR, TX

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Other good lakes for walleye action are Brown, North Long and Whitefish. Northerns and nice-sized sunfish are being caught on most area lakes. For northerns, anglers are using Rapalas or sucker minnows, trolling during the evenings at about 17-18 feet.
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Speaker of the House Boehner fishes on Wisconsin River
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
The fishing trip lasted four hours with walleyes, smallmouth and largemouth bass, crappie and bluegills caught. The walleyes and bluegills were cooked in Leinenkugel's beer before being served to the congressman and his staff members. The Leinenkugels ...
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Fishing Line
Buffalo News
Boat trollers connect with smallmouth bass while trolling suspended baits for walleye, trout and salmon, but a heavier concentration of both smallies and largemouth bass can be found closer to bottom crunching crayfish. When trying artificial lures ...
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Fishing report Aug. 9
LaSalle News Tribune
4 DNR report at, DNR report for the Illinois River from Darrell “Buster” Culjan, bait shop operator and guide, south side of Utica, reported anglers were having luck fishing for sauger and walleye in the mornings on the Illinois ...
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08/15: Midwest Fishing Report
Chicago Sun-Times
CHAIN O'LAKES AREA: Triangle reported bluegills are good around shoreline areas, walleye are improved around bridge areas and main lake points (try crawlers, leeches or fatheads early and late); catfish (3 to 5 pounds) are good on crawlers or stinkbait ...
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Your Mid-August Northern Michigan Fishing Report
Lake Charlevoix: Had reports of walleye and some nice smallmouth bass being caught in Oyster Bay. Crawlers worked best. Traverse City: Boats caught chinook and lake trout. Most of the salmon anglers were running 40 to 90 feet down although depths up ...
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Saskatchewan premier throws in a line at Walleye Cup
Globe and Mail
For the first time in its 25-year history, a Saskatchewan premier has actually fished in the Saskatchewan Premier's Walleye Cup. But despite his name and his enthusiasm for the sport, Premier Brad Wall did not land the big one – or any big one – over ...
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Weather is Cooling Down, but Fishing is Still Hot!
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
Walleyes are in 20 to 30 feet of water. In the evening, crank bait is working in 6 to 10 feet of water. Bait of choice is night crawlers on harnesses or spinners and redtails on jigs or Lindy rigs. Panfish and bass fishing has been excellent on most lakes.
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Southeast Michigan fishing report and tips for hot-weather pike fishing
Lake Erie: Still producing walleye off Fermi and in Brest Bay in 16 to 18 feet of water (FOW). Perch are being taken at various depths and locations, with most in shallow waters around Stony Point, Brest Bay and Raisin River Buoys 1 & 2. Anglers ...
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Arkansas weekly fishing report
North Texas e-News
Walleye are suspended in 30-35 feet of water, eating crankbaits and night crawlers. Bream are shallow on beds and eating crickets, night crawlers and small crankbaits. The crappie action has slowed somewhat; try minnows on jigheads around brush in ...
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Catching Walleye with Crawlers | LiveOutdoors
Often times, it's the smallest details that make the biggest difference when fishing —such as blade size and trolling speed—so be sure to keep an eye on such ...

Area fishing report - Aug. 12
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Redtails are producing walleyes in the weeds in 16 to 18 feet at Whitefish Lake and Gull Lake during the morning and evening hours. Look for bass to hit spinnerbaits or sucker minnows on the deep weedlines of Gull, North Long Lake, and Round Lake.
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Lake of the Week: Farm Island Lake
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
No doubt about the prolificness of Mille Lacs as a walleye fishery. However, just to the north of Garrison, just off of County Road 11, sits this under utilized gem. Recent DNR surveys show above average populations of crappies, northern pike and walleye.
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