The word is we’ve got a lot of lakes that have been snuffed out by the long tough winter.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources warns ice anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts to use caution when going onto any lake covered or partially covered with ice, especially those that feature aeration systems.
The fall walleye action can really heat up when water temps cool off, especially when it comes to rivers.
Fish that had been spread out all summer and most of the fall start to pile into deeper holes and pockets where they are easy to find and easy to catch. And best of all, the top technique is jigging and that’s as good as it gets.
A day off from school meant more time on the lake searching for fish for the Andover High School Muskie Club. The group took to Forest Lake Oct. 17 in search of big fish and the team of sophomores Aaron Peterson and Michael Selseth reeled in a 46-inch muskie.