Minnesota deer hunters have had it pretty darn good for last 20 or more years but things have changed a bit. The fact is the numbers aren’t there like they have been in recent past, especially in the north woods where a tough winter and too many predators (in my opinion) have taken their toll.
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.
Late summer is a great time for getting after some super-sized panfish with slab sided crappies topping the list.
The late spring may have delayed the start of the walleye season, but the action started out red-hot and is still going strong.