Overall, the bite has been pretty solid. The lake has “opened up” as far as where you can go. We have safe ice (finally), but you do need to pay attention and watch for cracks. We did have to bridge a crack this weekend. There are roads now to the gravel and the mud – fishing has improved since there are more spots that are accessible.
Perch bite has been good on the shoreline breaks, in the holes and in the soft mud areas.
There have been a few limits of walleye as well but mostly larger ones.
We are still recommending the Lindy Rattlin’ Flyer with larva which is very efficient on the perch. For walleye, use a little bigger hook and minnow heads and fish top edges of dep gravel…
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