Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Shack

Anyone Opening Up Any Fish As of Late?

Recommended Posts

Shack

The best way to find out what food/bait one type of fish is feeding on right now, it to look inside during cleaning time. This will tell you what bait you should be using. This is one thing I have come to find in my years of fishing.

I would love to get up and try some fake or live frogs in the shallows. The walleyes (I have been told) feed naturally on them this time of year. Frogs (I think) are in shallows getting ready to burry them selves for winter. I think they are a little disoriented during this time of year. The walleyes know this and come in shallow to feast on them.

Anyone keeping any walleyes?

If so what are you finding in their bellies during cleaning time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shack

Come on guys, almost 400 hits to this thread and no one has anything to say!

Hatch, worms, crayfish, snakes, turtles anything? grin.gif

Catch and release must be in full effect or the lake is very,very slow....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Paul Waldowski

The Walleye bite is pretty slow right now, couple that with the slot and not a lot of fish being cleaned right now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shack

Thanks Paul, thats what I figured.

Just razzing the troops!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TRZ

You really don't learn much from cleaning 15 inchers, i cleaned 3 last week and found a few baby perch and minnows. last year in the fall i cleaned a lot of 20-22 inchers and found alot of intersting things, large perch, crayfish from rock fish and even a bluegill which really surprised me. the 14-16 inch slot might as well be just a closed season because it is very hard to get fish in that size range and a 14 incher is hardly even worth keeping on mille lacs, i released a few 14.25 inchers last week they were skinny and propbably not even a pound. frown.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
davesfriend

It does seem difficult to throw back 17" and such. Maybe next year it will be better.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
uglystick007

Caught a bunch of almost jumbo perch on leeches and some minnows. You could see the perch chasing small perch but they bit the leeches three times as fast as the minnows. Several of the perch were urpping up small perch minnows. Caught some under and over slot walleyes on leeches. I did observe a young shore fisherman catch a very nice midday walleye on a tube bait. I also observed a nice frog jumping around in the yard.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TRZ

How big was the frog?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Shack

Was the yard you speak of on Mille Lacs?

Thanks for the info guys, keep it coming!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
GoggleEye

I think the slot is a good thing as it is going to make a lot of us very happy down the road. I would hate to see Mille Lacs fall victim to what most lakes fall to.......splurge in walleye population> anglers take as many as they can catch> walleye population dives> fishing is crap for the next ten years before it can recover again and the whole process starts over. How many lakes can you think of off the top of your head where you say to yourself "man that lake was really good fishing back in the day, we kept a lot of nice fish out of there....I wonder what happened to that lake". I don't mind only being able to keep a 14-16 inch fish out of ML, especially when I can go there and catch 15 fish over 20 inches in a day!! It's a walleye heaven to me! Tight lines to you all!

GoggleEye

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
uglystick007

It was a leopard frog on the lawn on Malone Island.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TRZ

Those are really pretty frogs, was it a big one?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this