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.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
littlemikey

Best Place To Walk From????

8 posts in this topic

I'm heading up on Sunday early morning with a buddy, and i was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for somewhere to walk out from that wouldn't be horribly far, but still have a decent chance at a few eyes and perch. Was going to wait till there was enough ice for a truck, but have the urge to go this weekend, and don't have access to a wheeler or a snowmobile.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I walked out of Cove public access today, lots of perch...but required a good amount of sorting. I wouldn't expect 'eyes in that water.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have walked out of lybacks. It is close to structure and he will help you out on fishing spots. It is on the south shore just west of Isle.

Let us know how you did. I may head up at the end of next week.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree, if you are going to walk out on that lake Lybacks is the place to do it from. You can catch anything on that first reef and its a reasonable distance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You can walk out on our place as well - right in Isle bay. We are catching a mix of perch and walleye - just caught a fat 26" last night...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

During the early season, I usually walk out by Father Hennepin State Park.

I launch my boat from there a lot in the SPring time as well, and fish close to that area... I do very well..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is there a fee to access through the state park?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

report from sunday,

Well i went against everything and decided to go to rocky reef area, ended up walking a long ways and thought we were going to die. Got out there and set up around 8am and stayed about an hour after dark. We were rewarded for our efforts though. We ended up getting three keeper eyes 16" or so, then couple that were only about 10" that we obviously put back and a couple in the slot. Also lost a nice one at bottom of my hole. We also caught quite a few perch all day and seen a ton more on the marcum and aqua view, but had to do alot of sorting in order to get a few keepers out of them. Action was really up and down all day, but best time was definitely about the last hour or so of light. All in all not too bad of a day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0