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  
EPwalleyehunter

hows the bite-Millae-lacs

Recommended Posts

EPwalleyehunter    0
EPwalleyehunter

Was thinking of coming up this sat but wanted to know if its worth the trouble i live in the metro area.If so wheres a good place to get on the lake from the south side.

thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
sticknstring    0
sticknstring

Hot jumbo bite on the deep mud right now. Caught on green skittles... buy 4 or 5 bags and sort out all the green ones grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
uwecsteeple    0
uwecsteeple

Seriously? Skittles...like the candy... No way

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gopher_nation    0
gopher_nation

peanut butter m&m's too!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ec30_06    0
ec30_06

I've always done best on red twizlers

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Kyle Sandberg    0
Kyle Sandberg

The bites been slow. There are some groups that are starting to catch a few perch but the little ones are still really presistent. There has been limited walleye traffic yet. If you want to go for perch, target deep gravel. I haven't heard much from the flats buts its always worht a try.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
chrismackmn    0
chrismackmn

Thanks, now I have to clean my monitor from the mt. dew I spit out. wow, candy....now I have seen it all.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
goingdeep    0
goingdeep

Walleyes are biting on red Buck Shot tipped with a red grape!!!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
frogtosser    7
frogtosser

at least it not sprinkles, boy are they hard to get on the hook

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
JBMasterAngler    157
JBMasterAngler

I have a box of rolo's...will that get me any eel pout? \:D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AceintheHole    0
AceintheHole

Try chewed up bubble gum on a daredevil. Limits ever time

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MidCoast    2
MidCoast

 Originally Posted By: EPwalleyehunter
Was thinking of coming up this sat but wanted to know if its worth the trouble i live in the metro area.If so wheres a good place to get on the lake from the south side.

thanks

The bite is not good at all... Everybody I have spoken too is getting skunked... Tough bite it is!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
germanshorthairs    0
germanshorthairs

Mille lacs is the dead sea this year-I would try anything but mille lacs

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
walleyeking19    0
walleyeking19

 Originally Posted By: sticknstring
Hot jumbo bite on the deep mud right now. Caught on green skittles...

the green ones are my favorite too!grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
maros91    0
maros91

Tough bite out there. Tons of lookers and tons of tiny perch to feed on. If you have a back up plan I would use it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Reynolds    0
Reynolds

I have a house out on the lake and I am about ready to call the resort and tell them to pull it off. I have decided that I am not going to waste another weekend up there when there are so many other options. I've talked to a lot of people and it's the same story, a lot of lookers, but no takers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
computerboy    0
computerboy

 Originally Posted By: EPwalleyehunter
Was thinking of coming up this sat but wanted to know if its worth the trouble i live in the metro area.If so wheres a good place to get on the lake from the south side.

thanks

Honestly, it really isn't worth the trouble. It has gone from mediocre during early ice, to very tough as of late. If you're after walleyes (which your FM name seems to indicate) I would definitely consider an alternate lake. In fact, we were at a bait shop in Isle last weekend getting minnows and a customer pointed to the map of Mille Lacs hanging on the wall and asked the guy behind the counter where the fish are biting and without missing a beat he said "Red Lake" with a big smile on his face.

Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Fitz_McSorely    0
Fitz_McSorely

Boy this is bad news. I've got a trip planned for this weekend to the 'Big Pond.' Been looking forward to if for some time. I was hoping to have a shot at catching a few. Oh well, I guess I'll just give it my best shot. The beer will taste the same.

Fitz

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
computerboy    0
computerboy

You'll still have a good time Fitz, it's always fun to head up there. If you're willing to move a lot, you may even be able to dial it in. I just don't know that I would recommend someone go out of their way right now to plan a trip to ML if they're dead set on getting into good walleye bite. If that is the goal, there are better options available.

My formula for sucess:

- Make sure you're setup and fishing at sunrise/sunset

- Run and gun during the day

- Have an ample supply of your vice of choice (beer, cigars, etc)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
burl    0
burl

i uusally read and dont post be here goes any ways.The bite has been tougher but its even tougher to catch fish sitting on the couch watching tv.Been up there the last three saturdays and have kept 2 to 3 fish each time.The fish are still there just have to be on the biters when they go.The bite hasnt lasted long,maybe five or ten minutes some times.Need to be ready or move when things are going.There is hope,get out and fish.Burl.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MidCoast    2
MidCoast

Fishing has been very TERRIBLE.... This is all I have to say about this lake... Perhaps it got fished out? Seems like the walleye population is so LOW....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
germanshorthairs    0
germanshorthairs

This winter bite is terrible, I think it has a lot to do with late summer fishing. All the fish that get released die. I don't understand why people continue to fish in late summer and pull thoughs hogs through that hot water. Oh well, plenty of better lakes around to fish and not have to worry about the netting as well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
burbetsky    0
burbetsky

burl I agree with you. I,m heading up sun. to wed. for the 3rd time this winter, i have been able to bring a few home with me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CORL ICE CREW    0
CORL ICE CREW
eek.gifthis doesn't sound very promising, we are going up the 14 of FEB. I hope it gets better!!! staying at hunters point but will be able to move around, keep the reports coming. \:\)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
burbetsky    0
burbetsky

its all about the spot some guys were catching them last night and 500 ft away nothing. mark your spot because if your catching them this winter it must be the SPOT!!

Share this post


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



  • Posts

    • SkunkedAgain
      The public launch at The Landing on the west end stays open until the ice sets in, but they do pull the dock sometimes around the end of October / beginning of November.
    • KidMoe
      Just curious if people are finding fish moving into fall patterns yet or still finding them in more summer locations?  I've been finding good sized panfish in deeper water myself around more mid lake structure. Most of the lakes I've been on are still pretty green with algae and weeds. 
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      Captain Acorn, I use Gamagatu  octopus hooks. Size 4 for crawlers and size 2 for minnows. Red, black, chartreuse, and pink , mostly red and black. I use orange and green glow soft beads at times. (Worked today!) Cliff
    • Barrington
      NOW BOOKING FOR THE 2018 ICE FISHING SEASON!!
      LIMITED SPOTS ARE AVAILABLE..   Barrington Lake camp will now be offering remote ice fishing for the very first time thanks to its unique train access. You can also come by ski-doo from the town of Savant Lake. Its a 30-45min ride. Ice fishing with us at Barrington r Camp will be one of the coolest fishing trips you ever experience! Pristine snow covered lakes in the rugged Canadian Shield. Remoteness! Where the fish are plentiful and tasty! During our ice fishing season, we use the main lodge for accommodations. The air tight wood stoves in every room keep you  toasty warm and the propane lights make it cozy and rustic. This is remote ice fishing at its best. At camp you will have a heated room, Wi-Fi, full kitchen with propane fridge and stove, a newly built heated outhouse, and electricity on demand to charge batteries and extra lights. A flat screen TV for hockey games is also available. We access numerous lakes by snowmobile, ATV and even snowshoes. We travel with portable ice huts to keep us mobile and on top of fish.  Water will be available through the lake but there will be no running water for showers. The fishing has been outstanding all summer long so why not extend it year round. Main species in the lake are walleye, northern, white fish, and some perch. There has been numerous 26"-30" walleye's caught on a weekly basis through out the summer. This camp and lake have been private up until this past summer. 90% of groups who came for the first time this year have already booked for next year. References are available.
      Limited spots available for ice-fishing. Only 2 rooms available in the winter months. You will have 1000's of acres of water at to your self.   ******4 Man Sunday to Monday Special $600/Person******
      Included in the package.. -Accommodations
      -Train tickets
      -Ice auger
      -Ice Shelter
      -Quad or Ski doo for traveling the late All you need is your equipment & Food. Our ice fishing packages are very flexible and can be customized to suit your requests. Come try one of our Northwestern Ontario winter getaways, ice fishing remote waters! The train departs either Armstrong Ontario north of Thunder Bay, or Sioux Look out Ontario 2 days a week. Its a 1.5 hour ride direct to camp from either direction. Dates can be re-arranged to suit your needs.
      Call or e-mail for more information.
      Tonnes of new reviews & references available from this year.
      Check out our website at www.barringtonlakecamp.com
      or our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Barringtonlake/ Jonathan & Lyndsey
      807-584-2202
      807-407-4202                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      807-407-3997
      You wont be disappointed!! No one has been yet!
    • Hoey
    • Captain Acorn
      I was up for a long weekend this past weekend. For us the only thing that was working leadcore with cranks 18-24fow looks of eaters but not one over 18" couldn't get the digging raps rigs or jog and minnow to go but I'm sure it's not far off caught about half of mine on cranks when I was turning and didn't seem to matter weather the pole was on the inside or outside 2.2 2.4 was our speed flicker shads and deep runner raps #5 and 7. Cliff what style and size of hook do u use for your minnow rigs? Any beads used? 
    • monstermoose78
      This weekend near grand marais on thursday and Friday the no see ems were out. A few skeets but once it cooled down the no see ems were gone. Fished a lake that known for horrible bugs and it was not bad.
    • monstermoose78
      I would trade my crossbow for normal bow any day
    • Wanderer
      That's correct.  For now.
    • FishinCT
      We did well today from 1-4pm on an underwater point. Finally found some fish in a semi-sheltered area. Last few days have been tough to control the small light boat with all the wind. Most caught on pink jigs in 21-30ft.  Cliff I did try the circle hook lindy today with the big minnow and nailed the first bite I had. Next 2 bites grabbed it hard but dropped it. Work in progress!