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
bowhunter_20

mid-week fishing nov. 14-16

4 posts in this topic

Hey I was just wondering what the condition of the river is this week. Are you guys having to wait til afternoon to fish because of ice or can you get out there right away in the morning???

also hows the bite??

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We have had a couple of icy mornings but river is wide open as of 6:30 AM Wed. Was out Sun. & Mon. and surface temp. was 34-36 depending on time of day. Had good sun yesterday and it even thawed the bays some. Forecast is for highs of 40 for a couple of days. But the lows that are in the 10's & lower 20's could skim the river anytime.

The bite on Sun. & Mon. was off a bit. Fish were hiting strong with only a couple tail-suckers but still caught most on the stinger hook. They seem to want a very steady presentation. Drop to the bottom, lift 2" and hold..... drop to bottom, lift 2" and hold... Shouldn't be a problem doing a 20-30 fish day if your decent with a jig.

Afraid you're on your own from here. Gotta go meet my new grand-daughter. Sure it will be hard water by my return and that's OK to. Change gear and keep fishin!!!!!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

New Grandauther! Congrats guys, I'd like to se pictures in Dec. Be safe an God bless your new arrival. How new? Later Boar

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Boar. She's 2 months now & suprised that "Grandma" didn't show you pictures when you were here!

River has light skim this morning but is moving and opening up as we speak. Forecast is for 50 on Sun! I may have to re-rig the boat when we get back.

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