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
Eric

White bass -- Is it to late?????

6 posts in this topic

I want to target white bass Tuesday, or is it to late. A point in the right direction would be greatly apprieciated as well. Please PM me and I will do my best to return the favor.

Eric

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I see that I'm not able to use the PM feature on this site. How do I inalbe it?

Eric

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Feel free to e-mail me. I might be able to help.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

White bass will be in their active spawning run up till almost Memorial day. Then they'll change into summer patterns - moving in deep water or surface feeding when it suits them - mainly yearling fiddys will be active over July and August. Sometimes they'll be schooling behind dam's all summer long...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Quote:

Feel free to e-mail me. I might be able to help.


E-mail sent. Thanks Chris!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Had a blast yesterday on the Minnesota. Started off looking for back water areas. I found some but they weren't producing. So I started fishing current seems. Bam! fist fish of the day a nice chucky white bass. I caught and released 6 whites in about 15 minutes and it shut off. So I kept working likly looking areas as I made my way down river. Picked up some more white bass, one of which was 16-17 inches. During the heat of the day I tried for cats, buffalo, and sheep head using a snelled crawler. On the first cast my plan was to cast out put the rod in the holder and call my wife. Well I didn't even get the phone out and the rod tip was doing the dance. Set the hook into what was my largest channel cat of the year 27" and 10 pounds including the landing net. After that I couldn't keep the sheepies off my line until I was out of crawlers. As I headed back to the landing I was able to hit a few spots that I passed by on the up and was only able to catch one more white bass and one sheephead. Thanks Chris Hanson for your help and advice. I have a blast. grin.gif

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



  • Posts

    • Crappie222
      Hey what's a good place to do some trout fishing around the cloquet area. I stopped at otter and tried today didn't even get a bite is it still to early?
    • Huntin&Fishin
      Nope. Was waiting for more responses. I checked the dnr netting scedule and varied it was not them.
    • Cobber
    • Rick
      Private landowners interested in learning more about managing their woodlands for habitat and income can attend a low-cost workshop and field tour from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Cohasset Community Center at 3rd St. NW, Cohasset. The Itasca County Private Woodlands Committee is hosting the workshop with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources Cooperative Forest Management (CFM) program. The workshop aims to educate landowners about timber management and how to thoughtfully and purposely harvest trees to create better wildlife habitat and generate income from a timber sale. Woodland owners can also learn about options for enrolling in a tax incentive program to reduce property taxes. The day will begin indoors with a series of educational sessions about managing forests to benefit a variety of wildlife, working with a consulting forester to write a stewardship plan, the mechanics of a timber sale, and how to contract with a qualified logger. After lunch, participants will board busses for an afternoon tour of different sites to see first-hand the differences in unmanaged and managed timber, and previously cut timber in various stages of regeneration. “Our last workshop this winter in Palisade had over 100 attendees and we are anticipating strong interest in the Grand Rapids area, too,” said Grand Rapids area CFM Forester, Josh Donatell. “Over the last 20 years, there has been a decline in timber harvest from private lands. This program helps restore lost habitat on private land as well as promote a more stable supply of wood and fiber for the timber industry.” Pre-registration is required. The $20 cost includes lunch and field tours. Participants should dress appropriately for outdoor weather and wear sturdy shoes or boots. Anyone interested in attending or registering can contact Josh Donatell by email at josh.donatell@state.mn.us, or by phone at 218-328-8912. An agenda can be viewed online at www.dnr.state.mn.us/woodlands/workshop.html.   Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • SpearPike