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Sunset Lodge

What a great week we had here in the Northwest Angle! Good weather and fantastic fishing were capped off by a Fourth of July celebration here at Sunset Lodge that ended with a bang!

In Minnesota, boats are finding walleyes around Little Oak Island, Crowduck Island and the south side of Oak Island. Tactics have varied, but jigging with gold, pink and orange jigs in 24 to 30 feet of water around deep water humps, points and rock piles has been turning fish. Crawlers and minnows both seem to be working well. Pulling crankbaits and drifting spinners has been a good tactic to cover water and locate active fish.

On the Canadian side, the story has been that the Musky action has been heating up steadily over the last week or so. As the water temps push into the 70's, these fish have been more active and aggressive, with several reports of large fish being caught and landed, as well as several that have followed lures to the boat on numerous occasions! Casting bucktails and large spinnerbaits, as well as some topwater baits has been best. Work rock reefs and cabbage beds to find these large predators. Fishermen and women are finding walleyes in the areas of Tug Channel, Bishop Bay, Deepwater Bay and Skeet Island. Jigs with minnows and crawlers in 20 to 30 feet of water have been steadily producing fish.

Hope everyone had a great Fourth of July weekend!

Come visit us soon at Sunset Lodge on Oak Island,
Cale Albers

 

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Matt and his boys stayed with us and had a fantastic time! Both of the boys were very polite and helpful! They fished both MN and Ontario and did very well. Ryan caught a 26 walleye! (1).jpg

Matt and his boys stayed with us and had a fantastic time! Both of the boys were very polite and helpful! They fished both MN and Ontario and did very well. Ryan caught a 26 walleye! (2).jpg

Matt and his boys stayed with us and had a fantastic time! Both of the boys were very polite and helpful! They fished both MN and Ontario and did very well. Ryan caught a 26 walleye! (3).jpg

Matt and his boys stayed with us and had a fantastic time! Both of the boys were very polite and helpful! They fished both MN and Ontario and did very well. Ryan caught a 26 walleye! (4).jpg

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Morgan and Grandpa David with a double at Gardner Island in Deepwater Bay..JPG

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