Nice to trip for the family it looks like.
A round home here in central MN, the fish are very much in that phase of,
Bass- they are three phase right now, some are post spawn, some are spawning and on beds, other are still pre-spawn and staging. Nice that most tactics can work on a single lake but each day is different.
Panfish are similar, most fish are still staging but alot of males are shallow and some beds are being swept.
Pike-have been all over the board here. I have figures out a great system yet.
Walleye- are still preferring shiners and other minnows right now. Leeches have not really produced well with the exception of the river bite. Most fish still biting in less than 16ft of water.
Water temps- continue to be very lake dependent. I have been seen 60-65 degrees on most smaller lakes and the bigger 2000 acre lakes I am seeing from 55-60 degrees main lake.
Sounds like you got your money’s worth!
I hunted 3 afternoons in the C season is all, due to being too busy with work and projects or too tired/lazy to get up in the morning. Didn’t take any time off work to chase with all the COVID stuff going on. The bird I did get was one one the easiest birds I’ve ever taken on the first day of the last season.
I guess what I’m saying is you EARNED that bird and should rightfully be proud!
Well I hunted just about every weekend during this turkey season and some days during the week. I just could not get a jake or Tom to come and play. Until this morning I was watching a buck and two yearlings all morning they just never presented a good photo opportunity. I was calling and I hear a gobble!! O yeah I get the crossbow Set up for an easy pick up. I look to the west and see a deer looking into the woods. I look to the east and see two turkeys making a bee line to me. At 50 yards I can’t see a beard on either of them, but I pick the crossbow up and get ready. The first turkey has a little beard at 20 yards I can see it. They go out sight and he comes up next to the blind and heads out 3-4 yards. That tiny beard looks like 15 inch rope at this point in my season and turns to give me a spine shot. Game over a full hunting season used and Turkey 🦃 wild rice soups is cooking!!
With that detail Borch I could spend all summer trying the different suggestions and combos! Very well done sir!
I might have to venture away from Pool 4 to try out some clearer water for night time eyes!
Just meaning trout waters that have natural population of trout that are born and grow in the water their entire life. Green pumpkin, browns, watermelons, black, silver/ blue, some orange. Colors those fish are used too. Insects, Minnows, crawdads etc.