• RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
birdswacker

Any new walleye reports Chisago area ?

Recommended Posts

birdswacker

Looking to see how the bite is doing on Chisago chain. I don't need specific spots just a little help with witch lake. I have to get my son out this weekend he's like a caged dog.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DRH1175

If you want to just catch. I have been doing quite well on Green. However with the over 17" slot I have yet to catch anything I can keep. But have been getting 20-30 walleyes each time out. I am going to start working North Center next so maybe I can get something for the table.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
RedDB76

Are those 20-30 walleyes all of the 8-inch variety? Or are there some better ones?

I've caught some decent ones on Green in years past - but have heard of a lot of the little walleye cigars lately.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DRH1175

biggest I have caught 16" most are 11-14" Still all under the 17" slot so in the lake they go!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
lotsofish

I caught 5 on Clear Lake on Saturday morning. Weather was cloudy and windy. One was 20", 4 were around 11-12". They only bit for about 45 minutes. Saw a couple other good fish boated by others during the same time period, but not much outside that. Went back on Sunday evening. The weather was sunnier and calmer and there was a lot of traffic on the lake when I got there. Stayed until 11 and didn't get any walleye.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DRH1175

have seen a lot of traffic on Clear. I have stayed away because of it. You can go to Forest, Green, North Center, and chisago and not have to fight with as many boats. What time were you fishing? In the morning?? Where were you fishing along the Freeway shore or accross on the point. I have done real good on clear in past.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
RedDB76

There seems to always be a ton of traffic on Clear. If its not fisherman, its pleasure boaters. I never understood all of the pleasure boating - the launch is so shallow and washed out, its a real pain.

I've seen fishing hit or miss on Clear as well, when its hot, its hot, and when its not - well, I guess it is like a lot of metro lakes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
lotsofish

When I caught fish it was in the morning on Saturday, I think about 7-8 o'clock was about the best times. The fish were on top the long bar that goes out in 5-6 ft. Boat traffic was low because it was cloudy and windy and early. When I went back on Sunday evening there were tons of boats and I think it really churned up the water. The wind was pretty calm and the lake was almost like glass after the sun went down and the pleasure boaters left. Plus I think there was a bug hatch of some kind. There were fish eating bugs off the water right up until I left at 11pm.

The crappies seemed to be biting pretty well, but I didn't focus on them much.

Share this post


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



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • kelly-p
      According to the Army Corp of Engineers weather station here in Waskish we have had a grand total of  1.29 inches of precipitation so far in 2018.  When we were burning the grass of there was still about 30% snow cover. The flames were hitting 10 feet high.
    • Wanderer
      Nice to see there might actually be some ice melting up that way! jkrash, those are hooded mergansers though.   I might’ve called out my first woodie sighting this year as one of those too.  But nah!  I know what I saw had to be woodie! Haha! Seriously though, I’ve seen more, and more variety of ducks this spring than ever  in my life.  The late lake ice outs have made the river a diver Mecca.  I think I saw a few with Ely or bust signs on em too!  The bulk of woodies have been in the Little Falls area for about a week, some for a couple.  The hoodeds have been here for at least a month. They’re all coming though!
    • Wakemup
    • mrpike1973
      Wow great job!! Looks like a nice young generation of care takers of the land. Thank you all for your efforts! Sure a nice day today.
    • eyeguy 54
      I see one of my hot spots   Nice job JC and kids!
    • SkunkedAgain
      I just cut it out, dip it in the breading, fry it fins up/meat down, and eat the meat off like you are eating oysters.
    • SkunkedAgain
      Keep on rockin' Tommy. 
    • mrpike1973
      Thanks! those suckers are sure fun!
    • JeremyCampbell
      Bonus!! Glad to hear you caught fish already on open water.Might explore some water soon too.Sure is nice out
    • JeremyCampbell