Fishing report: June 26 - July 2

Fishing report: June 26 - July 2

The week has been a mix of sun and cloud. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60's and low 70's. After an early warm spring, it is feeling like summer has not yet arrived. The hot tackle right now is:

Walleyes: white jigs in 15-20 feet of water on middle lake humps

Northern pike: white spinner baits with silver blades working rocks leading into weedy bays

Muskie: Mepps Musky Killer in orange and black working the weeds

Smallmouth bass: crawfish colored crank baits are working on the rocks and rattle trap in silver and blue in 6-10 feet of water

Some of the nice catches this week are:

Matt Catton (Maple Grove, MN), a 26 inch walleye

Macie Lohmiller (Cross Lake, MN), 22 and 21 inch walleyes

Katie Catton (Maple Grove, MN), a 25 ¼ inch walleye

Jan Borrell (Maple Grove, MN), a 24 ½ inch walleye

Debera O'Leary (Plymouth, MN), 23 and 21 ½ inch walleyes

Gary Borrell (Maple Grove, IL), a 31 inch northern

John Hamerly (Lake Elmo, MN), a 31 ½ inch northern

Tony Cross (West Bend, WI), a 41 inch muskie

Russ Gerke (Johnston, IA), a 20 inch walleye

Roger Cross (West Bend, WI), an 21 inch walleye