Week ending August 23rd
The weather continues stable - daytime temperatures are in the mid-70's with overnight temperatures cooling to the low 60's; there is a tiny hint of fall in the air.
Walleyes are on points and humps in 17 - 20 feet of water. Northern pike are on rocky shorelines with lily pads and muskies are on rocky points with pencil reeds and deep breaks.
Pictured at right is Colleen Park (Nowata, OK) and guide Bill Luney, with Colleen's 54 inch muskie caught last week.
Some of this week's other nice catches are:
Bill Knight (Shell Knob, MO), 30 and 24 inch walleyes and 19 and two 18 inch smallmouth bass
Mark Paper (Wayzata, MN), an 18 inch smallmouth bass
Dev Beal (Iron Ridge, WI), a 29, 24 ½ and 22 ½inch walleyes
Mike Knight (St. Louis, MO), a 5 pound walleye and 19 inch smallmouth bass
Jackie Beal (Iron Ridge, WI), a 19 inch walleye
Jim King (Austin, TX), a 17 inch smallmouth bass
Brian Van Cleave (Winnetka, IL), a 19 ½ inch smallmouth bass
Ron Armstrong (Arlington Heights, IL), a 28 ½ inch walleye
Robert Van Cleave (Winnetka, IL), a 39 ½ inch northern
Megan Zillges (Larsen, WI), a 25 inch walleye
John Van Cleave (Cincinnati, OH), a 26 inch walleye
Tim Zillges (Larsen, WI), a 23 ½ inch walleye