Fishing report: June 5 - 11

Fishing report: June 5 - 11

After a couple of weeks with gloomy weather, and a good deal of rain, the sun is finally shining. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60's and overnight is in the 50's.

Walleyes are being found in large quantities on sand and rock in 14 - 20 feet of water; pink jigs are the "hot" color. Northern pike are being caught in shallow weedy bays using any color of spinnerbaits or Mepps. Smallmouth bass are on their spawning beds in sandy bays. They're being caught on tube jigs and spinnerbaits.

Some of the nice catches of the week are:

Nick Golz (Rosemount, MN), a 25 inch walleye and 38 ½ inch northern

Devon Barfuss (Marietta, GA), a 27 inch walleye

Craig Golz (Aberdeen, SD), two 24 inch walleyes

Delon Barfuss (Marietta, GA), a 32 inch northern

Thomas Huff (Powder Spring, GA), a 30 inch northern

Luke Jesnowski (Atchison, KS), a 24 inch walleye

Dan Erndle (Spotsylvania, VA) a 21 inch walleye

Chris Gish (Prior Lake, MN), a 26 inch walleye and a 4 pound crappie

Brett Knutson (Union Grove, WI), 23 and 22 inch walleyes

Kyle Markt (St. Joseph, MO), a 23 inch walleye

Cody Knutson (Franksville, WI), a 28 inch northern on an ultralight

Jack Matkey (Valparaiso, IN), a 20 inch walleye

Jeff Knutson (Union Grove, WI), a 31 inch northern