September 21st, 2015
Fishing remains excellent. Walleyes are being caught trolling with crankbaits, pulling spinners and jigging. Fish being caught this week in 28-30′ in front of Pine Island, off of Long Point and south of Garden Island. Use gold, pink and glow colors most productive. Trollers are targeting areas in 28-32′. Trollers pulling in lots of trophy walleyes. On the Rainy River, sturgeon active in numerous holes from Baudette to Clementson. Anchor still fish the bottom using a 3 oz no-roll sinker, 5/0 circle hook and gob of crawlers. Many saugers being caught by sturgeon anglers. Most anglers targeting walleyes evenings. Try 18-20 feet using gold or chartreuse colors with minnows. Up at the NW Angle, walleyes active between Garden Island and Little Oak Island. Try 16-24′ over rocky areas and 26-30′ off reefs and island points. Anglers boating into Ontario waters are finding walleyes in 22-30′ in neck down areas and off of points. Muskies still being found shallow. Crappie bite best around structure jigging with a minnow 24-28 feet.