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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Joy Ride

May 29, 2015

Need a ride after a night on the town? Joyride is a safe ride home program sponsored by the Safe Communities Coalition, participating bars, and several of their business partners! It serves the Perham, Ottertail, Battle Lake, and Surrounding Communities. Make sure to check out their Facebook page! Keep our roads safe this Summer by [Read More]

Walleye Bite is Taking Off

May 27, 2015

The surface temp on most of our area lakes is in the low to mid – 50’s and the walleye bite is taking off in most of the lakes. I have been catching a good number of 16 – 19 inch fish on several lakes and finding most of the active fish in 6-11 feet [Read More]

Fishing Report – Location, Location, Location.

May 21, 2015

One of the most important factors of being successful in catching fish of any species is location, location, and location. So how do I go about deciding where I’m going to start fishing? Not only wind, but wind direction plays an important role in locating active fish. Day in and day out wind will be [Read More]

Minnesota Fishing Report: This is May fishing; consistently inconsistent.

May 20, 2015

The water temps are standing steady at around 52–54 degrees on the lake in Otter Tail County. Man those dang cold temps have, at best, stalled forward progress.  The shiner spawn has ceased. Any bug hatches that were beginning have gone on the back-burner. Everything in Otter Tail Country is waiting and hoping for warmer [Read More]

Tips for Catching Walleyes

May 14, 2015

As always it will be hard to find a better bait than the spot tail shiner.  The shiners have had a pretty good run already this spring and should be available in most bait shops. The wind is still having a big effect on water temps as the colder water is still getting mixed with [Read More]