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Monthly Archives: July 2015

With a Full Moon Coming, it should Trigger some Bigger Fish.

July 29, 2015

The heat and humidity have slowed fishermen down, but those venturing out are finding active fish. Crawlers and leeches are turning fish in 12 to 15 feet on some lakes and deeper on others. Use a live bait jig set up with leeches, or crawlers, in 13 to 20 foot depths for the best walleye [Read More]

Use the Freshest and Liveliest Bait Possible

July 24, 2015

Walleye anglers using live bait have had the most success in 13-20 foot depths. Northern pike are active at the 15-20 foot weeds, hitting sucker minnows and spoons. Sunfish have moved to the weed lines in depths of 15-20 foot depths where they are hitting crawlers, leeches, and wax worms. Anglers have found crappies suspended [Read More]

COLA Awards

July 21, 2015

COLA Awards Volunteer of the Year Award and Lake Association of the Year Award Presented on August 27, 2015 at the COLA Meeting Dear Otter Tail County GOLA General Directors and Friends: Please pass along this notice to the Officers of your Lake Association and others that may find it of interest. As we approach [Read More]

Try Mid Lake Structures and Main Lake Humps

July 16, 2015

Anglers have been successfully taking walleyes at the mid lake structures using crawlers and leeches. A good depth that has been producing fish is 18 to 25 feet. At the Lund Mania Fishing Tournament this past weekend most fish were caught by the main lake humps. Crappies, bass and sunfish are all active in the [Read More]

The Summer Pattern of Finding Walleye is Upon Us

July 9, 2015

The summer pattern of finding and catching walleye is upon us. We have lake fly hatches going on and lots of young bait fish that we will be competing with each and every time out on the water. Start you search in shallow water in about 10 to 15 feet, depending upon where the main [Read More]