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Monthly Archives: February 2016


Lengthening Days Give Fish Cues to do Different Things

February 16, 2016

Hello anglers.  Our days are getting longer in Otter Tail County and we’re inching closer to spring.  Lengthening days give fish cues to do different things—change.  Each day, from now until the ice leaves the lakes, is a new day for fishermen.  I’ve been watching panfish patterns strengthen on some lakes and unravel on others [Read More]

With the Days Becoming Longer, it’s More Mid-Day Fishing Time.

February 12, 2016

Hello from Otter Tail Lake’s County!  The days are getting considerably longer every day now, which means more mid-day fishing time.  Panfish, in particular, have been responding positively to the longer days.  I’ve been seeing some strong mid-day crappie action on several lakes throughout Otter Tail County, which is a relief because anglers don’t have [Read More]

Walleye Continue to Bite at Selective Hours Around the County.

February 3, 2016

Hello from Otter Tail Lakes Country.  Walleye continue to bite at selective hours around the county.  They have gone into a strict feeding schedule:  the first is early—6:00 a.m. until about 8:00 a.m. and then you will wait most of the day for the next run which picks up at about 5:00 p.m. and might [Read More]

Guide Lines – Fishing Concepts: Fishing and Finding Your Own Style

I’ve had the good fortune to know some very good anglers over the years. Many of them share the waters around Otter Tail County, MN. It’s interesting that each of those anglers does their own fishing. Like good artists, authors, and star athletes, they have their own style, their own voice. Some fishermen are “tech” [Read More]