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Monthly Archives: May 2016


Guide Lines: Things Aren’t Always As They Appear…

May 31, 2016

Graphs are wonderful tools. They are suited for every type of angler and as consumers we can choose how we make our graphs work for us.  I’m a practical person; to suit my fishing style I try to derive what I need from a graph or computer and become proficient with a handful of settings [Read More]

The Fish Are Biting!

May 25, 2016

Hello fishermen!   Things are hopping in Otter Tail Lakes Country!  Walleye, northern, and panfish are on the go. If you’re going walleye fishing this week in Otter Tail County, and don’t get any bites for a couple of hours—you need to move.  The fish ARE biting somewhere!! The shiners are still in tight to the [Read More]

Minnesota Fishing Report

May 18, 2016

Wow, things have changed in Otter Tail County this week!  Of course, for the opening of walleye fishing we were cold, but it didn’t stop the walleye bite.  Many of the spawning lake shiners had retracted back out to drops and edges and weed lines on nearly all the lakes in the county, and the [Read More]

Minnesota Fishing Report

May 11, 2016

We’re in the home stretch in Otter Tail County.  Just a few more days until the 2016 MN walleye opener!  But, from now until Saturday it’s still panfishing.  With the big increase in temps around the state last week, our lakes, rivers and streams really warmed up fast.  Otter Tail Lakes Country hit nearly 90 [Read More]

Spring Might Finally Be Here to Stay.

May 4, 2016

Spring might finally be here to stay.  By mid-week last week the panfish were still nearly impossible to find.  They had completely retracted out of the shallows.  The water temps in shallow bays late last week, in Otter Tail Lakes Country, were a mere 45 or 46 degrees.  Those temps are only a few degrees [Read More]