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CEDAR RIVER

Walleye are very aggressive on jigs tipped with crawlers.  Water is subsiding and the summer bite is on.  Jig eddys in the leading edge of tree snags looking for slack water.  Hutch’s silver glitter “jig and rubber” in chartreuse/white, 3/8 oz. and hang on!!

Crappies at Wyth are plentiful, but smaller in size.  White or […]

By |August 18th, 2010|Tips|Comments Off on CEDAR RIVER|

HICKORY HILLS

Bass are smashing top water.  Throw a 3-1/2″ ribbit frog on a 2/O Gamakatsu wide-gap hook, and hang on!!!  Drag frog over weed bed edge off main lake points or around dike area.  Skin the hook to insure best weedless action, and always give the bass a moment longer to take the bait.  Setting […]

By |June 20th, 2010|Tips|Comments Off on HICKORY HILLS|

BRUSHY CREEK

Gills are still active fishing small jigs with small leeches in 4-8′ of water.  Crappies are suspended in 12-18′ of water.  Small buck tail jigs, chartreuse or pink and white tipped with a 1″ curl tail.  Be patient, continue jigging upward with 10-15 second pauses through the strike zone.  If fish get too finicky […]

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STORM LAKE – WALLEYES

Storm Lake walleyes are being caught in large numbers using lead core line.  Key tip is to use 4′ piece of fluorocarbon line as a leader trolling on the dredge holes 10-14′ is crucial to bag a limit.  Berkley Frenzy flicker shad crank baits, fire tigger or clown color are angler’s choice.  Trolling 1.5 […]

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY – LET’S GO FISHING!

Cedar River – water is high, but the cats are still feeding.  Month of June focus on any damns as cats are migrating up stream.  Knuckle jigs tipped with large leeches or crawlers or 5″ + chubs for the big boys.  Focus on current breaks and water seams for best results.

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