We fished six mile bay from 10:14 a.m. to 5:15 a.m. on 6/4/15. Tried both deep water and shallow bays from the Hwy 2 bridge to all the way to the Hwy 19 bridge.
The northern pike (known as the pike in Britain), Esox lucius, is a species of carnivorous fish of the genus Esox (the pikes). They are typical of brackish and freshwaters of the northern hemisphere (i.e. holarctic in distribution). They are also known by the literal translation of their latin name, "water wolf".
I tried below the dam using a large white double tail mr.twister I found there and caught a 31 inch northern casting between the wing walls in the fast current.
Has anyone been catching any fish at night down at the tailrace or wingwalls?
How's the fishing been on the RES so far this year...I have heard the water is way down. Getting the boat out and usually try to hit a couple lakes before putting it in the lift for the summer...think about the RES, Pipestem or Spirtwood?
Went out for a few hours after work. Fished the west side north of landing 3 and caught 8 eyes in the 18-24" range and 3 northerns approximately 10 lbs a piece. All fish caught on 4-5" swimbaits in 5-6 FOW.
Briefly stopped at the Tailrace, to find that the water is barely coming out right now. Water is crystal clear. Saw a couple fingerling northerns sitting on the bottom in the shallows by the tailrace. Walked up and down the shoreline, pulled the bow out and shot a 7lb Common carp, but didn't even see much for activity with those. Personally don't think the fish are there right now, possibly due to a lack of water?... Didn't see a single boat on the lake.
River is still pretty high but should be dropping any day now.The water is very dirty to.The bite is getting better every day for pike and walleye.For pike people are fishing the backwaters,flooded ditches using hot dogs and spoons.For walleyes ive been using jigs with a twister tail around bridges and riverbends.
Went to Hunts Along on Friday and did not fair well. Tried catching some sauger but they would not take in 40-55' of water just off the break. Used jig and minnow and nothing. Went back into the bays as far as I could go and found 45 degree water and all I was able to catch was a 12-15lb pike in 8ft of water. Had some followers as well but no takers. Tuff day of fishing but still had a great day as my first on the water this year. Seen a few other boats but since they were moving a lot I don't think they were doing well either.
Went out yesterday. Caught lots of small perch and a few northern. Really slushy on top of the ice
Did anyone fish out at Danzig dam this winter just wounded if the fish were bitting out their or not