Planning a Fishing Trip to Phelps? Check out these tips from a local fishing guide. The season is underway. Now that we have a couple of weeks under our belts, I hope you’ve found all your hot spots. Just a couple of reminders, it is still catch and release for Smallmouth Bass until June 17th … Continue reading Fishing Season is Underway!
Is fall finally here? We are now getting water temps in the mid 40’s and it should change your bait selection to suckers for muskie and red tail chubs for walleyes. Muskie: Suckers are turning into the bait of choice for fish and anglers alike. Someone should also be throwing a jerkbait or a big … Continue reading November Fishing Report
Fish in Phelps this Fall! With the air temps getting consistently into the 40’s at night in the next week, that will be causing the water temps to drop. This should get fish moving into their fattening up stage, putting on some bulk for winter (i.e.: into the kitchen looking for food). Muskie: Bigger baits … Continue reading Fall is Here – Fish are Fattening Up!
Conditions-Conditions-Conditions It is that time of the year when conditions are going to dictate your fishing plans. If it’s the weather (being warm fronts or cold fronts, high or low pressure systems, rain, wind or sunny); or it might be the crowds on your favorite fishing lake. Don’t stress tough fishing conditions; by following a … Continue reading July 10th Fishing Conditions Update
This Week’s Fishing Tips With Bluegills/Sunfish and Bass finishing up on some lakes the rest of the fish are readying for summer patterns. As a result, you will have to change your approach some too; but don’t get too drastic. Muskie: I would still be throwing small bucktails such as Mepps or Buchertails, but nothing … Continue reading Early Summer Fish Patterns
Warmer Days Mean Happy Fishing! Days have begun starting to warm up into the 70’s resulting in water temps that are between 60 and 70 degrees. This has all the species moving, northern, perch, walleye, crappie, and muskies are all in post spawn the bluegills and bass are starting to come in, to make beds … Continue reading Fishing is in full swing