Fishing in Hot Water We are coming into the warmest water temps of the summer, I have found high 70’s to even the 80’s in some of the darker bays. When fighting fish, especially the ones you’re going to be releasing, please take care not to stress them out. There isn’t a lot of changes in … Continue reading Northwoods Summer Fishing
Summer Fishing in Phelps It looks like the weather is warming up and that should get things underwater moving again, with weeds growing and fish moving. Using jigs to crankbaits and a whole lot of baits in between will help for a while now. Panfish: Perch are in the weeds and using a slip bobber … Continue reading Warm Weather Fishing in the Northwoods
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!
Are You Ready to Fish Opening Weekend? Opening weekend of fishing season is going to be here before we know it. Now is the time to book your stay, pack up your poles, and plan your trip to Phelps! But first, here’s a little prep advice from local guide Colin Crawford… Open Water Has Returned! … Continue reading Opening Weekend Coming Right Up
So You Want to Try Ice Fishing…Here’s the Basics Want to be adventurous this winter? How about trying ice fishing? Both Wisconsin and Michigan have added free fishing weekends in the winter season to allow and encourage trying the sport of ice fishing. The free fishing dates for this winter in Wisconsin were January 21 … Continue reading The Basics of Ice Fishing
Phelps Midwest Musky Classic Tournament Results The 36th annual Midwest Musky Classic in Phelps was a big success this year! With 139 participants, this was nearly a record-breaking year for the tournament hosted by the Phelps Chamber, leading to bigger prizes and tougher competition than in recent years. With fairly mild weather, it was a great … Continue reading 36th Annual Midwest Musky Classic Results