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Brainerd Lakes Area Fishing Report

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

My rentals have been finding a few walleyes on Gull Lake in 20-25 feet of water. Setlines have been the best, and it seems that evening and early mornings have been the best. Smaller minnows with smaller jigs have been the key.  Crappies and sunfish have been in the deeper basins of most lakes. Jigging read more

Brainerd Lakes Area Fishing Report Jan. 30, 2014

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

Walleyes have been deeper, 25-35 feet seems to be the best this week. Jigging spoons with a minnow head have been the best for me, but always keep a setline nearby. I’m a firm believer that both work well together.  Crappies and sunfish are in the same holding pattern, and jigging with a wax worm read more

Brainerd Lakes Area Fishing Report Jan 23-24, 2014

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

1/23/14   Walleyes have been pretty slow again this week, due to the massive cold front (-26 this morning).  If you do try to chase some eyes, 20-35 feet has been the most consistent.  I have preferred to have shiner minnows, and fatheads for jigging.  A glow jig has been a big ticket this week, read more

Brainerd Lakes Area Fishing Report Jan. 16, 2014

Posted on: January 20th, 2014 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

Whitefish – Whitefish Chain of Lakes Region Ice conditions really improved on area lakes as a result of recent extreme cold temperatures penetrating the snowcover and building more ice. Still, some areas do remain unstable, and anglers must check ice depth often when venturing out. As of late last week, ice thickness ranged from 8-24 read more