Wednesday, June 30, 2010
We have started fishing deeper and we are finding more league fish along with a better daylight bite. The shallow game is not as good as it has been in the last three years. I’m not finding a lot of fish in 4 to 7 FOW and the ones I do find are smaller. I will tell you that I found a school of fish in 15 foot of water on my last three trips and after cleaning the fish I found that they were eating larger then normal minnows. I have a feeling that the weed treating last year on HL has changed the minnow behavior and the walleyes are following the minnows just like they always do.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
I’ll report tomorrow on a new lake.
Friday, June 11, 2010
2010 Budd Lake Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:00 AM – 2:00 PM
DetailsCatch-and-release fishing tournament. Prizes:
- Largest legal muskie: $1000.
- Largest bass: $250
- 2nd-largest bass: $100
- 3rd-largest bass: $50
- Largest walleye: $250
- 2nd-largest walleye: $100
- 3rd-largest walleye: $50
- Largest string of bass: $250
- 2nd-largest string of bass: $100
- 3rd-largest string of bass: $50
- 3 $20 wild-card prizes
- Largest pan fish: $40 + a tackle box
- 2nd-largest pan fish: $20 + a rod and reel
- Largest perch (new category): $10 + a rod and reel
A shuttle bus will be provided from 5am-8am and 1pm-3pm.
RegistrationAdvanced registration is $20 per adult / $10 per child age 12 or under; registration day of the event is $25 per adult / $15 per child.
For entry registrations, stop by any of the following locations or call the Harrison Chamber of Commerce Office @ 989-539-6011 or 1-877-539-6011
- Harrison Chamber 809 N. First St.
- Ken's Landing Outdoor Sports 704 N. First St.
- Henry's Corner Store 6976 E. Townline Lk Rd.
- KD Quik Stop 235 N Clare Ave
- Trestain's Long Lake Store 8036 N Clare Ave
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Had the chance to spend a few days fishing on Hubbard Lake. We got on the lake Monday afternoon and spent a few hours checking out the lake with the sonar. The lake is very deepand it has lots of defined breaks in depth with minimal weed cover along and very clear water. While scouting the lake we marked lots of suspended fish in 15 to 40 FOW. On the NW shore we found a good supply of bait fish in 5 FOW and lots of scattered fish holding just outside of the drop off suspended in 15 FOW. Overall it’s kind of clear that Hubbard Lake lacks weed cover so the fish use the water column as cover. We caught walleyes in 40 FOW suspended at 15 foot and then moved into 25 FOW and caught more walleyes at 15 foot.
Fishing was great on both days. During the afternoon 12 – 4pm we fished in 40 FOW and targeted suspended fish with TD 7 taildancers 80 foot behind a board. Oddly in two days of fishing all of our walleyes were caught on taildancers TD 7, 8, and deep 20’s. The best colors were blue / silver and perch. In a attempt to test the waters I ran Thunderstick Jrs, Berkley Flicker shad, shad raps, tots, live targets, and about every other stick bait and never had a hit. Monday afternoon we caught 21 walleyes and 14 fish of the fish were 15 inches or better. On Tuesday we caught 34 walleyes 28 over 15 inches the best fish being 21 inches.
We will be heading back to Hubbard Lake in July to do more exploring.