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Fishing Report 5/16

Happy fishing everyone! We hope you all had a great opening weekend and were able to sneak out and enjoy the beautiful weather. Here in Perham we were blessed with gorgeous weather, and the fishing was fair to good. As with any opener, we heard very mixed reports, but the majority of the anglers found a few walleyes for the fryin' pan, and stayed plenty busy with northerns and bass. A small sized 1/8th or even 1/16th ounce jig and a shiner seemed to be the best presentation fished in 4-10 feet of water. Other fisherman reported having luck lindy rigging a redtail, shinner, leech or crawler on the weedlines and shoreline breaks, and with the warm weather this presentation will get more effect

Local Report 5/2

May is here! Hard to believe we are a little over a week away from the 2018 fishing opener, and it is looking to be a fantastic opener this year. Ice has gone off the majority of our local lakes, and the few that do still have ice will likely be opening up any day. Walleyes Spawn is in full swing right now, and fish are gathering in the shallow water current in the evenings to lay their eggs. With the continuation of warm, sunny days, the walleyes will be finishing spawning and transitioning out from their spawning areas and be ready to be caught on opener which is Saturday , May 12th. The forecast looks good for opener, and we are hoping the warm weather will allow us to have a great suppl

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