February 5th,2018

Over the weekend there was some good reports and some bad ones.  From what I heard it was about a 50/50 split. Good reports came from both shallow reefs, and gravel. For some reason the deeper transitions from rock to mud didn’t do as well for most like they had been although here was some big individual Walleyes caught.  With the barometer going up and down all weekend it was a unpredictable bite.  All in all they areas we are fishing did pretty good compared to what I had heard from the creel clerk Saturday.

Friday after posting that all was good ice-wise (go figure), we had a 5-8″ crack run thru some of the ice roads and fishing areas, but by evening all were marked, packed with snow and healed for the rest of the weekend.  We received a couple inches of snow and a pretty strong NW wind Saturday eve and the temps dropped to -20 by morning.  On a some houses the holes on the windy side of the house had icing problems. (mostly from the wind eroding the banking and allowing a draft under the house), but most were ok.  Sometimes it hard to keep up with it in the middle of the night.

We have about 40 spots left for the TWP Tournament on Feb 24th and it will be filled.  I am making an information/ tournament rule sheet that will be attached to the fishing report tomorrow so all those signed up can print it off.

Keep a Tight Line!!     Eddy