Colors switch on a daily basis depending on clound cover and bright sun. Some are on the breaklines while others are suspended in the basin. Try a few different things before you move to another spot. We just haven't seen any 50's with consistency by any means. I have been picking up a few Walleyes and the bite is starting to get better every day as the water temp slowly drops. Dragging jigs is working well also. The Saugers have been scarce. As fishing is some days are better than others. As for now you will find me on the ice. Lake Pepin has an abundance of rip rap that lines the shorelines and in these areas, smallmouth bass are fairly common. Heck at this point I would even settle for the upper 40's. 3 waying live bait and pulling lead core have been putting a majority of the fish in my boat now. The Walleyes can be caught from 3‐30 feet. The Mississippi River will continue to produce great Walleye action through mid July then the Panfish bite picks up hot and heavy. I have fished the Mississippi River all my life growing up on the shores of Lake Pepin and living in Lake City. Lake Pepin is the largest lake on the Mississippi River. If you take your time, slow down and use a little common sense you will be just fine. Catch yields have been up in the 70's a few days, but 40 was pretty common. Map Features: Mille Lacs Lake: What can I say other than that Lake once again this year has an incredible bite going for Walleyes Big and Small along with tremendous Smallmouth Bass fishing. Getting outside of your comfort zone and trying new areas is a good way to test yourself. From trolling crankbaits, rigging bait and even casting shore lines with jigs and cranks. Either long lining them or using leadcore line. I have many people that book trips to learn river fishing as they are new to it. when warm weather shows up in about ten days. Use your electronics to locate schools of fish. I fish panfish fairly aggressive like I do Walleyes. I am very successful every spring in putting multiple Walleyes over 10 pounds into the boat for my clients. ***Have you booked your Lake Pepin fishing trip yet?***. An average of 25 inch and up is very common and extremely fun. For a fun day on the water make sure you book a trip. Remember to get your spring trips booked sooner than later as I'm already booking dates for March, April and May. The jig size has been ranging from 1/8 to 5/16th ounce depending on the current and water depth. I have gift cards available for purchase. Best areas include rock shorelines, riprap, and large flats in the upper regions of (Fishing)I'm going to take $75 off a full day guide trip for 1-2 people. We visited Lake Pepin and Lake City again in October. I can honestly say that is the first true 30 inch fish I have ever seen in this river!! Speed has mattered alot when dragging bait as well. thecLake and find many lovely small towns, shops, and farm stands in season. The water has dirtied up a lot as well. The average size for the outing was 18-22 inches. The flow is currently 94,000 cfs and the water is at 12.66 feet. Fishing. A lot of really nice fish came from pitching jig's up into the shallow water mud and sand areas. With temps late in the week near or above 40, getting the boat wet was a must for sure. Great staff with great accommodations along with Proz Lakeside restaurant having incredible food. I hope you all have had a great start to 2019. If your looking to learn river fishing my trips can be very educational and helpful. Well it's Monday morning and it's a beautiful start to the week. The fishing in general is really good as many eating sized fish come into the boat and hit the livewell to go home to make for great table fare. The top end of Lake Pepin and all the way to the lock and dam 3 have been yielding good catches. As the year comes to a close I would like to Thank all of my customers and all of the people that help me make my business a success. You fish river panfish much the as you would in lakes. Leeches, Crawlers and Willow Cats all are working on slip sinker and 3 way rigs. It was post spawn and weighed 9 pounds and 11 ounces. Caught a ton of sheep head and a few Walleyes. So if you want to do something different and really fun be sure to ask me when to book one of those trips. What an great place to stay and being absolutely beautiful doesn’t hurt either. Summer sure is humming along quickly as we are into the month of July and the 4th of July was just celebrated. I just want to start out by saying it has been an amazing week on the river for fishing!! As some of the presentations haven’t changed a whole lot locations have however. Leeches are starting to work now that we have reached the 60 water temp mark. It seems like if you can find areas with less bait the fish are more aggressive. I hope everyone has a Happy Holidays!! From 6-18 feet. Featured Species: Walleye, Sauger, White Bass, Black Crappie, Bluegill and Carp. Being back home the fishing has started for me once again. The forecast currently shows that to hold stable for a few days. Obviously some days are better than others. We saw a lot of recreational boats on the water and people on the beaches. If you are looking for big Walleyes they can be found. Fishing the basin is a suspended crankbait bite. They seem to be a little more scattered this year than normal. Panfish, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike can be found here. The summer bite will continue to produce well and the panfish bite will kick off here and that will be a blast. The 2020 year is coming to a close fast. The fishing has been good throughout the month for Walleyes. Once you find the school lots of fun will be had. So be sure to ask me about that as well. It sure is fun to see people's excitement when they land a big Mississippi River Walleye. Many limits of Walleyes and Saugers have been put in my livewell. William O'Brien State Park. If you just want to sit back, do some fishing along with enjoying the beauty the river valley offer is also another really good option. The river is almost 50 degrees and presentations are about to change. Also starting to pick up a good number of bluegills and jumbo perch throughout Pool 4. Very exciting for all of us. The clarity is anywhere from 2 feet to 6 inches. A true trophy anywhere. What a weather change we’ve had in the last few days. Well mother nature has been all over the charts lately with the temperature. The higher water levels have made for incredible Walleye and Sauger fishing all spring and summer so far. If your interested give me a call. The Mississippi River is an incredible fishery with many areas to search out and stay on a good bite. Marine on Saint Croix, MN. Not only is the Panfish bite fun, they are great to eat as well. Casting jigs with plastics and hair jigs on rocky shore lines are producing well. We were covered up in thousand and thousand of ducks and geese. Side imaging is a huge tool to help you locate these areas. They were on the move south from Canada and with all the local ducks made for some incredible bird decoying action. The water temp is still cool as the hot water discharge has been off. Lake Pepin has had a really good crankbait trolling bite. 3 way bait rigs and slip sinker river bait rigs are still working well for presenting live bait to a hungry Walleye or Sauger. Well I have not posted anything for a while on here as I have been busy and just haven't taken the time to post. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing, fishing or paragliding. Walleyes being shallower and the Saugers being deeper. I don't mind rain, but when you get 3+ inches at a time it gets to be to much. Being the Only Pool 4 Guide that takes Panfish trips it’s something that I take pride in. The bite in Lake Pepin has really become amazing! Erroneously, the owner of Cypress Gardens, FL put it about in 1958 (quite a time lag there, buddy) that he had invented waterskiing. It has been really fun to be a part of that and to see all of the happy faces with huge smiles. Catching limits of great eating fish has been a normal thing daily with fish catches between 30-60 fish daily. Jigging and casting crankbaits to rocky shorelines are a fun way to put fish in the boat and have been working well. Don't forget to book your trip to get in on some great fishing action. Staying mobile can be the factor to having a great day or a poor day. some of the typical areas where you usually find walleyes this time of year they seem to be either vacant or very finicky… I'm thinking with the high water levels all season the fish have started to adapt to other areas before we got down to our normal water level. Crankbaits and dragging jigs with bait is working for the few that are willing to bite. With the Rainy River being closed and many people out of work the river was a little busier than normal. It is fun, thrilling, lots of neat places to pull off the road to enjoy views, photo opportunities, and exploring the parks and towns. Rigging, slip bobber, pitching Jigs, spinners and trolling cranks all work. I really enjoy catching Lake Pepin's giant bluegills and jumbo perch. Speed has been really critical. Well May has ended and as I suspected the fishing stayed good. If you haven't saw the picture of my wife's Giant Walleye check it out. I have had my boat out in the open water around the Red Wing area and the bite currently has become real difficult and the water clarity has reached 5-6 feet. Fish have been coming from 5-20 feet in depth. That being said I have definatly been out enjoying the water. With the overwhelming requests about if I ice guide or if I am going to, I decided to start ice guiding this winter. Our safety is #1! I am the Only Guide on Lake Pepin and Pool 4 to offer Panfish trips. That has not slowed the bite down though. Also don't spend all day in one spot. Several trophies were boated by many anglers in my boat along with a fair amount of personal bests caught as well. The water temps have fallen and the Walleye and Sauger bite on Pool 4 and the Lake Pepin area is really good. The presentations have pretty much remained the same still with the use of jigs and plastic being dragged up and down stream. Even a few big Crappies are mixed in. This deal will start on Monday May 18th and continue through Monday June 15th.Let's get out there and have fun together on the Mississippi River or Mille Lacs!! Labor Day Boating Safety Tips for an End-of-Summer Ritual. We had lunch at Chickadee Cottage Cafe, an eccentric little restaurant with an interesting menu. I take it for granted growing up in such a wonderful place and town. Nightcrawlers seem to be the preferred bait right now. The fall season is settling in and I couldn't be more excited to be on the Mississippi River Pool 4 and Lake Pepin. Dragging jigs tipped with bait. This keeps the river open from the dam down river to where it meets Lake Pepin. Even fishing into the night if the temperature allows has been stellar. Crawlers, Leeches and Willow Cats all work well. The Wabasha area has started to pick up a little bit with the walleye bite as the water has dropped. So much fun to say the least. All live bait will be provided also. Right now the clarity of the water is around a foot. The river is forecasted to crest here in a few days. The summer is starting to wind down, but lots of great fishing is ahead of us. So check back to those areas after a few hours and see if anything is willing to bite. Leeches and Crawlers. Lake Pepin and Pool 4: The River has been full of changes throughout the season. There still are large bug hatches going on and the fish are fat and healthy as can be. That's why they call it fishing! Lots of Saugers and some great Walleyes have been caught. These are just a few of the questions I've been getting from people messaging me on here and via Email. Great day trip, nice drive, great sites! If you are fishing early spring you would want to launch at colvil park in Red Wing then head south down the river til you get to the head of the lake. I had a good feeling when I stocked up on them that they would be a great lure for catching Walleyes and I was pleasantly surprised to say the least! ?With Mother's Day only a few weeks away why not get a her something different this year and get her a gift card to have a fun day on the water doing some fishing! ***Were Back At It!! Lake fishing is quite a bit different than fishing the river. Spinners and rigging leeches or crawlers on the mud flats is still a go to. Nothing over 10 pounds yet, but there has been several 5-9 pounders landed. The Walleye fishing is still a little slow, but with falling water temps it is starting to slowly pick up. The go to presentations for catching most fish have been Dubuque rigging and pitching jigs with plastics. So give me a call to book your fall fishing adventure! The fish seemed to be cruising in 29-30 feet of water. There has been a huge influx of Walleyes and Saugers into the river as they are beginning to spawn. Views of the river and bluffs are gorgeous. Well we have been getting our butts kicked here in Minnesota with snow this month. I’m finding fish all up and down the Pool 4 area. Finally with the cooler nights the temperature is beginning to fall some. DON’T be alarmed by the rising water. They make great CHRISTMAS PRESENTS!! Use a bobber and a small jig tipped with a small piece of crawler or a small pan fish plastic. It’s a great mixed bag day. My love for the outdoors grows as hunting season is about to begin. I recently made a trip up to Mille Lacs Lake to fish for some Walleyes. 9 spots. Now for the fishing: Fishing has been excellent the last few weeks. The plan was to fish some of the mud flats. If you are looking for ice fishing options, Lake Pepin is a good option because you will be able to find clear ice that gives you the chance to enjoy a wintry day on the lake. Lake Pepin: Fishing trip - See 104 traveler reviews, 27 candid photos, and great deals for Lake City, MN, at Tripadvisor. Lots of really nice Walleyes and Saugers. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Great to look out and see various boats and to see Wisconsin across the lake. The open water bite on Pool 4 has been tough this winter. It sure feels good to be back at home! White bass have made Lake Pepin famous, but the fishery of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River is exceptionally diverse with over 85 documented species. This lake isn’t a top smallmouth bass fishing destination in the state, but you can definitely target them here and expect to catch some smallies. You just have to keep trying till you figure out what they are wanting on that particular day. If you want to get in on a great day on the river be sure to book a trip. Well the river is finally falling back to close to normal waters levels for this time of year. Samuelson invented waterskiing in. Interactive map of Lake Pepin that includes Marina Locations, Boat Ramps. Pool 3‐4 and Lake Pepin are still producing great catches for Walleye, Sauger and now the Panfish bite is starting to turn on with nice Bluegills and Crappies. Learning how to properly use your boats electronics will definetly increase the numbers of fish you put in the boat. If anyone has questions feel free to message me or give me a call. The water has started rise and that has made increase in the current flow. So staying proactive and adjusting your presentation is a must to keep the bite going. The full moon came in on the 24th of October and we also had a warm up which caused a bunch of our birds to head south. A great Wedding gift, Father's day, any holiday for that matter or even for a Birthday. It’s been a few weeks since I've done a report. With the weather forecast i’ll be on the Mississippi River Pool 4 until next week. Just contact me by calling 651-380-7278 and I would be happy to help you get a gift card set up and in the mail. The water clarity is now at least 2 feet and even better in Lake Pepin. Crawlers, Leeches and Willow Cats are a good choice for live bait. Pitching jigs with live bait and plastics will still produce fish along with slip bobber fishing on reefs. The flow is coming up and the daylight hours are getting longer daily. The presentations that produced for me were Dubuque rigs, Pitching Prescott Bait Company plastics and Larson's Quality Jigs blade baits along with trolling stickbaits. Fishing conditions will be changing daily and probably by the hour as the flow and level rises. Some days they wanted one or the other. It was nice to see all of the anglers out there and everybody seemed to respect each other's a space. 30-70 Walleye catch days have been a normal thing. Break lines in the lake have been producing well. I use many techniques to put fish in the boat, from live bait to artificial baits. The Sauger fishing has been extremely good with great numbers of Walleyes being mixed in. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Get your date booked before it fills up! Lake Pepin is a 24550 acre waterway in Pepin, Pierce, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Current seams and even in the main channel are holding fish with the low flow. That being said I will be bouncing back-and-forth between the Mississippi River (Lake Pepin) and Mille Lacs Lake guiding fisherman. It does move fish around and you have to keep moving areas to stay on top of the bite as they keep moving daily. Now that it has crested the bite has started to pick up some. The lake is one of the best fishing lakes in Wisconsin and is known as the birthplace of water skiing and the home to the only operational lighthouse in the state. Lake City has nearly 7 miles of shoreline along Lake Pepin offering many opportunities for shore fishing as well as 2 designated trout streams, Gilbert and Miller Creeks. You just have to try and see what one is producing best. Then it depends on the temps from there. It shouldn't be long and the Walleye fishing should start to pick up. Don't get hung up on fishing memories. just prior to his 19th birthday. Despite the high water early on the bite stayed very good. Nestled among hills and forests on the shores of southern Lake Pepin, just off Hwy 61 between Wabasha and Lake City, lies a secluded, peaceful little village of log cabins and fisherman’s campers called Camp Lacupolis. A significant change to the river like that has an effect on the fishing for a day or two as the fish have to adjust to the high current flow. 55 catches. Let me tell you it did not disappoint at all. The Walleye and Smallmouth Bass are very plentiful and willing to bite. The weather wasn't perfect. Dragging plastics, Dubuque rigging and vertical jigging with plastics have been a great way to put fish in the boat. If you would like to see more you can visit my Facebook page as I have more listed on there. Some are up on shore lines and breaklines. Rock shorelines, wing dams, wood and weeds continue to produce good numbers. River levels remain up as we have been getting a fair amount of continued rain so far this spring. The Bluegills, Crappies and Perch were a fun change of pace. This week I'm going to get back after the Walleyes a little bit more. The river stage is at 5.6 feet currently and the forecast calls for it to be at 7.4 feet by the end of next week. They also have great places to eat such as Port 104. This fall has been quite a bit different from the last 3-4 previous years. Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye and Catfish can be found here. The darker colors have seemed to be best, but the other day Prescott Bait Company ringer worms in the Gold color worked really well. That being said we have had a large warm spell and some areas that did have good ice now have reopened. The water has dropped some throughout the week and the flow has as well. That’s right you read that right, the Boat. Walleyes ranging 15-26 inches. We did loose some fish throughout the day. Plastic colors have been all over the board. It looks like another blast of snow is coming for Sunday into Monday morning. The Walleyes moved around to get out of the current and now are on current seems and scattered throughout Lake Pepin. The sun is shining and it is a calm morning. I’m working on getting a Paypal link up and they could be purchased that way. Call and book your guided fishing trip today! It won’t be to long before we get a warm up and that will start to trigger the fish to put the feed bag on. Why not get them a gift card for a guided fishing trip! It’s been a really good start to May. The River portions of the pool that are holding fish are current seams and wing dams. The suckers were put on tip ups about a foot from the bottom. Lake Pepin is currently still iced over, but has began to open up on the points and the upper end of it as well has opened a lot. To get the bigger ones you have to get away from the crowds and use your electronics to find Rocky areas and then cast swim baits or tubes. Find fishing tackle, live bait, fishing guides, fishing charters, campgrounds, and hotels near Lake Pepin. What a great month May has turned out to be so far with decent weather and really good Walleye and Sauger fishing on the Mississippi River. The key was to stay mobile and keep hitting areas looking for active fish. I totally understand that. We have Giant Pike on Lake Pepin. Date: 9/1/2020. Be sure to get your August trip booked as there will be a lot of fun to be had. We are I think finally done with the mayfly hatches. I actually think it helped the bite. Dragging 3 way bait rigs on the upper end of the lake in current seams has produced some great fish as well. I had a great time doing that and we will be doing more shows in the future. That bait is one of my favorite plastics to use in the spring when the water is stained. Ready to take on the Mississippi?Contact us today to set up your next trip. With the conditions changing on the river due to the water rising because of the snow melting it means that the bite continues to change and can due so hourly as fish continue to position themselves out of the fast current. The weather looks to be becoming warmer and more stable. All equipment will be provided. Water clarity currently is about a foot or less. The crankbait bite is extremely good right now. Falling river levels have pulled a good amount of the fish out of the backwater areas to the main river channel now. I tend to update my Facebook site more often than on here so to stay up on more current info and pictures be sure to follow my page. Trust what you electronics are showing you. My customers have grown to like that over the years. Weather fronts come and go, but that usually doesn't effect river fish as much as lake fish. I’m also looking forward to the Panfish bite that will be kicking off very soon. "318 acre Lake Winona is split between two basins, but there is a large culvert that allows fish passage from basin to basin. If your new to river fishing and want to learn few things on what to do and look for a guided trip with me is very educational. Lot as of great summer fishing is ahead and the Panfish bite is getting underway. I’m almost fully booked for July right now and only have 3 days available. Still a good amount coming off rock reefs. I have fished panfish on the Missississippi River ever since I have been a young kid. You can use about any presentation to catch them right now other than spinners are a little early. If you are interested in fishing Lake Pepin this spring and summer you won’t be disaponted!! I myself am looking forward to an absolutely incredible fall fishing season and enjoying the beautiful River valley with all of the leaves changing colors. Also more than enough eater fish to go around. The leadcore trolling bite has been really good. The good ole jig and plastic dragged will put some good fish in the boat day after day. Mother Nature decided to get real cold towards the beginning of November and quickly began freezing up potholes and we once again got some snow. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Live bait in the river areas have been working real well on 3 way rigs. Main presentations were jigs with plastics and also blade baits. There is a ton of bait in the system so constantly changing colors and styles of crankbaits is key. With the weather patterns getting warmer don't forget to book your trip and get in on some great fishing. The entire Red Wing area has fish so don't get hung up on fishing one area. Keep the feeding frenzy going as sometimes the school is just passing through. Still been on open water as of late, but I think I’ll be done now till probably March with cold weather being forecasted. The Walleyes have already started to spawn and about 40% are spawned out. Limits of great eating 15-20 inch Walleyes and Saugers have been common a long with a real good amount of large Walleyes that have been released. The river is continually changing and places you used to fish may have filled in or on the other side of that new locations are created every time the water is high. Pricing for full day trips is $200 per person and a 2 person minimum. Sometimes you have to put a lot of miles on your vehicle, walk great distances and drill lots of holes. If anyone is looking to get some spring weekend trips booked now is a good time to do so. Many days it’s made a difference from catching a few to catching many. The good thing is that the fish are biting and will continue to bite. Early in the week the temps were somewhat cool and on Tuesday there was even snow flurries throughout the day. I have a few October dates left and November days as well. Going back to notes i’ve taken over the years definitely helped keep me on the fish for my customers. The fish that have been caught have resembled footballs as they are really girthy from putting on there fall weight. I have fished some Walleye toutnaments on Mille Lacs Lake and have been doing some trips and fun fishing on the river. 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