GRAND MARAIS AREA
Our fishing expert, Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, says trout once again take center stage for ice fishing.
Seems most people are fishing for trout and up at Trout Lake in the shantytown, RAINBOWS were being caught just under the ice about eight feet down or so. LAKERS were deeper and a bit more difficult to find.
Kimball Lake was reporting good action too, fairly shallow and just under the ice. Bring waxies with you. Leo Lake is looking pretty good as it always seems to, but the fish were a little deeper, 12 to 18 feet using waxies and an ice jig.
Kemo Lake reports some decent LAKER and SPLAKE action. Don’t have any depths, so bring your electronics.
For those who want to head east, Esther Lake has been giving up the RAINBOWS in 12 to15 feet of water with waxies on a small Swedish Pimple. And if you’re looking for BROOKIES why not shoot up to Loft Lake and give that a try. Waxies and small Buckshot lures or Pimples should do the trick.