GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, because of the state shutdown, the state has deemed fishing non-essential and they’ve instructed all game fish to stop biting.
Walleyes are hitting leeches at Seagull Lake during the day in 25 feet and in 12 feet during low-light periods.
Lake trout are hitting a jig and minnow or spoons 55 to 60 feet down at Saganaga, 65 feet down at Greenwood Lake, and 40 to 45 feet down at Trout Lake.
Smallmouth bass are hitting crankbaits and live bait along the shorelines of Crescent and Devil Track or in 15 feet at Hungry Jack.
Lake trout are suspended over 150 to 200 feet on Lake Superior.