Fishing Report - 5-9-11
The fishing is still hot. These pics were sent in from our buddy Jared after a weekend on the water. As you can see we have a couple of happy campers with some nice bright fish...in May!
This week looks to still be a great week to get out and fish. Most anglers have shift the focus on middle and upper shore waters where conditions are more favorable.
Here is some creel data from the DNR.
From 5/6 through 5/8, water temperatures ranged from 51 to 55 on the Lower Shore, 48-52 on the Middle Shore, and were 41 to 51 on the Upper Shore.
Interviewed anglers caught 14 Steelhead, 17 Kamloops, 2 Brook Trout, and 26 Suckers on the Lower Shore, 17 Steelhead on the Middle Shore, and 4 Steelhead on the Upper Shore.
The Knife Trap totals are 378 Steelhead and 26 Kamloops, while French River Trap totals are 798 Kamloops and 91 Steelhead.
Stream flows shorewide are decreasing, but still running with above average clear flows.
MN DNR Fishing creel reports are updated on the web on Mondays and Fridays at http://mndnr.gov/areas/fisheries/lakesuperior/report.html or
by calling our office at 218-525-0853 and selecting 1 for the updated fishing report