Bemidji area: Bass, northern pike and walleye fishing has been good on many area lakes. Anglers are catching walleyes on Andrusia, Bemidji, Big, Plantagenet, Turtle and Wolf lakes, especially at the shoreline breaks and in 10 to 18 feet of water. Bass are being found early in the day while crappies and bluegills are being caught in 6 to 12 feet.
Faribault area: Anglers on Cedar Lake are having success catching largemouth bass and a few crappies. On Roberds Lake, anglers are finding plenty of crappies and a few walleyes. Sunfish are being caught on Hunt Lake and Shields Lake. Hunt Lake is also producing a good crappies bite.
Lake Kabetogama: Anglers are finding good walleye fishing on the reefs. Walleye anglers are also catching jumbo perch, with the bite picking up after the bug hatch. Northern pike are being caught along the shorelines, and smallmouth bass have been active along weed lines near shore.
Lake of the Woods: Anglers are finding walleye, sauger and northern pike all over the lake despite the start of the mayfly hatch. At the Northwest Angle, shallow waters have been productive during evening hours and walleye and sauger have been biting in deeper waters. The sturgeon season reopens Sunday.
Northeast metro: Bald Eagle Lake, just north of White Bear Lake, has been producing bluegills, crappies, largemouth bass and northern pike. Northerns have been hitting on large crankbaits. White Bear Lake has produced good numbers of northern pike and smallmouth bass. Crappies have moved to deeper water, but are still being caught in good numbers.
Southwest metro: Lake Waconia is producing a strong bass bite and some walleyes are being caught in lowlight times. Bavaria, Whaletail and Zumbra lakes are also producing a good largemouth bass bite. Anglers have been finding northern pike in 8-10 feet on Ann Lake and Lake Susan. Lake Auburn is producing sunfish in shallow water.