State fishing report

  • Updated: August 9, 2011 - 7:18 PM
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BWCA bass: Simon Prescott, 10, of Minneapolis, caught this huge smallmouth bass on the Granite River in the BWCA near the end of a rapids using a small Rapala. "We had no tape or scale, but Simon estimates that it was about 20 inches,'' said dad, Scott. "We paddled over to show our canoeing partners and let it go."

Rainy Lake/Rainy River: Anglers continue to catch walleyes on the submerged reefs by trolling with a Lindy rig and a crawler. A few walleyes are also being caught near rocky shorelines. Smallmouth bass have been more active on rocky shorelines, and northerns can be found near the mouths of Cranberry and Lost bays. On the Rainy River, anglers are doing fairly well, both above and below the Manitou and Long Sault rapids near Indus and Birchdale.

Big Stone Lake: Perch have been extremely active on the traditional hot spots such as GrapeVine, BayView and Rocky Point using nightcrawlers or minnows during the mornings or late afternoons. Anglers can also troll 75-100 feet on the Minnesota side along Lou's Point and in the Windmill Reef and Goose Isle area to catch perch.

Lake Mille Lacs: During daytime, walleye action has been best on such flats as Eight Mile, Curly's and Resort using spinner rigs with nightcrawlers or leeches. For evening walleye action, the Backer Flat, Sherman's Flat and Three Mile Flat have produced the best action on the top edges at 22-24 feet using leeches. Brown's Point, Knox Point and the Myr Mar area have produced the best smallmouth action at 4-12 feet. Sunfish can be caught at 8-12 feet and crappies at 12-19 feet near weedlines on crappie minnows.

Bemidji area: The best walleye bite has been on days with stable weather on lakes such as Winnibigoshish and Upper Red, Bemidji and Cass. Most anglers are catching walleyes on the tops of humps and bars or the outside edges of weedlines using minnows. Northern pike, bass, sunfish and perch are active during the day on most area lakes.

Chisago City area: Largemouth bass are being caught on various area lakes, such as Chisago, North Center, South Center and South Lindstrom on jig worms, buzz baits or spinner baits. Walleye action has slowed a bit, but a few are being caught on Big Green Lake, under slip bobbers with leeches. Panfish can be caught on all area lakes.

Lake Winnibigoshish: According to Bowen Lodge, walleyes are being caught along weedlines at 8-12 feet, on crankbaits or spinners trolled on the north and west side or the southeast corner. Northerns have been biting on weedlines on the north and west shorelines, hitting crankbaits or large spoons. Perch can be caught on the rocky areas at about 8-14 feet, on a jig and minnow.

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Pittsburgh - WP: T. Watson 2
Minnesota - LP: T. May 1 FINAL
Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez 9
NY Yankees 6 Bottom 9th Inning
Toronto 3
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Boston 8 Bottom 8th Inning
Tampa Bay 3
Miami 2 Bottom 8th Inning
Atlanta 5
Cleveland 4 Delayed
Kansas City 0
Detroit 7 Bottom 6th Inning
Chicago WSox 1
Texas 10 Top 7th Inning
Houston 1
Chicago Cubs 2 Top 8th Inning
St. Louis 2
Colorado 0 Bottom 3rd Inning
Arizona 0
Oakland 0 Bottom 1st Inning
LA Angels 0
Los Angeles 0 Bottom 1st Inning
San Diego 0
Washington 1 Bottom 1st Inning
Seattle 0
Milwaukee 0 Top 1st Inning
San Francisco 0
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Seattle
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(9) So Carolina 28
Wake Forest 10 FINAL
ULM 17
Boise State 13 FINAL
(18) Ole Miss 35
Tulane 31 FINAL
Tulsa 38
Rutgers 41 FINAL
Washington St 38
Weber State 14 FINAL
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Temple 37 FINAL
Vanderbilt 7
BYU 35 4th Qtr 2:45
Connecticut 10
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(8) Michigan State 45
Bowling Green 24 3rd Qtr 4:23
Western Ky 45
TX-San Antonio 7 2nd Qtr 4:38
Houston 0
Colorado State 7 2nd Qtr 2:39
Colorado 10
UNLV 9:30 PM
Arizona
Penn State 8/30/14 7:30 AM
UCF
Troy 8/30/14 11:00 AM
UAB
(7) UCLA 8/30/14 11:00 AM
Virginia
Western Mich 8/30/14 11:00 AM
Purdue
(5) Ohio State 8/30/14 11:00 AM
Navy
Appalachian St 8/30/14 11:00 AM
Michigan
Ga Southern 8/30/14 11:30 AM
NC State
Boston College 8/30/14 2:00 PM
Massachusetts
West Virginia 8/30/14 2:30 PM
(2) Alabama
Rice 8/30/14 2:30 PM
(17) Notre Dame
(10) South Dakota St 8/30/14 2:30 PM
(24) Missouri
Fla Atlantic 8/30/14 2:30 PM
(22) Nebraska
California 8/30/14 2:30 PM
Northwestern
Marshall 8/30/14 2:30 PM
Miami-Ohio
UC Davis 8/30/14 3:00 PM
(11) Stanford
Arkansas 8/30/14 3:00 PM
(6) Auburn
(16) Clemson 8/30/14 4:30 PM
(12) Georgia
Liberty 8/30/14 5:00 PM
(23) North Carolina
Ohio U 8/30/14 5:00 PM
Kent State
Louisiana Tech 8/30/14 6:00 PM
(4) Oklahoma
Idaho 8/30/14 6:00 PM
Florida
Stephen F Austin 8/30/14 6:10 PM
(20) Kansas State
Fresno State 8/30/14 6:30 PM
(15) USC
Southern Miss 8/30/14 6:30 PM
Miss State
Texas-El Paso 8/30/14 7:00 PM
New Mexico
North Texas 8/30/14 7:00 PM
Texas
(1) Florida State 8/30/14 7:00 PM
Oklahoma State
(14) Wisconsin 8/30/14 8:00 PM
(13) LSU
South Dakota 8/30/14 9:30 PM
(3) Oregon
(25) Washington 8/30/14 9:30 PM
Hawaii
Utah State 8/31/14 6:00 PM
Tennessee
SMU 8/31/14 6:30 PM
(10) Baylor
Miami-Florida 9/1/14 7:00 PM
Louisville
Arizona 9/4/14 7:00 PM
TX-San Antonio
Pittsburgh 9/5/14 6:00 PM
Boston College
Washington St 9/5/14 9:30 PM
Nevada
Houston 1 1st Half 10:00
Sporting Kansas City 0
Ottawa 10 1:23
Montreal 20
Winnipeg 8/31/14 3:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Toronto 9/1/14 12:00 PM
Hamilton
Edmonton 9/1/14 3:30 PM
Calgary
Brt Columbia 9/5/14 6:30 PM
Ottawa
Calgary 9/6/14 6:00 PM
Edmonton
Hamilton 9/7/14 12:00 PM
Montreal
Saskatchewan 9/7/14 3:00 PM
Winnipeg
Minnesota 20 1st Qtr 0:25
Phoenix 23
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