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fishing report July 24

What a great month of fishing it has been. Practically every presentation imaginable has been working as of late. Whether it is lindy rigs, physician slip bobbers, jigging, pulling spinners or pulling cranks, they have all been very effective when targeting walleye and northern pike. The fishing techniques our guides from Mitchell’s Guide Service have been utilizing the most is trolling spinners connected to bottom bouncers. When using this method, baiting the hook with half a night crawler, a leech, or plastics such as Northland Impulse and Berkley Gulp! have all worked well. Depths for this method has continued to range from 7 to 12 feet, with some people going past 15 feet. The best speed to troll spinners is 1.2 to 1.5 mph. Trolling Crankbaits such as Rapala and Salmo hornets have also been producing a lot of nice fish. Running crankbait at 2.3 to 2.5 mph in depths of 7 to 12 feet of water has been the key.

Areas to target on Devils Lake include flooded roads such as the Old Minnewaukan Road (Golden Highway), and roads in New Mill Bay and Six Mile Bay to name a few. The edges of weed beds are another great place to target as well as flooded timber. The north end of Six Mile bay, Doc Hagens, and New Mill Bay all have excellent weed beds to target. Trolling along Highways 20 and 57 are also a good place to target.

Some of the hottest fishing of the year is going on right now on Devils Lake. We still have some dates with Mitchell’s Guide Service available for the last few days of July and into August if you want to get out and experience some great action. Whether you are an experienced fisherman looking to land a trophy of a life time, or just looking to take your family on an excellent fishing experience, now is the time to book your trip.

We have all of the tackle mentioned above along with some of the hottest colors that have been working well at the Woodland Resort bait shop.

We have many great dates open in August and September, so let one of our 11 guides take you out and experience some of the Midwest’s best walleye fishing this season with Mitchell’s Guide Service. Call our office at 701-662-6560 to make your reservations, or call Woodland Resort at 701-662-5996 book a lodging and fishing package to make your fishing experience as hassle free and productive as possible! Be sure to check out our websites and Facebook pages to keep up with the latest information.

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Fishing Report July 17, 2014

It was a good week for everyone except the walleye. Fishing patterns and techniques have remained similar to the rest of the summer thus far. Working areas where the wind has been blowing into continues to be the key. Weed lines and flooded roads have been the main structures our guides from Mitchell’s Guide Service have been targeting. Depths have continued to range between 7 and 12 feet, sovaldi with some people getting them in up to 15 feet of water.

Similar to previous fishing reports, prostate bottom bouncers with spinners have generated the most success. The fish have not seemed to be picky when it comes to color. Our guides have been using everything from pink to green to gold to white, with them all catching nice fish. Try using regular 1 or 2 hook harnesses or even slow death hooks with crawlers, or just your regular spinners with leeches, plastics, and crawlers. When using this technique try running them with speeds between 1.2 and 1.6 mph.

Using slip bobbers in flooded timber and on the edge of weed beds continues to produce many nice fish even into mid to late July. The number one bait with slip bobbers continues to be leeches, however crawlers have also been working well. Crankbaits have producing many fish with either #5 Rapala or #4 Salmo hornets. Colors including perch, hot tiger, and firetiger have all been producing nice fish. Trying running your crankbaits between 2.1 and 2.5 mph in 7 to 15 feet of water.

Areas to target on Devils Lake The Cliffs in East Bay, Lost Jig, Doc Hagens, New Mill Bay, Six Mile Bay, and the Old Minnewaukan Road.

Shore fishing on Devils Lake has continued to be very good in the early morning and late evenings for anyone that is looking to put some lines in the water and catch some nice walleyes. Areas to target when fishing from shore include the Woods-Rutten Road, any of the bridges including Six Mile Bay and the Casino Bridge, and also the road out to Grahams Island just to name a few spots.

We have all of the tackle mentioned above along with some of the hottest colors that have been working well here at the Woodland Resort bait shop.

We still have many great dates available including weekends for July and August, so let one of our 11 guides take you out and experience some of the Midwest’s best walleye fishing this season with Mitchell’s Guide Service. Call our office at 701-662-6560 to make your reservations, or call Woodland Resort at 701-662-5996 book a lodging and fishing package to make your fishing experience as hassle free and productive as possible! Be sure to check out our websites and Facebook pages to keep up with the latest information.july 17 fishing report july 17 fishing report2 july 17 fishing report3 july 17 fishing report4 july 17 fishing report5

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Fishing Report July 10, 2014

Finally some stable weather here on Devils Lake which helps produce more consistent fishing. Techniques have been consistent for the past month which means fishing the windswept shorelines using bottom bouncers with spinners. Night crawlers have been the number one bait with spinners, tadalafil however leeches and plastics have also been working well. #5 and #7 Rapala and Salmo have also been producing a lot of fish particularly in perch and firetiger colors. Jigging around the various bridges and towers on Devils Lake has continued to produce many fish. Don’t forget about slip bobbers. Slip bobbers were working extremely well early in the year, cialis and have continued to do so in July. Either with a plain hook or with a small jig, both have worked well with leeches and crawlers.

Areas to target on Devils Lake include flooded roads and deep weed edges which can range from 7 to 12 feet of water. Several spots in East Devils Lake, New Mill Bay, Hog Bay, Cactus Point, and the north end of Creel Bay have all been producing a lot of fish.

Shore fishing on Devils Lake has continued to be very good in the early morning and late evenings for anyone that is looking to put some lines in the water and catch some nice walleyes. Areas to target when fishing from shore include the Woods-Rutten Road, any of the bridges including Six Mile Bay and the Casino Bridge, and also the road out to Grahams Island just to name a few spots.

We have all of the tackle mentioned above along with some of the hottest colors that have been working well here at the Woodland Resort bait shop.

We still have many great dates available including weekends for July and August, so let one of our 11 guides take you out and experience some of the Midwest’s best walleye fishing this season with Mitchell’s Guide Service. Call our office at 701-662-6560 to make your reservations, or call Woodland Resort at 701-662-5996 book a lodging and fishing package to make your fishing experience as hassle free and productive as possible! Be sure to check out our websites and Facebook pages to keep up with the latest information.july 10 fishing report july 10 fishing report 2 july 10 fishing report 3 july 10 fishing report 4 july 10 fishing report 5 july 10 fishing report 6 july 10 fishing report 7 july 10 fishing report 8

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Fishing Report July 4, 2014

Oh what another windy week we have had. Despite having 3 days of the windiest weather of the season, drug after it passed and our team from Mitchell’s Guide Service finally got back on the water, the fish were right where we left them. The best places have continued to be the windswept shorelines, using bottom bouncers with spinners or pitching plastics and #5 or #7 Rapala and Salamo in Perch pattern into these areas. Jigging some of the many bridges with jigs tipped with minnows or leaches as worked well. Keep in mind when doing this method to use a jig heavy enough to keep contact with the bottom. Some of these areas do have some strong current, so always remember to use a heavy enough jig.

Areas to target on Devils Lake include sunken roads and deep weed edges which can range from 7 to 10 feet of water. East Devils Lake, New Mill Bay, Cactus Point, and the north end of Creel Bay have all been producing a lot of fish.

Shore fishing on Devils Lake has been very good in the early morning and late evenings for anyone that is looking to put some lines in the water and catch some nice walleyes. Areas to target when fishing from shore include the Woods-Rutten Road, any of the bridges including Six Mile Bay and the Casino Bridge, and also the road out to Grahams Island just to name a few spots.

We have all of the tackle mentioned above along with some of the hottest colors that have been working well here at the Woodland Resort bait shop.

We still have many great dates available for July and August, so let one of our 11 guides take you out and experience some of the Midwest’s best walleye fishing this season with Mitchell’s Guide Service. Call our office at 701-662-6560 to make your reservations, or call Woodland Resort at 701-662-5996 book a lodging and fishing package to make your fishing experience as hassle free and productive as possible! Be sure to check out our websites and Facebook pages to keep up with the latest information.

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