Smallmouth bass still remains scattered. They are located in and around the spawning flats. They have not begun to spawn that I’ve noticed. The fish I’ve caught have been by Belvidere Park or Elgin Club. Most of the fish I’m catching are on a split shot rigged minnow or on white hair jigs. The split […]
The bluegill and pumpkin seed bite has been very good in 6-8 ft of water. The best location has been by Yerkes Observatory or in Trinkes Bay. Split shot rigged leaf worms or leaf worms fished on a slip bobber have been producing most of the action. You want to place the bait about 1 […]
Delavan Lake, sunny, 60 degrees, NW winds at 10 mph, water temp 70 degrees. We caught 15 largemouth bass, 12 bluegills and 2 smallmouth bass. Fished in 12-15 ft of water and the best location was the south shore by DelMar and by the Yacht Club. We caught all fish on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.