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Stonewall Lake

Rating - Good   

Thursday, Aug 15 2019
Stonewall Lake is well known for its largemouth bass population, musky, and panfish. Its a shallow lake and still contains lots of standing timber. Largemouth will be moving from deep water winter locations to shallower water as the water temperatures increase. Find areas where shallow water with cover is next to deeper water. Rip rap banks, shallow points, and road beds, standing timber as well as trees that have fallen. Head of coves can also be really productive springtime bass. Slower moving lures such as soft plastics, and progress to faster crankbaits and topwater lures as temperatures increase. Pre-spawn bass will also be in just 4-6 feet of water as temperatures climb and feeding actively before moving onto the beds. Musky move to shallow water this time of year as well and head to small tributaries and shallow coves. Successful angers troll and cast large plugs, spinners and specialized musky baits. Crappie, perch, bluegill (panfish) this time of year is great. Try beaver huts, blow down trees, bridges, and shallow coves as water temperature increase. Live bait (minnow on light jig) or small plastic jigs can produce many fish and is a great way to introduce a new angler to the sport of fishing because action can be fast. The tailwaters of this lake is also stocked every two weeks with trout. Warm water gamefish as well. When stream and rivers are high sometimes the tailwaters are the only fishable water and they have good access and parking.




Thursday, Aug 15 2019



Stonewall Lake

Rating - Good

Stonewall Lake is well known for its largemouth bass population, musky, and panfish. Its a shallow lake and still contains lots of standing timber. Largemouth will be moving from deep water winter locations to shallower water as the water temperatures increase. Find areas where shallow water with cover is next to deeper water. Rip rap banks, shallow points, and road beds, standing timber as well as trees that have fallen. Head of coves can also be really productive springtime bass. Slower moving lures such as soft plastics, and progress to faster crankbaits and topwater lures as temperatures increase. Pre-spawn bass will also be in just 4-6 feet of water as temperatures climb and feeding actively before moving onto the beds. Musky move to shallow water this time of year as well and head to small tributaries and shallow coves. Successful angers troll and cast large plugs, spinners and specialized musky baits. Crappie, perch, bluegill (panfish) this time of year is great. Try beaver huts, blow down trees, bridges, and shallow coves as water temperature increase. Live bait (minnow on light jig) or small plastic jigs can produce many fish and is a great way to introduce a new angler to the sport of fishing because action can be fast. The tailwaters of this lake is also stocked every two weeks with trout. Warm water gamefish as well. When stream and rivers are high sometimes the tailwaters are the only fishable water and they have good access and parking.


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