Editor’s note: Following is a fishing report on the Chetek Chain of Lakes, provided by Steve Sedani of Up-Der-North Guide Service out of Chetek.
Walleye anglers are still finding some good eater size and occasional slot size walleyes as they drift along the steep banked shorelines with drop offs of 5-7 feet of water.
Live bait rigs such as a jig and minnow, slip bobber rig or Lindy rig tipped with a minnow, night crawler or leech can work well to entice their bite as you throw along the shoreline bank.
Northern pike anglers are finding some very nice size pike when fishing the bays and creek mouth areas of the Chetek Chain of Lakes.
In these areas you will find the lurking pike feeding on the bait fish and the small pan fish feeding in the growing weed edges and pockets. Spinner baits, chatter baits, Dare Devils and shallow minnow-type crank baits can work very well to imitate the small bait fish and panfish, causing the pike to strike your bait as…