Lake Sakakawea Fishing Report-September 24th, 2018

Written by Mike Peluso

September 24, 2018

Devils Lake Fishing Report

Today we switched gears and headed back up to Lake Sakakawea this morning to see if the fishing was up to Sakakawea standards. My clients this week are from Omaha so of course we talked a lot about Omaha Lancer hockey! We decided to head over to the West Slides across from Deepwater Bay. Upon arrival after about an hour fog delay we were marking good fish on the electronics. Unfortunately these fish were not biting right away this morning. We kept on moving looking for active pods of walleyes. My clients were pulling both lift rigs with minnows and slow death with crawlers. I was on the bowmount trolling motor casting jig raps and also trying to vertically catch them. I had another boat on the water today and they started the morning on Shell. After a couple texts early on I decided my best bet would be to continue to try and get the fish I was marking to bite. Blue collar was a great word for the fishing today. For some reason we could get them to bite, but to keep them hooked up was another story. We were able to extract some nice fish and we were also able to keep some fish for the frying pan. I apologize for no pictures, my phone charger in the boat decided it wasn’t going to work today so my phone died early on after a few texts to the other boat. New cord in the boat tomorrow and for sure more pictures. I have the same crew tomorrow and I’m excited to try the same program tomorrow with a few adjustments to hopefully put more of the biters in the net. Depths today I would say the most active fish were in the 24 foot range but we caught fish as shallow as 10 foot and as deep as 32. Still taking bookings until October 31st! Call me at(701) 471-8649 or text me.

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