The walleye fishing is some of the best in Minnesota and offers the
opportunity to have numerous fishing days of enjoyment. You do not
have to travel great distances to find these trophy fish. Some of
the best Minnesota walleye fishing is right in Crane Lake. The
Walleye year group populations are abundant not only because of the
environment, but because the State DNR has a slot size of 17-28
inches to protect the breading stock. The daily limit of four
walleyes affords one the opportunity to enjoy a shore lunch on the
lake or bring your catch back to the resort.
move from their spawning grounds in May and can be found in the
rivers and shallow water. In June the fish are transiting to the
reefs and are normally between 15 -22 feet of water. The July and
August timeframe find the walleyes staying on the reef structures in
water deeps between 18-32 feet. The tackle of choice is divided
between the Lindy type rigs and the bottom bouncing jig fisherman.