East -- The tops and deeper sides of most mud flats are producing plenty of walleyes. Look to Eight Mile, the Boot, and Seven Mile with live bait rigs tipped with leeches or crawlers. The deeper gravel continues to produce fish on spinner rigs as well. The night bite is still going strong in these areas, but don't look past the shallow rocks for consistent after-dark walleye activity. Muskie action has picked up with many more fish being caught and a lot of follows being reported in Wahkon Bay, Cove Bay, and Vineland Bay. Smallmouth bass are active throughout the shallow rock areas.
West -- Pick a mud flat and you'll find plenty of hungry walleyes. The bite remains consistent throughout the day and evening hours. Work the tops or just off the flats in 30 to 35 feet of water with live bait or spinner rigs tipped with leeches or crawlers. At night, slip bobber rigs with plain hooks and leeches have turned more fish.
-- Outdoor News
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