Made a weekend camping trip up to fish lake with a group of friends. Spent Friday and Sataurday dodging rain and trying to fish.
Gills were active in 8' of water with a few walleye mixed in. All were caught on a small jig with a half a leech. (Sorry CK, the jig was used and it failed to produce. The half leech provided one fish about every 2 minutes so it would be hard to improve on that)
Pike were caught on spinner baits and an occasional one on the jig and leech.
A couple things I learned this weekend.
1. If it is going to rain and you want to fish alot then leave the women at home.
2. If you catch a few gills that you plan on eating then don't leave them on a stringer over night tied to the dock. The otters might have other plans for those fish.
People who fish for food, and sport be damned, are called pot-fishermen. The more expert ones are called crack pot-fishermen. All other fishermen are called crackpot fishermen. This is confusing. ~ Ed Zern, 1947