How wind and weather can effect fishing on Lake
Mother nature can sometimes be a
sometimes be a friend. Winds from the east or northeast can sometimes prevent
boats from fishing on the lake.
The reason is because waves
have time to build as the come down the lake. East winds in excess of 15 mph
can sometimes make fishing uncomfortable, especially in the early season when
water temps are in the 30's or 40's.
What is "to rough to
upon other variables as well. Forecasts are usually not
reliable enough to know the day before the trip if it will be fishable. If you
have weather questions, please call. 218-940-9400
Another option on east wind days
is to fish the St. Louis river & Bay, for walleye, northern pike, and muskie.