June is a transition time as the water heats up and rises to summer water temperatures. I often surmise that the longer the water stays high the better the fishing is on the St Croix. The river has fallen fast since the opener two weeks ago. Learn more, We use cookies to enhance your experience, for analytics, and to support 3rd party content and advertising providers. Micaiah fishing with Dad - Double Bass trouble! Having some success on the few trips I’ve had personally on the St. Croix River for ice fishing. As I do believe many river walleye in the St Croix will travel back to … I arranged a trip with my friend to scout. The river is slowly dropping and I am so thankful to be able to open up the boat and get my motor back into normal operation. The season ended well with Wayne’s group. Mark really enjoyed the river and made many comments on the ecosystem and all the creatures from land to water. June is not the spring nor the summer, this is a time fish leave spring locations and relate to shorelines and other structures that are near shore. There are eaters and throw backers and it seems like that magic 20" mark is it. Lin with a catch and release walleye. I got word later from Lowell's pal Gary told me that from the keepers stomach came out sunfish. Everybody has a very best crankbait in their box, it runs as straight as an arrow. Nothing against fellow fisherman, but having a spot to yourself is a bonus that any angler understands. Last Visit: 11/04/2020 05:54AM Sort by. All boats are equipped with bow mount trolling motors (foot controlled) and a 30 or 40h.p. For the majority of the day we were able to fish by ourselves and not do the bumper boats. We are getting lots of short fish but keepers too. This lake is 29,597 acres in size. GET MORE LAKE INFO SUBS CRIBE SUBSCRIBE ADD TO FAV ORTIES. The Lac la Croix fishing map contains information about some of the best fishing spots this lake has to offer as well as the nearby cottages, campgrounds, and bait and tackle shops. July 2019. 4 miles and an atmospheric pressure of 1000 mb. All the snow melted water flowing from the streams is ice cold and that is the inputs into the river. This was one of the biggest Flathead Catfish that I’ve seen!! This page was last updated on August 31, 2020. Yep thats fishing on the river. Look at Ken in the upper right corning holding a 19.5" river walleye. I wonder which fish is bigger? From a slow livebait rig to fast trolled crankbaits - these fisherman are putting walleyes in the boat and releasing walleye over 20" voluntarily. Smallmouth are deep and so are the white bass. John with a 19.5″ walleye from the St. Croix River. Our operation is twofold: we are a boat and motor fishing lodge on Lac La Croix and we also offer canoe trips into Minnesota’s BWCAW and Ontario’s QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK. Evie and Eli with a slab crappie, a bonus catch. Yesterday morning the air temp was 45 as read on my trucks temperature gauge. Partly cloudy will be the weather pattern for the Monday. These rains churned up the Willow River and the Kinnickinnic River to such a degree that the outflows into the St. Croix had water clarity reduced to less than one foot for large expanses of the river. Open 6 am- 9 pm daily with live bait (minnows, leeches, crawlers, wax worms) and the lures that work in this area. Father and son fishing what can be better? A triple play on the bass, before I could unhook the each fish another one came in for a triple play. The Mississippi River is a quality fishery and one of the BEST there is in March and April . There are times that rain and a warmer earth provide warmer inputs. First walleye a good one for Texan Luke. 44" Flathead catfish that was a battle for Josh as big as the fish is! BUY A MINNESOTA FISHING LICENSE. You have not set any favorites yet. Explore the NEW USGS National Water Dashboard; to access real-time data from over 13,500 stations nationwide. Sign up. If you catch a smallie that is throat hooked cut the line and don't rip out the hook the fish will die. a keeper walleye - been hard to find lately... probably going to be a nuts fall bite. We hope you like it. Relax and explore. Gary and Lowell had a very nice box of fish to take home too! Few resorts in Ontario can offer you more complete Northwoods vacation facilities – the excellence of accommodations, and most important, a vast network of easily accessible lakes and rivers for fishing and outdoor enthusiasts.