Ice conditions improve a little

By Bill Bartusek

Well, we finally got a sample of days with some colder nights. This has improved ice conditions just a bit in some areas. People are actually driving on area lakes with full-sized vehicles. This isn’t the case everywhere, so you still must be cautious, especially in areas that are new to you. Ask around before just driving out.

In local lakes, the walleye fishing has really slowed down. Panfish are still pretty active and that is what most people are seeking. Most area lakes have average populations of panfish so there is a wide amount of lakes to choose from.

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