Summer is finally here!

By Bill Bartusek

It finally happened, the warm weather has arrived. The rains have ceased and the lakes are moving into a summer pattern. South of the metro area things are about normal.

The sunfish have been on the spawning beds and baby ducks are hatching. Up north, things are a bit behind. The water is a lot cooler there and the bass and sunfish have yet to spawn. So what happens now? Well, the fish are certain to react to the clear skies and warm sun. Instead of biting all day long the fish will begin to favor early morning and late evening hours.

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