Trolling crankbaits over the deep mud from north of Zippel Bay to Pine Island is producing walleyes in 24 to 26 feet or 32 to 34 feet of water. Walleyes also are hitting jigs and minnows in front of Pine Island, Morris Point and Graceton Beach in 26 to 29 feet of water.
Trolling crankbaits over the deep mud in 34 feet of water or deeper continues to produce walleyes. Crawler rigs or jigs and minnows are triggering walleyes in 26 feet in front of Zippel Bay and Morris Point, 30 feet at the Lighthouse Gap and on the reefs near Long Point.
Trolling crankbaits has produced walleyes over the 32- to 35-foot mud in Big Traverse Bay, 26 to 28 feet of water in front of Morris Point Gap, six miles north of Long Point in 27 to 30 feet and along the Minnesota-Ontario border 10 miles north of Lighthouse Gap.
Hammered gold spinners tipped with crawlers are producing walleyes on the humps and structure in 30 to 35 feet of water. Jigs tipped with frozen shiners are producing walleyes in 29 to 33 feet of water just off the Canadian border north of Pine Island.
Trolling bright crankbaits on downriggers or lead core line has produced walleyes on the deep mud of Big Traverse Bay. Schools of walleyes and saugers are being found out from Pine Island, Long Point and Garden Island in 30 to 35 feet of water.
The deep mud and reefs continue to produce walleyes in 28 to 34 feet of water, where anglers are having their best luck using spinners and crawlers, jigs and frozen shiners or downrigging with crankbaits.
Limits of walleyes are coming off reefs and from deep mud areas in Big Traverse Bay. Work the west side of Big Traverse near Long Point, the reefs near Arnesen’s, Garden Island, and Knight and Bridges islands.
Troll the sand shorelines in the mornings for walleyes in 7 to 10 feet of water with crankbaits or hammered gold spinner rigs. The west and east banks of Garden Island or the front of Morris Point Gap in 27 feet have been especially hot.
Several cold fronts have sent the fish deeper, but they continue to hit jigs and frozen shiners over Bridges, Knight and the Garden island reefs and the deep mud of Big Traverse Bay in 25 to 33 feet of water.
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