WEEKLY OUTDOOR, FISHING AND HUNTING
REPORTS Eagle River, Wis. (VILAS COUNTY) as of July 28, 2014
for smallmouth bass and panfish excellent, with musky, northern, and largemouth
bass good to excellent. Walleye action is good; all in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area.
Water temps in
the Eagle River area are in the lower 70s.
BASS: Smallmouth bass in the Eagle River area are locating off of breakedges
over hardbottom in 8-25 feet of water. Use a Senko rigged wacky style, jig and
a leech, plastic craw or tube. All day action, and the bite is excellent.
Crappies, bluegills and perch in the Eagle River area are in 15 feet of water
or less off of weed edges or adjacent break edges. Use a crappie minnow,
or a chunk of crawler or mico-plasticc on a jig or slip bobber. Perch are tight
to bottom, with crappies and gills suspending up and down the water column (day
and lake dependent). All day action, and the bite is excellent.
Musky in the Eagle River area are in 10 feet of water or less off of weed
or break edges. Use regular sized bucktails, topwaters, jerkbaits, or glidebaits.
Regular retrieve, and don't forget to always do a 'figure 8" when
your lure nears the boat. All day action, and the bite is good to excellent.
Northern in the Eagle River area are in 10 feet of water or less in and
around weeds. Use a northern sucker under a slip bobber, small bucktail,
or bass style spinner baiit. All day action, and the bite is good to excellent.
BASS: Largemouth bass in the Eagle River area are locating in 10
feet of water or less in heavy weeds and shoreline structure, such as docks,
brush piles, and downed trees. Use a plastic worm rigged weedless, Scum Frog, or Bass Rat. All day action and the bite is good to excellent.
Walleye in the Eagle River area are off of weed edges or adjacent break
edges in 10 to 25 feet of water. The walleye are tight to bottom. Use a
jig and a minnow, leech or half a crawler. All day action and the
bite is good.
Report for the Eagle River Chamber of
Commerce based on Creative Brilliance interviews with Eagle River guides Muskie
Matt of Wild Eagle Lodge, Ranger Rick Krueger of Guide¹s Choice Pro Shop, Mat
Hegy; and Eagle River
hunting enthusiast, Dan Anderson
Contact info for Eagle River:
* Eagle River Chamber of Commerce; 800-359-6315; 715-479-6400; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.eagleriver.org