Our bout with that Indian Summer Weather has passed and we now have some more seasonal weather.
Expect the musky fishing, which was steady but slower with the nice weather, to get very serious over the next week. The lakes have turned over, but the fishing has been good with lots of big fish being caught.
Make sure to keep a sucker out anytime you are fishing, your best chance for a big fish will be on a sucker floated on a quickstrike rig. This late in the season, I've even been known to fish three suckers on quickstrike rigs and read a book rather than cast.
Make long drifts and cover lots of water. A drift sock is never a bad idea on the windy days to slow yourself down.
Lac Labelle, Garvin, Fowler, Pewaukee, Fox, Okauchee and Oconomowoc lakes are all giving up fish and should continue to do so for at least the next 10-15 days.
Walleye continue to bite on the Rock and Wisconsin Rivers. Look for them to move into the deeper holes with the cooler temps. Jigging the current breaks below the dams has been a solid tactic lately, but the cooler temps will push the fish into the holes.
At night casting with minnowbaits and jerkbaits can really produce some quality fish.