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Kurt and Anna Day caught this pair of largemouth bass on Little Mantrap lake using plastic worms along the deep weedline. Numerous fish species utilize deep weeds for habitat. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Deep weeds have more active fish

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Recent above average water temperatures have made some fish species more lethargic and others more active. While walleye action may have slowed down, species like crappie, largemouth bass and muskie have been keeping anglers busy.


Yet even those aggressively feeding fish won't simply jump into your boat. You have to be able to find them and tempt them to bite.

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