Waconia has all the right ingredients to produce trophy-sized fish: plenty of food, Waconia – Lake Waconia. A deeper crappie bite is being reported in 18-24 feet of water, especially off the edges of the reefs such as … Once I find a sweet spot, I'll let you know. Crappies continue to be found on the 14- to 18-foot weed edges on Pillsbury Reef. Lake Waconia GUESTS. Lola’s Lakehouse has a large parking lot as well as plenty of street parking. Gale, Alfred Pillsbury age 85 of Minnetrista died on July 2, in Waconia, MN of natural causes. A few walleyes are being taken during the evening hours on Lake Miltona in 25 feet and on lakes Carlos and Ida in 32 to 37 feet. However, not much traffic was seen on the lake. A few permanent houses have started to show, but mostly just portables. I've been out on Waconia twice now. Posts: 5,669. I've been out on Waconia twice now. Nobody there really has a clue for ice fishing. What I've been trying to do is find a hot spot away from the crowds. By the way, Jeff's is gone. Sucker minnows are turning numbers of northern pike in the 11- to 15-foot weeds as well. For more information and rental, please call 507.243.9898or email [email protected] You may pull up and drop off your gear to the Right side or east of the building before parking. The Whistle Post area on the north side is known for big fish. Minnesota Outdoorsman - Minnesota Fishing and Hunting Reports / Forum / Minnesota - Specific Areas / Metro Area Lakes / waconia Moved into Wagoners Bay, south of Pillsbury reef. Mases In Towne Marina (952) 442-2096. But there is an ice shack city SW of the island on what's called Pillsbury Reef. Located in northern Carver County, Waconia is a LAKE WACONIA The 10- to 13-foot weeds of Anderson’s Reef, North Reef and Cemetery Reef are holding bass. Have not been ther for a few years so I couldn't tell yoou what to expect. Miller previously spent five years as a television journalist in Rochester, Minn. tried tip-ups in a couple of area in 10-15 feet, with no luck. 318 East Lake Street, Waconia, MN 55387 Early and late season muskies can be found in Reinke’s Bay, on Nelson’s Flats and in Wagener’s Bay. Look for crappies and sunfish along the weedlines in Waconia Bay or the “hole” south of Pillsbury Reef. In 2006, Look for sunfish in nine to 11 feet in Waconia Bay, off Pillsbury Reef, and near Nelsons Flat. Have the bass spawned yet? by glenn57 [Today at 08:55:02 AM] ... cookies upper red lake re... by cookie [Yesterday at 07:21:00 AM] eelpout fillete by Boar [January 01/09/21, 05:00:38 PM] Is it worth it? Does anyone have any info on Waconia? Yes, please contact me ASAP so I can get enrolled in Your Boat Club! If You ... Would it be safe to drive a truck out to pillsbury reef from the marina or would brining the fourwheeler with the permie a better idea?? © Your Boat Club 2021. Sunfish remain active in the 11- to 15-foot weeds of Wagener’s Bay, Pillsbury Reef, Center Reef, and Waconia Bay. the northern pike is 51/2 pounds. Mostly just a gear shakedown, as I have added a lot of new gear this year. and this website is used by everyone there. Also work the drop-offs at Pillsbury, Center and Reinke’s Reefs. The walleye and crappie action was consistent, and even though we sporadically moved it to other places on the lake, we always returned there. Sunfish action has been very good throughout Waconia Bay in nine to 12 feet, at Pillsbury Reef in 11 to 13 feet, and off Harm’s Point in 10 to 13 feet. I do see alot of houses on the east side of the lake. Lake Virginia is in the northeast corner of Victoria, MN. Jack Naylor. The north side of the island and Pillsbury Reef are two areas worth checking out. February 18, 2007 at 9:41 pm #1338704. The ice has formed on Lake Waconia this week, but it is still considered thin. In early season, try drifting over all the reefs in 2- to 8-feet of water with a live-bait rig. As the water warms, move to Center, Keg’s, Anderson’s and Pillsbury Reefs. My brother has a cabin in Wisc. map) add to the big-fish potential. Small pieces of nightcrawlers or wax worms are effective baits for sunfish. If I do find a hot spot, I'll let my lake-link neighbors know. A few walleyes are hitting along shoreline and reef breaks in 9 to 12 feet. 612-208-1800  •  318 E Lake St, Waconia, MN 55387  view map. Drop down to 16- to 24-feet as the winter progresses. Also, there is a little lake just north on county road 10(Waconia Parkway). and it was real tough. Look for sunfish in nine to 12 feet in Waconia Bay or on Center Reef and Pillsbury Reef. Link to post Share on other sites. LAKE WACONIA. In the summer, also try Red’s Reef. By the way, Jeff's is gone. I think there is one called Jeffs on hwy 5 that always gave me good info if their still there. Look for crappies on the nine- to 14-foot weed edges along Center Reef, Pillsbury Reef, and in Waconia Bay. I haven't caught a thing. Waconia Bay is … Fishing Reports and Discussions for Waconia Lake (Clearwater), Carver County - Minnesota if anyone could talk back and tell me what you sugestions are, i would highly apreceate it. They are also the local impound lot, and a liquor store, and auto repair shop. Link to post Share on other sites. You’ll find winter crappies on Pillsbury, Cemetery and Keg’s Reefs and sunfish on Pillsbury and Center Reefs. We usually fished Wagner's Bay just off of Pillsbury Reef. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. all species throughout most of the season. 318 East Lake Street, Waconia, MN 55387 Try night crawlers, minnows or leeches. They are also the local impound lot, and a liquor store, and auto repair shop. Apple Valley, MN . Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. By eyeslayer20, December 20, 2008 in MN Twin Cities Metro Area Fishing Reports - Hunting. We did check part of Pillsbury and that’s where things start to transition, so if you’re looking to get on certain parts of that reef, definitely check around a bit. The special regulations on this lake (see Minnesota Outdoorsman - Minnesota Fishing and Hunting Reports / Forum / Minnesota - Specific Areas / Metro Area Lakes / waconia BASS They are done and they are slipping into there summer haunts. The north side of the island and Pillsbury Reef are two areas worth checking out. Most anglers continue to fish near weeds in 12 to 14 feet of water closer to Pillsbury Reef and Center Reef, but the action has been inconsistent. I been there twice and hit crappies and sunnies pretty good. All Rights Reserved. Look for walleyes in 18 to 25 feet of water during the day and up shallow at night off Kegg's Reef, Pillsbury Reef, and North Reef. Mases in-town marina is now open for business. If anyone can tell me what is going on i really think this late ice and high presure has a lot to do with it. Small pieces of nightcrawlers or wax worms are effective baits for sunfish. There is also a road that goes from Waconia Bay ending at the SW side of Kegs Reef, which we hope to expand some this week. A few walleyes are being taken during the evening hours on Lake Miltona in 25 feet and on lakes Carlos and Ida in 32 to 37 feet. The best locations throughout the year are Center Reef, Wagener’s Bay, from Pillsbury Reef up to Nelson’s Flat and the area between Harm’s Point and Waconia Bay. I would love to see MN use this site more. In Towne Marina is just like it sounds, in the middle of town. Try night crawlers, minnows or leeches. LAKE WACONIA. The second part of our walk was to the “walleye hole” between the marinas and the south side of … In summer, the rock jetty is still productive. LAKE WACONIA. Private spacious relaxing clean 1200 ft space This clean modern apartment space features country charm, peace and quiet, and gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. Walleye and muskie fingerlings are alternately stocked every second year. BuckKiller. Those with … This time of year, there is a deeper bite for crappies as well in 18-24 feet of water. Lake Waconia: Anglers are targeting the shallower areas of Center and Pillsbury reefs and Harms Point using fathead or shiner minnows, leeches or crankbaits. Sunfish have been more active, with some good-size sunnies recently taken. It's called Sede Lake. This information was provided by Tom Hedtke, Cindy and Jim Mase and Gary Swiers. Alfred was born to Richard P. and Isobel R. Rising Gale on February 14, 1927 in Minneapolis. Also, we plowed a road to the center of Cemetery Reef, which goes past the hump between the two marinas. Muskie activity has picked up with bucktails and large crankbaits by the swimming beach and southeast corner of the island. What we found is that there is no rhyme or reason why the ice might be 9 inches in one location and 20 … Locations include each of Waconia's major reefs and points, but my personal favorites include Wagners Bay and Pillsbury Reef. In the summer, troll the outside edge of the weedline on the north side of the lake. LAKE WACONIA . WACONIA Fishing Report; Recent. Sunfish are … ALEXANDRIA AREA Lake Darling and the bays on Lake Ida … Crappies are being found in the same areas or off the 15- to 17-foot weeds during low-light periods. I have been fishing waconia for about a month now i have been all over but nothing seems to be biting. hopefully we are able to get something. I do see alot of houses on the east side of the lake. CRAPPIE & SUNFISH With the current warm weather, Lake Waconia is producing great crappie fishing. Miller previously spent five years as a television journalist in Rochester, Minn. The best locations throughout the year are Center Reef, Wagener’s Bay, from Pillsbury Reef up to Nelson’s Flat and the area between Harm’s Point and Waconia Bay. Nothing much was moving at that time of day (afternoon). Fished in 11'-18' near the Cemetary reef. Participant. WALLEYE Bass Good, Medium to Large BUSINESS: Northwest Airlines has promoted Douglas J. Miller, a 1979 graduate of Waconia High School, to manager of media relations in its Corporate Communications Department. Growing up, I spent numerous weekends on the Waconia ice in the permanent fish house my family kept on the lake. The north side of the island and Pillsbury Reef are two areas worth checking out. In early winter, fish the 8- to 15-foot depths on all the reefs. by glenn57 [Today at 08:55:02 AM] Trump Supporter shot dead... by glenn57 [Today at 08:45:48 AM] Da Bears News by Steve-o [Today at 08:39:46 AM] Odd question maybe by Leech~~ [Today at 08:33:22 AM] FL ===> MN! NORTHERN PIKE & MUSKIE Lake was plenty safe for foot traffic and ATV - Found about 6"+ at all my holes. Of the 11 fish houses burglarized 10 were on North Center Reef and one on Pillsbury Reef. Alfred was a great-grandson of John Sargent Pillsbury. Lake Waconia. Walleyes are hitting fatheads at night in 14 to 16 feet on Cemetery Reef and the hump between the two marinas. You may pull up and drop off your gear to the Right side or east of the building before parking. LAKE WACONIA. It's about 15 minutes north of Waconia. It's a dad and son crew that runs it. Locations include each of Waconia's major reefs and points, but my personal favorites include Wagners Bay and Pillsbury Reef. 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