Heading into the second weekend of fishing season, conditions look slightly more favorable than they did for the opener.
Mel’s Trading Post Owner Mitch Mode says more and more lakes are opening up.
“Well things are looking better, we’ve had some warm weather this week, we’ve had some rain. Rain certainly helps break up the ice. Warm weather starts to drive the water temperature up, and everything comes around water temperature.”
That temperature affects fish spawning cycles, and that affects what fish do and where they can be found.