As far as fishing goes, if you are a P 10 person, you can still catch fish consistently with them. 30' back with a 2 oz. weight and then 30' back more has been a good starting point. Then you want to stagger your depths from there. Speed 1.2-1.4. A variety of colors are working using Bandits. You can get down to the fish with weights or you can also put more line out to get down without snap weights. Either way has been successful. Have also talked to folks going as fast as 1.8 that are catching also. We have one of the largest selections of custom and stock colored Bandits in the area. Buy 6, Get the 7th. One Free!
We will have nice size walleye emerald shiners this weekend and hopefully won't run out! Most people are aware that shiners are tough to get these days.
The hair jig bite is starting to take off. 5/8 and 3/4 oz. purple/chartruese blend is the number 1 jig used in this area. You can still vertical jig swedish pimples or jigging rapalas too. Water still very cold. A few perch are being caught from time to time, although not many focusing on them yet. Lakeside or Marblehead Light House have produced some good sized perch, while jigging for walleye.