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bigaceks1

Water temp

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Hey guys,I am farly new at posting questions on this forurm so bare with me please.

My brother and I and two friends are venturing up to Vermilion this July,,,has anyone been monitoring the water temp over the past few years in and around July? We were thinking maybe the week after the 4th.I have been there right on the 4th and it was really busy,,but still managed to hook up with a 41 inch Ski and some bonus Large Pike.As you can see in the pic I was dreesed to the hilt,,,on the other hand I was up with a friend before the 4th and we only saw only 1 ski! But 2 years before that my bro and I were swmming the week after the 4th and we had about 20 follows in 1 day!I know its hit and miss on those ski's,any help out there on the perfect water temp?We all practice Catch+Release

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bigaceks- Cant see that pic you have there. Tryp adding

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Also, there's some posts by a guy named PSU in regards to H20 temps in the summer. The guy swims more than a dolphin. LOL Prolly some good info there! ;\)

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Hey Thanks,that works like a charm! Ranckenstuff,I'll check it out!

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Really depends on the weather during your individual week bigaceks. I would say weather water temp in less than 10 feet of water should be from 72-76 degrees in early July, but if a cold front comes through it can certainly go down. Like Ranckenstuff said, there were a ton of those types of posts in mid summer.

Ranckenstuff.....looking forward to the drip, drip, drip.

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Thank You Sir,I will check those out as well !

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well i hoping alittle warmer then this weekends temps.witch is just ubove [PoorWordUsage] freezing over.lol lol

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bigaceks, my advice is to go to the Lakevermilion site and look for resort fishing reports. You can go back a few years I believe. I think you'll find a big spike in musky catches in July, usually in the 2nd and 3rd week, sometimes the last week. Then, the catches start to go down a little, culminating in a slow week on the exact week I am there every year, the third week in August! So, if you can go the week after July 4th or the week after that, I think you'll avoid traffic as well as enjoy the best musky fishing of the year, as far as numbers and musky activity goes.

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My impression over the years is that surface temps are typically in the low 70's, but can be in the high 60's at that time of year, although as has been said it can change quite a bit due to weather at that time of year. Swim one day, wearing fleece the next.

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