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Craigums

Were is the best place to lauch a boat in the Jefferson chain. Also is one lake/bay better than the other for Bass fishing? Heard more dock talk that some club weighed in 2 7LB bass. I'm probably super gullible in believing some of that dock talk, but I'm trying to get that elusive (for me) 6 pounder

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Willy

Big Jeff and West Jeff, both have good bass in them. So does middle and German for that matter. Lots of big bass get yanked from Big Jeff every year. Generally from what I've seen you need over 20lbs to win out there.

One thing this area is good for and that is bass. Lotta big ones if you are fishing the right lakes. Tetonka's got alot of nice fish in it too.

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dan z

Put your time in on lura and you'll get the big one. I caught a 21.5" out there last summer. I also know of another 20" plus fish from last year too.

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Comit 2

Tournament time?

Use the landing between German and Jefferson. It will give you accuss to middle Jeff also. At tourney time most fish docks on middle jeff. Near the deep hole on east Jefferson is where my avitar came from (duck season).

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Craigums

Ive been looking at google maps and I see a launch on East Jefferson (off beaver dam rd) but it doesn't look like there is any decent parking? There looks like a nice launch on West Jefferson (271st Ave), If I use that can I access Middle and East Jefferson by boat? Also another nice looking launch on German (German Lake Rd) can I access Jefferson from there?

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Willy

The landing on East Jeff is fine for parking. Not alot of spots, but you can make it work. From there you can access middle jeff too.

Going from Jeff to German or Middle to west jeff though requires a little boat. Pretty narrow for most boats.

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Comit 2

The pass between west Jefferson and middle Jefferson is under the road 1/4 mile south of the landing. It is less then 6' wide plus the top of your motor may scrape the top. The same gos for the pass between Gernan and East Jefferson. That under pass is at the landing on East Jefferson. Long ago I had a Terry 15' Bass boat that fit. It was a great boat for that chain of lakes.

Just get to the landing on East Jefferson/Big Jeff early and park so you don't get boxed in. The German/Jefferson chain has it's share of Bass tournaments. Parking hasn't been an issue.

A lot of 20"+ Bass and Eurasian water milfoil. Not as bad as "Tonka" though. If you like the Eu, molfoil try Cedar just south of Shields lake.

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benbosh

Put your time in on lura and you'll get the big one. I caught a 21.5" out there last summer. I also know of another 20" plus fish from last year too.

Shhh.. its all little fish in that lake wink

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therat

Having some luck for pike on lil jeff. Nothing too big and nothing else biting. They seem to be shallow still. Anyone else have anything to say about lil jeff? I was the only one in sight where I was fishing. I'm not sure why it gets neglected...

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bluedirt

2 yrs ago we had great luck on Little Jeff, sunnies, some crappie, few small northerns. Tried it last yr 2 x's & got a goose egg both times. That was a comment we heard from several others last yr. Plan to try again next weekend. Nice parking area anyway!

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efgh

The axcess on Jefferson, east side by Beaverdam, is full of slush. It looked like someone went thru the ice right off the axcess. Be carefull going on the lake there.

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benbosh

hows the water clarity out on jefferson?

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