Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
ole matty

Water Temps?

12 posts in this topic

any1 have the temps for lake around forest lake to chisago lake area?? might hit some lake tmw or thursday thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey Ole Mattey!

I was on S. Center Sunday afternoon so this is a little dated history but the water temps were around 48 to 50 (50 was rare) degrees in some bays (temp taken from my eagle locater). Slow bite. Only area we got some fish was by hwy 8 across from swedish mall in center city. I'll probably get out again this weekend. Good luck when you go.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I found 58 today in a small muddy northen bay of small lake... and did well on pannies there.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had 44-45 on Chisago lake last Sunday. Slow action for crappies by the A-frame.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

it wasw 50 to 54 from 11am to 4pm out on chisago lake. caught bunch of crappies and tons tons of bluegills they was smackin the plastics grin.gif...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just got back from chisago lake and we caught over 150 crappies on plastics in about 5-7ft. If you get a chance get out with your kids and have a blast....Water temp where from 51-54

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was out on Chisago last night. I had 56.7 degrees on my eagle locater in a bay. Good night to be out fishing!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very nice day on the lake. By chance were you on the bay by the A-frame and the eagles nest? if you wish to not share I understand, I just got two girls that have been itching to catch some crappies? any info on where would be much appreciated. I have only fished it once for crappies. Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was in the first bay after the a-frame and before the eagles nest coming from the boat landing....Most of the crappie we caught were under 9inches...But it was still a blast...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So what was the water temp JP?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

52-54....Mike

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

57-59 on Little Green this morning

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • BigVwalters
      It was a main lake break line that went from 18' and dropped into around 30'.  Just a sand transition into mud.   The fish we kept were loaded with small perch and crayfish.
    • monstermoose78
      Fun times
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      For winter jigging with Raps I cut off both front and rear hooks and upgrade one size on the middle treble hook. Cliff
    • srj
      Another observation from the tournament and pre-fishing: On LOW I don't usually get very concerned about colors on cranks. However, Friday and Sat, the UV white with pink striped top shad rap was doing about 6 to 1 in the mornings. Afternoons, the gold foil rap was by far our best color. I'm a bit color blind, but pretty sure that UV rap has pink on the top. Wonder what fish actually see...........not much pink striped stuff swimming around the big lake.
    • ANYFISH2
      1/18 Day 4   Day for was exploration Day for the family.  Amanda, the kids, and my mother in law spent a good portion of the hanging out in town.  Shopping and visiting a few of the local attractions.   The father in law and myself decided to pull his boat and go explore a near by lake we have been thinking about.  This would give us s little change of pace.   Fishing actually exceeded our expectations, especially for starting in the early afternoon. Unsure where to start we motored around watching the graph if an area I thought might be good.  after a short while we noticed most marks showed themselves in 18-21 ft on steep breaks.  With the winds blowing we decided to try anchor on top and let the wind drift us over the and bobber fish.  This began to seem unproductive after about 45 mins with no bites, yet we were marking fish.  Out of bordem I decided to raise up 5 ft and cast as far as i could to the top of the break (15ft).  The first 3 casts produced 3 walleyes 15"-18". The bobber never settled before they went down!  The walleyes them slowed but the perch bit really picked up.  Most perch where 9" but a few went as big as 11".   After that spot slowed we hit a few similar spots until we settled on a spot bit deeper but with lots of marks.  This spot would give us pretty non stop action till dark.  With different species rotating through. By the end of the day we caught: 12 walleyes ranging from 11"-21". 5 Pike 20"-30" and one really big one that bit a 10" perch as it was being reeled in by the FIL. Countless Perch, not many under 9"or over 10". And a few dozen bluegills 7.5"-10".   Service here is giving me fits with photos. Hope to post some when i get home this weekend  
    • Hoey
      Perchy - Insured?  If so, the adjuster will have some recommendations, off the record, on places for repair.  
    • Captain Acorn
      For all you jigging rap fans out there are you generally jigging those vertically or on the move.   I seen some discussion earlier on the front hook and one thing that I have heard about that hook is a lot of people do take it off in order to prevent snags. I have donated quite a few jigging raps in the past to rocks on the big V I have donated quite a few drinking wraps in the past to rocks on the big v
    • Perchy
      Help! I need to get estimates to have the transom repaired/replaced on my 2002 Lund due to an accident and have no idea where to go? I live in Owatonna. Thanks in advance!
    • Capt. Quicksteel
      Not on mine either!!   
    • Jim Almquist
      Every store is different as to what they have in stock so if your looking for a specific thing in your size you might have to hit a couple. I went to the Duluth store for my bibs.   Yes a lot of the stuff is still too expensive for going out of business sale prices.