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efgh    0
efgh

Lake Elysian was a bust for us on Sat. We talked to 15 or so fishermen on the lake, one guy alone had one eye. There were aprox. 100 boats on the lake Sat. There wasn;t room to park at the north acess. Janesville was just as bad I heard. Sunday morning there were about 6 or 7 trailers at the north acess. There were a few boats around Kapans point catching sunfish. I guess we picked the wrong lake to open on. wink.gif

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PDOGG    0
PDOGG

One big yellow bullhead was it for me out there early Saturday morning we got out of there around 4 am and man were the boats coming in.

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toughguy    0
toughguy

I fished it from 4AM to about 11AM without any walleyes. I didn't see anyone else with one in the boat either. Just bull heads and carp for us. I have never fished it before. Is the water always that murky? I swear you couldn't see down 6 inches. Maybe all that wind lately messed it up. Oh well got a few on Sunday at another location so all was not lost.

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BIG DIESEL    0
BIG DIESEL

Elysian can be a great lake but the few times I have been there it is either murky or the smell will make you puke!

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honker23    0
honker23

Maybe we are seeing the effects of the pounding it took, I haven't seen that many big schools of bullies in a long while.

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james_walleye    81
james_walleye

Its back too the Elysian we all know is what it is. Last opener was not the norm. This lake normally doesnt go nuts like last season. Its normally a tough bite. Someone correct me if im wrong.

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Team Otter    0
Team Otter

Maybe worth trying some riggin' with willow cats...

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harvey lee    13
harvey lee

I would be willing to bet it will turn on in a short time. smile.gif

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james_walleye    81
james_walleye

Back in the day when Elysian had alot of bullheads it was a tough bite. I think in general you'll see it stay that way this spring.

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raymondk    0
raymondk

I like the idea that it is a dead sea now .I will be fishing it later let them feed on all them small bullheads let them grow .I know there still is a good population left.

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Rozman    0
Rozman

Otter do you know where they sell those spiny little cats?

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Team Otter    0
Team Otter

Red Wing. grin.gif

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harvey lee    13
harvey lee

Rozman

They also make plastic ones. I purchased some a few years ago but cannot remember where. I know I had to do quite a little searching on the net to find them.

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Rozman    0
Rozman

I'll just use my wifes pug, Rocky. He actually looks like a cross between a cat and carp grin.gif Just kidding!! tongue.gif

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clamtrap    0
clamtrap

Thats funny!!!!!!!!

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harvey lee    13
harvey lee

Not when his better half finds out. blush.gif

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Rozman    0
Rozman

Good call Harvey Lee, I showed her the post, thinking she would find it as humorous as me, ooops ooo.gif She just threatened my lab, something about never duck hunting again tongue.gif Kidding, I hope crazy.gif

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delmuts    19
delmuts

i hope your labs' DOG HOUSE is big enough for the both of you! grin.gif

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crappieflop1012    0
crappieflop1012

Elysian is quite a tough bite, but dead sea nah. I have lived in Janesville and have seen that lake in its best out of the 18 years I have lived here. Use to catch big sunfish perch and crappies one right after another in it about 10 years ago. But you can't hardly find them anymore out there. But when it comes to fishing the eyes out there it's fun if you put the time in to find what they want. I have always had my best luck drifting with a lindy-rig and a minnow. usually did best drifting out in front of the houses on the east side of lake out by Kapons point. Was out there fishing from the dam on the Janesville side sunday night and my brother-in-law was out there for maybe 15-20 minutes and managed to stick two eyes in that time he was there. All it takes is sorting through those bullies and soon enough you will hook into a eye. So if you put the time in you will find them. Good luck and have fun and stay safe.

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