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Lake temps

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any one know the lake temps, maybe turtle, need reply soon!

is it time for topwater yet?if not when, soonest date will help.

much appreciated!

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Can't tell you about Turtle but Sand was at 57 yesterday.

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thanks.

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Top water would not be my fisrts choice right now. Too cold, both water and air temps. If you insist on top water, wait until evening when the sun is about 1 hour from setting and hit the shallows. The fish will be schooling bait fish up there and the action can be exciting. But I still wouldn't go top water! Just remember the new regulation of Catch and release only for Smallies from Sept. 10 - regular season.(Page 15 in your regs.) Good luck to ya!!!

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