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Looking at doing a trip for 8 days or so to the "BIG V" in september mainly for smallies (do not keep any at all) and maybe a day for musky. trying to decide which week of the month to go (as do not want to be there during musky tourney probably due to all the boats).

One person mentioned to me if I go 21-28th I am risking hitting it during turnover and wanted to see what your thoughts are on that as well as which week you recommend.

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE for YOUR input!

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MarkB

Very few things can be said with absolute certainty regarding weather, especially in the north country. However, I'm gonna go way out on a short limb with this one and say no sweat with turnover anytime in your time frame. Turnover occurs when the water temperature reaches 45 degrees. It would take some seriously cold nighttime temperatures to even approach that. Checking my journal for water temps the past 3 years for the last week in September, they have averaged ~55 degrees. Temps usually drop down into the mid-forties around mid-October.

Good Fishing,

MarkB smile

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Steve Foss

Very few things can be said with absolute certainty regarding weather, especially in the north country. However, I'm gonna go way out on a short limb with this one and say no sweat with turnover anytime in your time frame. Turnover occurs when the water temperature reaches 45 degrees. It would take some seriously cold nighttime temperatures to even approach that. Checking my journal for water temps the past 3 years for the last week in September, they have averaged ~55 degrees. Temps usually drop down into the mid-forties around mid-October.

Good Fishing,

MarkB smile

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