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Wakemup52
55 minutes ago, Cliff Wagenbach said:

49 to 50 degrees in Big Bay today!

Decent bite of smaller eaters in 29' to 36'.

Boated 25 and kept 12 between 13" and 16".

Cliff

Great news! What'd you have them going on primarily Cliff?

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Swim 9 am this morning.  No idea on temp but Major Shrinkage.  Coolimoolio! keep on rocken!   T  

48.6 degrees in Big Bay this morning. I heard today that a 33-7/8" walleye was caught and kept in Pike Bay yesterday! That is a true fish of a life time! Cliff

Water temps may be be 40 something on surface but four feet down at 3:30 PM during my annual Docks Done Dip it was as cold as normal for a clear rusty slushy. Major Shrinkage oh boy! Buuuuur

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49-51 in Daisy and into Big this afternoon. Spent most of my day getting the boat ready and in the water. We'll get more fishing in tomorrow.

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Cliff Wagenbach

Got most of our fish on lindys with chubs and rainbows.

58.2 degrees in Pike Bay this evening!

Cliff

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48.6 degrees in Big Bay this morning.

I heard today that a 33-7/8" walleye was caught and kept in Pike Bay yesterday!

That is a true fish of a life time!

Cliff

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Very windy today and it showed up in the water temps. We went from Pike to Daisy at 2:00 today. Deep in pike I showed 55, dropping to 51 by the time we got to the mouth. Big bay was consistent at 44 until we got close to birch point. Going between birch and moose island it dropped to 41. I think the wind had a nice current going along the point and the deep water was surfacing when it ran into the island. Daisy was 44-46.

I can't imagine what a walleye just short of a yard would look like coming into view. 

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Tripp_315

Good morning Everyone....what are the water temps leading into the weekend?

Thanks,

Tripp (In Atlanta but will be there in one week :D)

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Saturday Norwegian Bay was 50-51 degrees. After the cold wind the sun showed up and baked it all day Sunday. By Monday afternoon Temps were around 62 with Black Bay reaching 65-66. 

We left Tuesday Morning so I'm sure the fishing is suddenly on fire. I'm surprised that when I walk down the seafood aisle in the grocery store that the shelves don't suddenly go bare. 

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Stephen L Johnston Jr.
On 5/13/2018 at 10:45 AM, Cliff Wagenbach said:

48.6 degrees in Big Bay this morning.

I heard today that a 33-7/8" walleye was caught and kept in Pike Bay yesterday!

That is a true fish of a life time!

Cliff

Wow, thats like a 15lb walleye given that length. Wish i could see such a Waldo, too bad they are not part of this forum!

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Wanderer

Ely area lakes were showing 69-71 today.  That was a warmer than expected surface temp but I doubt it goes very deep.  Very little spawn activity compared to past years for this weekend.

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JerkinLips

Had 67 in Stuntz Bay on Friday, and it climbed up to 75 by Sunday evening.

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FowlSki

Anyone have an updated water temp after all the rain we’ve got in the last week/weekend?  Thanks!

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the stick

We had 56 to 58 from Daisy to Canfield Bay to Greenwood. Was 70+ last week. I lost all my minnows due to the warm lake water.

 

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57 degrees on Big Bay this AM. Walleye fishing was hot, boated 14.

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Has the lake stabilized since turnover or is it still in transition ,with these lower temps ? deep bite or still scattered ? Thanks in advance, will be taken off for the fall trip  on big v  early tomorrow morning  !!!

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The turnover seems to be done now.

The walleyes are still scattered in some areas and slightly concentrated in the deeper spots.

Cold weather is still affecting the bite though, lots of short, light bites.

Bigger minnows are getting more hits but getting a hook-up is iffy.

Cliff

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The water temps were 44-47 degrees over most of the lake this weekend. Black Bay partially froze Friday night into Saturday.

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