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Tripp_315

Hello Everyone, May is just a few days away and I'd love to see how the water is warming this Spring through Summer...

Can we start a thread with daily water temps?

Date:

East side or West side:

Location:

Temp:

 

I'll be there June 10th!

Thanks,

~Tripp in ATL

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Cliff Wagenbach

Only 39 degrees in the Pike River mouth yesterday! That is usually warmer then the main lake.

Cliff

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curt quesnell

It was 45 degrees last week at Zippel Bay (in the  bay) yesterday it was 33 after the lousy weather but it should be warming up quickly in the sun

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Tripp_315

Thanks Guys, great information...let's keep it up. May 1st is here!

Tripp

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Tripp_315
Per Cliff: Water temps from 47 to 53 degrees.

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TomWehler

 

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!

Buuuuurrrrrrrrrrr ~~~ oh there ya are lil buddy.

: )

 

 

 

Keep on Rocken!

 

T.

 

 

 

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Cliff Wagenbach

I found 53 degrees to 56.5 degrees this morning! Warming up nicely!

Cliff

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FowlSki

Targeting walleye prior to the season is not legal.  There is not a catch and release season before opener.   Most seasons are put in place so that people do not harass the fish while they are spawning.   Honestly, I could care less but I thought I'd give you a heads up so that you don't get ticketed.  

 

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Tripp_315

Thanks for the updates on water temps...keep them coming. I'll be there June 9th!

Good luck during the Opener :)

~Tripp

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Cliff Wagenbach

58.5 degrees today in Big Bay!

Cliff

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bowhuntingboy1

Its gonna be a better opener than last year, this year will probabky be about twice the temperature. Las t year, it was snowing in my area.

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LBerquist

Does anyone know if the landing near cable bay on the east end is open yet? I see it's not listed on the DNR site yet. Any info would be greatly appreciated. 

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Cliff Wagenbach

I do not think that it is open yet.

Check with the DNR in Tower. They should know for sure.

Cliff

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Tripp_315

Good morning...any one have water temp this week?

Thanks again,

Tripp

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JerkinLips

53°F in Stuntz Bay yesterday.

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redlabguy

52 in Frazer today. About 7 above air temperature!

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Ethan Korf

Heading up on Monday morning for a week of fishing on Vermilion. Any updates on the water temperature?

 

Thanks, 

Ethan

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chucker1101

53 to 55 just about everywhere we went on East end over Memorial day weekend. Not really much of a leech bite happening yet.

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Cliff Wagenbach

I have heard reports of a good leech bite in some areas.

I am still using mainly pike suckers and fathead chubs with an occasional fish on 1/2 crawler.

Cliff

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CLOTAGAMES

We were up over memorial holiday on the west end. Water temps were 56-58 in Norwegian bay area. Otter ate all our minnows first night there so we switched to leeches and did very well. Only disappointment was my crappies were still hard to find in deep water. 

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Cliff Wagenbach

57 degrees in Big Bay yesterday the last time that I checked.

Cliff

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BrianF

I ran from the West to East and found 64 to 67 degree water depending on where you were located.  When the sun was out, water temps shot up to 69 to 70 range.  Folks are swimming!

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PSU

Great to hear Brian, thanks for the update as we are coming up Thursday

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BulldogInTC

Hey All -

 

Half days at work before a long vacation are the slowest, right?  Anyway, the wife is having trouble finding out the water temp to see if we are going to the beach much over the next week.  I know this usually isn't monitored as much any more this time of year, but is someone able to help a guy out? :)  Hope everyone has a fun and safe 4th!

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FowlSki

I had 64 on the west end last weekend.  I'd imagine it is pretty close to that based on the weather we have had this week.  It's gonna make for a cold bath in the lake this weekend. 

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