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MikeG3Boat

Heading up to the Whitefish Chain this weekend.  Any new info?  Did the water cool down some?  Last time I was there the water was 82-84 way too hot.  Any help would be appreciated.

 

Thanks!  Have a great weekend!

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ozzie

No Info from me to be given as I have not been up since the weekend after the 4th...hoping to get up this weekend and try some deep water trolling if the floating weeds aren't too bad out there.

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ozzie

i just texted a buddy that lives up there and asked him what he was catching for the last few weeks and he said he went out a couple times and said there was sooo much boat traffic it made fishing near impossible.

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ozzie

FIL was out last night and the report was he caught 1 22" eye deep water trolling.  heading up tonight to give it a run.  will report back Monday

 

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rayguy

Was up this past week and fishing was really slow.  Trolled deep from Big Island to Foleys and back with one Northern the results.  Really was not a whole lot suspended in the 50+ water. There is no way to fish middle Whitefish on the weekend.  Every pontoon in the world now ties up around the sand dune island and the boat traffic is unreal.  Looks like Minnatonka ,  not a good thing. Did get a few small walleyes on leeches early morning , nothing to brag about.  Keep a eye out ,   lots of crazies out there.  Think the Sheriff needs to hit the lake for a few days to settle the Windsor crowd down a little.  

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ozzie

 I hear ya on the difficulties fishing any lobe of Whitefish on the weekends!  Just have to get up and be done before 10am or go back out after 6pm and the lake settles a little.  We trolled "lower" WF on Thursday evening and only caught 1 northern.  Didn't appear to have as thick of a gathering of fish...

We went back out on Saturday morning to try our luck on Whitefish for Whitefish and in 2 hours caught 1 3.5lb'er and missed a few bites.  Wow can they be fun to pull out of 50-70 ft of water.  We use jigging raps but wow do whitefish bit lightly but put up a good fight...and there are plenty of them on the big lakes!!!  Good fish on the smoker too!! 

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