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delcecchi

52 degrees?   Brrr.   Maybe won't be putting in the dock in a swim suit....

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RoosterMan

Had another banner Memorial Day at the lake.  The walleyes cooperated and even the weather was agreeable.  Managed a fish fry for our crew and sent a few home with some of the relatives that were up.  Caught all fish between 20-26’ fow.  Jig and rainbow or a rig and rainbow.  Towards evening set up on the dock and had one of the best dock bites I’ve had in a while.  Vertical jigging off the end of the dock in 6-7 feet.  

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11 hours ago, delcecchi said:

52 degrees?   Brrr.   Maybe won't be putting in the dock in a swim suit....

49 tonight. 25” 24” so far 

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Stephen L Johnston Jr.

Funny everyone I talked to along with myself thought I was a pretty crappy weekend over all. Shoot the weather was only nice Sunday for half the day and the storm which pushed in Sunday night convinced us to just load up the boat and call it a weekend. Saw the same boats trying multiple locations without any luck, guys kept claiming it was too cold or the cold front that moved in Friday shut it down. Cold rain on and off with an inconsistent wind made it hard for us to find em. Only fish we saw caught or were able to find ourselves were small. Tried 23’ off cherry island to no avail. Trolled and jigged up and down pike bay with only a bass to show for it. Tried a couple other trusty spots but not much going. Hoping this warm week snaps a bite because this weekend was pretty weak. 

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chucker1101

We did okay this weekend, not great. Size of the fish were really down from last two weeks. Two people, 14 walleyes in about 6 hours of water time. Weather was difficult, but doable. Kept 6. Most were pretty small, in the 11-12" range. Biggest was 16".  Much better than last year Memorial day...looking at my journal, we got shut out last year.

 

Stepson got a lot of smallies off the dock, using an X-Rap. At least three 18 inchers. Bass seem to be busy shallow after the rain showers move through.

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schmitty3

We had a tough go of it Saturday and Sunday as well.  No issues finding loads of 10-13" walleyes willing to bite, but had a hard time finding much size.  Our best action on keeper sized walleyes came at and after dark in 4-8 FOW with slip bobbers and a rainbow. 

 

Crazy how different the weather was this year from last, we were jumping in the lake last year to stay cool, and had the ice fishing bibs on for part of the weekend this year.

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It was unreal the difference a year could make!

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Oaknarrows2018

Hello,

Any update to water temp? 


Heading up on 6-11, any updates on crappies in the shallows?

Thanks a million,

Oak

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bassbouncer
1 hour ago, Oaknarrows2018 said:

Hello,

Any update to water temp? 


Heading up on 6-11, any updates on crappies in the shallows?

Thanks a million,

Oak

65 last night in wakemup

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Shulsebus

What color plastics do you guys use for bass?  I would think a lot of people use senkos? Do you do drop shot and/or rig them wacky style?

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jparrucci
11 hours ago, Shulsebus said:

What color plastics do you guys use for bass?  I would think a lot of people use senkos? Do you do drop shot and/or rig them wacky style?

Wacky wig watermelon has been my best bet

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PSU

Any more recent walleye updates? Has the change taken place to leeches/worms yet?

 

Thanks in advance! Looks like some nice weather Thursday-Sunday!

 

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Wheres_Walter

Yum brand, Green Pumpkin.  And its not even close with any other color.  Wacky.

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Jetsky

PSU -

 

I fished off dock Sunday evening with slip bobber and minnow.  Caught a few small ones just before sunset.

 

On Monday evening, fished swallow from boat with slip bobbers.  My wife used leech and I used minnow.  She definitely did better.  I finally switched to a leech.  All small ones and just one keeper.   Haven't tried crawlers yet.

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redlabguy

Andy,

Jetsky is on the right path. Shallow(8’ or less- watch the rocks!) bobber, leech is best right now. I’m still catching a few on minnows, so have them along for the ride. I haven’t been finding any concentrations of fish. More like a few here, none there and a few in the other place. But I did catch and release a 24” this afternoon after catching three eater sized fish and a large smallie.

Dick

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Fish Head

I miss the reports from Mark B, Cliff, and Casey.  They were all very helpful.  Good luck on the water everyone. 

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Pat McGraw

Fish Head, I was just thinking the same thing.

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CLOTAGAMES
On 6/4/2019 at 1:30 PM, PSU said:

Any more recent walleye updates? Has the change taken place to leeches/worms yet?

 

Thanks in advance! Looks like some nice weather Thursday-Sunday!

 

Just got back from week on west end. Leeches out fished minnows 10-1. 14-20 feet water. 

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Wheres_Walter

Fished walleyes Friday and Saturday night from 8-930.  Lindy with plain hook and white bead was the most productive.  All but one fish were caught on leeches.  12-14 FOW.  Lots of 12-13" fish, and one 24".

 

Fished smallies on sunday morning.  They were up shallow and hit on senkos rigged wacky.   It was a "defend the bed" bite though, not an aggressive feeding bite, so had to be a little patient before setting the hook and even then I missed a lot.    Probably caught a dozen in 2 hours, so it was a ton of fun.

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fishman6909
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Big V gets my attention next week , can anyone tell me the water temp on the west side ?

 

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BrianF

62/63 degrees this morning. 

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redlabguy

Jerkin,

What depths and bottom structure worked for you?

Thanks in advance,

RLG

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