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Any fishing being done on Cedar Lake in New Prague.


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Mark Jurgensen

Need to get out for a while.  Any fishing being done on Cedar Lake in New Prague.

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Welcome to FM @Mark Jurgensen.

 

Been years since I fished it. It's pretty much a bowl except a small submerged hump kinda south. The lake does produce nice fish but can be difficult due to lack of structure or anything to hold fish.

 

Yhe hump is small and heavily pressured.

 

So just get out and move around until you find them.

 

Trolling works.

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Mark Jurgensen

New to the area and recently divorced so no boat the time.  Is fishing from the shore by the park on the south side a good place to start?

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As good as any if the wind is somewhat blowing into it.

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JstanK

Get any crappie? 

Supposedly they've been on a tear as of late but you might have to do some sorting.

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Well_Read_Redneck

Cedar Lake (New Prague Area) is a great fishing spot when the bite is on.

 

Species diversity is great; walleyes, largemouth bass, perch, sunnies, crappies, catfish, and a few muskies.  My wife caught her personal best largemouth bass off the fishing pier a few years ago, and a tiger muskie in the same area.

 

The fishing pier at the park on the south end gives you good results, but the Three Rivers Parks officers will kick you out at local sunset.

 

You can fish at night and a lot of times when the sun goes down you have the lake to yourself.  Just remember where the rock marker buoy is in the middle of the lake (off the point); it can be creepy motoring along at idle trying to figure out where that thing is in near total darkness, especially after the moon has set and light fog is starting to rise.

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