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Hi guys and gals. Just wondering how the bite on German and Jefferson have been. I haven't been up there since the weekend of the 4th of July. I'll be up there this weekend the 3rd-5th. Curious about the bite. Haven't seen much on this site about those lakes for a while. During the time up there on the 4th my brother caught a 11.3lb. Pike and I think we caught maybe 2 eyes and a few crappies. wink.gifgrin.gifcool.giflaugh.gif Any info would be awesome. Everyone's been so helpful in the past. Thanks.

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Mike,

What species are you looking to target? I can try to help with what's happening on German or things to try but I won't be able to help you with what is happening on Jefferson.

Let me know. grin.gif

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Yeah, just curious how the bites been for Pike and walleyes? going to be up in the german/jefferson area this weekend. we'll have a couple small kids just looking for some fun fishing. normally in the late summer we hammer all sized pike but haven't been up there since the 4th of july. how about the crappie. there always a great eating fish. any info would be great. thanks

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Mike,

For the 'eyes on German right now, I would focus on shallow areas in the SW (in front of church camp and east) and NE (left of the public landing) corners of the lake. There may also be some fish transitioning out to deeper water during the day but if you could find the shallow fish, they will definitely be more willing to "play". For the deeper fish, jigs and minnows or lindy rigs with Phelps floaters and minnows should work and for the shallow fish, casting #5 shallow runnin' shad raps or pitching plastics should put some fish in the boat.

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Hey, thanks for the information. I'll let ya know how we turn out. We've put a few 20 inchers in the boat in the past. Have heard there are a lot nice eye's in there but just haven't seemed to find them. We've still had a blast catching fish there though. Thanks again for the info and we'll be talkin with ya. Mike

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No problem. Good luck Mike! I hope you do well.

I'm off to the north country this weekend in search for the 'eyes on Pokegama and Winnie. Hopefully the fish are ready to bite up there.

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Hey, I was on German sunday morning. nasty out there. there seemed to be a cloud over the east side of the lake until about noon. that cold front that moved in must have slowed everything down. fished jefferson that sunday evening. fishing was slow again. the only walleye caught, was caught by my fiancee. it was 27". 7lb. 6oz. not bad. the biggest one i've actually been close to. a lot of small perch and 2 small pike. that's it, no crappie or anything. oh well. i'd still rather be on the boat and not catch fish then be working.!

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What depth were you fishing? I was on Jefferson all

weekend and we had a good bass bite under docks. Only certain docks, however. Several fish in 16-18 in. range.

One 8lb. pike. No eyes. My dad caught one about the

same size as yours a couple months ago on a lindy rig and

minnow. He caught his in deep water suspended. There was

also quite a few night fisherman on Sunday, was that you.

I was in a blue Lund Prov tourney series. Jefferson eyes

have been extremely hard to come by for us. But the ones

we have caught are very fat and healthy. Care to share

any of your techniques?

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Nice 'eye Mike.

The weather did not help. I struggled to get on a consistent bite up north as well.

Fishing or working? Not even a question is it?

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Hey guys. Yeah, I was out there until about 9 or so sunday evening. Caught the big eye in about 6fow. I would love to fish for bass sometime up there I know there are some big ones in there from all the pictures at beaver dam resort. about 2 years ago we would catch around 40 to 50 northers a time up there but the last couple of years have been slower. don't know what's wrong. but the pike we have caught have been dandy. good luck fishing everyone.

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Hey I have a place at beaver dam and the northern fishing has been pretty slow on german and haven't had much luck fishing for walleyes on german, have fished out in front of the island and only caught bullheads does that mean I'm fishing to deep. Would like to catch some eyes any suggestions

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Yogi, fish the weeds on German. That's usually where I have the best luck. Also, the area around the big bar(it's all up and down) or east side can be good for running cranks.

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