Evergreen Lake, McLean County

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3/9/15 @ 3:21 PM
FISHING REPORT
Captain Sissystick
Captain Sissystick
USER since 12/20/14

MOON PHASE (87%)
Waning Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
46° - 50° F
Found gulls feeding on dying shad around rip rap on north shore. Threw a chatterbait & a spinnerbait but couldn't get any bites. I didn't have much time to try anything else & the kids were very tempted to throw rocks, So we only stuck around about 10-20 minutes. Happy to have soft water to throw into, though!

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2/27/15 @ 8:55 AM
walterslayer24
walterslayer24
USER since 1/19/12
I am heading out there today and this weekend if anybody wants to meet up and try to find the Crappie and bluegill. Not opposed to going for some walleye too! I've never fished this lake before and I'm new to the area so any help would be awesome.

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2/19/15 @ 5:15 PM
livinthedream22
livinthedream22
USER since 1/15/13
Any one have any helpful tips for crappie? Thinking about trying it tomorrow. Thanks

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2/17/15 @ 8:51 PM
FISHING REPORT
cripler
cripler
USER since 10/7/14

MOON PHASE (3%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
7 inches

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F
Hey guys I was down there fishing for a few hours...my last hours were spent fishing inside of 5 fingers cove ended up leaving empty handed I MEAN REALLY EMPTY HANDED!!!! Drove 2 hrs back to Chicago heights all to find out on our hike back I must of dropped my flasher BUMMER! !!!!! Ended up driving back down there just to find NOTHING walked up n down the trail n didn't find my flasher if someone picked it up please let me know.... we left at 1 n returned to look for it at about 540 so whomever was down there during that time frame please let me know if you picked it up I have details of flasher thanks

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1/17/15 @ 10:50 PM
cripler
cripler
USER since 10/7/14
Does anyone know how thick the ice is down there?

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12/26/14 @ 11:24 AM
TH Muskie
TH Muskie
USER since 12/27/11
Good luck to you ... Don't know what you are after, but I can probably point you in the right direction if you are looking for crappie, saugeye, or muskies. I grew up across a corn field from E and have been fishing it for 40 years.

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12/26/14 @ 10:08 AM
Crazycaster10
Crazycaster10
USER since 9/10/14
Thanks TH

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12/26/14 @ 6:19 AM
TH Muskie
TH Muskie
USER since 12/27/11
Evergreen is completely ice free today (12/26), but you'd better hurry. The water temp is just above the freezing mark so a couple cold day (in the forecast) will put ice on pretty much over night.

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12/25/14 @ 7:48 PM
Crazycaster10
Crazycaster10
USER since 9/10/14
Welcome Sissystick??. Is there too much ice around the boat launch to put a boat in? I'm from the stateline area and don't know anyone in the area down there to check in with.

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12/20/14 @ 11:04 AM
Captain Sissystick
Captain Sissystick
USER since 12/20/14
Hey guys, I'm new to Lake-Link, but I fish as often as I can and live about 5 minutes from Evergreen, so I thought I would follow to see what other guys are having luck with and also share my own input. Since I don't have a boat, I will only be able to share my shore results unless someone out there has an open seat! I see that there isn't a post since August, so I'll start with this:

Bridge over the spillway is out until Spring for repairs. I'm told that they have drawn the lake down a couple feet for this but haven't had a chance to go check that out. Hopefully this weekend or over Christmas vacation. I'll post more after I go check it out.

Last time I was out there was a couple weeks ago & there wasn't much ice yet... certainly not enough to be safe anywhere I looked. I was testing out a new variation on a mojo rig just to see how it would swim. Campground cove had just barely enough ice to keep me from experimenting, so I went to the pumphouse and was able to test my rig. No bites, but that's not really what I was there for anyway. With hunting season, a lot of trails have been closed lately.

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10/19/14 @ 8:19 PM
FISHING REPORT
Toulouse
Toulouse
USER since 10/18/14

MOON PHASE (16%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

AIR TEMP
56° - 60° F
10-19-2014

Fished today from 2-6, primarily for muskie. Didn't get any follows but I did catch two medium sized bass, one on a rapala crankin' rap and one on a texas rigged plastic crawfish. Had one really big one get away on my crawfish, all was fished from shore.

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10/18/14 @ 5:03 PM
FISHING REPORT
Toulouse
Toulouse
USER since 10/18/14

MOON PHASE (24%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

AIR TEMP
51° - 55° F
I don't know if I'm just really lucky but the muskie fishing this week has been outstanding. Still haven't landed one yet but have had four follows in the last week and two takes that got away. All were on a small crankin' rap from rapala. I fished for muskie four days this week, first two days I had one muskie follow each , no follows on the third day then 2 that I had on for my fourth day that spat out my lure and only fished for about an hour forty five. Three of the fish were at least 36 inches and I also caught a 21 inch bass on a plastic crawfish, texas rigged. I don't know the water temp but all I've been doing is fishing the shore. Just gotta be patient cause muskie fishing isn't easy and requires a lot of time and effort. If anyone else has been having the same luck please message me.

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10/7/14 @ 4:53 PM
cripler
cripler
USER since 10/7/14
What's the temperature for the lake? Did they go shallow yet?

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10/7/14 @ 6:17 AM
TH Muskie
TH Muskie
USER since 12/27/11
Crappies are a fish that are always biting.

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10/6/14 @ 10:59 AM
daddyd
daddyd
MEMBER since 1/3/06
Are crappies hitting? Not much action on this thread

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