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Ralph S.
Ralph S.
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10/28/14 5:44 PM CST
I believe that Busse is open all year. Many people Fish through the ice in the winter time so I can't think of a time when it would be closed to the public.

itsSimple
itsSimple
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10/27/14 7:22 AM CST
Sorry for the dumb question. But, Busse IS opened all year long correct? Thanks tight lines.

hbk
hbk
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10/25/14 2:23 PM CST
Hello everyone , I just signed up on here. I have fished busse plenty of times but never caught anything big only a few small bass maybe 12 to 15 inches my biggest. I don't have a boat I only shore fish, I once was at the South damn fishing the main pool and I got a very big hit but it broke my line as soon as it did.I would love to catch a nice muskie and I know they are in there but i just can't seem to get one lol.I see all of the other post I'm on the other great fisherman from busse and I wishing that was me catching those lol . I'm originally from Florida and I have been bass fishing since I was 4 haveso I know how to fish, but I heard you really need a boat to do great fishing at Busse and it's a very hard lake to figure out. I wish I had a fishing buddy at busse , that would be fantastic Smile

Cubs2016
Cubs2016
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10/20/14 9:24 AM CST
This guy caught a big walleye on the main dam..anyone know what's a good spot to catch bass been looking but no luck only caught 1

reelmagic
reelmagic
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10/14/14 10:44 AM CST
trout opener on the 18th

tricklefish
tricklefish
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10/13/14 6:49 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 61° - 65° F
Drove thru Busse today to enjoy the fall tree colors and take a traffic break. North pool parking lots were closed and "No fishing until 10-18" signs were posted. Either there was some stocking or weed treatment. Middle and South were open and being fished by about 4 different anglers.

rhymobot
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10/2/14 8:23 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
I was visiting from Toronto and did an epic roadie that included games for the spartans, blackhawks, cubs, sox, brewers and badgers.

Also fished seven times in MI and IL with my inflatable boat.

As I was already doing enough driving, I didn't want to stray too far from the city so I was stuck on waters like Busse and Skokie lagoons with the brownish water. Not ideal but it had to do.

Caught this two pounder or so in the south pool in the only weed patch I could find.

[This post was last edited on 10/2/14 at 8:25 AM]
bassfishing49
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9/25/14 8:01 AM CST
nice fish ralph i havent fished busse in years nice to see muskies in there id bass and walleye fish it real nice large mouth too key is cpr no buckets Tounge Out

Ralph S.
Ralph S.
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9/24/14 9:09 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 61° - 65° F
Muskies are definitely catchable at Busse main pool. This was my 3rd in as many weeks and a very aggressive fighting fish. The smallest of the 3 at 30 inches. Using good quality braid with a 15lb flourocarbon leader and 2.5 inch shallow diving crank bait adjacent to weed lines. Stop and go retrieve seems to entice them to hit but don't be surprised if they follow your bait in a few times before they strike. Caught and released uninjured.

Ralph S.
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9/9/14 8:52 PM CST
Out at the boat docks in the main pool today throwing a crank bait and my second Muskie in a month, slams it! Caught and released. Strong fish and great fight. Hope you find your rod Palomar. Good Luck!

Palomar Pal
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9/7/14 8:50 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
I left my fly fishing pole and reel near the dock at the south pool today

This setup is pretty sentimental to me. I got it from my father who passed away recently.

if anyone found it please let me know.

Palomar Pal
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8/31/14 11:37 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 81° - 88° F Water Temp: 76° - 80º F
well...Im glad you got into a Muskie Ralph...I have had no luck in the South Pool looking for bass. I have fished it 3 days this last week and skunked each day. Dull Dull

Ralph S.
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8/26/14 9:14 PM CST
Fished the main pool today and had no luck with the bass lately. Throwing soft plastic worms, senkos, and crawfish and not even a strike. Moved over to the south dam in the main pool and switched to a square billed crank bait and this Muskie slammed it 10 feet from the shore. Caught and released even though people were asking me if they could take it home.

Uncle Pecos
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8/13/14 7:45 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny
Went out last Saturday, 8/10 and caught the two bass pictured within 10 minutes of each other in the South Pool. Both on texas rigged 7" plastic worms.

[This post was last edited on 8/13/14 at 7:47 AM]
Ralph S.
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8/7/14 6:11 PM CST
Fished the main pool for an hour. This one nailed a Texas rigged senko (pumpkin colored). Caught and released.

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