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Bass Pro
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FISHING REPORT
3/2/15 9:55 PM CST
Went out today between 12:00 and 5:00. The fish were shallower today compared to previous days. Caught my limit of fish in 6-10 feet of water. 24 gills and 1 perch. Gills were between 7.5-9". Also caught a few bass and a couple grass pickerel. No crappies today. I drilled about 20 holes and only 3 of them produced fish. All fish were caught on a Lindy Toad in the Coach Dog color and a wax worm.

[This post was last edited on 3/2/15 at 9:58 PM]
KATfishing
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Joined: 2/9/2012
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FISHING REPORT
3/1/15 8:56 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 16° - 20° F
Fished this morning from 8-10:30. Caught a number of small gills and borderline perch, which went back in. Brought home a couple of very nice gills, a nice crappie and a perch. I've had pretty good luck with Tungsten Mooska jigs in the smallest size available tipped with wax worms. Color doesn't seem to be a big factor for me, but I use blue, red and pink most often. Orange is also a good color choice for this lake. I fish Lake George regularly and the action has been consistent for me. I do best in about 10 feet of water. Earlyretirement - That is a grass pickerel... It's in the pike family and I catch one of those almost every time I go out. Lake George is the only place I've every caught a pickerel. I don't think they are a fish for eating - I always just release them, but they do put up a nice fight on an ultra-light jig pole. I'm usually disappointed though because I want that fish to be a jumbo perch. There are also nice perch in Lake George. It has been a good year for me on this lake. With March here, it will be open water before we know it, so enjoy what's left.

earlyretirement
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FISHING REPORT
3/1/15 7:02 PM CST
3-1-15 Went out today to see if i could get some underwater video out here. Lake is not as clear as i though it would be. Could not find much for fish in the shallows. More fish out past 10 feet.

Is the first fish in the video a northern or a hybrid musky?

Bass Pro
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FISHING REPORT
2/11/15 6:45 PM CST
Found someones fishing stuff on the lake today! If you can PM me with what you lost I will tell you where I placed it so you can pick it up! Smile As for fishing today, it was pretty slow! However, there was a 20 minute window at dusk where my MarCum screen lit up like crazy! Ended up catching 12 crappies and gills!

hawk14
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Joined: 12/29/2004
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2/5/15 5:12 PM CST
Thanks for the info!

NICE_FISH
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Joined: 10/6/2008
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2/5/15 5:06 PM CST
An atv on Lake George, I have never seen that before!

fltlndr
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2/5/15 3:51 PM CST
I use to bring my 4 wheeler out there to fish. I have seen shantys left out there before. I just wouldn't go in to shallow of water because it is spring fed.

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hawk14
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2/5/15 3:43 PM CST
I was wondering if you are allowed to bring an ATV out on the lake and also if you are allowed to leave a shanty out on the ice? Thanks for the help guys.

Bass Pro
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FISHING REPORT
1/31/15 1:03 PM CST
Earlyretirement, I thought that was you out there again yesterday. Great videos you make! I was excited to see if I made it in the background but I didn't hahaha! After drilling about 30 holes and trying all of the usual spots with little success on keeper fish, I decided to try a new area on the lake that I've never seen anyone fish. Glad I did! Ended up with 22 nice fish that will feed the family for a few days. Majority of fish were caught on a Lindy Toad in the Coach Dog color tipped with a waxie.

earlyretirement
earlyretirement
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FISHING REPORT
1/31/15 11:13 AM CST
Ice Depth: 9"
1-30-15, slow day on lake george, first time out here in a few weeks. Scraped out a meal. Most fish were either keepers or very small.

crappie killa
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FISHING REPORT
1/11/15 10:06 AM CST
Ice Depth: 7" Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 6° - 10° F
Went out on 01/10/15 figured my buddy and I would try this lake for the first time. Only managed 1 rock bass 1 small crappie 2 big shinners and a small bass on a tip-up. We were marking a bunch of fish but couldn't get them to bite. Fished in about 13 fow just off the parking area. We kinda got out late in the day but from most of the reports ive read nobody is doing to good anywhere. Good luck and tight lines!

katspaw
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1/10/15 9:19 AM CST
Earlyretirement, thanks for sharing your fishing video on Lake George. As a retired professional photographer I always enjoy watching the creativity of others in sharing experiences through visual media. In regard to your question about how to eliminate the "glare" on your "depth finder" I would agree with you that the best way would be to set the brightness of your depth finder to a lower level if that is possible. I am guessing you are filming with a GoPro or a similar camera with an integrated light metering system. You could try adjusting the settings of your cameras light metering system but in filming in a dark tent, it is unlikely your camera can compensate.for the extreme contrast between the light on your depth finder screen and the low light of your tent. I have done similar filming using a Vexilar flasher and it films very well because the light is of lower intensity. Of course you can always open the door so that is brighter in your tent and your cameras meter will have less difficulty compensating but with the temps that we are experiencing I doubt that is a feasible solution. Hope that helps and we can see more of your fishing videos in the future. Please try to include your flasher display in your videos as I do believe it adds to the experience of the viewer.

Bass Pro
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FISHING REPORT
1/9/15 1:55 PM CST
Ice Depth: 8" Conditions: Snowing Air Temp: Below 0° F
Earlyretirement, I was the other guy out there across the lake in the black Frabill. I thought with the drop in pressure that the fish would be snappin! Not the case... Lots of lookers. Had to move a lot! Seems like once I caught 3-5 fish out of one hole, the hole was dead. Small fish were in the shallower water and the bigger fish came from the 12'-18' of water. Once I found out what they wanted I could finally catch almost every fish I marked. The ticket was the smallest silver and pink tungsten jig I had with the smallest wax worm I had. I also had to squeeze the guts out of the tail of the wax worm to give it more action. If I had spikes I definitely would have used those. The best bite took place between 10am-1pm. Ended the day with 14 keepers which were: 7"-8" gills, 11" crappies, and 9"-11" perch. When I fillet my fish I always check to see what they have been feeding on so I can adjust my presentation for the next time. All of the perch were feeding on these small/skinny red worms. Might have to try a thin red plastic next time out.

Good luck out there, Bass Pro

earlyretirement
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FISHING REPORT
1/9/15 8:03 AM CST
Ice Depth: 7"
Had 4 gills around 8 inches and some mediums. Fish shut off for me at 3:45pm.

report from 1-8-14, Tried fishing in the zero degree temps and the wind chills. Thought with snow coming through the fish would bite. Fish were lethargic. Moved about 20 times but all I could get was a few dinks. 3 or 4 7 inch gills, a 7 inch sunfish, and an 8 inch perch. Left before the sunset bite, but hey it was cold out there. Lake has kicked my but this year. Lots of small fish.

Not much to see as far as big fish on video. Anyone know how to get the glare off the depthfinder, so it shows up on the video? I moved the finder up closer to the camera by putting it on a bucket. Guess I will turn the brightness down and try that. Thanks for any help.

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KATfishing
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Joined: 2/9/2012
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FISHING REPORT
1/1/15 7:54 PM CST
Ice Depth: 6" Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 21° - 25° F
We also were out on Lake George today from 12 - 5 p.m. Creepers were a must in order to walk safely. The ice was crystal clear and while it appeared to be only 3-4 inches, I put a tape measure down the various holes we drilled and it was actually a solid 6 inches. My dad and I both fished with flashers and we didn't mark any fish until we moved into a 12 ft. depth and there were many fish to be found. The bite was on briefly from 3-4 p.m. and we came home with a few keeper gills and a couple of perch. We caught a Pickerel (first time for that) and a couple of very large shiners/small carp... could not figure out what they were -- we should have taken pictures and posted, but that was an afterthought. Fish caught on orange jigs tipped with waxies and spikes. Already looking forward to next time and guessing there will be snow soon. Dragging the shanty will actually require some effort, unlike today when it pretty much moved itself across the ice!

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