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chadx99
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8/1/14 9:00 PM CST
CARDINAL 3!!! Damm you should have your own fishing show, that many NORTHERN....30 plus... Nice job ... It was the bay right... Because the rest of lake ... A shallow marsh.. Do a lot of ice fishing on bay and those kind of numbers you got could only happen there....

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8/1/14 3:47 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F
Had another great morning on Big M. Was out from 5:00 am to 2:00 pm. Ended up with 19 northern and 2 bass. 14 of the northern were 26" or longer, with the biggest 5 being 30", 31", 31", 33" and 35". The 33" had a very big girth and put up a great fight. The bass were 13" and 18".

As always, good luck to all.

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7/27/14 8:34 PM CST
Serious -

The carp I have seen are in the main lake sitting in pockets in the Milfoil which seems to proliferate on the lake bottom where it rises. There are some tanks out there and you can sneak up on them if you are quiet. Hope this helps.

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7/26/14 4:49 PM CST
serious fisherman

There are a lot of carp in Big M. Early in the year and during the carp spawn you see them all over. However, with the heavy weed growth its hard to see carp past the end of June or early July. Although I know they are in there, I have not seen any today or last week.

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7/26/14 3:54 PM CST
anybody seeing carp anywhere out here? worth bow fishing?

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7/26/14 3:25 PM CST
Had a great day on Big M. Caught my second biggest northern ever - 41 inches. For you fellow kayak fisherman - you know the rush when a big northern starts pulling the kayak and the drag slows down as the kayak becomes your drag against the fish.

Fish was released and healthy when I let it got. I only held it beside the kayak for a couple of minutes pushing it forward and backward to keep water running over its gills. It then soaked me when it swam away.

I also caught 12 other pike, the other biggest 4 were 26", 26", 27" and 28". I also got 3 bass - 15", 15" and 17".

For the first time in 10 years I saw 2 separate beavers on separate parts of the lake.

As always, good luck to all.

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7/19/14 3:43 PM CST
Dawnh44:

There is not a lot of shore fishing. You can cast from the pier at Boxhorn for smaller gills, but you will be fishing in 12 inches of water. I also have seen people walk up along the channel leading into the Lake from the Durham launch.

I would recommend a canoe or kayak as the best way fish Big M.

Good luck.

Mr.Bass
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7/19/14 3:40 PM CST
To DawnH44.... I have seen folks 'try' to fish off the Boxhorn pier, but boats coming and going take precedence there. Early morning maybe. At Hunter's Nest launch, there is a parking charge (and I think a $1 fishing charge). I have seen folks fishing in the channel there. Some success in early spring I have been told. Mostly rough fish and weeds in there now.

Otherwise, if you want a quality shore experience try the island park on the north end of Little Muskego Lake.

Took a good friend for a day of fishing today. 5 am to 11. Had to work but ended up with a dozen northerns (biggest 30") and maybe 7 bass (one 18"). Missed more fish than we caught but still a beautiful day. And one for the record books, LANDED a 6 inch gill on a 3" magnum popper!

dawnh44
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7/19/14 12:46 PM CST
Hello...I'm thinking about doing some shore fishing at Big Muskego Lake. How is the fishing? Do I need a boat?

Thank you. Smile

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7/18/14 4:53 PM CST
Had a good morning on Big M. Was on the water at 5:00 and off at 11:00 am. Got 7 pike, biggest 4 were 26", 28", 30" and 32". Also got 3 bass, 12", 13" and 18".

Good luck to all.

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7/13/14 9:42 PM CST
tippman- Most of the bigger gills have moved out deeper this time of year. You can still catch some gills off shore but most of the ones coming from the shorline will be smaller. Your best luck is to head deep. Tight Lines

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7/13/14 9:39 PM CST
Went out today from about 10:00 am to 1:00 pm with my dad. Casted spinners, spoons, and texas-rigged worms while drifting. Had some trouble finding deeper water since it was our first time on the lake, but when we did we had some action. My dad caught a 24 in pike and a smaller bass and I caught a 15 in bass. We also had a fair amount of misses. It was also very cool to see a pike follow my pike pattern spoon all the way to the boat, but unfortunately miss the lure 2 ft away. Any tips for this lake would be appreciated.

tippman
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7/13/14 11:17 AM CST
does any one know how the fishing is from shore this year for gills?

greg2507
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7/13/14 8:25 AM CST
I have a 7 year old son and me and him go fishing all the time. Yesterday we fished nemahbin. He does really good on the boat now. You just have to have patience with them. You have to expect untangling lines, retying hooks and watching yourself when they cast. Remember we are trying to teach them patience.

Ferocius Microbe
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7/13/14 5:46 AM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 71° - 75° F
Weeds are up, fish are spread out now. Working pretty hard to catch them but they are hitting when you present your offering near them.

jpvieau - Good Grief those guys in the canoe were unbelievable...it was two hours of bedlam in that thing! They had the two kids sitting in the middle and actually tipped over! I was watching/listening from my porch and heard the"F" bomb at least 30 times, it was like watching a bad movie.

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