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rk_diver
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10/21/14 1:20 PM CST
On Monona this morning, water temp down to 54°F (deepest I checked was 40'). Water clarity bad, in areas where the carp were moving it was even worse. Not a whole lot of boats out. Only fish seen with camera today were (mostly) carp but saw three or four smallies on some structure.

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10/21/14 4:29 AM CST
Conditions: Night Time Air Temp: 46° - 50° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Late report from 10/19...Walleye bite has slowed on Waubesa so decided to try Monona. Fishing was tough but the few we did get were of quality. Only thing the fish would touch were jigs/plastics.

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10/13/14 10:18 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Fished all day Saturday. One 40" tiger and 36" pike at moonset. Lost another ski and got 2 more pike (biggest was a 40" sow) at dusk.

Though water temp still a little warm, the sucker bite was definitely on. Had several fish take look at Bondi baits 25 FOW. Threw dawgs and manta hang-tens...nada on those.

Timmothy A
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10/12/14 9:09 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Did some ski fishing this aft/evening....nary a follow, just caught one lmb. Talked to other folks, one small one caught out of 4 boats we talked to.

oneloveforfishing
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10/11/14 1:19 AM CST
Conditions: Night Time Air Temp: 36° - 40° F Water Temp: 46° - 50° F
fish was biting pretty good tonight

rk_diver
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10/8/14 11:36 AM CST
Actually the vast majority of the videos are taken from the boat using my Marcum camera. That's why the video is so poor, both in quality and movement (bouncing up and down with the waves, spinning the camera using the cable, etc.) I do most of my diving by myself but someone is always in the boat while I'm underwater.

On Monona again this morning. Huge school of carp in 40 FOW. Dropped the camera down and it was like a blizzard with all the crap stirred up off the bottom. Marked some good size schools of panfish off John Nolan. Unfortunately the carp were also there so water clarity sucked so I wasn't able to see what they were.

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10/7/14 7:33 PM CST
Cool video.....

Do you always have someone with you on the dives? Just ask, as you seem to get out pretty often. Can't imagine a better way to explore. Did some of it in the tropics for a couple years, but never back in this area.

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10/7/14 5:02 PM CST
Searching Monona this morning. Looked at a small bar I'd found some years back but finally got video of what it looks like. There were smallmouth Bass on the bar, as well as two or three Walleyes (can really only see one, the other/others weren't good enough to use their video), one Bluegill, Sheephead and Carp. The second part shows the fog/cloud like layer that is usually right at the thermocline level. Pretty cool looking, much better though when you're diving. As usual video quality isn't the greatest...Rick

http://youtu.be/Ab3kT-qDF1g

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10/1/14 11:40 AM CST
RK, What EXCELLENT photos of the Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle, very artistic!!

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9/30/14 2:13 PM CST
Searching Monona this morning, a tad bit cooler than yesterday morning! Water temp @ 63°F. Clarity has improved dramatically since a week ago. Had enough light down to 40' and could actually see with the camera. As I approached a piece of structure there was a huge school of sheephead hanging at it's base and some smallies above them. Had a turtle swim over to look at the camera and then drop to the bottom to take a closer look.

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9/29/14 6:57 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
Was out Saturday also, not much happening. One bluegill in the weeds and a perch in 44 ft. Tried shallow,deep, suspended over deep....thinking of giving up on Monona for the year,,,,

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9/29/14 6:12 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Sorry for the late report. Was out Saturday morning from about 9 am until 1 pm. Nothing happening near the rock pile so I went and fished some weedbeds not far from squaw bay and found a few bluegills and perch in 8 fow. Had to be in the weeds or no fish. Brought home 13 for a fish fry - 7 bluegills and 6 perch. Beautiful day out there and very few boats until about noon, then it seemed like a bunch of pleasure boaters came out to play. Why do they have to get so close to the fishermen fishing close to shore?

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9/18/14 2:38 PM CST
If anybody knows the jag-off who replaced a trailer bunk in the handicap stall at the Olbrich landing, can you let him know I picked up all the rusted lag screws he left in the parking lot? If he wants them back, he can find them in the garbage can that’s 50 feet away.

FishAreFood
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9/17/14 11:52 AM CST
Anybody know of any good spots on shore to fish on Lake Monona or the Monona Bay?

Went out a couple weeks ago along the shore West of Brittingham Park and caught a couple nice bluegills on the north end but the shore was just filled with weeds which was pretty annoying

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9/16/14 6:26 PM CST
Fished the terrace last night for just about everything. Threw a musky sucker on a quick strike rig. Had a few takes but could not get the hooks in. Crappies are definitely there but the walleye still need some time. My friend hooked into a 8in gill on a tube jig tipped with a minnow. Good Luck!!! Big Smile

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