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rk_diver
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8/19/14 10:02 PM CST
Olbrich boat launch will be closed this Sunday (24th) due to construction on Atwood Ave (which will also be closed, as is part of Fair Oaks). On Monona this morning (surface temp @ 74°F), as many have reported many schools of panfish seen at various depths. Surprisingly saw more sheephead then carp with the camera today. Rick

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8/17/14 11:15 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 86° - 90° F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Anyone have any luck from shore for panfish or anything really? Lookin to take my kid down there any advice would be great!

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8/16/14 6:04 PM CST
Tried for gills this morning. Fished some weed edges, the mid depths (16-22 fow) and drifted the deep part of the lake for suspended fish, which worked the best. Still, they ran small today for me, with a bunch of them in the 6-8 inch range. I got one 9-plus incher out there in the middle and ended up keeping 5. Wished I had let them go but they were already on ice. Used waxies and little Gulp minnows. Before I left around noon I tossed a small crankbait for about 45 minutes and in one particular spot caught a largemouth, lost a keeper size smallie, missed a little pike and had a large muskie take a couple slashes at the lure.

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8/13/14 5:27 PM CST
Could some one tell me where the pike and muskie are biting. Thinking about going out on Friday morning.

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8/13/14 3:54 PM CST
Thinking of going out tomorrow afternoon for muskies but will not go out if water temperatures are too high. No point in endangering those beauties. Please advise.

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8/12/14 8:54 PM CST
Another pike we got on Monona. 38in still swimming.

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8/12/14 8:45 PM CST
Pike and muskie bite on Monona. Just go out and try for some. Password would like to tell the location but you just need to wet a line. Fish still swimming 42in 20lbs

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8/9/14 6:49 PM CST
Does anyone now where the muskie Ana's pike are biting.

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8/8/14 10:42 PM CST
Fished the north triangle Wednesday. Got a few decent gills. No bass or crappie. All on artificials.

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8/7/14 5:24 PM CST
I was the only one by "The Rock" from 10-12 yesterday...I'm guessing b1ak was referring to the area marked with buoys further east. Using the same topo map, look for the two circles with X in the middle, over by Tonyawatha boat launch and just before Squaw Bay.

There were 3-4 boats out straight off of Olin around 10 when I launched, but they weren't far enough west to be at The Rock.

deskjockey
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8/7/14 2:58 PM CST
Password, I'm just guessing (never been on this lake), but if you click on topo map tab at the top of the page and move your cursor to zoom in, you'll see "the rock" and 10' for the depth at the west end of the lake.

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8/7/14 10:00 AM CST
Could you please tell me where the rock piles you were fishing were.

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8/7/14 9:48 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F
yesterday fished the rock pile from 10-noon caughts some nice gills in 12' of water right on the edge of the weed line…on the bottom..waxies & small red-worms. they quit about ll;30 & we tried three other favorite spots around the lake till 2pm & gave up. Lots of boats around the rock-pile early..most gone by noon. no wind at all. hot. lots of small bass minnows jumping around on the surface at rock pile whatever that means. Early would appear to be the best time to go.

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8/6/14 2:17 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Took a Dad and his two boys from my school out on the boat today, their first time ever on Madison lakes. I was dropshotting live crawlers, they all had crawlers under floats. Spent about 2 hrs in The Rock and near the southern most bridge of John Nolen...marked a fair amount of fish on the finder but none of us could get a bite. Started in the 10-15 ft area shelf just off of The Rock, then some open weed pockets. I was fishing my rig down to the bottom, those fish I mentally noted on FF were suspended a couple feet off the bottom. Lots of shad activity and a fair amount of bird action nearby.

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8/5/14 10:50 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Fished off the Monona side of the lake Sunday morning with a couple of friend and caught a few Bluegills and Perch. We fished in 10.5 ftow directly on the outside edge of the weed line. Big red worms worked best but caught a few with pieces of crawlers and Waxies also. I caught some with a slip bobber and some right over the side. The fish were right on bottom. We kept 27 decent ones with a few smaller ones that swallowed the hook mixed in. We saw quite a few boat near Wyldhaven but we were farther down. Most of those boat left by around 10:30 when the wind started to pick up. That's about the time we decided we had enough fish and left too. Good fish'n and good eat'n! T.W.T.

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