Chippewa/ Eau Claire River, Eau Claire County

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9/27/05 @ 9:08 PM
swimmerterry
swimmerterry
USER since 7/20/05
anyone up for some fishing on friday?

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9/27/05 @ 7:09 PM
KKeoth
KKeoth
USER since 5/4/04
try dells pond mount Simon park there are some hogs in there big ones its just pretty much the chippewa river i fished once a week or so for muskies if you wanna go sometime let me know. i normal am going by my self.

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9/27/05 @ 5:34 PM
GhostRider135
GhostRider135
USER since 6/22/04
the DNR shocked the river around campus and got a big muskie i guess. so there is a big one swimming. otherwise i have no clue how to fish for muskie but i am going to try tom. i haven't decided where though.

Ghost Rider

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9/27/05 @ 2:15 PM
wrobes
wrobes
USER since 8/26/01
hey guys

I ve been a musky fisherman for a long time now and i know the chippewa river is one of the better ones in the state if your looking for river muskies. the only problem is i ve never actually tried it. My question is, is there a fishable population of muskies in the chippewa around the eau claire stretch. if so, where are some areas that might hold fish, what depth, what might you use. any information would help tremendously. Even if you have never yourself fished them, if you have seen a couple guys throwing for muskies just let me know.

thanks a lot guys and good luck out there.

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9/27/05 @ 1:08 PM
swimmerterry
swimmerterry
USER since 7/20/05
went out a while today...skunked with 3 poles out :(

it was pretty windy so it was very annoying to fish...because my pole was always bobbing so it was hard to tell if it was the wind or a fish

any tips on this problem?

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9/25/05 @ 11:53 PM
swimmerterry
swimmerterry
USER since 7/20/05
any idea why i catch so many smallies down there on crawlers...i see everyone catching drum and other things and im fishing the same spot and same setup and all i catch is bass...jw

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9/25/05 @ 10:51 PM
GhostRider135
GhostRider135
USER since 6/22/04
i got a nice 39.5 inch sturgon on the chippewa on saturday. the thing fought for a half hour. otherwise got a few more freshwater drum. all on nightcrawlers.

make sure the crawlers are not on the bottom. I use a three way swivel to prevent it otherwise they get taked off in the weeds.

Thinking of heading out wednesday maybe to get me a muskie...or prob not.

I got that fishing itch again

Tight Lines

Ghost Rider

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9/25/05 @ 2:33 PM
swimmerterry
swimmerterry
USER since 7/20/05
yup on crawlers...they are all u really need down there.

damn i wish i could go down there today 2 but i have no time...this week i will be alot though.

walleye check your messenger

Edited on 9/25/05 2:33 PM
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9/25/05 @ 2:26 PM
walleye_guy18
walleye_guy18
USER since 4/10/05
swimmer, nice sturgeon, did you get him on crawlers? its to bad you didn't get that ski to go that would have been pretty sweet to hook up right by shore, I am going to try down there today, see if I cant hook up with a muskie.

walleyeguy

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9/25/05 @ 11:51 AM
swimmerterry
swimmerterry
USER since 7/20/05
when last night when it was drizzling out, didnt have much luck. caught a smallie 1st cast but then nothing else the next 2-3 hours. Saw a 30-40 inch muskie about 5 feet from shore infront of me swimming on the top of the water but could not get him to bite. Met walleyeguy for the 1st time and he didnt seem to have much luck either.

fished a few days ago and got this 51' sturgeon...1st legal

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