Wisconsin Dells Dam, Wisconsin River, Sauk County

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TODAY @ 7:39 AM
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Big Reg
Big Reg
USER since 9/17/16

MOON PHASE (1%)
Waxing Crescent

Are the crappie showing up yet on the river?

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9/30/16 @ 5:30 PM
TankMG79
TankMG79
USER since 12/25/13

Trying to get out tomorrow. Boat trailer has a flat. Always something else! Getting it fixed in the morn and I'll be out there by mid day 

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9/29/16 @ 10:16 AM
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kyle likes fishin
kyle likes fishin
USER since 9/25/13

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Waning Crescent

well ill be headin up there friday gonna stay the weekend 

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9/27/16 @ 1:17 PM
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kyle likes fishin
kyle likes fishin
USER since 9/25/13

MOON PHASE (10%)
Waning Crescent

was wondering if there's any walley being pulled by the dam or rivers edge

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9/26/16 @ 6:02 PM
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PSEkid94
PSEkid94
USER since 7/21/15

MOON PHASE (17%)
Waning Crescent

Was up from thursday night to sunday. Fished all day friday and sat.  Was alittle skeptical of the water but it wasnt that bad. Had to find slack water but once we did it was smooth sailing. Ended the weekend with alittle over 50 sturgeon between 3 boats, largest fish being 55in, majority in the lower 40s.  Also caught a mixed bag of smallies, walleyes, sheephead and a  few cats. There were more boats on the water than expected. Definitely glad we gave it try  

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9/26/16 @ 5:04 PM
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Chia-pet
Chia-pet
USER since 8/8/06

MOON PHASE (17%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F

Tried to get out this weekend, but took one look from the County O launch and decided it might not be safe in my 14ft. Vhull and 15hp Merc.  I'm sure those with bigger boats and motors could launch.

Friday evening fished from shore by Mexicali Rose with a friend for a couple of hours.  Lots of sheephead, a smallie and a white bass, almost all on crawlers on a river rig, with the white bass on a minnow.

Saturday evening fished from shore with 2 friends on the power plant side for about 45 minutes - 2 white bass and 2 sheephead on crawlers.  I had to leave, but those I left behind had a good streak after I left (of course) - mostly sheephead, but also 5 walleye (mostly shorts) and a handful of white bass and even a rock bass, totaling 19 fish for the evening.  All on crawler/rigs.  Nothing on minnows nor spinners.

Sunday afternoon - same place as Saturday, this time for about 2.5 hours.  Less success, but still half a dozen sheephead, a couple of baby sturgeon and a short walleye.  Again, all on crawler/rigs.  Nothing on jigs, spinners or spoons.

Also fished Lake Delton on Friday and Saturday mornings from the boat, but that was a bust - I'll post that report on the appropriate thread.

Hopefully lower water levels next time up will allow me to take out the boat onto the river, but we did ok from shore in the high water conditions where we could find slower moving pools of water.


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9/24/16 @ 6:42 PM
TankMG79
TankMG79
USER since 12/25/13

Haven't been down that way but if I had to speculate I'm sure the launch itself is fine. However given the flow rate I'll bet launching and more importantly recover will be a challenge. 

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9/24/16 @ 6:08 PM
ksimpress
ksimpress
USER since 2/9/16

How does the launch look off of county O? Hoping to get out tomorrow. Thanks!!

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9/23/16 @ 6:48 PM
WalleyeLouie
WalleyeLouie
MEMBER since 9/11/16

Drove by the dam tonight and its extremley high and fast and only 2 boats by rivers edge.

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9/22/16 @ 7:34 AM
TankMG79
TankMG79
USER since 12/25/13

Current discharge is 15,300 cfps over double the average flow and the water level is a 8ft and rising. If you're going out this weekend please make sure to check conditions and be safe out there!! There is a gauge right past rivers edge where I get my info, scroll down a post or 2 you'll find it.

Tight lines! 

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