Any ice updates head up this weekend with the kids. Wanted to try the ice once. Thanks in advance!
Wisconsin Dells Dam, Wisconsin River, Sauk County
MOON PHASE (92%)
last day of open water, 27 fish, 2 keepers, 1 sturgeon. slower day, boat control was much harder with the wind and things were icing up on this day. I took the butt kicking on this day, but almost caught up at the end. about 4 hours again. 3 out of 4 spots we tried had fish
MOON PHASE (65%)
my planned last trip of the year, but fishing was so fun I had to go one more day after that. fished 4 hours, caught a bunch of shorts and 2 legals, missed a ton, jig and minnow... done for the year now, looking forward to spring already....bring on ice fishing
MOON PHASE (1%)
41° - 45° F
Fished Friday and Saturday and caught a healthy amount of walleye. Between the two days my uncle and I kept 6 walleye, biggest being 18 1/2in's.
Simple jig and minnow setup. They were definitely picky about the color of the jigs.
MOON PHASE (1%)
Report for 11/25-11/27:
Friday got out from 8am-1pm near the dam drifted around for awhile till we found the fish and anchored in 13ft casting into 20ft. Caught so many shorts we lost count but did end up with 3 keepers and 1 slot just over 20. Caught most of the shorts on dark color hair jigs with fatheads. Keepers we caught on hair jigs, split shot and minnow, and one on purple moxie plastic.
Saturday got out from 630am-1pm and anchored in the same spot as Friday and stayed in the same spot all day. Not as many shorts but more keepers. Ended with 8 keepers. Caught most fish on dark hair jigs and split shot and minnow. Caught some on orange/chartreuse thumper jig and white/chatreuse jigging rap. Keepers were caught on dark hair jigs, split shot minnow, and thumper jig.
Sunday got out 6am-9am in the same spot and ended up with 4 keepers. Keepers caught on dark hair jigs and split shot and minnow. Caught some more shorts on the white chartreuse jigging rap.
We found the one spot on Friday and didn't have to move all weekend. Our bites would come in waves tho. You'd get a bunch of bites/fish for about 30/45min then it would slow down a bit. Also, a lot of short bites. Stinger hooks were a must.