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nothingbutwhoppers
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9/15/14 7:14 PM CST
I finally caught few fish on the lake this morning & again this afternoon. I caught some gills, crappies, walleyes, & bullheads. Pan fish & bullheads were small except for 3 decent gills. Walleyes were nice fish but not 18''. The biggest was 17.25''. Fish all caught jigging with worms.

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9/3/14 10:26 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny
Was on the lake all Labor Day weekend. Caught 12 cats and lost 2 eyes at the boat. Can't believe anyone would have a hard time catching cats on this lake. I couldn't keep em off the hook from shore or in the boat. All 16" plus. I was just drifting and backtrolling with crawlers.

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8/26/14 9:43 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 76° - 80º F
Out trolling salmos with my boy and some buddy's tonight 6 o'clock to 8:30 ish 1 catfish to show. Was out last Sunday also with 2 nice crappies and 2 cats south end of lake. Anybody been picking up any eyes or perch out here ? been tough for us.

nothingbutwhoppers
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8/25/14 7:23 PM CST
I have been trying the lake shore every morning the past 3 weekends. Only 1 8 pound catfish until this morning when I finally caught a few nice crappies.Very slow bite though.

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8/24/14 12:38 PM CST
Beaver Dam Lake is not so good this year. The Rock River would be a better place for cats. I never fished it but too many unreal reports of flatties and fork tails from the rock to not believe it.

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8/20/14 9:42 PM CST
I've never been to BD,heard good things about it. I got a 16ft Crestliner that's itchin to get on top of some decent cats. I need directions from the Gurnee Ill area or at the very least the # to a baitshop in the area. Its been a struggle for me this season for the kitties. I sure could use a lil help fellas!!!!

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8/18/14 1:48 PM CST
Is there any where on the lake as far as shore fishing where you can get decent cats? Been having okay days under the damn but the numbers aren't there like I want them to be.... Any info is greatly appreciated.

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8/8/14 11:34 PM CST
Definitely have seen better times out here. The quality of fish is still here, but very hard to find. Once you find them though you will catch some dandies

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8/4/14 8:07 PM CST
He had five other people with him, even though they didn't have poles....

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8/4/14 7:18 PM CST
If the Mexican had more than 10, you should have called the warden.

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8/4/14 4:08 PM CST
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8/4/14 4:07 PM CST
Second picture, the two I managed to catch after the rain.

Crappieslugger
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8/4/14 4:01 PM CST
Conditions: Night Time Air Temp: 66° - 70° F
I know this isn't the river link at all, but I thought I'd still share this with you. Started around 10 last night by the bridge below thedamn and got this 21 inch 2 1/2 cat within the first five mintues. Fished till 12 or so, caught numerous 6-7" cats and bullheads, left due to rain. Went home, cleaned him up, and came back out after showers, around 145. Stayed till 330, action was hot, cats and b ullheads up the arse, and managed to keep these two. Saw a Mexican gentleman, with a bucket full of 6-8" cats. Really people? C'mon let those go!

johnthefishermanbd
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8/3/14 8:45 PM CST
My theory is that since an enormous amount of big catfish died, there is that much more forage in the lake for the gamefish. Which is why its hard to get them to bite. I have had zero luck on gamefish this year on beaver dam but have caught some nice pannies earlier in the spring/summer. Anybody else think this too?

medowe
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8/2/14 9:29 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny
There is indeed fish in Beaver Dam Lake. Are they as prevalent as in past year or 2 , no. However they are there and can be caught. I have caught cat, walleye and northern this summer. They are not in the "usual" places but are there. There is plenty of short walleye and some nice northern out there. I have not gotten many panfish but then again I do not fish a lot for them. The typical baits have also not been as successful. It is afterall called fishing, not catching. I have been able to catch enough to eat plenty of fish and get some in the freezer. Work at it and it will reward you. Remember any day on the water fishing is a good day, the catching is a bonus.

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