Beaver Dam Lake, Dodge County

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12/31/15 @ 11:47 AM
kentdfd
kentdfd
USER since 3/8/15
What types of bait fish reside in BDL?? Looking to increase my knowledge on this lake. Thanks

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12/30/15 @ 1:33 PM
pokem n smokem365
pokem n smokem365
USER since 10/30/12
Checked the ice on north end. 1.5 inches of slushy wet unwalkable ice. Possibly get out Saturday if Temps stay cool and things stiffen up.

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12/30/15 @ 1:00 PM
catchnfillet
catchnfillet
USER since 9/24/15
Theres a bundle of brilliance!! Its been froze over for 30 hrs and lets go fishen billy bob!!! Idiot!!!

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12/30/15 @ 11:00 AM
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GMC GUY
GMC    GUY
USER since 9/17/09

MOON PHASE (73%)
Waning Gibbous
First person of the year in the drink. I guess the hovercraft was out rescuing them this morning. Hope they made it out ok.

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12/1/15 @ 4:57 PM
perch chaser
perch chaser
USER since 2/6/03
Anyone know if the parking is still restricted on Idle Hour Drive or if the field leading down to the lake still gets posted?

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11/29/15 @ 4:08 PM
cherty
cherty
USER since 11/23/13
Is there any place to shore fish this late in the season on BD ? Should be ice fishing by now. would like to get out and get some fish.

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11/17/15 @ 7:21 AM
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jprince
jprince
USER since 2/8/11

MOON PHASE (34%)
Waxing Crescent
Anything going on lately? May be coming from Milwaukee this weekend. Any info will be great.

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11/11/15 @ 11:38 PM
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jollygreenj
jollygreenj
USER since 8/13/11

MOON PHASE
New Moon

CONDITIONS
Night Time

AIR TEMP
56° - 60° F
fished last night on the lake 11 nice crappies glo ratfinky and gulp minnows and this am on the river caught 8 decent perch on orange finkee and powerbait. also had a young eagle swoop in and catch a mouse 20 feet away, so cool. happy vets day and thank you so much for your service. guys if you know or meet a vet shake their hand and thank them, and maybe take them fishing we owe them so very much.

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11/10/15 @ 3:07 PM
coralman
coralman
USER since 5/14/15
I doubt this is columnaris. Columnaris is bacterial but manifests itself as a fuzzy appearance. It is often mistaken for fish fungus. It tends to trap algae, etc making it look a bit greyish to greenish. This is something different, almost a clearing of the opercular cover and scales so you can see thru the scales into the skull and gill cover. There is a professor at the University of Kentucky that specializes in freshwater fish diseases. They even teach a course there on the subject. Try sending the photos to Dr. Robert Durborow (robert.durborow@kysu.edu). He can probably ID it and tell you whether it is bad to eat or whatever. He is in the KSU's division of Agricultural sciences.

Beaver Dam Lake, Dodge County Photo
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11/8/15 @ 10:21 PM
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TKE 632
TKE 632
USER since 12/14/09

MOON PHASE (8%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
41° - 45° F

WATER TEMP
46° - 50° F
Fished Saturday evening. Pretty windy but calmed down at dark. Managed to catch crappies once again. Let 18in channel go and a short eye. Can't wait for first ice.

Beaver Dam Lake, Dodge County Photo
Beaver Dam Lake, Dodge County Photo
Beaver Dam Lake, Dodge County Photo
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11/8/15 @ 8:01 PM
RodMaster
RodMaster
USER since 4/10/06
Thanks for the input guys. I did a search on DNR website and sent an inquiry. They forwarded info to Dodge County Fisheries Biologist. I have sent them the pictures and waiting to see what they have to say. I will post their response when received.

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11/8/15 @ 12:47 PM
walleye86
walleye86
USER since 3/3/12
I've only seen it on the crappie. But I've seen it the last few years. Hope it's due to temp. Change? Got out last night for 9 hours and fished from shore and ended up with 8 crappie and 2 perch. None of the crappie had the " growth". Very slow right lines and good luck. Oh yeah I missed probably a dozen fish also. Puke

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11/8/15 @ 12:45 PM
walleye86
walleye86
USER since 3/3/12
I've only seen it on the crappie. But I've seen it the last few years. Hope it's due to temp. Change? Got out last night for 9 hours and fished from shore and ended up with 8 crappie and 2 perch. None of the crappie had the " growth". Very slow right lines and good luck. Oh yeah I missed probably a dozen fish also. Puke

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11/7/15 @ 12:04 PM
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Chemist
Chemist
USER since 6/17/01

MOON PHASE (14%)
Waning Crescent
It happens during quick temperature changes. Our perch were fine last month.

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11/7/15 @ 11:41 AM
gram
gram
USER since 11/11/14
What is the cause of this? Is it a problem for all fish or just certain species? Does it eventually clear up? Is it due to a food source or just a rare thing? Wondering

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