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paneyefshr
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5/18/15 10:23 AM CST
Fished Thursday-Saturday with not much to show for it. Got a few small walleye and some pike in about 8-16 FOW jigging. Fished the Jump river and the Jump channel nearly down to Swedes. Fish just weren't active, marked fish in all the usual spots. Tried minnows, worms and many types of lures, nothing worked that well. Night crawler and jig got the most, but was fished the most too.

Crappie spawn seems to be over. Walleye have moved deeper. Gills are starting to move shallow. Perch were pretty active, but the size was poor

Overall a very quiet weekend on the lake

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5/4/15 7:54 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F
Fished opener around the mouth of the Jump. No walleyes. Didn't see other people catching any either. My 4 year old did get 3 nice Perch all over 10 inches

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5/4/15 7:14 AM CST
Apparently the walleye had a calendar.

Fished the same areas Saturday that I did Thursday and Friday but overall the bite really dropped off. The lake was very busy, maybe that had something to do with it. Crappie slowed down too. 3 of us fishing managed to get walleye but mostly slot fish. Kept a few just below the slot. A allies were pretty active.

Next couple weeks should be very good

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5/4/15 6:53 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Well we didn't hit the walleye as good as we anticipated for opening weekend. But we did fairly decent on crappie and caught several smallies, a few pike, and a little 20" muskie. Had a group of 8 of us. Only had 4 walleye total for the weekend. Pretty much all fish caught on Pine Lake. Crappies were pretty thick on the rock bar and by the island in submerged brush. Plain hook and minnow under a slip bobber seemed to outfish all other jigs. Did also try Cranberry, Jump River area, and up by the Lions Park for walleye with no success. Overall, was a very fun weekend.

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5/1/15 9:51 AM CST
Fished for crappie a couple hours this morning. Got about 20 decent fish, but put all but a few for the pan back. Females are just starting to balloon up with spawn, should be just a week or so until they really start.

Got several walleye incidentally, should be very good for the opener tomorrow.

All fish caught on minnows below a float. Glow or orange glow worked best for crappie, most of the walleye came on gold

Good luck

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4/30/15 8:38 PM CST
The DNR said 3 walleye with the 14-18 inch slot with only one over 18 and 2 under or all under

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4/30/15 7:34 PM CST
Anyone know what the regs for walleye are here this year?

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4/27/15 1:54 PM CST
Good Luck everyone this weekend during the opener. MY family will be up. My 4 year old is very excited.

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4/20/15 2:04 PM CST
Fished Friday and Saturday for crappie in 3-8 fow using minnows on small jigging spoons suspended under a bobber. Gold and green glow were the hot colors. The bite was very good, we kept a few for a meal and put back well over 100 that would have been keepers all winter long.

The crappie were definitely pre-spawn with many males in areas where beds will be shortly. Some females in as well, but spawn is far from developed. Should be a good and longer crappie bite this spring.

Caught several walleye which of course went back immediately, but the size and quantity were good signs for this years opener.

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4/6/15 3:41 PM CST
The last remaining ice came off the lake yesterday. Tried for crappie in a shallow bay without luck, but that will change in a week or so. Good Luck

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3/29/15 5:47 PM CST
A few brave souls still out on Friday. Ice is breaking up at the shorelines and the entire river bed is open from one end to the next. Should be open next week with the rain and 70 degree day coming. Crappie time is just a couple weeks away.

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3/16/15 9:49 AM CST
Ice Depth: 16"
Fished Friday and Saturday, what a beautiful weekend. Fished the DNR launch and Cranberry. Both areas were better Friday than Saturday. Crappie and Bluegill were biting. Others suggested that the bite was better earlier in the week.

Ice conditions in those areas were good. I saw guys driving trucks out on the lake, but I wouldn't drive anywhere on the lake anymore. The ice in many areas is very black and spongy. A few more warm days and any rain could end safe ice quickly. The areas near the rivers are opening up already.

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3/3/15 5:27 PM CST
Never have fished here before but with the warmer weather coming I would like to get my dad out on the ice and I have some tip downs to use now that game fish season is closed. I'm not looking to limit out on fish but would like to try out tip downs and have heard good things about this body of water. I am limited to foot travel with my dad but if there are any good crappie areas close by to a public landing feel free to message me and give us a starting point! I can give info on lakes nearby where I live such as Petenwell or on Miller dam as well. Thanks all and good luck out there. Be safe with the warm weather ahead!

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2/16/15 2:08 PM CST
Ice Depth: 20"
Fished Friday afternoon and Saturday. SLOW is the only word to describe the fishing. Friday was better than Saturday. The cold front had the fish very negative. Only small slow moving baits worked. Not one bite on minnows or with any aggressive tactics. Hopefully things will pick up after the cold snap. The other guys I saw and talked to did equally poorly. The only guys out had insulated shacks. The wind was brutal. Way too cold to be outside.

Good luck

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2/9/15 7:43 AM CST
Ice Depth: 19" Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 26° - 30° F
Went to the lake Friday through Sunday. Saturday morning before the sun came up we set up in an entrance to a small bay. We found an inside turn in about 6 fow water. I got two walleyes one was about 13 inches the other was bigger, but popped off at the top of the hole. We were jigging Shad raps with a minnow head on the treble. We also had some tip ups set out with shiners but no luck.

Saturday afternoon around noon we headed to a community spot on the road west of Swedes. A lot of people out but no one was really catching anything. We were in about 22 FOW. We would mark fish but could not get them to bite.

Sunday morning set up in the small bay again. We brought my 4 year old out with us. He loved the experience but unfortunately didn't have any luck.

Reports are that it is pretty slow most places on the lake.

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