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dgumbo
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8/28/15 12:08 AM CST
My first time to chetek this Sunday. Any ideas where and what bait or lures I should start with?

sunfishslayer
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8/23/15 10:16 PM CST
I'm looking for a place to rent a cabin for a week next spring with my family. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to stay that the cabins are nice so that if my wife and grandchildren don't want to fish that they can still have a nice time.

Mig
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8/21/15 10:56 PM CST
Dan, Thanks for the info! Mig

Dano Grz
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8/20/15 12:50 PM CST
Mig, I was there last week and did very well on big crappies and gills. The trick is to fish the wood or very close to it. Ask at the bait store for a lake map and have the guys there help you with the locations of the fish cribs. It helps to have a locator to pin point them. We used small jigs (chicken jigs or flu flu) in 1/64th oz. tipped with a waxie and fished around 8 feet down. We also tight line and seldom use floats. Many of the hits were so light that the line barely moved. Hope that helps. Dan

Mig
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8/20/15 9:02 AM CST
Fishbone, Could you tell me what you were using? I've been.up this past week trying for crappie and things have been slow at best. Only have a few more days and would like to get my two kids on some fish before we leave. Thanks!

fishbone23
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FISHING REPORT
8/19/15 11:39 PM CST
I had a couple boats go through the no wake area very fast while I was getting checked by the DNR for a fishing license. I asked him if he ever gives out tickets for the people that are breaking the rules and he just told me they werent doing anything wrong. When your anchor lets lose on multiple occasions from waves in a no wake area I dont see how that is not doing anything wrong.

I guess all I can do is suck it up and realize that there are a lot of selfish people out there that just dont care about anyone but themselves. thats just sad....

Cronk
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8/18/15 6:43 PM CST
Have to agree guys. I love the chetek chain. I really grew up fishing the chain and that area in general. I guess the only thing a guy can do is report the incidents and hope the DNR/authorities do the right thing.

They need to be made aware of whats going on though. There are only so many wardens per county/region.

I just try to be above it. Its really really hard though when guys just crank on through. I understand when you are ice fishing out front of gilligans or in similar tight areas. They need to get through as well. But for gods sake guys slow down for just that little distance.

having said all that, ill be back because i just love that area of the northwoods.

Cronk

Thorsten
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8/18/15 6:25 PM CST
Fishbone - I am a local, and I couldnt agree with you more. Sitting on anchor, many boaters zoom by 50' from you when they have hundreds of yards open on the other side. I just don't understand that. Also, I believe it is worse ice fishing. Every time I go out in the portable, I have snowmobiles flying by me very close. This is so annoying when there is plenty of room. It seem like there is a facination on these lakes with buzzing fishermen.

fishbone23
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FISHING REPORT
8/17/15 9:49 PM CST
well I just spent 2 days fishing the lakes and I caught all the crappies you would want, almost every cast. the biggest being a handful around 11" and the rest of my limit around 10 inchers. only had 3 bass and spent around 2 hours casting for them.

I did have some great fishing but on another note I dont think anyone on that lake knows what a no wake is. People just flying through there all day long and a lot of the time right next to you. I tried telling a few people it was a no wake and all I got was flipped off or told me to f-off. these were all locals and not rented boats either. All of the lakes I fish around my area people respect other people while they are fishing and slow down instead of going full speed right next to them. NOBODY knows how to do that on that chain of lakes.

fltlndr
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8/17/15 10:14 AM CST
Check out their web site. They got good reviews from the 2 people that posted on it.

rlp
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8/17/15 9:39 AM CST
Can anybody tell me what Sunny Pine Resort is like ? I am looking to book a vacation there next year. I am a little late getting things books and a lot of the places I know are booked already.

wale
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FISHING REPORT
8/7/15 9:34 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
fishing on northern end of priaire lake, only fished in a small area because we only had a canoe so we only got one crappie and 6 bluegill and one small bass. its very green

wale
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8/3/15 8:10 PM CST
are is the bite out here haven't had a report in a while? going up Wednesday until Friday morning plan on reporting when I get back. ill be fishing on Priairie up on the by the wolf den

Cronk
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7/31/15 11:07 PM CST
wale what part of the country do you plan to stay? ive seen big chetek, chetek chain, and turtle flambeau. These are all fine places to camp and fish. However you might get better info if people thought you were actually going to stay where your inquiring.

Just a though. I myself would stay on the north end of TFF. great camp sites and awesome fishing in the fall.

Cronk

wale
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7/31/15 10:24 PM CST
Possibly headed up camping this next weekend just wondering if there is anyone fishing up around the wolf den and veterans park area want to get on some nice bluegill and crappie.

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