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Fishy1960
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4/28/16 11:34 AM CST
I have lived in Hayward most of my life years- 45 years. The LCO tribe is hand downs the most responsible tribe in Wisconsin as far as the spearing and maintaining a balance between both tribal harvest and bag limits. But yes-they do spear. The fish was most likely taken legally by a tribal member-but that doesn't make it right- its very disgusting!!! Maybe that this is in the open it will get investigated-I don't think you can sell that fish.

But some of the biggest spearing and netting bust in our area are from white locals-disturbing but very true. PM me if you want details. Also in the past there was a non-tribal market for these fish-from a few locals who would buy. I think that is as bad or worse than the actual spearing. We really shouldn't pollute the Chippewa Flowage site with this negative info because its misleading and bad all the way around. The flowage has a tremendous Walleye fishery and the LCO tribe and GLIB have put allot of time and money into this body of water. Good luck with the opener and don't let this type of stuff stop you from having fun. JIM

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earlyretirement
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4/27/16 9:36 PM CST
was thinking that same thing wally, if I could only threaten to keep every fish I keep and then throw it in a ditch if my property taxes don't go down. The joy of playing politics with our natural resources.

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4/27/16 8:46 PM CST
mj9999,after you upload data it goes through two processes. The first is the Insight Genesis people do a quality assurance inspection to see if meets their standards of what should go in Social Map (gofreeshop). If it passes, it's marked "Social Map" and if it's not it's marked "Not in Social Map". The second step is the Social Map people update the map with logs that passed and make it available for download. The first step has been taking a day or two but occasionally can be longer, I assume they get really busy in summer. The second step can take weeks. I've been mapping Lake Wissota for 4 weeks and the last update was 4/7. What the heck is taking so long??

You do have the ability to merge all your own logs for a lake into one "trip" including those marked "Not in Social Map" and download that. So you don't necessarily have to wait for the public Social Map to be updated. Of course if you've only done part of a lake your merged trip will only include the part you did.

John S.

wallywood
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4/27/16 5:31 PM CST
well gotofish so you want to have a pissing contest.Musky hook and line fishermen practice cpr.They do not try to sell there speared catch for $2 a pound.Hook and line walleye fishermen should not and now cannot no longer harvest the prime spawners 20-. 24 inches.If you really want a accurate count on the damage done by hook and line fishing you should contact the dnr.Its really hard to release a trophy fish with 4 holes that were just stuck through it.

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mj9999
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4/27/16 1:18 PM CST
Yeah I have checked it out. I just didnt want to get all the way up there and have crappy mappings / depths. I may do some sonar mapping with 3D scan in some spots I like to fish.

We stay in Hay Creek in early summer and then usually somewhere on the west fork 2 more times of the year.

How quickly were your scans ready to be downloaded?

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4/27/16 11:04 AM CST
mj9999, I have HDS Gen2 with Lake Insight Pro card. It has great detail. Eventually all lakes will be available for FREE at gofreeshop.com. Have you checked that out? If they don't have a section you like to fish, record your sonar data and upload to the Insight Genesis website and it will get added to the gofreeshop map. I've mapped most of my county lakes, and by Hayward I am working on Callahan/mud and Big Round.

John S.

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4/27/16 8:35 AM CST
I could only find 2014 spearing harvest report on GLIFWC site. Lots of info to go through. Scroll down to appendices and look for LCO Tribe. PG.27,40,48 will give you info for 2014.

https://data.glifwc.org/spearing.reports/

TC


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go2fish
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4/26/16 10:58 PM CST
Wallywood - Please make an accurate report on how much damage is done to the walleye and musky after this years open fishing season. Also, do you have any accurate statistics of the damage done to the walleye and musky from last years open fishing season? Or prior years? Am interested. Thanks, and good luck out there.

TOM BOLEY
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4/26/16 10:43 PM CST
A short little video from a couple days ago. The cane pole works wonders when getting tight to wood is a necessity. The crappies that are still holding shallow on the Chip are very tight to wood.


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4/26/16 4:04 PM CST
Thanks Wallywood! Good luck yourself!


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wallywood
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4/26/16 3:57 PM CST
Thanks Tim, good luck this season.Keep up with the great posts.Have you heard any reports on how much damage was done to the Musky and Walleye from this years spearing.Please PM me if would.

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4/26/16 3:52 PM CST
Walleye: First Saturday in May to November 30 15" minimum, no harvest of fish 20-24", and only 1 fish over 24" **

**INCLUDES WEST FORK OF THE CHIPPEWA RIVER upstream to the Moose Lake Dam**

TC


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wallywood
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4/26/16 3:40 PM CST
Is the walleye bag limit for non Indians going to be 3 fish between 15-20''.

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4/26/16 9:13 AM CST
Here's a link to Dr. Sonar's website. Lots of great info on lowrance, Hummingbird, Struture scan, Sidescan and how to get the most out of the high-tech units.

http://doctorsonar.com/

TC

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mj9999
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4/26/16 8:51 AM CST
Thanks everyone for the advice and thanks for all the fishing reports.

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