Castle Rock Lake

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5/28/17 @ 10:24 AM
tonyn0007
tonyn0007
USER since 5/28/17

Hello All!  Mom putting year round camper at Buckhorn.  I will be shore fishing for the next month till I find a boat to buy.  All suggestions for any species would be appreciated.  Also boat hunting.

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5/27/17 @ 8:32 PM
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Jesse Quale
greenwaterwalleye
USER since 1/25/09

MOON PHASE (6%)
Waxing Crescent

Fished the "Rock" today with 2 guys who have a camper at one of the local camp grounds.

We launched the boat at 6 am and fished till noon. Water temp was 62.5 in the early morning and around 66 when we left the lake.

Today we trolled cranks and boards in 8 to 12 f.o.w. Mid day we ran to deep water and only boated 5 short eyes.

A lot of fish mid morning, You would run through big schools of fish and couldn't even keep 6 rods in the water.

Hope everyone is having a safe memorial day weekend. Good luck, Be safe and catch lots of fish!

Edited on 5/27/17 8:35 PM
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5/26/17 @ 10:15 PM
walleye1987
walleye1987
USER since 6/20/16

Anywhere in the river you will catch cats. A lot of people fish by the Dam. Shore fishing around the 21 bridge is good for cats and I believe people do well by the Dam on the west side from shore.

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5/26/17 @ 8:21 PM
Beechy09
Beechy09
USER since 5/26/17

Anyone have any recommendations on spots for catfish? My girlfriend and I would be fishing from kayaks or from shore. Thank you!

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5/26/17 @ 5:23 PM
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Jesse Quale
greenwaterwalleye
USER since 1/25/09

MOON PHASE (1%)
Waxing Crescent

Back out on the "Rock today with a couple guys who have booked trips with me in the past.

We launched the boat at 7 am and fished till 3 pm. Wind was out of the south south/east for the majority of the day. Water temp was 62 in the morning and around 65 when we left the water.

Bite today was a little slower, Water is dirty and cooler with all the rain this past week. Sounds like warmer temps are on the way for a couple days, This should jump the water temps back up.

Today we trolled cranks and boards, Started out shallow and moved deep mid day and back shallow to finish out the day. 

Anyone looking to get out, I have this Sunday May 28 open, June 3rd,5th,6th,7th,8th,10th and 11th

Good luck, Be safe this "Holiday weekend!"


Edited on 5/26/17 5:25 PM
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5/25/17 @ 5:32 PM
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Jerry Tipping
Angler's Pride
USER since 12/26/07

MOON PHASE
New Moon

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

AIR TEMP
51° - 55° F

WATER TEMP
61° - 65° F

Bob from Muscatine Iowa booked a morning trip on "The Rock" for today. A little chilly start to the morning, but warmed nicely after the sun showed itself. We started floating minnows under slip bobbers in shallow water and boated about 10 crappies, kept 2. The same number of "shorties", 4 nice size cats. We moved out to the main lake to work jigs around submerged timber but the bite was slow. We had another "shortie", another cat, and a small sheeps head. Moved to the north end and tried around some humps in the channel but the current was really strong and the water is very dirty, and a lot of junk floating. Should have stayed with the bobbers!  A slight chance for a little rain over the weekend but not looking to bad. They are sitll running over 15,000 cfs at both dams.

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry 

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5/25/17 @ 6:39 AM
Mark Saemisch
Muzkie Mark
USER since 4/16/10

Thanks. Thump

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5/25/17 @ 6:35 AM
Thump55
Thump55
USER since 7/19/04

That's a really nice looking fish.

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5/25/17 @ 5:44 AM
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Mark Saemisch
Muzkie Mark
USER since 4/16/10

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New Moon

The Saemisch lure strikes again for Eddie and his 1st musky. Damn nice 1st. Congratulations Eddie anybody who would like to go out Musky fishing with me just PM me or contact me 608-415-1231. And you can find the lures at Northside Mobile in Castle Rock Dam bait shop in Juneau and Adams. Then Hartjes Lavalle and True Value Reedsburg. In Hayward at Hayward bait and Bottle and Jenks on cty B. Ross's in Phillips. They are also at muskytales in Antioch Illinois. Action and rise they hit it on the rise.

Edited on 5/25/17 5:59 AM
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5/24/17 @ 12:10 AM
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walleye1987
walleye1987
USER since 6/20/16

MOON PHASE (2%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

AIR TEMP
56° - 60° F

WATER TEMP
56° - 60° F

Was out Thursday on the Rock for a little trolling mid morning. I just trolled out from Mays point trolling the channel break in 12 feet of water pulling boards with #5 and #6 rapalas and flicker shads. The wind was blowing me all over making boat control a pain. Also lots of stuff in the water to include a full size tree floating. Only managed one small walleye in the 45 minutes I spent out there. Spent most of my time cleaning debris of my lines and boards. As of yesterday the Dam was wide open. Did not check it today. Spent my weekend at my cabin in Rusk County and man the water is high up there. Docks were coming off the poles and floating. Most docks were under water. I anticipate high water for the next week maybe longer if we get more rain. Good luck to all and pay attention if on the water for debris floating. Hoping to get out this week and try some new electronics I added to the boat. Will keep you posted.

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