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Let's Go Fishing
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FISHING REPORT
9/21/14 1:45 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Fished with Kevin last night, starting around 4:30. Worked Geneva Bay, Kevin got bit first with a small bass, then i boated a small pike. Moved over to Maytag, finally connected with a nice chunky lm bass that tipped the scales at 3.6lb. Mother nature treated us to some great lightening displays all evening. Moving to Covenant Harbor area, we started picking up several more bass, and once again a bite off. The sky started to cloud up more, with some wind so we moved over to Lighthouse point to get closer to the launch, and stayed out of the wind. around 11, all hell broke loose, so we cautiosly made it back to the launch. All in all we boated 14 lm bass, all cpr`d. kept boat in 10fow. All fish came on plastics. Good luck, Good fishing, Woody! Cool

Viszla-Terrier
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9/20/14 9:08 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 66° - 70° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Fished three days this week. Tough bite for myself and the few Ive been with. Ive been skunking, they have been been getting panfish and smaller LM/SM from in near shore out to 30'. Plastics, crankbaits, topwater. From the military academy, to Williams bay, to the narrows, to the flats.No patterns to speak of for us, just glad to be out. Wind was goin pretty good today. If anyone wants to offer a suggestion, Id gladly accept a PM.

Lets stop eating our own about the muskie stocking. Nothing can be done about whats already been put into the lake. Take it up with the DNR if you want, or create a separate thread away from the fishing reports section. Theres bigger problems with all the non fisherman who conduct themselves in reckless manners and illegally harass fisherman.

Good luck.

Fishin Deep
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9/20/14 6:09 PM CST
Sounds like a great way to thin out the Rock Bass!! Cool

NiteMite
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9/20/14 9:50 AM CST
Deerhnter, I would've sent this via PM, but yours is not available.

Not sure whether you have ever fished on Lake Geneva much or at all, but I'll be the first to say to you that this 'balance' you speak of is there by your criteria. The panfish are quite large, if not huge at times and the numbers of large bass is amazing.

I would say that sufficiently fits your definition of 'balanced'.

deerhntr1985
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9/20/14 9:27 AM CST
this is not a report. just my thoughts on the idiots who think muskies and northerns kill everything. first of all there has to be a predator/prey balance. look what happens on lakes with no toothy critters swimming around. sure you will catch bluegills and bass but they are nothing but 5 and 6 inch gills and 10 inch bass. they become stunted. they pose no threat to your bass and walleye fishing except a lost lure from time to time. and if you ask me, if you do hook into 1 while using bass or walleye gear its a blast and a fight that a world record bass or walleye couldnt give you. any muskie i catch will be swimming after a picture. may keep a northern for table fair but only if its just above the size limit. any larger ones will still be swimming

Esox23
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9/20/14 9:03 AM CST
Well Sinko, laughing your butt off about the video and a blatant conservation violation and ethically wrong choice as a sportsman says a lot about your character.

Yup muskies eat walleyes. Yup they eat bass. Especially the one you're reeling in. Why? They're oportunistic feeders. Why some walleye guys say the muskies are eating all their walleyes.. At this point I'm done tryin to convince someone who is so narrow minded and has their mind made up. The sky is not falling and the bass/walleye/whatever fish populations will be just fine on Lake Geneva.

Let's Go Fishing
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9/19/14 5:03 PM CST
muskies are a great game fish, i never target them, that said tho i suggest puttin on those steel leaders, as we have been bit off more than i`d like to say, specially my buddy Brian. last year sstarted a trolling pass, soon as my crank got down, gone, put another one on same thing, gone. i have not got bit off to often, but last week spinnerbait, gone, Brian on the other hand gets bit off at least once a night. good luck, good fishing, Woody!! Lips Sealed

Sinkoslinger
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9/19/14 4:34 PM CST
Checkout out utube angler kills musky and tosses it for no reason. I wouldn't go this far,but myself and bass friends laughed our butts off!! Smile

Sinkoslinger
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9/19/14 4:11 PM CST
Saw the video, been there. Love the bass fishing! Just imagine it without the skis now!!!

phisherman
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9/19/14 3:51 PM CST
Pewaukee Lake has more muskies per acre than any other lake in the state, and it's been that way for years. The largest smallmouth caught in WI history was caught on Pewaukee Lake this year (released, so was not the official state record). Your Geneva smallies will be just fine.

Sinkoslinger
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9/19/14 2:45 PM CST
Esox23 did you have a great night counting your follows? Was recently up at big green where a water wolf was choking on a walleye on the surface of the lake. Nobody stopped to help? Oh! Guess it was just one of the 3% of game fish eaten if you remenber right? Or nobody was willing to help the wolf choking!!!

FinaticTT
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9/19/14 2:28 PM CST
"Maybe the muskies will grow to astronomical proportions and start feeding on the Jet Skiers & Water Skiers..." We can only hope! Thanks for the laugh.

JeffC
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9/19/14 1:35 PM CST
Anybody know how Walleyes for Tomorrow guys are feeling right about now with all the fry they have let loose in the system. They logged a lot of hours trying to make this lake a better fishier. Keep up the good work people I love this lake and not the Jet Ski's

pinboy
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9/19/14 1:30 PM CST
Nicely put jams... As far as the pike they may be down but there not out. Here's a solid 40 from the other night that my buddy landed trolling a little deeper than our norm.

10lbi
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9/19/14 1:15 PM CST
Let them Muskies chow on the rock bass, plenty of forage in the lake,my only question is what will happen to the Northern Pike population, it seems to me that they are down from past years. Will muskies muscle out the pike even more?

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