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tunes
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8/28/15 9:39 AM CST
Tough day on Delavan for the wife and I today. Tried all the usual spots, docks, points and weedlines with not much luck. Finally went deep (37'-42') and got into some nice 'gills. Right on the bottom with "Big Reds"

While moving from one spot to another, our motor seized up. I would like to extend a very sincere thank you to the fine Gentleman in the Lund Pro-V that towed us back to the dock. You saved us hours of grief.

Now if someone can point me in the direction of a nice used 35-45HP tiller motor, things will be looking up.

[This post was last edited on 8/28/15 at 9:41 AM]
HERO547
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8/27/15 4:53 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
On at 7, off at 1. Cold slow start. 50 degrees this morning. Not much under the piers. Not much deep either. Had to be right on the 11 to 12 foot line tight to the weeds. Had to sort a ton to get a two man limit. We measure every fish. Kept only 7 1/2 and up. Had 2 9s, a few 8 pluses and the rest 7 1/2 and up. Bait had to be laying on the bottom. Laying on the weeds on the bottom was best. When you pulled it off the weed real slow, bang they would hit it. Jeff had his boy along today. He could not catch a cold, let alone a fish. I think he had 3 in about 5 hours. I insisted he take my weapon of mass destruction. In the next 10 casts he caught ten fish. I kept taking them off and baiting the hook. Must have caught over 20 bass with out a legal one. All in all, a nice day.

[This post was last edited on 8/28/15 at 8:14 AM]
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8/25/15 7:37 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
Fished yesterday with my grandson , had to find the best way to fish in the wind with a 8 year old.slip bobber and sucker was the ticket...I told him when boober goes under reel fast ...lol after missing some he kinda got the hang of it....Finn caught 4 nice bass the biggest 19 .....the excidment of a kid reeling in a fish is the best.... To day bluegills......( take a kid fishing it's very rewarding) ....PS caught the fish in 10 to 14 feet of water. 4 feet down .....good fishing all.....

[This post was last edited on 8/25/15 at 7:40 AM]
DOUG IDE
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8/23/15 9:07 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny
This is what i know as of this morning the gills are between 18 to 22 feet .large mouth the sucsess i have had has been ripping cranks over the top of the weeds . As for the eyes i was getting them on the bottom in 25 feet but they have moved on me will get out this week and figure out what happend to them. Thanks all for the support.

Fireman Ken
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8/23/15 7:36 PM CST
THIS IS NOT FACE BOOK!!! How about fishing reports only???

coldcrappiekiller
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8/23/15 6:42 PM CST
Ditto

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8/23/15 6:09 PM CST
Blah blah blah…. enough already, we get it.

Sail fish
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8/23/15 4:57 PM CST
Hello fellow fisherman. I have been using this sight to get fishing reports for the past 8 years on delavan. I love this lake and have been fishing here a least 10 days a month thru the season. I decided to join and post here for the first time because of the recent posts I have read concerning Doug Ide. I have met and have had the privilege to fish with him on 2 occasions. I like this guy a lot. He not only has put some nice eyes in my boat but actually has educated me on how to successfully catch them on my own. Couldn't ask for a better guide trip. I would and will refer him to anyone. Doug's passion and knowledge for fishing is second to none. I love this forum and would like to thank all who participate.

[This post was last edited on 8/23/15 at 4:59 PM]
PeteS
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8/23/15 11:01 AM CST
I have personally fished with Doug multiple times and he is a very ethical guide and I believe him. Technologically challenged maybe, but an honest guy.

14#walleye
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8/23/15 7:14 AM CST
Doug Ide fishes several area lakes and is a fantastic guide. There is no doubt he abides by all regs and limits. He has taken the time to help me out when I am having trouble finding walleye on Delavan. Keep the posts coming Doug!

HERO547
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8/22/15 8:44 PM CST
He is a good guide and a straight shooter. If he says it was a mistake, it was a mistake. Case closed, lets move on. If you want to learn how to catch walleyes on Delavan. He is the guide to hire.

P'TownPig194
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8/22/15 8:11 PM CST
It appears the post in question has been removed. What it was, was a report from the lake and 2 photos of several panfish. Also in one of the pics, was a LMB that looked to be around the 14 inch size. My interpretation of a report that talks about your success and is linked with a picture, means "Heres what we kept". I dont care if you keep LMB, SMB or any other fish. That is your right. If its an illegal sized fish, then thats a different story. The OP removed the pic and said that he posted that one in error and that group of fish were not from Delavan. I believe him. No reason not to, dont know the guy. Just need to be more careful what you post.

swamp people
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8/22/15 7:32 PM CST
roger that big job as well. i must have missed something, because what i saw was a 5 year old holding a bass for a picture. possibly his first one, i didnt see where they kept it for supper. not sure???? Wondering

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8/22/15 5:42 PM CST
I couldn't agree more with The Big Job. Ide plays by the rules and doesn't deserve to be discredited with nothing more then libel.

jprince
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8/22/15 12:57 PM CST
Also can you fish there at night?

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