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Seaweedd4
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5/22/15 10:46 AM CST
Fished Delavan yesterday. The green slime makes fishing very difficult. We did OK with bass and pike casting husky jerks, swim baits and spinner baits. All on the wind blown side of lake in 8-17 feet with weeds. Can't jig or texas rig anything on the bottom because as soon as the lure hits the bottom it is covered in slime. Same was true for casting docks. Water was very clear but the slime make fishing difficult.

svitreum
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5/22/15 6:59 AM CST
Basically Hero summed it up. Disgusting green slime/filamentous algae everywhere. When you could spot good pannies, they would melt down into the stuff. Ran all over and the same everywhere. Guess I will wait for a couple more weeks, again. Back to fishing salmon.

JORY SIMMONS
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5/21/15 4:43 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 56° - 60° F
I'm finding some nice bluegills and pumpkin seeds along the south shore in the wind don't let the wind stop you from fish and some days it can be your friend


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HERO547
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5/21/15 3:44 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 46° - 50° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
We killed them. I had one bluegill and That Big had one Bass. On at 8, off at 1. It was so bad. I was starting to think I would rather look at THE WARDEN than my bobber. Made the tour of the whole lake. That green slime made it impossible to fish in a lot of areas. In front of the Island they were stacked 5 deep in 8 to 10 feet of water. I could not get through the slime to get down to them. Forget the channel in Crest view. They sprayed it. Not a weed or a pan fish in it. A few bass on the beds in there. Started off with 55 degree water, was 61 when we left. Maybe they will light up this evening. Best of luck to all. Smile

Jonnyc
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5/21/15 3:24 PM CST
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Jonnyc
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5/21/15 3:20 PM CST
Started off at 6am, wind blown shore line sharp breaks found fish in 10 to 20ft. Very slow presentation with senko's and deep diving jerk baits. Also had live baits rigs witch did very well also. 25 plus fish day. Wind really helped today.

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5/20/15 6:21 AM CST
Hella of day Hero!!!!! I respect you for facing the elements and not giving up on one lake. Look at the bright side, your boat now has a new name!!!!! Good story!!!!!!

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5/19/15 11:51 PM CST
Nice read…… !

HERO547
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5/19/15 5:34 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 46° - 50° F
On at 10, off at 2:30. I can not give any water temperatures. I am not allowed to say who left what in the truck. I can say. I did not see a single fish or weed on the screen today. Started out on COMO. That was pure chocolate milk from all the high winds. Gave that up and headed for the big D. Wind was a killer. Cut right through you. Big fish were very active today. Not so much the small ones. I told some one in the boat to put on a rubber worm and fish for bass while I caught gills. He had 6 real nice bass. I threw a little IRON today. Had my first ever Muskie on for a few seconds from this lake. When he realized, he couldn't break my Fire line and my Fenwick was not going to give in. He gave me back my IRON and went on his way. He looked to be around 40 inches. A real nice heavy fish. We caught a nice mess of gills, all males. Had a nice young man along today. His hands got cold, so we had him put on a pair of vinyl gloves I always use in the spring and fall. No insulation, but keeps the wind and water off. I asked if he was given the talk. The one that says. Remember son, its just as easy to love a rich girl as a poor one. All our fish today caught in 5 feet of less with lots of weeds. Nature was beating on me today. Bird drops a load, right on my hand as I am making a cast. Wind is pounding, but the swallows are zooming all around. There is bug hatch going on from all the warm water. Only problem, the bugs are between my glasses and my eyes. The killer. I am trying to unhook a nice big male gill. He is pissing like mad. It is then that I realize he thinks I am a toilet. Its all going into my shoe and sock. That is the last time he will ever do that. A little YADA YADA. The WARDEN likes to throw IRON. So I take her to a little lake close to home. We fish 2 hours before dark. Nothing special, but a nice time. I load the boat on the trailer and let her drive. I be tired, so I am slumped down low, half a sleep. Guys are pulling up a long side of her and waving and blowing the horn. This happens 4 or 5 times. This is not normal for someone who looks like the WARDEN. We get home and I take the trailer off. It is then that I notice that the letter B on my BASS TRACKER boat has fallen off. Best of luck to all. Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile

cycleguy
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5/19/15 1:54 PM CST
Same slime that has shown up at times in the past, or something different? If I remember right, there were a few times when it really sucked last spring around this time as well.

CKRanger
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5/19/15 1:34 PM CST
Wondering why you have not seen many reports on Delavan lately? All you have to do is to take one trip out there and see the horrible weed slime that is occurring in almost all shallow bay areas. It's on the weeds. It's floating on the surface. It's everywhere. If you do not get an immediate hit on your cast, you will surely be cleaning your bait. It's a shame but the fish are there but you can't access them. Those that control the amount of water that flows over the dam were running it wide open over a week ago and the slime was going down the creek. The last few days the flow has been stopped and the slime is just accumulating everywhere. We fished from 8 till 3:30 yesterday and managed 23 bass and 4 pike on senkos and swim baits but the slime really takes the fun out of a trip.

KrisN
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5/15/15 11:41 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 61° - 65° F
Been a while since I have fished out here. GREAT day! All fish caught shallow. Under 10' Best fishing was right by white boat house on north side. Caught over 10 big bass. Numerous were around 20"

Best part, all were caught on slip bobber with crawler! Talk about fun

buckfever80
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5/15/15 1:24 PM CST
Water is very clear fish the wind chopped areas and you'll do 100 times better then fishing calm water Wink

BackreelinlikeCrazy
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5/15/15 6:58 AM CST
Thanks buckfever. Catch any females? Full or spawned out?

buckfever80
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5/15/15 6:48 AM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 51° - 55° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
caught a pile of them yesterday seen some pigs on beds keep changing until you find what they want fish from 4 to 15 foot all my bigger fish came from 12 to 16 foot.

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