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andy73
andy73
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Joined: 7/21/2014
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7/22/14 9:02 AM CST
Thanks. Besides avoiding weekend fishing, any other advice on normally decent areas of the lake? thanks

coldcrappiekiller
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7/21/14 10:35 PM CST
this board is so entertaining

WinsBigMoney
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FISHING REPORT
7/21/14 10:29 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
I will give you the BEST ADVICE for fishing this lake, keep in mind that I have been fishing this lake for over 40 years. Both before and after they drained it, restocked it, and reopened it. NEVER fish Delavan lake on a WEEKEND!!!!!!!

andy73
andy73
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7/21/14 4:47 PM CST
New to this lake. Bringing a young nephew to fish for large and small mouth. Any tips on decent areas of the lake to find these fish this time of year would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

16' Lil John
16' Lil John
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7/21/14 2:51 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Still is an amazing fishery if you know what your doing. Tossing an anchor and complaining about everyone buzzing by isn't fishing to me unless the coolers full... I put over 130 largemouths fishing afternoons mon-Friday and sat n Sunday morning and evenings July 7-13th. Back at it again this week! Tight lines to all.

swamp people
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FISHING REPORT
7/20/14 6:14 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
catch of the day...

Let's Go Fishing
Let's Go Fishing
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Joined: 3/18/2003
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7/19/14 7:15 PM CST
years ago Delavan was drained, in an effort to rid it of all the rough fish, let fill, and stocked with thousands of walleyes and other game fish to make it a great FISHING lake, now sounds like they want to destroy this great lake as a fishery, well that`s really very sad, that now they just want to destroy it for the hoity toities! i DO NOT see anymore of my hard earned cash going to this lake in the future.

Gethenet2me
Gethenet2me
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Joined: 6/8/2013
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7/19/14 12:32 AM CST
Only time I will fish this lake in summer is night/ early morning.

Sunshine2
Sunshine2
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Joined: 12/20/2001
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7/18/14 4:48 PM CST
Thanks Fishmyway, Life's too short and there are too many other good options for lakes to fish. I'll save the over priced $12 launch and will not be returning. In this case, I guess the inconsiderate jerks win. Guess it'll take a severe injury or death before any officials do something. Very sad.

USA Retired
USA Retired
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Joined: 5/29/2007
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FISHING REPORT
7/18/14 4:44 PM CST
Fished with daughters today on North end of lake today, using wax, and red worms drifting 25ft took 15 gills home. Tried for LM bass but only ended up catching Pike's with a swimjig. Pike in photo is the size I was catching. CATCH FISH!

FISHNMYWAY
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7/18/14 3:29 PM CST
Sunshine 2, they are ripping the weeds out with weed machines, and also spraying them, started last year. Home owners and skiers and jet skiers and tubers and sail boats do not want any weeds. And as far as being rude, these people that act like wahoos dont give a rats ass about fishing boats . I was flipping docks yesterday and almost fell out of my boat because the waves were so bad. Very hard to fish this lake in the summer. Fishermen are not a priorty for Delavan town board.

blueduck
blueduck
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Joined: 1/22/2012
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FISHING REPORT
7/18/14 1:38 PM CST
nice day on the lake, couldn't seem to find the 'gills...? got a doz. small piece of crawler 12-14 fow on the rock bar.

Sunshine2
Sunshine2
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Joined: 12/20/2001
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7/18/14 10:26 AM CST
Hit Delavan for first time this year. Been reading all the posts about poor boat etiquette. Boy are you guys right! Really folks? Run your pontoon boat or speed boat between me and shore when you can see that we are casting towards weedline. How rude! Own a big ranger and one speed boat put about 50 gallons of water into back of my boat from their wake. I'm sure the guy knew full well what he was doing. Not to mention the skiers and personal water crafts that were still on the water after posted hours.

Was also surprised by the lack of weeds compared to other years. Are they spraying or is it just from the late spring?

The whole experience put a sour taste in my mouth. Had two young men in the boat and they were shocked and even a little scared. Very sad.

[This post was last edited on 7/18/14 at 11:55 AM]
CHRIS TAURISANO
CHRIS TAURISANO
Joined: 1/12/2011
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FISHING REPORT
7/18/14 7:06 AM CST
Hey guys, I like to post some of my favorite pics from the week when I can. Fishing continues to be very good out here. The bass are anywhere from the deep weeds to the edges on plastics. I prefer the gulp worms but many others will work as well. Texas rigs have been my top producer along with whacky style. Pike on suckered and some cranks are good. Here is a great pic of a 6 year old with his first pike at 34". This is truly what it's all about.


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shkyhead33
shkyhead33
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Joined: 8/26/2012
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7/17/14 11:53 PM CST
Headin up to Delavan Friday to Sunday. Just wondering if anyone can give me some info on the bass. Haven't been up all year an would like to hook up with some fish. Thanks in advance! Tight lines!

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