middle genessee

Displaying 1 to 15 of 20 Posts
1/20/16 @ 7:29 PM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06

MOON PHASE (88%)
Waxing Gibbous

ICE DEPTH
9 inches
Was out on Middle from 4 am to 2 pm. Tried my old January gps spots but only one small area had a few gills and crappie. Made 3 major moves, and fished water from 7 to 33 ft deep, but only caught 6 gills, 6 crappie and a perch in 10 hours of constantly moving. Just a tough day

Post Your Comment
1/15/13 @ 6:58 PM
fcs
fcs
USER since 2/13/04
Seems to be a theme this year. For me, fish are not where I've found them in past years.

Post Your Comment
1/15/13 @ 9:35 AM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06

ICE DEPTH
5 inches
Was out on Middle for 6 hours searching for crappie. Had a couple tip ups out but just caught 3 snake pike on them. Spent the first 5 hours searching gps points where i have caught crappie in past Januaries. It was literally the dead sea in those spots. Almost gave up and quit, but decided to drill a few more holes in an area I had never fished before. FINALLY found some fish right near dark in 27 ft of water. All the fish were within 3-4 ft of bottom. Took home 8 gills 7 3/4 to 8 1/4 inches and 3 crappie 9 1/2 to 10 1/2 inches. One gill was full of eggs, pretty rare for January.

Post Your Comment
7/2/12 @ 11:36 PM
Andy Taylor
Andy Taylor
USER since 8/23/10
Were you using a white spinner or spinnerbait?

Post Your Comment
6/29/12 @ 7:58 PM
FISHING REPORT
Landin' Lunkers
Landin' Lunkers
USER since 6/4/12

CONDITIONS
Sunny
Out for a bit today. I dissagree with the previous post. Legal bass are fairly common on certain days. Anyways me and a buddy got around 25 today. He got more than I did. Apparently the white spinners did better. Fished fairly deep. Off Cuz of the heat. Also got 2 pike, nothing to brag about. Water is way low to. Wouldn't recommend any boat over 16 foot unless u wanna buy a new lower unit ;)

Edited on 6/29/12 8:04 PM
Post Your Comment
8/20/11 @ 9:58 PM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
0 inches

AIR TEMP
81° - 88° F

WATER TEMP
76° - 80º F
Hit Middle from 4 to 730 pm. Started deeper, around 15 ft, not much action. gradually moved shallower, catching ten bass or so in the 8-12 ft depths. Finally casted the shoreline the last hour and caught another 10 bass or so doing that. The last cast under a pier resulted in an epic battle with a bass that wrapped my line around the posts 3 times. Cant believe my 8 lb test did not break. Was in the kayak, and the pier was high, so i was able to slide underneath there and fish the bass out of the posts all three times. Landed the 21 1/2 inch girl and released her. Total of 4 legal size bass, which is unusual for this lake

Post Your Comment
5/7/11 @ 9:14 PM
Andy Taylor
Andy Taylor
USER since 8/23/10
Pretty good. What did you guys catch most of them on? I live very close to this lake and fish it regularly.

Post Your Comment
5/7/11 @ 5:28 PM
FISHING REPORT
BassSlapper
BassSlapper
USER since 6/6/10

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
0 inches

AIR TEMP
46° - 50° F

WATER TEMP
51° - 55° F
out for 4 hrs this mornin, me and the youngin...he got 11, i got 7........largemouth. Biggest was 19 inchs..old man got beat!!!!!!!!!!! Big Smile

Post Your Comment
9/4/10 @ 5:26 PM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
0 inches

AIR TEMP
66° - 70° F
Thought I would do some gill and perch fishing on a quiet lake in my kayak. Middle and Lower are still slow, no wake. The road is almost completely above water, but the barricades are still up, so u have to drag your boat about a hundred yards. The only other boats on the lake were a canoe and a lady pulling her kids in a tube at about 5 miles an hour in a jet ski of all things.

Fishing for 4 1/2 hours, I caught quite a few gills. Stopped counting at 100. Took home 9 gills all 8 to 81/4 inches, and two perch 8-9 inches. Released a few small bass. Used a large chartreuse Genz worm baited with a waxie. Was a relaxing time on a quiet, peaceful lake.

Post Your Comment
3/1/10 @ 7:37 PM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06

CONDITIONS
Sunny

ICE DEPTH
0 inches

AIR TEMP
36° - 40° F
Went out to Middle, knowing it would be tough to find the roaming schools. Shot thru the ice in literally 250 spots. Was searching for the crappie. If u go to the lake tomorrow. u can follow my sled track all around the lake. Found gills in three spots, caught 8, 4 were around 8 inches, released. My plan was to hit 2 difficult lakes to ice fish this week, Middle Gen and Beaver. Beaver is even worse. Looks to be more pain when I try the Beav. Sweating

Post Your Comment
1/8/10 @ 6:56 PM
FISHING REPORT
Kayak Fisher
Kayak Fisher
MEMBER since 6/4/08

ICE DEPTH
9 inches
Tried to find fish in this lake. tired from 25- 6 ft. Could only catch small perch from 2 of the 30+ holes I drilled. ( looking forward to buying an ice gator). Saved my day by fishing lower the last few hours catching two short northern and six keeper gills.

Post Your Comment
1/1/10 @ 7:22 PM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
7 inches

AIR TEMP
16° - 20° F
Was out the afternoon of the 31st, very windy and dropping temps. Had 6 flags, landed 4 pike. Then picking up my two round insulated tip ups, which were frozen solid from the cold and whipping wind, I found another pike on one and a broken line on the other, neither flag went off. Pike were from 22 to 28 inches, released.

Now for the painful part- searching for crappie. Spent most of my time moving around with my electronics , found 3 schools of crappie. The first 2 times I drilled my holes, got set up, put the camera down, crappie everywhere, and before I could get my lure baited and down, a pike comes and scares them all away. One pike grabbed the crappie jig and broke my 3 lb test. The third time I found a school, I had an equipment malfunction and they were gone before I even got my rod baited. So I just sat there and waited, two or three specks would come thru every now and then and ignore my minnows and lures untill around dark I finally found a lure they would hit. Caught two, both 10 1/2 inches and lost two larger ones at the hole. Also got a couple gills. Just a tough, tough day Dull

Post Your Comment
5/28/09 @ 1:52 PM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06
All these little cold fronts are keeping the fish from establishing any real pattern. Be prepared to try different depths to find the larger fish. I did luck into a huge mayfly hatch the other night. Had to "match the hatch", but once I did that, caught around 80 gills and 20 bass. It was pretty crazy, fish rising and jumping out of the water right around me. Was in waders, 3 feet of water. Finally I was completely covered with mayflies, even my face and hair. Sucked one up my nostril and said, This is too freaky, Im outa here! Was incredible fishing while it lasted. Some of the gills bellies were so grossly distended from being full of flies, it looked painful, but they hit my lure anyway

Post Your Comment
5/28/09 @ 10:10 AM
Tucked Away Tim
Tucked Away Tim
USER since 5/6/09
whats the fishing reports out here lately

Post Your Comment
5/11/09 @ 11:25 AM
FISHING REPORT
jaybeeturtle
jaybeeturtle
USER since 3/17/06
Yeah, I know what U are saying, Tim. Because the road is narrow and they have to turn the trailer at a sharp right angle. Its pretty comical sometimes Big Smile I have to make the exact same turn to get into my driveway, so I got a lot of practice at that. Late report- fish moved right up to shore friday, caught 22 bass with 9 being legal size, the biggest was 3 3/4 lbs. The little bass 12 in. and under weren't striking much that day, just the bigger ones. Im sure that will change as the water warms up. The two cold fronts moved the fish back out a bit deeper, my friends who fished there Sunday told me.

Post Your Comment
Displaying 1 to 15 of 20 Posts