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WalleyeMan12
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6/15/15 2:30 PM CST
Water levels are pretty normal compared to the past few years. With the recent amount of rain we've gotten it raised quite a bit since ice out. As for a walleye guide I would look to a different lake. The walleye population has been on the decrease the past 3-4 years. Haven't heard of many walleyes caught this year but talking to guides about last year they struggled a lot to produce fish for their clients.

PikePro33
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6/15/15 5:35 AM CST
I'm just looking for info on water levels. I know the lake was lowered in past years so the Indians could grow wild rice. When that happened some landings were difficult and weeds became a problem in some parts of the lake. Any info is much appreciated.

sgtchuck
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6/14/15 9:09 PM CST
Can someone recommend a walleye guide for this lake ? Thanks in advance.

Pelagic Prober
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6/13/15 1:30 PM CST
Congrats to the young lady staying at the Hillside Resort that caught & released a beautiful 48-1/2" hybrid musky this past week on LVD.

rbloxsom
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6/6/15 10:06 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Water temp yesterday was about 66-68. Fishing is slow, picking up a lot of small crappie. Small gills were on some beds.

Chiltonhead
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6/2/15 6:20 PM CST
Thanks for posting that rule Dave...When you get your 25 panfish if staying on this lake...You're done if staying & fishing this lake. By law...you can not take another fish until all 25 in your posession are gone. It must be tough as a resort owner won't take his bread & butter away & tell folks to stop. But there's loads of other lakes in driving distance.Remember..There's always someone watching...either here or above

bluefish675
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6/2/15 3:59 PM CST
I know it's a big lake with alot of bays but please, I ask you to give me your best shot: what's the water temp.

kvandehei33
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FISHING REPORT
5/19/15 11:36 AM CST
Spent Thursday-Sunday at Sunrise Lodge with my dad and grandpa. Friday we caught a little of everything (crappies, gills, perch, sunfish and pike) but they ran small. Caught 4-5" perch as fast as I could bait the hook on crawlers. Bite slowed down on Saturday but the fish were much bigger. Picked up several crappies 12-13". Crappies were all on minnows with a jig or plain hook, seemed like yellow/green worked best. Kept a total of 80 panfish between Friday and Saturday. Caught too many pike to count and kept a couple in the 22-24" range, nothing bigger than 24" though. Fished pretty much all over the lake from Thunder bay into Indian bay over to the west shore. Tried in deeper water and in the shallows. Couldn't have asked for better weather on Friday and Saturday though! Tried Forest lake down the road on Sunday but didn't have much luck.

danno1954
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FISHING REPORT
5/19/15 7:01 AM CST
Conditions: Snowing Air Temp: 26° - 30° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Got here Saturday. Thought we would hammer the crappie as water temp was 60+. Not the case. Crappie bite has been sporatic. Picked a few up drifting in 8' on west shore, some outside the bulrushes in other areas of lake. Don't see many beds at all, but with the cold snap, water temp has dropped to mid-50's and falling, further slowing the spawn. Can pick up hammer handles anywhere. Got a few 24" northern, no walleyes but it has been too windy and cold to be out beyond dark. Snow on the car this morning, trees and cabin roof. Wind has been knocking at 15 to 20 the past few days and looks to continue. Unfortunately, weather to improve about the time we leave. Golf anyone?

Badger-007
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5/16/15 7:24 PM CST
What is the best colors for crappies and walleyes on this lake? Jig/Plastics? I practice C.P.R

DAVE LAMOREAUX
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5/13/15 11:24 PM CST
Conditions: Night Time Air Temp: 46° - 50° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Water temp is at 56.7* today as measured on the bottom in 5 fow off the end of the dock. Crappies are starting to stage, as their optimal spawning temp to go on the beds is 59-61*. The new Walleye rule is 3 fish, 15" minimum, NO slot limit. The 3 fish total is lake wide, not the 3 in WI & 5 total in MI as in years past. A reminder: On boundary waters, the daily limit IS the possession limit on all species. Musky season opens this Friday on our lake because of the MI opener. Still a 40" limit. From the MI DNR regulation guide: Note 3: A non-transferable Muskellunge Harvest Tag must be obtained prior to harvesting any muskellunge. The tag has no cost and is available at all license vendors. A harvested muskellunge shall be immediately tagged with a validated Muskellunge Harvest Tag.


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WalleyeMan12
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5/13/15 6:05 PM CST
Walleye bite from what I heard is sporadic. Not many walleyes being caught but most that are caught are in the slot limit. Crappies were starting to spawn in the rushes last weekend but slowed with the cold front. Perch fishing has been great if you can find the spot. Water temps in the high 50's all over the lake

kvandehei33
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5/13/15 11:03 AM CST
Anyone have a report from opener or last weekend or know water temps? Heading up this weekend and wondering how the bite has been.

mjc08
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5/8/15 8:34 PM CST
Staying up here for the first time in July with the father n law and the family and I was wondering if there are any good baits to try. Or any good areas to try fishing. Like to get some panfish , Muskie and some eyes. Thanks

WalleyeMan12
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4/19/15 2:41 PM CST
Lake went Ice free this past Wednesday. Water temp is already at 40 degrees plus most of the lake and will only get warmer. Spearing numbers don't usually get reported until late May

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