MOON PHASE (17%)
56° - 60° F
61° - 65° F
MOON PHASE (88%)
61° - 65° F
61° - 65° F
Lots of panfish biting....need to sort thru them to get size. The water temp is still in the mid 60's and lake level is pretty high. Weeds are still up but should be going down soon. Midwest Musky Classic coming up Oct. 7, 8, 9 and it seems like the muskies turn on for that tourney.
MOON PHASE (68%)
76° - 80° F
Sorry for the late report.
Visited LVD for the annual family get away last week and chased the muskies hard each morning. Total of 25 angler hours between two guys. My fishing partner had one low 40s nip at his bulldawg near the boat and that was the only nice fish we caught a glimpse of the whole week. I hooked up with an 18" musky and he actually landed a 7" musky. Picked up about a half dozen northern during the week, the longest being 26".
Talked to a couple of other fishermen who hit the lake hard every year and they've had a few nice muskies but their overall numbers are very low this year.
Good luck to everyone. See you next year.
MOON PHASE (91%)
First time here. We stayed close to Thunder Bay on the South East corner of the lake.
Tons of panfish. You cant hardly anchor up on this lake in 6 to 10 feet of water and not catch some bluegills or perch. The size was poor at best. Worms caught the most fish, leeches caught the biggest and oddly we didnt do much on minnows.
Bluegill size was not as poor as the perch we found. 4 days of fishing and hundreds of perch caught we had a 9 1/4 and a 8 incher. Everything else was no where near that.
We did not target walleyes at all since I can fish the bay anytime and it seemed like more work than it was worth.
We caught 1 smallie, 0 northern, tons of gils, perch, a few crappies and in some spots the rock bass were thick.
Nice lake, nice area. Will most likely be back to give it another try.
Weeds, weeds and more weeds on this lake. Hard to find a clear spot besides the 30 foot hole on the south shore.
Had been going to LVD for 15 years or more and haven't been up for the last 2. This used to be a great lake for Perch and enough Walleye action to make it worth targeting. Unfortunately overharvesting put a huge dent into the Perch fishery, fish are small and not the numbers of years past noticed a steady decline the past 10 years or so.
Every year I come to this lake and have noticed all the panfish are getting smaller and smaller, I wish people would let the fish grow. 8 inch crappies and perch need to be thrown back. I love this lake and hope it gets back to what it was when I started enjoying the fishing on this lake.
Tight lines everyone
MOON PHASE (9%)
41° - 45° F
46° - 50° F
fished 6/5-6/6 small size panfish. crappy weather, ruff water.
does anyone have suggestions for decent size panfish? we have a small 14' boat staying on west side till 6/10/2016.