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kvandehei33
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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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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

slimster
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4/19/15 12:37 PM CST
I see nobody has posted anything here in over 2 weeks? When did the ice go out? Any reports on the number of fish speared?How is the fishing/spawning? Thanks in advance if you can answer any of these. Our group makes their 37th annual trip starting May 16th.

Gresham Bob
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4/2/15 7:42 PM CST
Was out Tuesday and there was about 14 inches of ice then. Saw two trucks driving around out there late in the afternoon. Was 60 degrees here today so not sure how that affected the ice conditions.

The Outdoorskid
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4/2/15 9:07 AM CST
how is the ice i plan comin up this weekend and hitting it up if its safe Big Smile

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WalleyeMan12
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3/13/15 5:21 PM CST
Windrift Resort always has an up-to-date ice report and fishing report. Try calling them

perchingeyes
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3/13/15 3:56 PM CST
Just looking for a report on the ice. Had planned on heading up next weekend but not sure what the conditions will be by then. Thanks.

r&j
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3/10/15 8:14 AM CST
What are the ice conditions at Indian Village? Snow? slush? Road ruts? Oh yeah, and the bite?

Tipsy diver
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2/26/15 6:31 PM CST
Ice Depth: 24" Air Temp: Below 0° F
Just got back from View Dessert last tues. Weather conditions were not to good as it was extremely cold. Fishing was slow except for northern. Monday I gave up on trying to find decent panfish (little ones are everywhere) and put tip ups out with a crew of guys (9 of us) and chased flags. We fished for 3 hours until the wind drove us off again with -6 temps, and ended up with 16 22 to 24 inch northern. In 5 days with guys out everyday, we only managed 1 walleye. SLOW

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