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jimmymac448
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8/22/15 6:48 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 76° - 80º F
Regardin the question about flyfishing/wading on LVD, I've done quite a bit of it over the years and here are a couple of suggestions.

Any of the sandy weeded shores of Indian and Rice Bay, where I've caught numerous bass over the years. The northerns are there too, as I see them when casting smaller spinners. Most of Thunder Bay is pretty mucky. The east end of Slaughter Bay is wadeble, as are some parts of the islands. Best of luck. Use weedless minnow and frog patterns or larger streamers.

NutoMadison
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8/21/15 3:57 PM CST
Can anyone please let me know of any place to wade and fish on this lake? I know it's a large lake, just wondering.

I'll be up in a couple of weeks and am interested in northern in the shallows (if there's any), even if it's hammer handles.

PM me please, if there's other lakes/creeks in the area that may have a similar situation.

Thanks.

T-Money71198
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8/19/15 11:18 AM CST
I always hit the Northern Exposure Bar and Restaurant in Phelps. Nothing too fancy just good food, good people and cold beer. There's a sign that reads something like, "Welcome to Phelps, kindly turn watches back 20 years." My kind of joint.

Musky99
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8/19/15 9:09 AM CST
Going to me fishing this lake, any good places to eat?

Thanks.

SalmonElla
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8/8/15 7:57 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 71° - 75° F Water Temp: 66° - 70° F
Spent last week on the lake and caught hundreds of panfish on jig/minnow, leech and worms, easy to find fish but hard to find keepers. We did keep 50 panfish for our family fish fry but most were pretty small, all were caught on weed edges next to deep water, had a great week on the lake! Great place to keeps kids busy baiting and unhooking fish.

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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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

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