Lac Vieux Desert, Vilas County

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6/12/16 @ 8:44 PM
Switch
Switch
USER since 1/23/02

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.

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6/12/16 @ 2:16 PM
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Shawanobuck
Shawanobuck
USER since 1/16/13

MOON PHASE
First Quarter

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

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6/9/16 @ 10:37 AM
Mr. Darboy
Mr. Darboy
USER since 6/12/06

Any updates on the mayfly hatch and if it has occurred yet or is occurring now?  Also, are the gills on the beds this week? 

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6/8/16 @ 10:39 AM
KCS
KCS
USER since 8/18/08

We were up there last week using leeches and minnows and caught some decent size panfish in the reeds in front of sunrise lodge in 6ft. of water and the 20ft drop off on the other side in 10 ft of water

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6/7/16 @ 9:52 AM
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grizz Lee
grizz Lee
USER since 6/6/16

MOON PHASE (9%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Raining

AIR TEMP
41° - 45° F

WATER TEMP
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.


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6/6/16 @ 1:54 AM
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slimster
slimster
USER since 2/1/02

MOON PHASE (4%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
76° - 80° F

WATER TEMP
61° - 65° F

Sorry for the late report fished may 21st-26th. Caught 3 walleyes 24,20, and 19"er for the week. Very sad to see the lack of walleyes. Crappies were in shallows but the size has decreased significantly from years past. We had to lower are size limit to 8"ers. Overall caught 272 fish! It was alot of fun as you could only fish with one pole most of the time the panfish were biting that fast. The perch size has decreased too we only keep 8"ers in hopes some day the jumbo's come back! Leeches and small minnows were best bait. Sunfish,bluegills and crappies all loved the small minnows at least the bigger fish did.  

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5/27/16 @ 9:21 AM
FDLFisherman
FDLFisherman
USER since 4/18/09

Any updates on water temps?  Crappies spawning or already done?  See ya this weekend!


Edited on 5/27/16 9:22 AM
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5/19/16 @ 9:56 AM
Lammie
Lammie
USER since 12/28/02

As measured off the end of the dock in 5 fow, water temps are : Last week - 49*, Sunday - 51*, Tues. - 53*, and last night -57*. With the extended sunny days next 2-3 days and light winds, should put them on the beds. In the evenings, alot of non-spawners have been filtering in under the docks - looking for the warmer temps, and hitting the minnows/plastics.

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5/19/16 @ 6:12 AM
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KrazyCarl
KrazyCarl
USER since 5/9/16

MOON PHASE (96%)
Waxing Gibbous

Are the crappies biting yet..someone let us know please

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5/16/16 @ 1:38 PM
grab that rod
grab that rod
USER since 12/6/05

I did and it said that page is unavailable..... 

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