Turtle Lake,Walworth County

7/17/17 @ 6:30 PM
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RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

Sitting on my deck overlooking the lake, the water is like silk.Another hour out I will be  out hunting Walleye,yes Walleye! Fishing the honey holes has been tough due to weed growth.Out last night managed three largemouth small pike and yes several legal Walleye.All are still swimming!!The water is high, no wake on the lake, the weeds go out a lot farther out in the lake then normal. Doesn't get any better sitting with several old timers listening how things used to be on the lake,Oh! add a few cold ones.

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11/5/17 @ 8:06 PM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

Two decades on Turtle lake, never,never have I seen the lake in such a condition!!!!! No treatment of evasive species,Eurasion Milfoil, has been done for over three years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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10/31/17 @ 12:07 PM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

The season ended with the TLA a mess! they voted down money for the weir project.Knowing well if the funds were not fronted the project would end.Leaving the creek to continue to breach, water levels uncontrolled! Within three days concerned residents collected the funds and were presented at the Township meeting.The hell with the TLA! over half of the members are concerned with the lake and are proceeding with the project.Soon we will not need the TLA,how could they think of dropping a project with over a decade of work? Thank you to all who have helped.

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10/25/17 @ 8:10 AM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

Depends on where you fish, lake is low and full of milfoil. Where did you launch? Those that are constantly on the lake are well aware of the issues.Were the gills average?Bass that were busting minnows are generally small larger ones are deeper.

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10/24/17 @ 6:47 PM
Hans Ryder
Hans Ryder
USER since 6/5/17

What’s wrong we were out there in September?  Caught lots of nice gills and crappies in 22 foot of water.  Saw bass busting Minnows all over also.  

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10/21/17 @ 9:28 AM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

The Turtle lake is a sad mess, neglected for four years Milfoil is taking over.The TLA voted against going forward with financial support for the lake level project.Thanks to many residents the money was provided to the Township so the project could move forward.What is the TLA thinking the lake should be their main focus! What do we need them for? 

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10/15/17 @ 12:54 PM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

Turtle lake is in trouble

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9/7/17 @ 4:17 PM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

Spent the weekend fishing, plenty of small bass,when water cools large ones should start biting.Will take a bit of work with the lake in the condition its in!

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9/7/17 @ 4:12 PM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

The weeds have gotten much worse! no relief in sight!

Edited on 9/7/17 4:15 PM
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9/2/17 @ 10:43 AM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

I hear the lake needs care! This has been an issue for three years. The TLA officers should get off their hands and get involved and go to work! quite blaming the membership and residents!!!! I hear there is a new group forming? The TLE lake officers must go!!!!!! Save the lake!

Edited on 9/2/17 10:47 AM
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8/28/17 @ 10:52 AM
RUSSELL
RUSSELL
USER since 3/4/02

Turtle used to be the jewel of Walworth County,not any more two boats had to be towed to shore weeds clogged their motors. Millfoil is out of control!!!!!!

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