Ballard Lake, Vilas County

Loading ...

Displaying 1 to 10 of 135 Posts
2/26/17 @ 4:37 PM
Poundin'Holes
Poundin'Holes
USER since 1/6/13

Anyone have a recent ice depth?  About 12 in in Oneida county but hopefully a little more up here.  Thanks.

Post Your Comment
2/15/17 @ 12:51 PM
FISHING REPORT
purple cajun
purple cajun
USER since 4/15/13

MOON PHASE (78%)
Waning Gibbous

ICE DEPTH
15 inches

Was up 1/18/17.  Had 15" from what I remember.  Sloppy landing.  Did ok on perch, a few bass, and a 36" musky.  Anyone have a recent ice report?  Was thinking of coming up this Saturday.  How's the landing?  PM are ok.

Post Your Comment
9/8/16 @ 2:08 PM
FISHING REPORT
fish star
fish star
USER since 4/23/15

MOON PHASE (43%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
81° - 88° F

WATER TEMP
76° - 80° F

Lots of small bluegill and some bass caught a musky rod on the anchor has anyone lots a rod. had a red reel and a egg sinker on the green line. Looked like it was used for dragging suckers. Tip was broke off. 

Post Your Comment
5/29/15 @ 9:59 PM
frideyschld
frideyschld
MEMBER since 8/16/10
Btuck I have fished Ballard maybe 5-6 times over the years. Really like all it has to offer. But I have to admit I have problems finding the channel back to the launch lol

Thanks for the post Big Smile

Post Your Comment
5/29/15 @ 3:04 PM
Btuck018
Btuck018
USER since 5/29/15
Ballard is a great fishing lake! My family has owned property on it since 1928, and we have been fishing it as much as possible. Great for musky, pike, walleye, and pan fishing. The bass tend to be on the smaller side, but you will catch both small/large mouth. The pan fish are clean eating and taste great, Especially the perch. As for musky, majority tend to be between 30-40 inches. Although, I have seen quite a few 40+ come out of the lake as well. Pike tend to be a bit small in the 25-35 in range, with the occasional 40 inch. If you're fishing during the day hit the deeper spots. For dusk fishing the rock pile is great for walleye and musky. At dawn just about any spot on the lake can be active.

Post Your Comment
1/13/15 @ 2:12 PM
purple cajun
purple cajun
USER since 4/15/13
How's the ice up there guys?? Is it worth trying for some walleye on this lake? Any info is greatly appreciated. Any lakes near Woodruff with a decent walleye population? Heading up to Woodruff tonight for the week. I can trade info for Shawano Lake if interested. Plenty of spots and advice for here.

Thanks guys! Tight lines and Tip Ups!!!

Post Your Comment
7/17/14 @ 2:33 PM
FISHING REPORT
anonymous
anonymous
USER since 6/8/11
Hillard, I skipped this lake, landing and road were full by 830am friday July 4th. July 5th I was working on my brakes in the parking lot of O'Reileys Auto, no fishing. Other area lakes I caught the mayflies and had good walleye bite.

Post Your Comment
7/14/14 @ 12:15 PM
FISHING REPORT
H2OFOWL
H2OFOWL
USER since 1/21/04
Yes...I would consider it weedy.

Post Your Comment
7/14/14 @ 11:04 AM
FISHING REPORT
Hunter&Hound
Hunter&Hound
USER since 7/24/01
Is Ballard a weedy lake?

Post Your Comment
7/14/14 @ 8:45 AM
hilliard97
hilliard97
USER since 3/5/10
anonymous, how was the fishing a few weeks ago? I'll be in the area starting Saturday and just wondered what the conditions are like.

Post Your Comment
Displaying 1 to 10 of 135 Posts