Gov Dodge Twin Valley Lake, Iowa County

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6/29/17 @ 1:51 PM
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muskybuster
muskybuster
USER since 2/12/05

MOON PHASE (37%)
Waxing Crescent

Yes your boat will be able to launch. I have a 17ft deep v. No problems launching. Also you CAN put your motor in the water so you can steer the boat better when using your trolling motor. You can catch any species of fish from shore. If fishing from shore fish to the left of the beach. There are some cribs just off shore to cast to. Or by the landing all they way out to the point past the rental boats is good too.

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6/29/17 @ 1:41 PM
Fig
Fig
USER since 5/2/13

sorry, can't help with fishing tips but I did talk to a ranger a couple years back. was told gas motors are ok on your boat, as long as they do not touch the water. my motor's prop does not quite clear the water and I have had no problems.

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6/29/17 @ 11:29 AM
smeylink
smeylink
USER since 2/3/08

Looking to shore fish with my two boys and a friends 3 kids this weekend.  Their 2 boys and 1 girl I don't think have ever fished so panfish would be fine.  My boys like Bass fishing.


Any suggested live or art baits and points to fish this water or Cox would be greatly appreciated.  I'll check my messages as well.

Also Electric only can I launch a deep V walleye boat 19'9" length?  I doubt I will bring it but in case plans change would be nice to know.  2.5 hr drive down.

Thanks!

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6/24/17 @ 9:47 PM
OutdoorFanatic1
OutdoorFanatic1
USER since 2/3/15

I don't think there are Pike in Twin Valley Lake, small musky.

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6/22/17 @ 4:17 PM
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Troutchaser777
Troutchaser777
USER since 5/10/17

MOON PHASE (3%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F

Fished about 6hrs total, caught 5 largemouth and 4 bluegill. I had see abot 30 dead crappies on the surface and i did not understand why. I saw 1 musky surface near the shore where i was fishing and about 3 pike chasing bluegill. There was a couple big splashes across the lake. But over all not mutch at all.

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6/19/17 @ 1:20 PM
LARRYCPA
LARRYCPA
MEMBER since 7/23/01

So sad to hear.  Crappies are a great pan fish.  Loosing that many on such a beautilul lake is a tragedy.  Thank you for letting every one know.

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6/19/17 @ 9:55 AM
Riverwolf
Riverwolf
USER since 3/16/10

I fished Twin Valley tues,thurs, and Saturday this week and every day saw crappies dying.  By Saturday just from boat launch and out past the beach and into the bays on NE  side of lake we counted over 400 crappies floating and that is just a small portion of the lake.  Don't know how many have died or will die as many more were seen barely moving just under the surface.  It could be a kill off in the thousands when all is done.  Just saw crappies and no other panfish or gamefish affected.  Probably columnaris disease.  If I recall, This also occurred in Twin Valley about 8 years ago and many crappies died that summer.  

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2/19/17 @ 8:10 AM
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stangl52
stangl52
USER since 6/23/06

MOON PHASE (41%)
Waning Crescent

Wife wouldn't let me go even though I'm sure the ice is perfectly fine. ??

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2/18/17 @ 5:24 PM
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stangl52
stangl52
USER since 6/23/06

MOON PHASE
Last Quarter

Ice reports?

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2/14/17 @ 8:45 AM
Gillpill2020
Gillpill2020
USER since 1/7/15

Found a tip up iced in on the lake this morning pm me and I can get it back to you

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