Lake Dexterville, Wood County

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7/27/18 @ 4:42 PM
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brews4995
brews4995
USER since 4/2/10

MOON PHASE
Full Moon

Be careful if you have a boat. Very stumpy and shallow except river channel,  but thats only 8-10 feet. Typical bass gear will work. Panfish are abundant. If you know where you are going head up river a ways, lots of down trees along shore.  Better fishing there.

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7/27/18 @ 4:28 PM
One Eyed Willy
One Eyed Willy
USER since 1/17/16

Heading to Dexter for the weekend camping, never been here before. I've heard rumors of good bass fishing in years past but nothing recent. Is this lake alive and well? I guess I'll have a good idea after this weekend. I honestly don't even know what this lake looks like other than the contour map. Not sure what to target. Hoping the typical bass tackle will produce fish but I'm versatile on what species to target. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks and I hope everyone has a good weekend fishing!

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1/19/18 @ 11:36 AM
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Dr. Bullhead
Dr. Bullhead
USER since 3/21/12

MOON PHASE (6%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
16 inches

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F

Went out for a few hours this morning. Was a bit on the slow end. Have not fished this lake in 2 years. But still got on some fish. Was able to get 6 perch around 8 inches. And a few small bluegill. And 2 small crappies. Had some flags out. But never went up.

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12/19/17 @ 6:35 PM
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jjdubs
jjdubs
USER since 12/2/15

MOON PHASE (2%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
4 inches

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F

Hit up Dexter for a couple hours one afternoon. Actually did manage one decent crappie, but like usual 98% of everything runs on the small side.

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12/18/17 @ 3:40 AM
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woodyeckes
woodyeckes
USER since 3/17/14

MOON PHASE
New Moon

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
4 inches

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F

Fished sunday from 11;30am til 2:30pm off point by new boat landing in 10 feet according to my vexilar.  Not as many people out as I had figured, easy parking/access.  Little bit of water / slush on ice by shore.  Moved 3 times, last spot (someone elses old holes) finally caught 11 inch bass and 8 inch perch on dark tan marmooska with red plastic.  Not much activity on vex screen, fish on bottom.  No real success by other anglers I talked to either.  Ice thickness not as much as I had figured, 4 wheeler tracks right off landing, zipped on and back off.  Didn't get skunked but not too far from it.  Still good to finally be out watching locator/ waiting for that spring bobber to move........next time right?

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12/11/17 @ 3:37 PM
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Largemouth ass
Largemouth ass
USER since 2/9/17

MOON PHASE (35%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Cloudy

ICE DEPTH
2 inches

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F

WATER TEMP
Below 40° F

Went out to Dexterville today, not much ice folks. 3 inches at best in some places. Most of it 2” and under. I went out and fished for a few hours. Caught 2 small perch, Nothing else even on the flasher. I was very close to shore. Hardly any thickness to the ice off pine point. ... IF you go out on the ice, bring someone, have a set of picks and use a spud bar! 

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11/26/17 @ 2:14 PM
rages05
rages05
USER since 3/12/15

Iam looking to try ice fishing this lake this season.Anything I should be aware of hazards on this lake ice fishing?

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2/14/17 @ 8:47 PM
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woodyeckes
woodyeckes
USER since 3/17/14

MOON PHASE (85%)
Waning Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

ICE DEPTH
16 inches

AIR TEMP
31° - 35° F

Sundays wind turned Tuesday into fishing day.  11 til 1:45, fished offold boat landing in 7 to 10 feet of water.  Pretty clear water conditions, not much current as dam was just open a trickle, maybe not so later this week.  Moved several times, switched up the lure size/type, all fish right down on bottom.  Shiner, 5 gills and couple of smaller crappies were the results.  Waxworm and vertical jig seemed best but you needed to draw them in with a spoon or cicada type bait then switch back to jig setup.  Not many people out but still driving on.  Ice races on Dexter this Sunday weather permitting.  Am thinking this lake getting to be an early or late bite,may have to set the alarm or get light setup rigged for shack.  Know there are nice fish in here, just haven't found the right spot or setup.  Still a good time.  Even got buzzed by a couple of fighter jets, fish activity on locator actually picked up.  Next time think I'll put out 2 tipdowns and jig too.  Sooner or later......


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2/11/17 @ 2:38 AM
ARing
ARing
USER since 2/11/17

Does anyone know how the tournament went? Haven't fished the lake in years and I am wondering if there are any Pike that still swim here. I know they can be caught below the damn on the river. Just wondering if they still successfully spawn in the lake. 

Also wondering about Walleye? I have caught 1 very small one over ten years ago. Just curious about the overall current state of the lake.  

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2/9/17 @ 5:29 AM
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Largemouth ass
Largemouth ass
USER since 2/9/17

MOON PHASE (98%)
Waxing Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
21° - 25° F
Went out 2/5/17. I got out around 14:45 or so, lots of folks down for the fishing tournament. I did not participate. Anyways cought 4 perch all right around that 5 inch mark. And one crappie also around the same size. Didn't keep anything. I didnt post an ice depth because I didnt get an exact measurement but I drove out on the ice and many others did as well. 

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