Nice northern pike hit chatter bait off dock. Good fight. Catch and release.
MOON PHASE (3%)
Today was rough for bass fishing. Was out from 10am-2pm.
Pike were on fire though! Got a handfull of 25-30"ers and one fatttt 32".
Had a 35+ in my hands at the boat but he snapped the line. I wasn't targeting pike or I'd have used a leader. He got away with my 5XD crankbait. Hope that ba$tard enjoys it.....
MKE, we probably crossed paths. I was there from 10am-10pm.
Bass were extremely lethargic and holding deep. I only caught 7 the whole day and nothing over 3lbs. I had my hands full with pike though. Landed a few in the high 20's and lost 2 that were well over 35". One jumped out of the water at least 4ft and spit the hook, second one bent the treble right at the boat as I was grabbing him. I need to bring a net...
This usually isn't a good numbers lake for bass for me. I know there are giants in here though so I throw some big baits in hopes of getting a 5+lber again. 3 weeks ago I caught one that nearly broke 5. The scale was tipping between 4.15 and 5.
71° - 75° F
76° - 80° F
Fished from 430-830 tonight. Not sure if it was the change in weather but fish were not very active. Didn't even see any bass cruising around. Got a 24 inch northern trolling to the north side of the lake and a couple of crappies hit my Salmo crankbaits. Caught a few small gills too but most of the beds were empty.