Sand Lake, Sawyer County, Sawyer County

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12/8/17 @ 6:10 PM
JWALL
JWALL
USER since 4/11/08

The local shore owners association just officially declared “ice on” yesterday.  Probably not safely fishable anywhere on the lake yet.

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12/8/17 @ 3:59 PM
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BradyZ
BradyZ
MEMBER since 4/6/17

MOON PHASE (67%)
Waning Gibbous

Anyone venture out on sand lake yet?

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11/18/17 @ 7:22 AM
utahman
utahman
USER since 3/9/03

It was froze over but it all melted off so it is wide open as of yesterday not even any shore ice.

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11/18/17 @ 7:06 AM
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BradyZ
BradyZ
MEMBER since 4/6/17

MOON PHASE
New Moon

Anyone in the sand lake area that can give me an ice report? Is it frozen over? Partially froze? Wide open? 

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9/16/17 @ 6:33 PM
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crobar
crobar
USER since 6/19/01

MOON PHASE (15%)
Waning Crescent

Last night at this time we were floating in a boat, and the wind had just  turned to the NE and we got skunked. After a 6 hour drive back  wish I was still at Sand. It was a weird week and a tough bite. Water temps started at 63 and ended at 70. Air temps were close to 80 all week. Just the opposite of a mid Sept outing. Managed some walleye from 11-19 in. with most coming in 25-30 f.o.w.  on nightcrawler harnesses while ROW trolling. We had some in the evening on med. suckers. Only managed a few Perch in the panfish division. Had a heck of a bug hatch 3 nights in a row. Looked like it was raining,but just them coming to the surface. Good luck to all.....even the trees are dropping their leaves early.

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6/10/17 @ 3:37 PM
maverick911114
maverick911114
USER since 2/10/11

Fishing this lake next week. Any tips would be appreciated. Never fished this lake before. Not looking to keep fish, just catch and release. Interested in Walleye, Musky, gills. PM would be best. 

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9/18/16 @ 1:14 PM
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jiggereye
jiggereye
USER since 5/11/02

MOON PHASE (95%)
Waning Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

AIR TEMP
66° - 70° F

AS always there are nice fish in this lake but it is real finicky... fished about 6 hours last Tuesday... 1 mid 30s musky, one small Tiger or very odd pattern northern pike, and three nice Bass.. biggest football Smallmouth at least 3,5 lbs.. all on underwater moving baits..  Plenty of buggy wips  but all other grasslines/weedlines dead or dying. Never made it over to north/ west flat... concentrated on boat docks and rock points, away from most developed end of this small lake

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9/17/16 @ 7:29 PM
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crobar
crobar
USER since 6/19/01

MOON PHASE (99%)
Waning Gibbous

Fished this past week mostly targeting 'eyes.Tried motor trolling using crank baits with no success. Had to go back to row trolling 20-25fow to get action  and they preferred crawler harnesses. At night once again draggin crawlers had the best results. Having trouble getting sucker minnows in the area. According to Hayward bait higher water making it tough to seine the ponds. We did not have much action on minnows. Didnt catch enough pannies for a meal but with the new Walleye regs managed enough for a couple fresh fishfrys. Water temps starting low 70's and ended in mid 60's. Larry your new hotspot only produce a Smallie   

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1/25/16 @ 7:46 AM
JWALL
JWALL
USER since 4/11/08
Just wondering if anyone's been out on Sand and what the ice/snow situation is. Planning a weekend trip coming up and hope we can get around with our 4 wheeler.

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9/18/15 @ 7:39 PM
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crobar
crobar
USER since 6/19/01

MOON PHASE (25%)
Waxing Crescent
Was up this past week. With the warm and windy conditions did a lot of drifting in the 20-25 fow. Walleye, no legals, and Perch were down there, but werent really hammering the bait,. Just felt like something was hanging on the line. Used crawlers and deep diving crank baits on the drift. At night sucker minnows worked under slip bobbers . No luck on Crappies or Smallies. Water temps were in the high 60's all week, and the bugs were biting...turned your lights on after dark and they were all over you ...along with the Bats.

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