Southeast Wisconsin Area Lakes, Rivers and Ponds

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TODAY @ 9:23 AM
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Norskies
Norskies
USER since 6/26/17

MOON PHASE (12%)
Waning Crescent

Few bigguns caught 

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TODAY @ 8:56 AM
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Tiefsa
Tiefsa
USER since 10/25/16

MOON PHASE (12%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Raining

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F

WATER TEMP
61° - 65° F

Found a little creek that runs into North Lake.  It's called Mason Creek and it holds Brook Trout.  I only got about an hour of fishing in before it started to rain, and then thunder, but I got three Brookies on a small Panther Martin lure.


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8/17/17 @ 4:18 PM
Rkoepsel
Rkoepsel
USER since 5/16/16

I use a 10 ft. Lifetime Sport Fisher.  Ordered online (Home Depot if I recall) for a little over $400 and it's been great.  It is a tandem sit on top so it's got plenty of room for another person (usually a kid) plus gear.  It's very steady a so much so that you can stand up on it without tipping over.  I bungee a milk crate to the back so I can carry more gear, anchor, lunch, etc.  Its 65-70 lbs so it's manageable to get on and off the roof rack.  I feel that it could easily work for a person that is all muscle!!  There is a lot of info and reviews online about them if you want to look into it further.  

Good luck finding a boat that will work for you - you won't regret your purchase as it is a fun way to fish!

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8/17/17 @ 3:23 PM
FishNDude55
FishNDude55
USER since 2/16/10

I personally am no kayak expert. But I went from a 10' sit in w/ console to a 10' sit on top from Ascend. Nice kayak for ME but kinda regretting not going with a 12'er.

 A gent your size, you would probably want to go with a 12' sit on top. More storage capacity, stability, and room to maneuver around. Sit in style is kinda restricting especially if you plan on doing a lot of casting for bigger species. Some you can even stand in/on and cast. My Ascend was 580$ from Tinus Marine in Oconomowoc. From there the prices go up like anything else. It's all about comfort to me when it comes to kayaking.

Overall I'm in my second year of using a yak regularly and I gotta say it was a great purchase as I have used my new yak over 50x since spring. I have seen quite a few for sale on Craigslist in recent months as well.

Guys like Jaybee, HWF, Markrazzy, and some of the others can also let ya know the whats what in the kayak world. 

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8/17/17 @ 1:45 PM
fishinerman
fishinerman
MEMBER since 6/1/02

On a serious note.  Lots of you fervent fishing fellows use kayaks.

I would like to get one.  I weigh 230lbs 6ft.  all muscle of course.

Sit in kayak or sit on kayak best for fishing?  Any suggestions on brand or model?  I don't understand why so many have storage behind the seat where you have to twist around to get at it and drop tackle or yourself into the water.  

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8/17/17 @ 1:42 PM
fishinerman
fishinerman
MEMBER since 6/1/02

War mouth.  When my wife argues with me!

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8/17/17 @ 12:17 PM
RawFish7
RawFish7
USER since 8/7/08

Definitely both warmouth. Green sunfish have turquoise coloring on the gill plates and almost always have the lighter tipped fins. Green sunfish pictured below.

Edited on 8/17/17 12:17 PM
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8/17/17 @ 11:41 AM
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Jzzzzz
Jzzzzz
USER since 1/19/02

MOON PHASE (21%)
Waning Crescent

dems green sunfish

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8/17/17 @ 11:13 AM
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Teamonefishin
Teamonefishin
USER since 11/11/16

MOON PHASE (21%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

In reply to the warmouth post, yes, i believe it to be one as well, in the pics posted below was one that my crew took as well yesterday on a washington county lake. I too was suprised by its pressence. I put a blue gill next to the warmouth for comparrison, the bass was just in there for pics for my posting earlier last night.  Nice catch for your son, hope he is able to keep the list going.  Good fishin to all, TeamOne

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8/17/17 @ 3:01 AM
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bass abductor
bass abductor
USER since 9/13/03

MOON PHASE (21%)
Waning Crescent

Looks like a legit warmouth, nice job to the  young man.  Awesome perch Jaybee, gonna join you for some of them soon my friend.

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