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High Lake, Vilas County

High Lake, Vilas County
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9/13/19 @ 10:12 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE
Full Moon
CONDITIONS
Cloudy
WATER TEMP
61° - 65° F
AIR TEMP
56° - 60° F
walleye247
User since 4/13/11

Fishing has been tough the past week. Managed 1 legal walleye, some perch, and a handful of LMB,SMB. Most action on plastics and lipless cranks. Last day here, we’ll see what happens. Lots of rain. 

8/13/18 @ 2:44 PM
Madtown103
User since 8/12/18

Spending the week here with family fishing. We've never been to high lake before. Mainly looking for walleye and crappie, but will be looking for some musky too. Any information would be helpful

7/6/18 @ 7:29 PM
Billamcustom
User since 8/11/13

Splashman-Cool video!  Nice handling on light tackle.  Yes, it was unbelievable the number of people here this week of the fourth. Went for dinner last night, NO ONE in Boulder, Sayner or St. Germain could seat us. Ended up in Eagle River where we found a place that could with an hour wait. High is a beautiful lake, the number of bald eagles here is amazing.  Good luck next year. 

7/6/18 @ 9:18 AM
splashman
User since 6/26/01

Congrats on the nice catch. Hard to picture skiers on High/Fishtrap. Going up regularly early June for years, I never see the summer activity there.


Here's a video of a musky that took a crappie from one of the guys on an ultralight. Unfortunately, it didn't make it to the boat for a photo, but did take 1 nice jump. Three others took crappies during the week with 1 nice tiger being photographed and released.


https://youtu.be/wMXFhI4Nd6I



7/5/18 @ 8:01 AM
Billamcustom
User since 8/11/13

39 incher caught on the 4th of July in between the water skiers.  16 fow.  Carefully released to be enjoyed by another angler.

6/26/18 @ 11:06 PM
splashman
User since 6/26/01

Sorry Billam,

Shattered my ankle 6 weeks back. This is the first year in nearly 20 that I missed my annual trip. Rest of group went up 2 weeks ago and did well on crappies and walleyes. Most walleyes under 18" and all released. The crappies were nicer sized this year, all released as well.

Muskies were slow but picked up at the end of the week. 

Better chance on High at a musky. Message me if ya want some specifics.......


6/26/18 @ 11:01 AM
Billamcustom
User since 8/11/13

Splashman - Did you do a trip the High Lake this year?  I'v enjoyed ready your results from the past several years.  Also, we'll be heading to High Lake next week.  I'm hoping for my son to hook up with his first Muskie!

Does anyone know which lake would give him his best chance? High or Fishtrap?


6/19/18 @ 2:28 PM
splashman
User since 6/26/01

dw1


Check your PM



6/14/18 @ 9:34 AM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (1%)
Waxing Crescent
dw1
User since 10/4/09

Heading up next weekend and fishing this lake for first time(staying on Fishtrap lake).  Primarily going to try for muskies but was just curious if it was worth targeting walleyes as well?  Are there many in this system?  Thanks....

6/16/17 @ 10:54 PM
FISHING REPORT
MOON PHASE (58%)
Waning Gibbous
CONDITIONS
Cloudy
WATER TEMP
66° - 70° F
AIR TEMP
76° - 80° F
splashman
User since 6/26/01

2017 fishing trip to Boulder Junction (trip #17) is now in the books. Despite winds to 40 mph on one day, high winds another 3, and heavy storms that resulted in lost power, we still managed some good fishing and a good time. Crappies just spawned out. Caught and released plenty using 2" tube jigs and 1/16 oz. jigs. Hit smallies and largemouth using ned rigs and tubes. Released a nice northern that hit a crappie tube, and a musky that decided to T-Bone a smallmouth.

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