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Little John Lake, Vilas County

Little John Lake, Vilas County
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6/24/17 @ 5:11 AM
chimod19
User since 2/25/12

Nice lake that I tried ice fishing but sad to hear over 400 walleyes were harvested this spring during the spawn. That a lot for a 166 acre lake. 

7/5/16 @ 10:41 PM
TravyT
User since 5/5/14

pike..to my knowledge the lake was pretty well speared out the past few years..I havent fished there in probably 4 or 5 years due to this..i learned about the lake and then the year after it was horrible the 1 time I went out and havent been back since..plenty of other good lakes around

7/5/16 @ 10:27 PM
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Waxing Crescent
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Sunny
WATER TEMP
76° - 80° F
AIR TEMP
81° - 88° F
n.pike
n.pike
User since 4/2/02

Fished today around lunch for 2 and a half hours. 2 others with me. Not even a bite. Tough time to fish and tough time of year, but thought we'd get into something. Did see others on the lake so maybe they had some better fishing than us. First time on the lake....

8/3/15 @ 8:30 AM
bats
User since 2/27/03
Royh4218,

Your post echo's my exact words....

8/2/15 @ 9:35 AM
Chemist
User since 6/17/01
Heading up tomorrow. After some research, we will be trying for my son's first muskie elsewhere, probably Ballard.

I did find that there has not been any muskie stocking since 1999. I don't know if there is any natural reproduction at all, so if not, there would be very few fish from that year class remaining.

Thanks to those of you who helped me.

7/20/15 @ 8:33 PM
royh4218
User since 11/30/14
Big Musky around the corner use to be good too,10 yrs ago.Fishing has just gone bad all over the state.Was at my favorite trout stream in Bayfield county last week.Haven't been there in 20 yrs,all the holes have filled in with silt and sand and no trout to be found.The DNR knows how bad it's become but won't tell people the truth on account of how much money is involved with tourism in WI.Glad I'm an old man seeing how bad things have become.

7/20/15 @ 8:23 PM
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MOON PHASE (20%)
Waxing Crescent
AIR TEMP
56° - 60° F
anonymous
anonymous
User since 6/8/11
I've fished this lake for the last 30 years and the last ten it has started to slide down hill. The last 4 years, it sucks. After reading the posts, it makes sence now, they've spear the crap out of it. I've stopped fishing a few other lakes for the same reason. You used to beable to go out there and get a dozen nice gills and perch. What happened to them, over harvedt? Lucky to get half a dozen perch and gills combined, that aren't keepers

7/20/15 @ 3:54 PM
Nivek
User since 2/10/15
This is the trend of the lakes located in the the ceded territory. Step by step, the lakes are being ruined and it's only a matter of time before most lakes will be ruined and depleted of its game fish resource. Look what happened on the Minocqua Chain?????

7/20/15 @ 12:24 PM
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MOON PHASE (20%)
Waxing Crescent
Teemslayer
User since 2/23/08
Probly done on purpose to spite "us". Me and friends lost a giant muskie here a few years ago sucker fishing in the fall. A gem of a lake with potential if resources are respected

7/20/15 @ 12:12 PM
Chemist
User since 6/17/01
That is really sad....

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