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Brenda's 34# 48" Musky
release on Sept 28, 2011


11 year old Parker Coleman
47 Inch Musky - John Dettloff Guide


Pete Rich with a 52 Inch Musky

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Below you will see the current fishing report posted on: 09/30/2018

General Conditions

Ice out was late this spring, May 5th. Water was about 7 1/2' last winter so that should help the walleye and muskie fry survival and we should also have better weed growth this season. The water level is only 7" down from full and temps are 55 degrees in the shallows. A lot of older weed but more and more newer good cabbage weeds are now showing up on the shallow bars.

Walleye Report

Wakkeye are being caught on the edges of deep humps (12-16 feet of water) with jig and leech and jig and nightcrawlers. Larger ones are being caught casting the deeper edge of shoreline weeds and brush with beetle spins and crank baits and jig and twisters.

Crappie Report

Crappies are slow right now with some catches being made on the fish cribs in 17' of water.

Musky Report

The muskies started off slower this season with the late spring. June and early July were fair to good but the action was tough much of the time because of extreme water temperature swings and very warm water temps. Early August had a decent good spurt of action but things stayed slower until August 19th when the water finally cooled into a good range and the musky action has been great ever since. We got over 60 muskies in the last month!! Muskies are shallow on the bars and bucktails are doing very well right now, with creepers, globes, and hawg wobblers worth using when the wind is down.

Northern/Smallmouth Bass report

Smallmouth have been hitting well tight to shoreline structure such as brush and wood or on the shallow hard bottom bars. Northern are being caught in good numbers on the weedy shorelines and weed edges and weed beds..


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