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Big_Ron
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5/27/08 4:51 PM CST
that a replica mount I assume??

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5/27/08 1:55 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 66° - 70° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Fished from Thursday through Saturday with a lot of success on many species although it helped having a few "pros" with me. Mainly targeting walleye and found good success on bars with access to deep water or a river channel. The walleye all seemed to be on 15-20ft (a few nice pike in this range as well) on jigs and minnows and really turned on when the wind and clouds rolled through on Saturday. Crappie were in shallow weeds on the north bays along with an occasional bass.

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5/27/08 12:37 PM CST
We were @ Sisko's this past weekend ..Fished some humps accross from our campgrounds and around the bridge area towards Herman's among others, with pretty good success for walleyes ..Spent Saturday afternoon up in Crane lake with the wives and did fairly well on bluegills(kept 32)all up in 1-2' of water ..

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5/27/08 8:57 AM CST
Heading up June 7th-14, we are staying at Golden View Resort. Usually go to Chetek so was hoping for some pointers in regards to hot spots near our resort. We are mainly fishing for crappie as well as walleye. Planning to drift with jigs and minnows mostly if that proves to be fruitful. Love to hear about anyone's experiences / advice....

Thanks!

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5/27/08 8:11 AM CST
Meant to say on my last post that we are not familiar with the flowage fishing hot spots near the resort we are staying at on Moore's Bay. Did the post fast and didn't check before sending. We would just desire a few tips before coming up on June 7th to help make the trip a little more organized.

Thanks and Good Fishin!

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5/27/08 6:43 AM CST
Me and my dad stayed at the Indian trail resort for Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was a crap day because we didn't know where to go or anything. We woke up that morning at 5:30 and headed out. We didn't catch anything on the boat. Then we came back for and early dinner and we decided to fish the docks. We started getting crappie about 11.5-13" in length. We also got some big SM 15-17" we caught these on minnows and worms about 10-12 fow. We went out later that night by the jugs and caught a big crappie and a 2# walleye.

On Sunday we woke up at the same time and fished the jugs and managed 2 walleye. Then we went back to the resort and fished off the docks and got some more crappie. Then after dinner we fished pine island and caught 2 walleye and 1 pike. At 10:00 pm went back to the docks and caught crappie, rock bass, and a few walleye. The dock is around 13-17 feet deep.

Overall we had a good day and I'm willing to share tips if contacted.

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5/26/08 4:12 PM CST
My family is coming up to the Chip for our annual Father's Day week vacation on June 7th. Avid fisherman although real familiar with the flowage fishing hot spots. We are staying at Johnson's Resort on Moore's Bay. Would like to stay close to home most days. Where are some good walleye and crappie spots. Also would like to go for some muskie fishing if time permits. We are good Wisconsin folks and want to have a good week of fishing before we track over to the Leinie Family Renunion at the end of the week. Thanks in advance for any ideas.

Good Fishin!

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5/24/08 11:46 PM CST
Heading out on the 2nd Annual Canuper Cabin Father's Day fishing trip June 12-14th. I need all the your best spots! Just kidding. We have a group of 8 kids, 9 guys, and three grandfathers for the outing. Had a blast last year and caught a mixed bag of walleye, bass, crappies, bluegills, and northerns. All the kids won prizes for the biggest fish, smallest fish, ugliest fish, cutest fish, meanest fish, nicest fish etc. We saw deer, elk, loons, bald eagles and a black bear digging up the shore line of Jack Pine Island. The kids caught frogs, snakes and turtles. This trip has turned into the highlight of our summer. Keep the great reports coming. I'll pray for good weather.

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5/24/08 10:50 PM CST
Air Temp: 56° - 60° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Was up on the Chip all week. Just got back this afternoon. Overall the fishing was generally a little slower than the past. By the end of the week the crappies were in the shallows and starting to spawn. Small jigs with twister tails took our fair share. But the walleyes were difficult to find consistency with. Only could get one here and one there. Must not quite be in the summer pattern yet because of the late ice out and slow warming spring. Overall we did get plenty of fish, but with plenty of work.

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5/24/08 4:59 PM CST
Well Deano and Hurricane are on the flowage fishing...that body of water may never be the same with them two together.

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5/23/08 10:28 PM CST
heading to chief lake for the week after fathers day. i have a mess of great panfish, northern and lm bass, spots on the flowage. the walleye always seem to outsmart me. if anyone could im me with walleye spots id be willing to trade gps coords for my locs.....

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5/23/08 12:33 PM CST
The HIghway CC landing north of CC bridge, at Herman's Landing, is on the fore mentioned bay. The landing is good, and parking is adequate. With a small boat, it might be shorter to sneak past the bog, on the west end of the bay, go through Crystal Lake, exiting at the south west, heading west to the mouth of Crane Creek, and then into Crane Lake. It is a haul, and as posted, good fishing can be had much closer to this landing. One issue with fishing the Chip is that folks want run to the "other" side to get to better fishing, passing a ton of good fishing to get there. Pick a small area, and pick it apart. If this were my situation(small boat), I would fish the boat landing bay, well, and go into Crystal, and fish that well. That should just about kill the time you have to fish for the day. One tip about Crystal Lake, most folks want to pound the bank. The middle of the lake has very good habitat. FWIW, I have a 60 mph boat, and over 20 years experience fishing the Chip, and I rarely run around the Chip. I learn new stuff every time I am on her, and I follow my advice. I pick small areas apart, and do well.

[This post was last edited on 5/23/08 at 12:36 PM]
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5/23/08 12:16 PM CST
Thanks HH,

I was hoping my old map failed to show a boat landing on Crane, I guess there isn't one. I'll have to look at the map again to find the bay you mention. I don't have access to a very big boat so hopefully there's a good landing and parking area near the bay. Thanks again for the help.

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5/22/08 11:40 PM CST
Trax, It's your first time on the Chip and you're going to head up to Crane Lake? I admire your adventerous idea, but before you take the nature tour spend a little time just fishing in Dorazio Bay. There's a submerged bog about 100ft. to the southwest of the launch. You'll catch panfish there. You'll find walleyes in the bay. You can drift the main part of the bay and throw spinner baits for notherns. Bottom line is put some fish in the boat before you go exploring. Smallie fishing is better on the east side. You'll have to go barbless for another few weeks until bass season opens. My advice on your first day would be to fish around some of the islands and look for hard bottom with green weeds 10ft. and in.

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5/22/08 9:14 PM CST
I'm fairly new to the area and would like to fish the lake for walleyes, smallmouths, and panfish. If I wanted to fish Crane is the best boat landing option the one off of CC south of B? Also, is there only one boat landing on Chief Lake? This time of year is a jig and waxie or small spinner going to catch the crappies or do I need minnows?

I'm not sure how I'm going to catch fish out there, I can't even find the boat landings.

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