Bellevue Fishing Report 11-26-2016

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“I think we can get some good ones today!” said my fishing partner for the day, JD Knight, over breakfast at Richman’s café early Saturday morning in Bellevue, Iowa. We put JD’s Tracker in the water and made a pass near the pack up by the Lock and Dam–no bites. We moved downriver and fished…

The Unofficial Aurora, SD Fishing Report

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Greetings, We have been fishing Lake Poinsett searching for perch in the past 3 out of 4 fishing outings. Our luck for perch on that lake has not been on our side. However, we did catch three nice 11 inchers yesterday. Most of our luck has been for walleyes and smallmouth bass. If you want…

Lake Kabetogoma Fishing Report

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Lake Kabetogoma Fishing Report, September 3-10, 2016: “Looks like a blowout” is how Mike Ganzeveld described our recent trip to Lake Kabetogoma after viewing the photos of the small walleye and pike we caught! On September 3, Gary Lindsay, Tracy Hayward, and I drove the red Suburban to the Sandy Point Lodge on Lake Kabetogoma…

Muskie fight July 6th, 2016 by Luke Wians

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Gear: Shimano Curado 200e7 6’9 St. Croix Medium-Heavy action rod 12lb Segaur fluorocarbon line Location: Yellow River in Webster, Wisconsin Approximately 3pm It was a good day of fishing highlighted by many smallmouth, largemouth, and northern pike caught. It was calm, sunny, and about 86 degrees. The trip started out a little rough as my…

Ash Rapids Lodge Fishing Report 2016!

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Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, and Musky–that was the menu served to us during our week at the Ash Rapids Lodge on Lake of the Woods August 12-19, 2016!  Former Iowa State President, Greg Geoffroy, invited me to join his wife, Maria, brothers Max and Dave Rothschild, along with Greg’s East Coast buddies, Bob Matthews,…

2016 Birch Lake Fishing Report!

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1146. Yep, that’s how many fish we caught at Birch Lake in northwest Ontario this past week! Retired friends, Tracy Hayward, Mike Woods, Larry Hamlett and I left Cedar Rapids around 2am Friday, July 8th, and drove straight through to Lake Lac Seul to the KayAir base near Ear Falls. Karen and Peter Kay have…

Sturgeon Bay Ice Fishing Report!

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Our final IFO (Ice Fishing Outing) occurred this past weekend on Sturgeon Bay, WI. Tracy Hayward, Dan Goiffon, Sam and Dan Mazuk, along with Cliff Klein drove with me up to the bay on March 12th. We checked into our rental house for a good night’s rest before losing an hour of sleep to the…