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St Germain and Sayner, Wisconsin Fishing Report and Conditions

LOCAL INFORMATION: The destination for northern Wisconsin vacations, St. Germain Wisconsin is in the heart of Wisconsin's  Northwoods surrounded by 1300 lakes, the Chequamegon National Forest, the Nicolet National Forest, the Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest, the Oneida County and Vilas County Forests.

The St. Germain area boasts year 'round recreation with excellent fishing, boating, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, hunting, hiking, camping, biking, dining and relaxing.  We offer a wide variety of lodging, restaurants, recreational opportunities, shopping and fun.

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FISHING REPORTS:

Its Monday. It's Memorial Day. It's 6am and raining. But it's not cold and so far no lightning. So I'm sure a few hearty souls will don their Frogg Toggs and chase the fishies today. Yep, here comes one now...
The weekend so far has had mixed results. The weather was fantastic but the fish were not cooperating like they had been late in the week. Water temps are in the 64 degree range on smaller lakes and 59-61 on the larger ones. Weed growth in on a normal pace, just coming up on the clear lakes and pretty bushy on the darker ones. The rest of this week's weather promises to be great with some days getting into the 80's!
WALLEYE: They aren't as active right now as they were at the end of the week. But even when they were active a lot of small fish were being caught. I am guessing that females are recovering from the spawn and will soon be putting on the feed bag. You better take everything with you, good sized minnows, crawlers, leeches and your favorite medium crank baits. They should be in the greening weeds chasing perch and other prey. Walleyes don't like the light so the clearer the water the deeper you should go when the sun is high and then shallower during low light periods.
CRAPPIES: The smaller the lake and darker the water the farther along the spawn is. For example, on the small dark lakes the spawn is over and the Crappie are in the post spawn feed. On the larger clearer lakes the spawn hasn't started yet. On those lakes a pre spawn bite is prevalent. I was on a large clear lake yesterday and we marked fish and also saw them on the Aqua-View outside the weeds in 10-12 FOW but there was no way they were biting. Reports I get from customers who are targeting the smaller dark lakes, it's hammer time. I expect the bite to continue to get better over the next 7-10 days.
BLUE GILLS: Gills are searching the spawning areas looking for good spots and marking out their territory. The actively feeding fish a tight to wood and are taking waxies, worms and mini-mite styled baits. The flowages are yielding some very nice fish right now.
NORTHERN PIKE: The Pike are still very active. Not much magic involved in catching them right now. They'll hit just about anything. But if want to catch thew big one you need to go big. Northern Suckers drug threw the weeds or under slip bobbers above the weeds can be deadly. And of course my favorite bait, the spinner bait tipped with a twister tail, is always the best way to cover a lot of water and experience some heckacious hits! The bigger pike will be active as long as the water stays cool. Pike do not like warm water.
I'll be doing one of my favorite things the next few days, hitting smaller no motor lakes looking for everything. I'll keep you up to date, without giving away too many secrets!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Monday, May 25, 2015 at 05:20:02 (PDT)


Well, well, well. The northwoods, she giveth and she taketh away. The new cold front coming thru right now is bringing north winds, falling temps and s**w! Oh my. I bet i get a lot paperwork done in the shop over the next couple of days. I have a couple of days off coming this week and I plan to use them searching for new small lakes in the sticks. I had a customer in the shop point me towards a couple the other day and I love those types of lakes. No gas motors and a 4WD to get there. I'll let you know what I find.

The fishing over the weekend was mixed. As far as Crappie go some did well where as others did not. Presentation and locations were key. Fish are in various stages of the spawn. Active minnows, light jigs, finding the right color, and natural movement were all parts of success. Crappies could be found in the thick weeds or in 20 FOW mudflats, depending on the lake. If your presentation isn't working try something else! Oh, and a word for those of you not catching as many as you would like. When you see a boat catching them one after another and you're not, it is not ok to snuggle up to that boat and fish within a cast's throw of them. Please fishermen, show some Emily Post.
Northern Pike are still hitting everything and sometimes can be a real nuisance when you are after other species. The cold weather turns them on.

A few reports say that the bluegill are searching the shallows for a suitable bed for spawning. They are biting on waxies, small leaches and bits of worms. Be selective and please throw those big females back to finish their work.

Largemouth bass continue to provide lots of action this spring. They seem to be the most consistent biter out there. Again, minnows, leaches and crawlers along with plastics that mimic them are king.

Time to go fill some buckets. I included a couple of photos of some nice fish taken last week. Enjoy!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.



Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Monday, May 18, 2015 at 05:39:12 (PDT)


Well the Walleye bite has really turned on. Even the cold front that went thru yesterday didn't seem to slow them down. I went out with a client on Monday and we caught our limit of 15" to 19.99"ers while sifting thru about 30-40 walleye. We also caught that many northern pike as well along with a few perch, a real nice smallie and a gorgeous 11" bluegill. We caught them all tight to the wood in 3-5 FOW. Small jigs and large leeches were the best but we did catch some on crawlers, redtails, mud minnows and plastics. Another key was to say on the wind blown edges in the green weeds.

The weather is going to be nicer today and continue that way thru the next 10 days which means the bite should continue to be strong.

Perch are also in the wood in the 3-6 FOW areas. Leeches and crawlers are working best.

Crappie have slowed a little with the cold weather but should pick back up again with the warming trend on the way. Look for small minnows and plastics to still be the baits of choice.

Northern Pike are very active also. Anything that moves will catch them. Be careful rinsing your hands off in the water, if you know what I mean. Minnows are king with Northerns, especially mud minnows on the flowages. Seems like when those mud minnows hit the water the Northerns smack'em right away.

Bluegills are still scarce but should also start coming around with the warm up. Right now I think they spend their time looking out for the Northerns.

Gotta go. Here comes someone with an empty bucket. Get here if you can and put some filets in your freezer. Check out our Facebook page for some nice fish photos folks have sent us including a great catch of really fat Brookies.
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 06:48:22 (PDT)
4am and dipping minnows for those early birds. And it's 55 degrees! Wow. Crappie are on and the Walleye are either in the spawn or just finishing. Come on up and take advantage of the new bag limits!
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Saturday, May 02, 2015 at 03:05:16 (PDT)
Crappie and Perch are beginning to be had. Crappie are being caught in the warmest water on the lake, usually the north end and perch are cruising the mud flats, again in the warmest water. Small minnows, plastics and beatle spin type lures are the ticket for crappie while most perch are taking large fatheads. River fishermen are still reporting good walleye catches on large fatheads and they say the Walleye are still spawning.

Bait Shop News Just a heads up to let you know the bait shop will have Red Tails, Black Tails, Sucker minnows and other game fish bait available starting the Monday, 4-27, before the opener. So if you want to beat the crowds stop by anytime during the week and we'll fill your bucket with your pleasure sans the wait. Special Opener Hours We will be open Thursday from 7am to 9pm, Friday from 7am to Midnight, Saturday from 4am to 8pm and Sunday we start our normal Summer hours of 5:30 to 8pm or later 7 days a week. It won't be long now!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 15:42:01 (PDT)
Well the ice is gone, temps in the 65-75 degree range, and the water temps are rising with the sun out! Crappie are starting to turn on and Musky are pairing up in the shallows. Everything right on schedule. BUT... the next few days are going to be windy, highs in the low 40s and lows in the high 20's, rain and maybe a little s**w. But by next Friday we are suppose to be back to sun and 50s and 60s.

I love this time of year as there are so many opportunities. Crappie staging for the spawn, Walleye in mid or post spawn and the loons, like the Musky, are seeking their love interests. One of the reasons its fun waiting on folks in the bait shop is finding out all the different ways they catch the same fish. I learn something new everyday. Yesterday two young fellas around 10 years old gave me a lesson on fishing the Manitowish river for Smallies and Northern Pike. They had some great fish stories as any great fisherman would!

When you're in the area stop by and say hi and share a story or two. Here comes someone with an empty bucket, gotta go...

A quick note about the bait shop, we are carrying Buck Wear shirts and hats now and a line of Wild Rice from Minnesota. That wild rice is awesome!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 07:38:12 (PDT)
FYI, it looks like the majority of the lakes in the area will be open this weekend. Most are open now except for the usually stubborn ones. Most visitors to the bait shop are still on the rivers but a few are starting to chase perch and crappie on the lakes. And the weather seems to be cooperating with nice temps over the next 5 days. Looks like winter has left us (knocking on wood).

One more thing, the bait shop has all of our fishing line on sale till the end of April so come on in and get your reel refreshed.

I better go. Here comes someone with a bucket.
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 12:30:49 (PDT)
Well the bait shop is open and we're very excited about how it turned out. Check out the photos on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow.

As far as the fishing goes it has been a little tough. Not a lot of action and the ice really isn't safe any more. Two different guys that came into the shop this morning talked about how they got wet yesterday. Only in shallow water but cold! One guy got out onto the ice ok but couldn't get back without jumping in. Yikes.

Be careful out there!

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Bait shop info at www.MinocquaBaitShop.com
Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.

Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at 12:10:55 (PDT)
Well the bait shop is really shaping up. The layout is done and now we are getting new product in daily. The opening in scheduled for April 1, 2015. No April Fool's!

As far as the fishing goes the snow from last night pretty much kicked everybody off the ice. Heavy snow will do that especially on bad ice. It weighs it down and kicks the slush up and makes travel unsafe. Most, including me, are predicting a middle April ice out. Sooner if we get rain, maybe longer if not.

Well back to work. I'll keep you up date best I can. Come and see us when you can.

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Bait shop info at www.MinocquaBaitShop.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.


Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 19:52:54 (PDT)
My apologies for the lack of reports. 3 reasons. I lost my Mom just before Christmas, haven't fished much and have been working on getting the bait shop ready for the April 1 opening. I haven't seen very many folks out there or vehicles on the ice. I've been told that the ice is just now starting to get safe. First ice was no good and most of you ardent ice fishermen know that that makes the ice unsafe all year. SO BE CAREFUL OUT THERE! If I get out there I will report about it. Later! And if you see my white truck at the bait shop, stop by and say hi...
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at 09:03:18 (PST)
I was fishing a few days ago on one of my favorite lakes. An impromptu meeting of fishermen at the dock at the end of the day revealed that I was the only one who had caught walleye. I got the usual questions, on what, with what and what color? Nobody asked where. These guys were fishing where the fish were a month ago and were persistent at it, all day long.

With water temps dropping into the 50s and the amount of sunshine per day dropping, the green weeds are going away as such the oxygen levels in the shallows are dropping. So fish do what you and I would do, head for the areas where the breathing is easier. If you can find green weeds shallow, great. But mostly they are going away.

I was fishing in 25' to 30' of water on a rock hump that was coming out of a mud flat. That's where the bait is and therefore the predators. It's hard sometimes to hold your boat over those spots as dropping an anchor is not practical. If you have a trolling motor with an anchor mode, use it. If that doesn't work, throw on some crawler or minnow harnesses and make drifts across the areas. Try drop shotting with light jigs! Motor around until you find pods of bait fish and the fish that eat them will be close by.

The bait shop is coming along and right on schedule. I haven't been able to fish as much because of the work I'm putting in on it but it will be worth it. Next time lets talk about Crappie and plastics.

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Bait shop info at www.MinocquaBaitShop.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.


Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 14:24:29 (PDT)
Like your dad said to you when holding a football in the back yard, "go deep". That's were the nice walleyes are right now. If you can figure out how to hold the boat in this wind and cold, do it over 20-30 deep water on rock humps and ledges. Minnows and jigs heavy enough to feel the bottom are the ticket. I like orange or green for colors.

The crappie are still going well but they seem to be in 5-8 feet of water. I used small gulp minnows, brown plastic twister tail grubs and white beetle spins. I took some very nice 14"ers along with a pile of 11"s. Very tasty since the water temps are now in the lower 60s a dropping.

The fishing should continue to improve with the dropping water temps as all species start preparing for ice cover. Musky have been chasing big minnows or suckers and bucktails.

That's it for now, Gotta go check out a lake I've never fished before and be back in time for kick off.

BTW, I got "COMING SOON" signs up in the bait shop this weekend. I can't wait!

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.


Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 09:22:43 (PDT)
Here's the announcement that I've been sitting on for a while now that I am really excited about. I'm opening up the new Dewey Catch'em and How Bait Shop / Guide Service in March of 2015. Where? In The Store complex at the intersection of Hwy 70 and Hwy 51 in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin. It will be where the bakery used to be. There is no signage yet but it's just one of the things that will be taken care of by next March. Here's our mission:

When you fish the northwoods of Wisconsin you want the best.  When you hire a guide from Dewey Catchem and How ™, you want the best and you get it.  Now coming in the spring of 2015, Dewey Catchem and How ™ is extending those expectations to your choice in bait shops.  Our bait shop will be on a never ending mission to become the best bait shop in the northwoods.  How are we gonna do it??

A Great Selection of Fishing Tackle that WORKS in Our Area...
We won't just fill the shelves, we will fill them with northwoods tested fishing tackle that will work catching you more fish.

High Quality Fishing Tackle at Low Low Pricing...
We shop the wholesalers for the best in tackle at the best price.  Those big box stores will not have anything on us!  In fact many items on our shelves will be priced lower than those stores.  When you buy from us you will know that you got a fantastic price on tackle that works in our area.

Fresh Live Bait...
The best of the best is the only kind of live bait you will find in our coolers and tanks.  Minnows, bugs, grubs, crawlers and leeches will be the freshest you can find.

Professional Help...
No part time salespeople here!  Our friendly staff will be the guides that fish the area and their associates.  You have a question, we'll have an answer.



Lots of
Easy Parking
for Your Rig

Convenient Location
at Hwy 70 & Hwy 51

Easy In and Out

One Stop Shopping
Gas, Snacks, Tackle in One Place

Low Pricing
that Meets or Beats the Big Box Stores

Professional Staff

Fresh Live Bait

Fishing Hours

For more info go to

http://deweycatchemandhow.com/baitshop.htm

I'll keep you updated. If you have any suggestions or comments give me a call or shoot me an e-mail and let me know.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 20:14:25 (PDT)
Oh no. You know that feeling you get when you see the first buds on the trees in the spring of the year? Well it's just the opposite for me when I see the first fern or sugar maple start to turn at this time of year. But the fishing has been good and getting better. The weather has held and lake temps are still in that lower to mid 70 range. Crawlers and leeches are still king with a few lakes requiring minnows. But those minnow lakes are minnow lakes pretty much year round. The weeds are starting to come loose from the bottom and the fish are starting a move to the deeper rock bars. But you can still catch fish in the weed edges but pretty much only at feeding time.

The fall also brings the lowing of water temps and shorter sun filled hours. This means its time to fatten up for the winter. No, I'm not talking about the fisherpeople, put those Oreos down! Soon is when those big sallies will start gorging for the winter cold and you need to be ready. Take different sized baits out with you, different colors and go DEEP. Too many fisherpeople are uncomfortable fishing deeper than 10' but that means you are missing out on the bigger fish. Find those 20-40' humps and fish them. One may put a big smile on your face!

Time to go and try that myself!

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.


Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 12:04:53 (PDT)
Sorry for the delay in posting reports. I have been very busy fishing and dealing with other business issues. I know, I know, no excuse. Well here we go.

The fishing continues to get better in the northwoods. Water temps are starting to climb again. I was on the Manitowish Waters chain a few days ago and the water temp was about 75. I was on a smaller green algae bloomed lake and the temp was almost 80. But on those two bodies of waters as with all the others lately the successful presentation has been the same. Light jigs and slow, slow, painfully slow presentations. Clawlers are still the best bet and you can pinch them in half. Leeches are second best and then small grub tail plastics. Green weed edges next to deeper water if available was the spots to look for.

For smallies on the rocks the magic depth was 16' with hard bottom and 6' weed edges on lakes with a crayfish population. Love those fighting little devils. One of my clients caught a night 15"er the other day and its belly was gigantic!

We found walleye on weed edges and some in shallow weeds and wood. No consistency on deep walleye yet but we are getting close. One unusual trait of the walleyes lately was you didn't have to get up early for fish till dark to get them. We caught most of those marble eyes around 8am and 7pm. I like that.

Crappies are starting to pick up a little. Plastics were king there as we did well with light jigs and slow presentations that just clipped the top of the weeds in 7-5 feet of water. And they hit best with a chop on the water and the sun out! OK, thats enough. It's time to get back out there.

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.

Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 11:16:24 (PDT)
Fishing is a little below average right now. Reason? Water temps. Normally water temps would be in the 80 degree range at this time of year. Even though we had a very late spring, the culprit is the cool nights. 40s and 50s each night just won't allow those water temps to climb. And I see next week the highs will only be in the low 60s for a couple of days. And these temps aren't limited to just the northwoods either. I was on the Madison lakes last Saturday with my grandangels and the water temps were only 74! Now anyone familiar with those lakes knows usually by this time of year you are fishing in a warm tub, icing your catch to make sure it doesn't rot in a half hour. Does this mean you can't catch fish? NEVER!

Right now lake temps are in the 67-71 degree range, clear and stained lakes and flowages alike. One good side effect of the cool water temps is the minimal mayfly hatches. There have been a few small hatches, a good one on the Rainbow, but no majors so far. Weed edges are creeping out to 14-15' depths now. Keep that jig size as small as possible when dragging the leeches and crawlers which are the baits of choice right now. Not too many Northern Pike being boated now but Walleye are still good in low light times or on the flowages. Bass are still going good but the largemouth are really affected by the cool water temps. Musky can be enticed to hit medium to small bucktails ripped over weed patches.

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, it's all fun and games 'til someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 12:24:26 (PDT)
Hey guys and gals, its been a while. Well, lets get at it. Biggest story right now is minnows are basically passe right now. Crawlers and leeches are the baits of choice. And of course you know I love plastics!

Walleye and Northern Pike and active right now and are hitting crawlers and leeches nicely. Light jigs and green weedlines are key.

Crappies have slowed a little while the gills have picked up. Again, crawlers and leeches in 3-8' of water will bring those bull gills to the boat.

LM Bass should be at the top of your list and the water temps get into the 70s now. They will be everywhere. Remember, they are a surprise stalker so look for places they might hide and attack their prey. Downed logs, dark water that changes to light, lily pads, and big rocks and are great hiding places. Smallies will be in the rocks and roaming the flats also looking for a meal. Low light is the best for them.

The flowages are popping well right now and water levels are good. Local clear water chains are great too but look for those weed edges next to 20-30 feet of water.

One more quickie hint. Wanna find the fish? Used a spinner bait or beetle pin to cover a lot of water and then slow down when you find the fish.

Hey, don't forget to take the family fishing and HAVE FUN! But remember, It's all fun and games 'till someone loses a Walleye!
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Jeff Bolander, also known as 'How' of Dewey, Catchem and How at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com
Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com
Check out my Real Estate website at www.JeffBolander.com
and my Up North fishing and resort web sites at www.UpNorth.info
and see piles of fish photos at Up North Fishing Photos at www.UpNorthFishingPhotos.com.
Jeff Bolander <jeff@deweycatchemandhow.com>
- Wednesday, July 02, 2014 at 08:49:40 (PDT)

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Fishing in Northern Wisconsin and Western UP of Michigan Snowmobiling in Northern Wisconsin and Western UP of Michigan Lodging in Northern Wisconsin and Western UP of Michigan

Here a list of the towns, counties and areas covered by these web sites.  Since information is being added and updated constantly, some areas my not be completely represented yet.

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Wisconsin: Ashland, Alvin, Arbor Vitae, Argonne, Blackwell, Boulder Junction, Bradley, Brantwood, Carter, Cavour, Chequamegon Bay, Clearwater Lake, Clifford, Conover, Crandon, Cresent Lake, Eagle River, Enterprise, Harshaw, Hayward, Hazelhurst, Heafford Junction, Hiles, Hurley, Jennings, Lac du Flambeau, Lake George, Lake Tomahawk, Land O Lakes, Laona, Long Lake, Manitowish Waters, McNaughton, Mercer, Minocqua, Mole Lake, Monico, Newbold, Park Falls, Pelican Lake, Phelps, Popple River, Presque Isle, Rhinelander, St. Germain, Sayner, Star Lake, Starks, Sugar Camp, Three Lakes, Tomahawk, Tripoli, Turtle Flambeau Flowage, Wabeno, Winchester, Woodboro, Woodruff, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and the counties of Onieda, Vilas, Iron.
Michigan: Big Bay, Bruce Crossing Champion, Chocolay, Copper Harbor, Eagle River General Western U.P., Gwinn, Hancock, Houghton, Iron River, Iron Mountain, Ironwood, Ishpeming, Lake Gogebic, Marenisco, Marquette, Michigamme, Negaunee, Ontonagon, Porcupine Mountain, Siler City, Republic, Watersmeet, Winona
Counties: Vilas County Wisconsin, Oneida County Wisconsin, Iron County Wisconsin, Price County Wisconsin, Sawyer County Wisconsin, Iron County Michigan, Ontonagon County Michigan, Keewanaw County Michigan, Marquette County Michigan

Fishing Guides, Maps and Tips for Arbor Vitae, Woodruff, Minocqua, Manitowish Waters, Boulder Junction, Winchester,
Presque Isle, Lake Tomahawk, Tomahawk, Harshaw, Hazelhurst, Land O Lakes, Conover, Phelps, Eagle River, St. Germain, Sayner, Lac du Flambeau, Mercer, Oneida, Vilas, Iron County, Wisconsin, Fishing the Northwoods of Wisconsin

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