Todd and I put in at Union Grove 6AM. We ran up-lake to our waypoint. I was looking for landmarks and Todd was studying the chart as we blew right by. This was only our third time to this lake, so we were a little befuddled until we realized the lake was UP at least twelve feet!
We left out waypoint and headed downlake. We were hoping to find grass but we gave up and fished flooded brush. We caught around twenty, mostly on soft swimbait and I got a small goo as well. Beautiful lake, I really like it even though it fished tough for me on this trip. Lots of followers. Off at 2PM.
Next weekend is Father's Day so I'm going to maximize my paternal glory and fish ALL weekend! Attachment 41689
06-12-2019, 07:13 PM
At least you guys can get bit on that lake...last time I was there only managed 3, but it was windy. Pretty water though!
06-14-2019, 06:44 PM
A guy I used to work with consider that his home lake. He recommended I go up river and fish there. Said the bite is a lot easier.
You just have to take your time navigating that way in a boat, so you don't hit a smerged tree top.
With the lake being up it may be ok. Last time I was there, and its been year, the channel markers were pretty good.
06-16-2019, 01:13 PM
Originally Posted by Hopedale
You just have to take your time navigating that way in a boat...
You gotta remember I'm riding with the guy who, on his first time on this lake, powered between the up-river bridge pilings on plane. A quarter-mile north of the bridge he came off plane, grinned at me and said, "I've always wanted to do that!"
06-17-2019, 02:21 PM
To be fair. My boat runs a lot shallower when on plane then when just idling around.
07-22-2019, 12:28 PM
The Lake Level on 6/9 was 626.86 or about 5 feet above normal. Best using a bit more caution running on this lake when you're not absolutely sure where you're going.