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BIG CHIP GUIDE SERVICE
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5/28/15 7:28 AM CST
Pflueger, I would work 3rd pass tight to the bog there and shoreline on the North side of the inlet, for LM bass. Its fairly shallow and top water frog would work perfect. They chase my Crappie bobbers all the time there. As for Crappies, their on their way out from spawning for the most part in that area. They should be hanging around the first break in the weeds right before you enter 3rd pass. Look on your electronics for the weeds. Also check around the big bogs on the West side of 2nd pass in 4-10 foot of water. Cast up to the bogs using a slip bobber with a 1/32 oz jig tipped with Gulp! or minnows.

Good luck out there! TC

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5/27/15 11:13 PM CST
Looking for a little help, first time fishing the chip. Staying at big musky. Went out to check out the water. Looking to catch Largemouth and panfish. All catch and release just want a few pan fish to grill up while we stay here. Where is a good spot to start.looking for some pads to throw frog. Don't want your secret spot(s) just an idea where to start. This is a huge body of water. Lol very impressed. Any hints or direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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5/27/15 6:04 PM CST
Fished Crane Lake over the weekend. Only one small pike casting cranks. Did this portion of the lake winter kill again? Did not see many boats back there.

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5/27/15 12:00 PM CST
Has been an awesome week on the Chip. Gills are going awesome up shallow now! Crappie are ganged up out deep. Walleyes are going great on some of the mid depth humps. Here is our video report! Not sure why the vidoes cannot be embeded. Click the link below!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JukSWzshwOg


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5/27/15 6:53 AM CST
vid from saturday night- crappies bit best on mini-mites. small bay on east side of hay lake that we had to ourselves. chased down a moving bobber in the lily pads and caught some bonus largemouth.

https://youtu.be/LUybVCFdsb0

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5/26/15 10:10 PM CST
I had a great musky opener weekend with a couple different clients on the big chip (and surrounding lakes). We put a total of 6 fish in the bag on suckers, dawgs & bucktails. Today we had a 4 fish day with Eric getting his personal best musky on a sucker (using my newly developed sucker rig which will be in stores by this fall). Congrats to Eric! The bite should continue to be good as the water warms its way up to 70 degrees. Give me a shout if you're looking to get on some fish! Cool


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5/26/15 7:53 AM CST
Air Temp: 66° - 70° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
5-22-15 took the kids out friday night for panfish. Also brought along the new puppy-first time in the boat. Bit of a learning curve for the new dog.

https://youtu.be/MuvbURkDfDw

DEAN ELMER
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5/25/15 7:54 PM CST
Fished with KT and we casted crank baits in the rain. We hit a few spots before we headed to the bar for beers. KT caught a 25.5 her biggest so far this year.


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5/24/15 4:17 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 66° - 70° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
Got out for a little bit today for a few hours. Caught plenty of walleyes but two keepers.Fishing slip bobbers and leeches over sunken brush piles. Plenty of crappies still hanging out over the deeper edges as well.

Fishing is starting to pick up as water temperatures warm again.

The lake level is almost a full pool.

June is right around the corner. Fishing is going to be crazy in the next month. If you want to get on this action, give me a call. Good luck, tight lines and God bless our servicemen! TC


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5/23/15 6:21 AM CST
Hahaha How's this one? 25.5 inches fished yesterday and the action was good. Kept ahhhhjjj

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5/22/15 5:52 AM CST
Deano--please tell me you don't shoot pictures sideways because that's the way you shoot a pistol--gangbanger style cuz that's the way it came out of the box Evil Grin Here's pix of you with that "throw down" eye I always carry for when a quick kokak is needed Tounge Out

--tight lines! Wink

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5/22/15 5:26 AM CST
Guided and fished yesterday.


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5/21/15 10:34 AM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
Fished Walleye the flowage the past few days- daytime bite is decent in the brush in 12-18 foot. Keeper Walleye are still shallow compared to the deeper- but this can change day to day based on weather conditions- a chop or heavy clouds will push them in shallow water-still and high sun will push them deeper unless there in weeds. I'm fishing both east and West sides. Fish are scattered- good action at each spot I tried- but the bite slows after 30 minutes- possibly spooking the fish or just catching the aggressive fish. Its important to not over fish a spot holding fish. I just move on and try it later. Leeches are out fishing minnows for me-still using 1/8 jigs or slip bobbers. Crank baits are good in certain areas at dusk or low light and will be good for another three weeks or until weeds get to high for shoreline fishing. I'm looking forward to trolling a little starting July 1st-1 line. I have done this on Nelson and Grindstone for years with very good success. Its a nice way to locate the fish-then target them with a non trolling approach. JIM

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5/21/15 6:47 AM CST
Here is the 24.5

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5/21/15 6:32 AM CST
Guided Monday out of Chief Lake Lodge and we went for crappie. Ron and Rick and I caught a good number of them keeping 20 nice crappies for the pan.

Tuesday fished with friend and it was slow for the walleye. We did have one big fish take a swipe at a crappie. Bite was lite.

Yesterday the bite was not so lite and the walleyes were hitting good. Cpr'd a 24.5 and a 22. Ended up keeping a 17,18 and a 19 inch eyes for the pan.

Call or email to book a trip. Do have a few days open this month yet. June is almost full.

Bog is up against the bridge and there is one bog stuck out by birch island. Lots of stuff floating around. Water level is a few inches from full pool and rising.

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