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puddy
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FISHING REPORT
3/2/15 12:27 AM CST
Anybody know if the pout are hungry on the west shore? Never caught one and want to give it a try.

Pechacek10
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3/1/15 8:48 PM CST
Went back out with the 3 baits I had left after losing all my tackle today off Merritt and landed one white and a Walter. Both released. If someone find a small black tackle box chalked full of baits please return. Call/text at 715-821-8642 or PM me. Can describe and will give reward. All in all, crappy day.

Muskyman65
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3/1/15 7:46 PM CST
Fished from 11-3:30, moved around 20 times, tried by the river mouth, off the lighthouse, in the mud off Oshkosh, and even 3 miles off of Brothertown. Never even marked a fish! Talked to multiple anglers out there and they all had the same response, no fish!! Humbling day on lady Bago, its amazing that there were so many Walleyes taken the past two days given how tough the bite was today! There should be some good schools of Walleyes forming off Oshkosh in the next week or two, maybe I will luck into them next time!

3samebirthdeyes
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3/1/15 7:43 PM CST
Thank You Editor! Stay on this and keep it to fishing reports.

Lake-Link Editor
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3/1/15 5:09 PM CST
Greetings All,

Just a FYI the intent of this board is for Fishing Reports on Lake Winnebago. For all other topics use this forum to discuss http://www.lake-link.com/forums/Wisconsin-Fishing-Discussion/

[This post was last edited on 3/1/15 at 7:06 PM]
Z7nRageKilla
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3/1/15 3:05 PM CST
Not a report, but please anyone that can help, throw me a bone. I don't often ask for help on catching fish and am quick to help others as best as I can when it comes to other lakes or techniques. I am a long time Lake-Linker hoping that someone on here could be kind enough to HELP (very much in need of it,) me get on some walleyes. Yes I have read previous reports (years of them.) I have tried out in the mud anywhere from the 2 mile bridge and past it as well as to the south as far as I could as well as the north. I've tried out in front of the mouth, shallow, reefs, structure and depth changes, you name it I have tried it. I have been fishing Bago since I moved here in 2006 and just cannot seem to get the walleyes figured out. I'm not trying to catch the biggest fish to put on the wall or anything, I just want to go out and have some fun and catch some nice fish. Would I keep some? Yes, but I keep the fish that aren't females full of eggs, and have my own "slot limit" to abide by. Anything over 20 gets a quick picture and put back, but anything between that 14 to 15ish to 20 inch range feeds my fiancé and I. I have a Vex as well as a camera, pop up, and propane auger. I move A LOT, and then move some more, but I just cannot figure out these fish and get on top of them. I know that there is not a "hot spot" so to say, but there have to be some areas that I can try that increase my chances, or some kind of technique that I can do differently. Please anyone that can steer me in the right direction and help me out it would be greatly appreciated. Please message me if you could be so kind. I also usually have Mondays and Wednesdays off and spend a good part of the day trying to find some fish, so if anyone wants to team up, or even tag along with me I would be happy to have another person aboard. I have a 4wheel drive Jeep, and like I said everything needed to fish, it's just the catching part of fishing that I am having troubles with haha. Thank you for taking the time to read this, (if you're still reading.) I know a lot of people are always asking the same old questions, but I truly cannot think of or do anything else. Thanks again. -Ryan

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sugar man
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3/1/15 2:48 PM CST
Lost on Lake Winnebago West side near Oshkosh, Ice fishing gear Feb 28th. Poles, 2 cameras, one fish locator, portable ice shack. If found contact Steve 233-0370

Pechacek10
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3/1/15 10:21 AM CST
Lost tackle box! I somehow lost my tackle box today straight out from Merritt Av. With ALL my tackle inside. If anyone picked it up please call me at 715-821-8642. I can describe it and the tackle inside. Reward will be given to the honest person who would return it. Otherwise, 2 small eyes before we left to look for my tackle with no luck.

Treeshark
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3/1/15 7:32 AM CST
Ice Depth: 20"
Hit the east side off of Brothertown at around 3pm yesterday after the lake calmed down a bit- fished until close to dark with a 16-17" sauger (might have been a saugeye, had a bit of white on the tail- who knows) and a nice crappie before dark. Pretty slow, not many marks. Nice afternoon though, travel conditions were excellent.

MuskieHunter930
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3/1/15 12:54 AM CST
FISHING REPORT 02-28:

Well today was sure something. After over 12hrs of constant fishing yesterday... and not icing one fish nor marking hardly any... it was really hard to get back on the saddle again today after only a few hours of sleep. This report is the perfect example of why not to give up because it happens to EVERYONE and I am surely included.

Woke up today and decided to have the true breakfast of champions (Red Bull and "Tylenol"... not too healthy!) and head out to finish what I started. Was on the lake at 7am and hit the mouth first.

As you can see by the first pic, I had about six inches of ice. In this spot, I marked a few fish but they were just cruising. The second pic shows the mouth from my portable. See those vehicles? Yup, six inches of ice and they were there. When those two left, I had water popping out of my hole. Just crazy. I was hoping to god I wasn't going to need to use my rope bag I keep with me at all times... but I had to be on an ice shelf or something one would think?

Decided to get back on the move and after a few spots I landed northeast of Horseshoe Reef in 16FOW. Now, we hit a couple of fish in the few hours we had pre-fishing on Friday but it wasn't anything spectacular as noted in a previous post.

As I popped the top on an almost frozen Diet Coke, the flasher had three marks of which, all three turned into iced whities within a minute, all over a pound. Called my buddy aka partner which he thought was "weird" that I was calling him that on here ;) and told him to get in on it. He/they had just setup in a 19ft hole and said he was going to stay a few mins and good thing they did because it graciously gave up a nice eye to him as shown in the pic.

I, of course, was jigging very aggressively to get some more fish back in and was ultimately rewarded when a large school came in and it sure wrecked havoc in my shack.... Was able to get a decent number of bigger whites in all.

At about 12:30, I had a mark come in and just POUND the #5 clown rap (bare) that I had been using the whole day. As it was just peeling drag, I caught a glimpse and I was so stoked to see a nice eye on the end. When I got it into the hole, I finally noticed it was a big sauger... unfortunately, it literally inhaled that large rap so I had to keep it... second one I have had to in three years...

We filled out our five tickets (all five fish over a pound) and ranked but didn't hit the magic numbers! Third year in a row for me, ranking but not hitting. This is what I love about this tourney. Its like a "skilled" raffle and I wouldn't change it a bit! Just wish I would finally hit.

Maybe the fourth year's a charm for me?

So happy for those who hit those magic numbers and even more for the ones who landed on the BIG prizes Battle on Bago offered. This event brings THOUSANDS of dollars to the conservation of this system and has a great economical impact on the communities. Great job to the BoB group for another great year and regs that help to make this tourney a success. Its all about the totality of the circumstances.

Tight Lines. Stay Dry.

-Kyle

Eye-Hogg
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2/28/15 1:54 PM CST
Report for last night. Went to my honey hole no where near people and pounded them. So many white bass it was hard to keep count well over 50 nice size and 29 walleyes biggest 23 inches and 5 pounds. She had a huge belly so I put her back. Kept 4 nice males between 13 and 18 inches. Just wanted a dinner for my family and I am not greedy. Could of kept a limit of whites and walleyes easy but four males is all I wanted. Put the big females back for tomorrows walleye!

Alumwelder89
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2/28/15 11:08 AM CST
Yesterday we got 5 whitebass and one dink eye. Off Merritt just past the bridge. Today a couple miles out further we got into a whitebass and 2 dink eyes so far.

Question for you walleye commanders. If your catching dink eyes do you stick around waiting for a big one or do you move looking for big ones? Pm me if you want. Thanks. Keep on jigging on.

Blitzfish
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2/28/15 3:14 AM CST
Well did alright for battle today. Our group ended up with 13 eyes outside the group off merritt. All caught on spoons tippes or naked, didnt matter. Mist fish were caught the first few hours. They aee there folks, just get away from the group a bit.

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fishermandevo19
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2/27/15 9:21 PM CST
Ice Depth: 26"
Well it was myself, my brother, and my friends first time on Winnebago ever. We went 2.5 miles off merit and started. Had a few marks no takers so moved a few times until we got one 9" eye. Got on a spot where we would have a school come through every 5 minutes have chasers and the occasional hook up on a white bass. Moved one last time at 1 o clock and stopped at 3.5 miles out and 1 mile south and we were exhausted. Caught one whitey and two of us ended up dozing off and waking up to my brother hooking up and pulling in a 25 1/2" 5.8 lb pig. Boo ya! Day made. Firetiger rap #4 no meat was the hot bait.

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brulecreek
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2/27/15 9:15 PM CST
Slow day for me. Started 2 miles out of quinny. Marked some fish on and off but no takers. Tried about 10 spot made it about 3 mile from oshkosh. Same story everywhere i went. Hopefully better luck tomorrow.

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