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The Fall Season on the Chippewa Flowage and area is where you want to be for fishing, fall color tour, a break from a busy schedule at home and work, a time with girlfriend/spouse/fishing buddy/a son/a daughter or just go "up north" for a long week end.

Fall is the wonder of color change in our forests and the migration of birds is a sight to enjoy. These are moments that must be experienced - - - join us on the Chippewa Flowage.

Pin Tour

As the daylight time becomes shorter, we begin to sense a shift in wind and the approaching fronts from the West----the Loons, local Canadian Geese, our Whitetail deer Black Bear, summer birds, Red Squirrels, Chipmunks, and many other home creatures are already in a sense of urgency-prepare for the inevitable change in weather and cold conditions that will decade upon the Flowage and area in the months ahead.

Musky fishing has shifted to a pattern for lake water turn-over, very cold water, strong northwest winds, dropping weeds, a increasing lake level and unpredictable dice weather - - - anglers know how to deal with the elements and dream about the potential for a fish of a lifetime.

Crappies are on the wood structure, schooled up, around planted fish cribs, and are feeding----the "slab crappie" is yours for the taking. Walleye fishing has been terrific all summer on the Chippewa Flowage----anglers followed a pattern of weed development, near deep water drop offs, and a search and find/catch mode. The fall pattern will be similar except; go deeper, locate fish on the bottom structure, use larger live bait, fish mid lake deep water humps, and be patient on the set before the hook set.

Be somewhere this Fall Season----come join us on the Chippewa Flowage and area!!


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Fishing Report

Date: 2016-01-22



Walleye

Walleye fishing has been awesome on the shallower rocks in the morning and the evening. During the day either fish deeper or around weed edges. These patterns are for Grindstone, Round, LCO, Lost Land, and Teal.

Northern

Pike have been very active near shallower cover.

Crappie

Crappie fishing has been great in depths greater than 17 feet. Fish will bite all day.

Weather

It has been really cold the last week or two, but now we are starting to see temperatures warm up this weekend so it should be a beautiful weekend to get out and enjoy some ice fishing. Temps will no longer be in the negatives this week and we will see highs in the mid 30s and lows in the high teens. We may see some light snow on Monday.

General

This week's fishing report brought to you by Tom Boley's Guide Service. With the cold temps last week we saw some great ice getting made. Ice on the Chip is between 8 and 11 inches. There are a few small areas with slush where there is likely less ice. On Grindstone, Round and LCO the ice has been anywhere from 7 to 12 inches depending on location. Fourwheeler travel is great all over these larger lakes.

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