The fishing season for me has come to a close! The shorter days and unpredictable weather make consistently getting an opportunity to get out on the lake a bit too difficult. Once there is safe ice, I’ll try to provide an update on the ice fishing.
Some of the equipment needed for deep water bluegills is of course, a good fish locator; I prefer the Vexilar FL-12. A pole with a good spring bobber spooled with 2 lb test. If I was fishing shallower water, I would use 1 lb test, but due to the depth, I like a little heavier […]
Game fish is the first Saturday in May!
Book Your Trip Now! Weekends fill up fast! (262-728-8063) Experience you fishing trip with an expert fishing guide, Dave Duwe, offers 26 plus years experience on Lake Delavan, Lake Geneva, and other Walworth County Lakes. Fish aboard the ultimate fishing boat. 2015 Lund Pro-Guide 2075, powered by a 150hp Mercury Four Stroke Outboard. Fully equipped […]
Delavan Lake, sunny, 80 degrees, winds out of the SW at 5 mph, water temp 77 degrees. We caught 2 smallmouth and 24 largemouth bass. The largemouth were caught lindy rigging or with a split shot rig in 15-17 ft of water. The best location was on the north shore.
Largemouth bass have been biting in Geneva Bay, Trinkes and Abbey Harbor. Most of the fish are coming in and around the boats. Use a split shot rig nightcrawler or Senko in Green pumpkin. Some consistently warm weather will turn on the fish and make them more active.
After waiting a while, you finally get a bite. The spindle is spinning like mad when you arrive at the tip up. I will usually wait until the spinning stops before I lift the tip up “gently”. I like to wait until the northern takes a second “run” before setting the hook lightly due to […]