Monday, June 13, 2011

Fishing Report

Fishing was good this past week even with crazy weather.  We fished in Hayward, Wisconsin a 9-10 hour drive for me.  Tuesday the high was 91 and the low that night couldn't have been below 75.  That made for a rough night sleep with no AC.  Wednesday the fish were in the shallows and hitting on rubber worms.  They were hitting hard and chewing up my rubber worms.

one of many chewed up worms

The rest of the trip the lows were in the low 40's which make for some cold fishing in the morning allowing me to sleep in and go fishing after breakfast.  Yum, breakfast.  I gained 5 pounds on the trip.

wonder where the weight came from?

We were fishing for large mouth bass and caught our fair share.  We had to change our strategy a bit when the cold front came through, but we adapted and still did well.  We also caught a lot of Northern Pike.  The lake used to be known as a Musky lake, but I think that is changing with the arrival of the Northern.


me with a bass

the cabin we rented

the cove behind the cabin

the bay in front of the cabin

We didn't see any bears this year but did see a big snapping turtle laying eggs and a couple loons with their baby.




I'm already looking forward to next year....









10 comments:

D Kindhart said...

Where were you fishing?

Mike said...

Hayward, Wisconsin

D Kindhart said...

WI might be the best state there is!

Dawn said...

What an AWESOME trip!!!!!!
That place looks absolutely gorgeous!!!! Love the snapping turtle:)

Kate said...

Pretty cool pictures, and it sounds like a great trip. I love Wisconsin...well, in the summer. Not sure I'd enjoy living there all winter after seeing my brother's posts about the weather. :)

Anne B said...

Wow, what a great trip. That lake looks beautiful and that breakfast looks absolutely yummy. I am concerned, however, as I do not see any mention of open water swimming. What gives?????

PipTook said...

Sounds like you guys had a blast out there! Yeah, a low of 75 would KILL me - that's why I live in the Adirondacks. And laughing at Anne B.'s comment - yes, you did get some OWS in, right? ;-D

Theia said...

That picture of the bay is so beautiful! I feel calmer just looking at it. :)

Julie said...

That trip sounds absolutely peaceful and wonderful and amazing! I love trips like that. A little fishing, a little cabin, a little wildlife. Perfection!

Amanda@runninghood said...

Ahhh, my husband would be in heaven with this trip...breakfast and all. At least I'll be giving him real bacon tomorrow for breakfast. Loved your comment about pregnancy! :) One of my 5 male readers! First one to comment! :)