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10/4/2009 - Lake Geneva, cloudy, 55 degrees, water temp 62 degrees, W winds at 10-15 mph.  Caught 4 largemouth, 5 smallmouth and a lot of big perch.  The best depth was 12-14 ft of water.  Most of the fish hit nightcrawlers fished on a lindy rig.  Most of the big smallmouth hit on lindy rigged perch in 20 ft of water.  The fish were caught by the Military academy and by Knollwood.

10/2/2009 - Delavan Lake, rainy, 55 degrees, water temp 61 degrees, W winds at 15-20 mph.  Caught 5 largemouth - 2 were legal and 2 pike.  Conditions were completely miserable.  The fish were caught in the weedlines in 12-16 ft of water and the pike were on the weedline in 20 ft.  It was really difficult for boat control.  We used heavy lindy rigs with nightcrawlers for the bass and the pike were caught on suckers.  The biggest pike was 30 inches.

9/27/2009 - Delavan Lake, sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 67 degrees, W winds at 10-15 mph.  Caught 10 largemouth -3 were legal, 1 smallmouth - also legal and 2 northern pike.  The bass were caught on nightcrawlers fished on a split shot rig in about 15 ft of water.  The 2 northerns were caught lindy rigging medium suckers over about 20' of water, 1 ft off bottom.  The best location was just west of the Yacht Club.

9/24/2009 - Delavan Lake, sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 68 degrees, no wind.  Caught 2 largemouth, 4 smallmouth and about 50 bluegills.  Kept 25 really nice bluegills.  This was a bluegill trip, fished 16-18 ft of water about 6 inches off bottom.  Used Bait Rigs panfish cobras and Tommy Harris' agitator jigs.  We fished about 5-6 different spots.  The bigger fish were hard to find so we had to keep moving.  All the fish were caught in about 2 1/2 hours.

9/20/2009 - Lake Geneva, sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 69 degrees, winds SE at 10-15 mph.  Caught 2 legal largemouth, 1 legal smallmouth and a lot of nice perch. The best depth was 14 ft of water.  Tried anywhere from 28ft to 6 ft of water.  The best location was by Knollwood.  The only fish I saw caught today came from our boat.

9/19/2009 - p.m. - Delavan Lake, sunny 75 degrees, NE wind at 5 mph.  Water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 2 northerns, 1 legal, 5 largemouth - 2 were legal and a lot of bluegills. This week has been very slow, I've been finding just one or two pockets of fish and all other areas are without fish.  The bass and bluegills were caught on nightcrawlers in about 18 ft of water. 

9/19/2009 - a.m. - Delavan Lake - sunny, SE wind at 5 mph, 69 degrees, water temp 70 degrees.  Caught 2 walleyes- 1 was legal, 1 northern pike, 8 largemouth bass, 2 were legal.  Caught one northern on a small sucker and had two other bites.  The walleyes and bass were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.  

9/16/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 69 degrees, E wind at 5 mph.  Water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 9 largemouth, 2 walleyes and 1 smallmouth.  No fish today on suckers, all the fish were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.  The best depth was 16 ft of water.

9/14/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 85 degrees, no wind, water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 2 northerns, 2 walleyes, 1 smallmouth and 3 largemouth.  Fished the weedline in 16 ft of water.  Only found fish in one location.  The northerns were caught on suckers, 3-4 inches, they were right off the bottom in 20 ft of water.  The other fish were caught on nightcrawlers fished on a split shot rig.

9/13/2009 - Delavan Lake - foggy then sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 70 degrees, no wind at all.  Caught 1 walleye, 1 smallmouth, 5 largemouth, the largest was 20 inches.  Trolled crankbaits for the first 2 hours.  The best was the crappie pattern.  The best depth was 18 ft of water.  After about 8 a.m., we switched to nightcrawlers and caught a few more bass.  The gills were very active in 16 ft of water, we would have caught our limit if we were fishing for them.

9/9/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 80 degrees, water temp 70 degrees, E winds at 10-15 mph.  Caught 6 northern pike, missed another 6, caught 5 bass, the biggest was 20 inches, and one walleye.  Fished 20 ft of water.  Most of the fish were caught on nightcrawles.  The pike would hit the sucker and run out about 20 ft of line and then drop it, it was very frustrating.  We fished west of the Yacht Club.

8/29/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, 60 degrees, water temp 69 degrees, NW winds at 15-20 mph.  Caught 13 largemouth - 4 were legal and 3 northern pike.  Today suckers were not that big of a deal, the bass and two of the pike were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.

8/26/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 65 degrees, water temp 71 degrees, NE wind at 10-15 mph.  Caught 17 largemouth - 6 were legal, 2 pike and bluegills.  Again with the cooler water temperature, most of the fish were caught on medium suckers in 16-18 ft of water.  They were on the weedline adjacent to main lake points.

8/24/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 70 degrees, NW winds at 10 mph.  Water temp 73 degrees.  Caught 25 largemouth - 4 were legal, 1 walleye and 4 northern pike.  The fish were really active on medium suckers.  Pike, walleye and about 5 bass were all caught on medium suckers.  The fish remain on the weedlines in 15-17 ft of water. 

8/23/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 73 degrees, NW winds at 10-15 mph.  Caught 8 largemouth, 3 northerns and 3 legal walleyes.  The best bite today was on nightcrawlers fished on the split shot rig.  The best depth was 18-20 ft of water.  The fish were right on the scattered weeds.

8/22/2009 - Lake Geneva - sunny, 72 degrees, water temp 71 degrees, NW winds at 10 mph.  Caught 1 largemouth, 4 smallmouth - 2 were legal, biggest was 20 inches.  Fished all over the lake.  The best depth was 14-16 ft of water.  We had the most success near Knollwood.  Tried a lot of deep water smallmouth bass spots but there was nothing going on there, so we had to go shallow.

8/21/2009 - Delavan lake - cloudy, light rain, 65 degrees, water temp 71 degrees, NW winds at 10 mph.  Caught 2 northern pike, 1 walleye and 6 largemouth and 1 smallmouth bass.  We did all right considering a 20 degree cold front went through.  Most of the fish again were caught on medium suckers in 20-25 ft of water.  

8/18/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 75 degrees, water temp 73 degrees.  NW winds at 10-15 mph.  Caught 2 northern pike, 1-22 inch walleye, and 8 largemouth - 3 were legal.  Most of the fish were caught on lindy rigged suckers, small suckers seemed to produce most of the fish, the best depth was 20-25 ft of water.  The fish aren't on the main lake points anymore, they are just on the weedline.

8/16/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, 70 degrees, water temp 75 degrees.  Winds were out of the SW at 10-15 mph.  Caught 10 largemouth -2 were legal, 1 smallmouth bass and 1 northern pike.  Where I was fishing, I had a hard time getting the northern pike to bite.  Most of the fish today were caught on nightcrawlers.  Fished mostly main lake points.

8/15/2009- Delavan Lake - sunny, 85 degrees, water temp 78 degrees.  Caught 11 bass - 3 were legal, 3 walleyes - 2 were legal, and 4 pike.  Today the best presentation was lindy rigged suckers.  We caught bass, walleye and pike on them.  The best location was by the Yacht Club.  Worked a depth of about 22 ft of water.

8/12/2009 - p.m. - Delavan Lake - sunny, 86 degrees, water temp 78 degrees.  Caught 8 pike and 9 largemouth.  We did pretty well considering we were only out for 2 1/2 hours.  Fished one spot in 16-18 ft of water.  They were all along one weedline.  Split shot rigged nightcrawlers and lindy rigged suckers were the baits of choice.

8/12/2009 - a.m. - Delavan Lake - sunny, 75 degrees, water temp 73 degrees.  Caught 2 pike, and 5 largemouth.  Today fishing was slower for no apparent reason, nothing had changed from the previous night.  The fish we caught were in 16-18 ft of water.  The pike were caught on suckers.

8/11/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, SW wind at 10 mph, air temp 75 degrees, water temp 73 degrees.  Caught 15 largemouth - 4 were legal, and 2 pike.  Found a school of largemouth bass.  The best depth was 14-16 ft of water.  All the fish were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.

8/10/2009 - Delavan Lake - Partly cloudy, 85 degrees, winds out of the SW at 10-20 mph.  Water temp 75 degrees.  Caught 5 largemouth, 1 pike and 1 walleye.  Fishing was really slow.  The wind was very strong and made fishing difficult.  The fish we did catch were on lindy rigged nightcrawlers.  

8/9/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny & humid, 95 degrees, winds SW at 10-20 mph.  Water temp 76 degrees.  Caught 10 largemouth, 5 northern pike and 1 walleye.  Fishing was really good today although the heat made it a bit miserable. The best depth was 14-18 ft of water.  Suckers were a good bet today.

8/7/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, 70 degrees, calm winds.  Water temp 74 degrees.  Caught 15 largemouth - 6 were legal, 2 walleyes and a bunch of bluegills. Fishing was very good in the a.m. ahead of the storms and rain.  I concentrated on main lake points, no takers today on the suckers, all fish were caught on nightcrawlers.

8/6/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 80 degrees, NW winds at 5 mph.  Water temp 74 degrees.  Caught 5 northern pike, 8 largemouth, 1 walleye and some bluegills.  All the fish were caught on lindy rigged small suckers and nightcrawlers.  The best depth was 14-18 ft of water.  The best location was on the south shore near the oriental boat house.

8/5/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 80 degrees, NW wind at 5 mph.  Water temp 74 degrees.  Caught 4 pike, 8 largemouth, 1 walleye and 1 smallmouth.  Fishing was a little slower today due to the cooler temps.  The fish that were caught were in 14-18 ft of water.  They were caught on nightcrawlers or medium suckers fished on a lindy rig.

8/3/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 86 degrees, winds W at 20-25 mph.  Water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 14 largemouth - 5 were legal, 1 walleye and 3 pike.  Fish were biting well with the warmer weather.  The pike finally started biting on suckers again.  the best depth was 14-18 ft of water.

8/2/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 60 degrees, winds W at 10 mph.  Water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 15 largemouth - 4 were legal, 2 walleyes, no pike and a few panfish.  Pretty much the same as the day before.  The fish were schooled up on the weedline in 12-15 ft of water.

8/1/2009 - Delavan Lake -- sunny, 65 degrees, winds howling out of the west at 15-20 mph.  Water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 20 largemouth, 6 were legal - 1 walleye, and a few panfish.  We got into some schools of the bass today.  Boat control was tough.  The best depth was 12-15 ft of water. 

7/31/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 70 degrees, winds SW at 10 mph. Water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 1-36" pike, 6 largemouth and a bunch of bluegills.  The fish were caught on the weedline in 12-15 ft of water.  We only had one pike bite, it was on a medium sucker in 24 ft of water.

7/26/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 75 degrees, NW wind 10-15 mph.  Water temp 70 degrees.  After one of the worst trips in recent memories, this one was one of the better.  Caught 13 largemouth - 6 were legal, 1 walleye 21", and one 30" Northern Pike.  Started catching quite a few bass and walleye on small suckers.  The fish were shallower today in about 14 ft of water.  All the other bass were caught on nightcrawlers.

7/25/2009 - Delavan lake - sunny, 70 degrees, winds NW at 10-15 mph.  Water temp 70 degrees.  Fishing was terrible.  Fished for 4 hours and struggled the whole time.  We caught 5 largemouth and lost 2 others, 1 northern pike and about 15 bluegills.  It was the slowest trip in over a month.  Most of the fish were caught on nightcrawlers.  The best depth was 16-18 ft.

7/23/2009 - Delavan lake - fished after a big thunderstorm, it was cloudy, NW winds at 10 mph.  Air temp 65 and water temp 70 degrees.  Fishing was really slow, we landed 3 largemouth, 1 northern and a 26" walleye.  All fish were caught on nightcrawlers.  The best depth was 20 ft.

7/22/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, light winds out of the NW at 5 mph., air temp 64 degrees, water temp 69 degrees.  Caught 10 largemouth, 1 smallmouth,1 walleye, and 1 Northern.  Most of the fish were caught on split shot nightcrawlers.  The pike and one of the largemouth were caught on small/medium suckers.  The best location was the south shore, by Del Mar.

7/19/2009 - Delavan Lake - partly sunny, winds light out of the N, air temp 60 degrees.  Caught 5 walleyes, 1 smallmouth and 1 largemouth.  Trolled around bottom bouncers with crawler harnesses in 18-20 ft of water.  Trolling at about 1 mph.  Tipping the harnesses with leeches seemed to work better than nightcrawlers.  All the fish were caught on a fire tiger Tommy Harris blade.

7/18/2009 - Pleasant Lake - cloudy, winds light out of the NW, air temp 67 degrees.  Caught between 15 and 20 bluegills.  All were pretty small, fished 6-8 ft of water.  Fished with wax worms and red worms on a bobber.

7/14/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, winds out of the NW at 10 mph. air temp 65 degrees, water temp 71 degrees.  Caught 6 largemouth - 3 over 18 inches, 1 smallmouth, 1 walleye and about 15 bluegills.  Tried dragging suckers the entire trip with 3 bites, but none boated.  All the other fish were caught on nightcrawlers fished on a split shot and a single hook.

7/12/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, light winds, water temp 71 degrees, air temp 73 degrees.  Caught 12 largemouth bass - 1 legal, 5 northerns, and 1 walleye and about 20 bluegills.  Finally the largemouth bass are schooled up.  I caught most of them in one spot approximately 20' x 20'.  The pike were caught trying for them in their prime areas west of the Yacht Club and by Browns Channel.

7/11/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, light winds out of the NE, water temp 70 degrees, air temp 70 degrees.  Caught 5 pike, 1 walleye, and 8 largemouth - 5 were legal.  The fish were caught on nightcrawlers fished on a split shot or lindy rigged suckers in 22-24 ft of water.  The best location was by Willow Point for the Pike or by Browns Channel for the bass.

7/5/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, winds were light, water temp 69 degrees, air temp 75 degrees.  Caugth 5 pike, 1 walleye, 4 largemouth - 1 was legal, 1 smallmouth and a bunch of bluegills.  The best depth was 15-18 ft.  The pike today were quite a bit deeper in 27 ft of water.

7/4/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, misty, winds were light, water temp 69, air temp 70 degrees.  Caught 5 pike - 4 were legal, 5 walleyes - 1 was legal, and 12-15 largemouth bass.  Fishing was phenomenal today.  The boat traffic was very light.  The best depth was 18 ft.  The northern pike were caught on suckers.  The best location was Browns Channel.

7/3/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, winds were light out of the SW, water temp 70, air temp 72 degrees.  Caught 7 largemouth, 4 walleyes and no pike this day.  Most of the fish were caught on nightcrawlers fished one the weedline in 16-20 ft of water.

7/2/2009 - Delavan Lake - sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 70 degrees, winds N at 5-10 mph.  Caught 4 pike and 6 largemouth - all but one was over 18 inches.  The bass were caught on nightcrawlers and leeches.  The pike today were small.  Most of the fish were caught in 15 ft of water.

7/1/2009 - Lake Geneva - sunny, 70 degrees, water temp 66 degrees, winds were calm.  Caught 13 largemouth, 2 smallmouth and a bunch of nice perch.  Fished one location that was the size of a baseball diamond for four hours.  The best depth was 10-11 ft of water.

6/30/2009 - Delavan Lake - cloudy, 64 degrees, water temp 72 degrees, winds NW at 15 mph.  Caught 7 pike, 10 largemouth - 5 over 18 inches, and 1 walleye.  The walleye and largemouth were caught on nightcrawlers fished over the weeds.  The best depth was 16-18 ft.  The pike were very hungry, and bit in 22 ft of water on lindy rigged suckers.

6/29/2009 - p.m. - Lake Geneva - 75 degrees, sunny, water temp 66 degrees, winds out of the west at 20-25 mph.  Caught 2 smallmouth, 2 largemouth and a load of pan fish and rock bass.  Most of the success came in 12-14 ft of water.  The wind made it very hard to fish.  Fished by Fontana and by Gage Marine.

6/29/2009 - a.m. - Delavan Lake - 75 degrees, sunny, wind 20 mph out of the NW.  Water temp 77 degrees.  Caught 11 pike - 2 were legal and 3 largemouth bass. The bass were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers in 12-15 ft of water. The pike were caught on medium suckers fished on a lindy rig.  The best depth was 22-24 ft.  Fished by Willow Point.

6/28/2009 - Delavan Lake - 70 degrees, winds howling out of the west at 25 mph.  Water temp 77 degrees.  Caught 2 smallmouth, 5 largemouth and about 8 or 9 northerns.  The smallmouth bass and northerns were caught on lindy rigged suckers.  The largemouth bass and bluegills were caught on nightcrawlers fished on the weed edge in 15-17 ft of water. 

6/27/2009 - Lake Geneva - 85 degrees, winds out of the SW at 5 mph.  Water temp 74 degrees.  Caught 2 smallmouth, both legal, 13 largemouth - 10 legal, the best location was by Trinkes or by Colemans Point.  Most of the activity was in the 11-14 ft depth range.  Some of the biggest fish were caught on a pearl colored chug bug, the rest were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.

6/24/2009 - Delavan Lake, 90 degrees, winds calm.  Sunny and humid, water temp 85 degrees.  Caught 1 walleye, 17 inches, 3 bass, and 9 northerns, 1 northern was 32 inches.  We fished medium suckers on a lindy rig.  The bass and walleye were caught on nightcrawlers fished on a split shot rig.  Fished about 3 hours.  The best depth was 22 ft of water.

6/21/2009 - Delavan Lake, 75 degrees, winds out of the W at 5-10 mph.  Sunny, water temp 74 degrees.  Caught 1 largemouth and 8 pike.  The bass had lock jaw today.  The pike were caught on medium suckers fished on a lindy rig.  The best location was by the gray condos and over by Browns Channel.

6/20/2009 - Lake Geneva, 70 degrees, winds out of the W at 5-10 mph.  Sunny, water temp 65 degrees.  Torrential rains the previous night which made the water very muddy in all locations.  It made it hard for the bass to see the bait, so we struggled today.  Caught 1 smallmouth and 3 largemouth bass, all were legal.  Split shot rigged nightcrawlers in 8-13 ft of water was what we used.  The best location was 3 green canopies by Colemans Point.  Tried by Belvidere Park but it was so muddy we didn't catch much.

6/18/2009 - p.m. - Lake Geneva, 69 degrees, SW winds at 15 mph.  Sunny, water temp 65 degrees. Caught 15 smallmouth at Belvidere Park.  The best depth was 7-10 ft of water.  All of the fish were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.  Caught a couple fish by Colemans Point, but the wind was too excessive so we moved to the west shore.

6/18/2009 - a.m - Delavan Lake, 65 degrees, E wind at 5-10 mph.  Water temp 68 degrees.  Caught 1 walleye, 3 northern pike, and 6 largemouth bass - the largest was 20 inches.  Everything was caught on the weedline or just outside the weedline.  The pike were caught on medium suckers.  The bass and walleye were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.  The best location was by Willow Point.

6/17/2009 - Lake Geneva, sunny and 70 degrees, E winds at 5 mph.  Water temp 69 degrees.  Caught 6 largemouth, 1 smallmouth and about 300 rock bass.  Fishing was kind of slow, worked a depth of 7-11 ft.  All the bass were legal.  Fished the split shot rig with a medium crawler.  Obviously, the rock bass are everywhere.

6/15/2009 - Delavan Lake, 75 degrees and sunny, E wind at 5 mph.  Water temp 65 degrees.  Caught 3 largemouth, the largest was 20 inches and 4 northern pike.  The pike were caught on medium lindy rigged suckers in 15-20 ft of water.  The bass were caught on nightcrawlers fished on a split shot rig in 15 ft of water. 

6/14/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 64 degrees, air temp 75 degrees, no wind.  Caught 1 walleye, 3 largemouth and 70 bluegills.  Trying for bluegills today with my son.  We kept about 25 bluegills.  All the bluegills were in pre-spawn.  The best depth was 6-7 ft of water.

6/13/2009- Lake Geneva, water temp 60 degrees, air temp 65 degrees, winds NE at 10-15 mph.  Caught 20 smallmouth and a load of rock bass.  Fished the west end in 11 ft of water by Belvidere Park.  Split shot rigged nightcrawlers were the bait of choice.

6/12/2009 - p.m. Delavan Lake, water temp 64 degrees, air temp 70 degrees, E winds at 10 mph.  Caught 4 walleyes, 3 northern pike and 5 largemouth.  The fish were on the weedline in 15-20 ft of water.  The best bait was lindy rigged nightcrawlers.

6/12/2009 - a.m. - Delavan Lake, water temp 64 degrees, air temp 70 degrees, no wind.  Caught 6 largemouth, 3 northerns and 4 walleyes and a few bluegills.  The bluegills were off the weedline in 6-8 ft of water.  The northern pike were caught on medium suckers in 16-24 ft of water.  Caught one 32 inch northern.

6/10/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 64 degrees, air temp 70 degrees, SE wind at 10 mph.  Caught 3 walleyes, no legals, 4 northern pike, the biggest was 34 inches and 3 largemouth.  The northern pike were caught on medium sized suckers fished in 20' of water.  The bass were caught on split shot rigged suckers.

6/7/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 61 degrees, air temp 67 degrees, SW wind at 10 mph.  Caught over 80 crappies, didn't keep any today.  The fish were still on the weedline in 15 ft of water.  Purple plastic was again the best bait.  One spot we tried by Browns Channel had a fish on every cast.

6/6/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 60 degrees, air temp 50 degrees, winds E at 10-15 mph.  Caught 35 crappie, 1 19" smallmouth.  Fished for under 2 hours with a friend, caught enough for a fish fry and then went in.  The crappies were on the weedline in 15 ft of water.  Purple plastics were the best bait.  Very slow pause, retrieve was the key.

6/5/2009 - Lake Geneva, water temp 59 degrees, air temp 70 degrees.  Winds SW at 15-20 mph.  Caught 5 smallmouth, 4 were legal and 3 largemouth, 2 were legal, and a plethora of rock bass.  Fishing was pretty good in the 9 ft depth range.  Nightcrawlers fished on a split shot rig did the trick.  On this day, the fish were spawning on the beds, but I did not fish for them there.

6/1/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 60 degrees, air temp 45 degrees.  It was cloudy and raining, winds howling out of the east at 20 mph.  Caught 20 crappies, kept 11.  All fish were caught on purple plastics in 15 ft of water. The best location was west of Willow Point.

5/31/2009 - Lake Geneva, water temp 58 degrees, air temp 45 warming to 70 degrees, sunny, winds very light.  Caught 19 largemouth, a bunch of rock bass and about 10 bluegills.  The fish were caught in 5-6 ft of water on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.  The rock bass were caught in 10-12 ft of water by Belvidere Park.

5/30/2009 - Lake Geneva, water temp 58 degrees, air temp 65 degrees, cloudy and light rain, winds out of the NE at 5 mph.  Caught 15 largemouth, the biggest was 3 1/2 lbs. All the fish were caught on split shot rigged nightcrawlers.  The best location was Abbey Harbor and Geneva Bay.  The best depth was 5 ft of water.

5/29/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 63 degrees, air temp 70 degrees, winds were light out of the west.  Caught 4 largemouth, 2 northern pike, 20 crappie and a couple of bluegills.  The fish were very inactive this day.  The bass and pike were caught in the weedline in 8-10 ft of water.  They were caught on split shot rigs with nightcrawlers.  Crappies were caught on yellow and purple plastics in 12 ft of water.  Most of the fish were caught by Browns Channel.

5/27/2009 - Delavan Lake, water temp 60 degrees, air temp 70 degrees, cloudy, winds out of the east at 10 mph.  Caught 15 largemouth bass.  All the fish were caught in 3-5 ft of water on All Terrain Stiks.  The best location was Lake Lawn Lodge.  Green pumpkin was the best color.