Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com If you want to catch a meal of Crappie, now is the time to do it. Germain and Sayner, Wisconsin Fishing Report and Conditions. Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com Only difference is we'll have to pay attention to social distancing and hygiene more than we might have in the past. LATER!FYI. We have the lowest leech prices around which come direct from Minnesota. - Monday, April 27, 2020 at 15:52:40 (PDT) Jeff Bolander, owner of Dewey, Catchem and Temps in the 90's then only in the 40's in a few days. There will be a musky sucker shortage again this year but we will do our best to keep you informed and supplied. www.UpNorth.info Our methods vary, more on that in a bit, but the outcome is the same, a livewell full of future fillets. Based out of his resort in St. Germain, Ken fishes primarily Vilas and Oneida counties from opening day in May until the final bell of muskie season in November. Jeff Bolander This was the second time the department conducted a creel survey on Big Saint Germain Lake. And one more thing. But if you do you should be catching fish. you can always call back or call me at 715-892-2751. November 3, 2020 by Leave a Comment. Jeff Bolander, owner of Dewey, Catchem and There will be a musky sucker shortage again this year but we will do our best to keep you informed and well supplied. minnows, fatheads, XL fatheads (tuffys), Mud Minnows, Walleye Suckers, Northern Bait Minnows, Redtail Chubs, & Blacktail Chubs.

Visitors have Walleyes can be tough to find, but when they are located, they typically cooperate and bite. That's cuz in one way or another you can apply all these incredible words of wisdom to all species. Social distancing is important. Jeff Bolander We caught very few dinks. And what is so common this year but a mixed bag on species. Guys are taking out medium, large and extra large suckers every day now. Lots of new people to the sport are trying their hand at something many of us already love. The only exception might be is if you have a heavy north wind for a few days in a row where that warm water might be blown south. Fresher and lower priced. Because of this wild temp fluctuation I'm afraid a bunch of bass and crappie have missed their chance at renewing their seed. Some days it could be the opposite. Check out my Up North fishing and resort web sites at How Bait Shop and Guide Post at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com The last creel of Big Saint Germain Lake took place in 1994-95. Great touch and concentration.Alright, that's it for now. We now have medium to jumbo leeches that we sell by the dozen, 1/4#, 1/2# and full pound. - Friday, May 29, 2020 at 12:05:48 (PDT) Once turnover takes place then the oxygen gets dispersed again and the fish get a little more spread out.My guess is we got about two more weeks of the good crawler bite we been having. But we got a bunch of stuff going for us this year. www.UpNorth.info Our weather has been up and down like a 6 Flags roller coaster. Right now we have crappie We do have 100 count crawlers for only $21 and bulk crawler flats of 500 for only $60. My answer is always "between the middle of May to the middle of June." Most crappies are in stage 3-4 right now. As the water cools the fish start to realize that winter is a comin. Another popular and productive thing to do at this time of year in the evening is to throw minnow type stick baits and plastics in the shallows where those big girls and boys are working on the beds or chasing forage.So many options this year. No middleman! If you don't get a response, as they are very busy, They are getting more active and aggressive in places. Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com Remember a crawler or little minnow doesn't move very fast in the water. Sometime it takes 3/4 of a crawler but most of the time 1/2 will do. Middle Beach and Thompson’s Beach have been consistent with some big … We found the perch on mud edges of deep weeds and used 1/32 oz jigs tipped with a half crawler. Our minnows come direct from trappers in central Wisconsin. Check out my Up North fishing and resort web sites at All the species are being very cooperative right now. Five distinct bays provide nice diversity for muskie, Walleye, largemouth, northern and Bluegill. But when the weeds start dying and the oxygen starts to diminish you gotta go where you can breathe. Boy, what a winter for ice fishing. There's a lot of hard pack out there which makes it quite enjoyable to move around.How's the fishing? Use your tried and true and then for kicks and giggles try something new. Professional Help... As usual the advice is lake dependent but for the most part if there's deep water that's probably where you are gonna finder the hungry ones right now. Sorry to hear that, Place I was staying was 2 story home I was going fishing at 7am and stairs were dewy I slipped an fell down the stairs broke 4 ribs and dislocated my elbow and was knocked out, my son found me at 9am laying at bottom of the stair. ----------------------------- Another constant were the folks fishing below the dams. Fishing has been REALLY good lately. With that said, Dewey Catchem and How will be open Tuesday thru Saturday. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow They were great table fare for that night.The next ten days should be dynamite folks. and changed the Manitowish Chain from a size exempt water to the normal state 15" rules. Be smart, safe and slow down. They are eating bugs and those little perch we talked about. www.UpNorth.info We didn't think it could get much worse but now we have COVID-19 issues to deal with. Internet Specialists at UpNorth I can't believe it's the 4th of July holiday already. spring of 2015, Plus they are much easier to manage this time of year. Loading or unloading your boat with gear should be done in the parking lot. We do have 2 dz jumbo crawlers for $6.75 and bulk crawler flats for $60 in dirt. The bluegills seem to be mostly in stage 2 right now. But please leave the "shopping around" or "just looking" for another time. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow The store has been pretty busy the past few days. I love it. Jeff Bolander, owner of Dewey, Catchem and How Bait Shop and Guide Post at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com Fresher and lower priced. Its good to see though as that means those bigger dudes will follow. (This report for the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce, based on Creative Brilliance interview with St. Germain Sport Marine) Upcoming events of note in St. Germain:-- Sat., Oct. 29, 2005: OctoBearfest Fall Festival on the grounds of Black Bear Lodge in St. Germain. The St. Germain area boasts year 'round recreation with excellent fishing, boating, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, hunting, hiking, camping, biking, dining and relaxing. We headed out in the evening and caught a few bass, walleye and bluegills. And by smaller I mean 100 acres or less and by shallow I mean 10' or less. We now have medium to jumbo leeches that we sell by ----------------------------- Germain and Sayner, Wisconsin, https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow. Low-light periods offer the best results. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow See ya!FYI. Right now we have crappie you can always call back or call me at 715-892-2751. Dewey Catchem and How �, St The Mom in the boat put 3 bass in the boat over 4 lbs. Come on in, browse, look around for that magic bait and talk about some fishing. It was slow by my standards but she had a good time (she said). The Crappie in the Minocqua, Lac du Flambeau, and St. Germain areas were very catchable. Also remember your 1st scoop of crappie minnows is always only $2 with any purchase. Jackson's Lakeside Cottages 1180 Jackson Lane St. Germain, WI 54558 715-479-8640. info@jacksonslakeside.com St Germain and Sayner, Wisconsin Fishing Report and Conditions. And big ones! We have received our last leeches of the year. It always amazes me that how the same size fish are active during a bite.A few days before I was guiding on the Rainbow flowage and the bite was slow but the fish were big. When the oxygen-filled water starts to run into the lakes thru the holes and cracks the fish get energized and start to feed again. Jeff Bolander Two major DNR regs to be aware of are that they extended the walleye no harvest rules on the Minocqua chain The boat used is typically a Tuffy Esox Magnum with a 60 horsepower Mercury outboard. It's the one thing that ice fishing has all over open water fishing. But the Wisconsin Supreme Court bopped our governor on top of the head and deemed his interference unconstitutional. No middleman! Parking All of a sudden you'll feel something different and that most likely will be a fish grabbing your bait. That's the magic number as you know. Fresher and lower priced. Stage 4, post spawn, a few days after dropping the eggs, the females are starting to recover and the males are protecting the beds, feeding is light but the males are protecting the beds by attacking anything that he perceives will threaten the hatch. Responsible harvest is encouraged on all of our lakes. Hammertime continues but the hammer is getting smaller. Jeff Bolander, owner of Dewey, Catchem and FYI 3, our jumbo crawlers come directly from Canada. Stage 5, post spawn staging is a week or so after dropping the eggs, the females are recovered and feeding heavily and the males start to leave the beds and put on the feed bag, too. It is still a very light bite though. Hey, what can I say, the fishing bonanza continues. No one bait is magic as usual but everything from small minnows, crawlers, wax worms, spikes and small plastics are working. Inventories are small but we still have a few shelters and electronics left at really special pricing. FISHING REPORTS: We're getting more and more phone calls about ice conditions in the northwoods. - Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 12:58:31 (PDT) And remember, Musky season goes up until 'Ice-Out' this year, whenever it may be.Have a great Labor Day and please be safe. our area. So get out there, make some memories and enjoy what nature has given us. Not us. Our freedoms are at stake not to mention our livelyhoods. So I talked her into going out again the next day, telling her we would go whenever she was ready in the morning. Everybody really wants the same thing. If you don't get a response, as they are very busy, Browse property descriptions, reviews, photos, video, rates, … YEAH!Time to go put some more Crappie minnows in a bucket for someone. Please no more personal attacks. But green weed edges in the 10' feet of water range is probably gonna be where you should start. - Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11:26:50 (PDT) Also remember your 1st scoop of crappie minnows is only $2 with any purchase. Minnows are fine but for most of the waters i fish the crawler and leech are king. CORPORATION Fresher and lower priced. Jeff Bolander ----------------------------- the dozen, 1/4#, 1/2# and full pound. Two major DNR regs to be aware of are that they extended the walleye no harvest rules on the Minocqua chain No middleman! Ken has been fishing his whole life in Wisconsin and been guiding for over 30 years. You all know Linda. Message Subject: Lost Lake St.Germain: MNFisherman: Posted 3/19/2019 3:51 PM (#933484) Subject: Lost Lake St.Germain: Posts: 154: This is going to be me and my younger brothers 3rd trip to St. germain area trying to catch our first Muskie. you can always call back or call me at 715-892-2751. That does not mean you don't have to put in your time and effort to do so. Im hoping that this one will be safe sooner than some of the others because of all the bays. Jeff Bolander Dewey Catchem and How ™ is extending those expectations to your Ray's Landing is St. Germain's most complete bait and tackle shop. Something that most clear thinking individuals already knew. Jeff Bolander are Proud Members of the As long as you can feel the jig you are in contact with the fish.For the most part deep weeds have been the place to catch those fish lately. No middleman! With the tough winter bite and crappy ice conditionsmost of the winter and that virus thing we won't dwell on, it's been a long winter season. One of the most popular recreation lakes in the north. If you don't get a response, as they are very busy, northwoods tested fishing tackle that will work catching you All our suckers are wild caught. Nice ones too, in the 8-12" range. The bluegills, perch and crappie are on fire. If you don't then find the greenest weed edges you can find. We have been open for over a month now. I've read reports that the lakes in the St. Germain area are all over the place due to the snow. are Proud Members of the I saw some caught walleye a couple of days ago and they looked like snakes, not a thing in their belly. Small jigs and live bait worked very slowly is always a great choice. If you want that shy cute one to come over and ask you to dance you better stand out from the crowd in some way. It matters folks. You talk about nice weather. in dirt or bedding please call ahead at the Minocqua shop at 715-358-5130. LOCAL INFORMATION: The destination for northern Wisconsin vacations, St. Germain Wisconsin is in the heart of Wisconsin's Northwoods surrounded by 1300 lakes, the Chequamegon National Forest, the Nicolet National Forest, the Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest, the Oneida County and Vilas County Forests. (darn)But that's a good thing. Thursday - 10th of December, 2020. We are doing our best to keep the prices low. The fishing is great and the weather has been incredible. Location As always, I started with 1/32 oz jigs tipped with plastics. And the crappies were all the way down as well.Which brings me to my tip of the day, so to speak. We are doing our best to keep the prices low. The most used I guess is a 1/32 or 1/16 lime or orange jig with a half of crawler. Two major DNR regs to be aware of are that they extended the walleye no harvest rules on the Minocqua chain There will be plenty of time for that when this situation runs its course. I finally got a day off a few days ago and headed out wif the da wifey. Come on on up kids. For those of you that hoped we might be able to fish in 70 degree water until January you be disappointed. Two major DNR regs to be aware of are that they extended the walleye no harvest rules on the Minocqua chain The fishing is still pretty good. be the guides that fish the area and their associates. Gas, Snacks, Tackle in One Place, Low Pricing Don't set the hook on the splash or too many times you will come up with an empty plate.On a personal note Linda and I would like to thank you for a fantastic summer. Depending on the lake, don't be afraid to fish 15-25' deep in the weeds for them. Easy Check out my Up North fishing and resort web sites at best to keep the prices low. Also remember your 1st scoop of crappie minnows is only $2 with any purchase. Leeches are done this year. We had a fantastic weekend. That fish was probably older than she was. We got some prime conditions coming up for the next 10 days or so. If you don't, I'm gonna head out to a few lakes I haven't been on in a while to see if they are giving up any fish. Come on up and enjoy the northwoods. FYI 2 - the Lac du Flambeau reservation is open again to non-residents. FYI. Based out of his resort in St. Germain, Ken fishes primarily Vilas and Oneida counties from opening day in May until the final bell of muskie season in November. How Bait Shop and Guide Post at www.DeweyCatchemAndHow.com Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow best to keep the prices low. And we did and we did!The perch are starting to get active on those deep green weedlines. So there is a cornucopia of methods that are working out there right now. Crawlers went up this year for a myriad of reasons. If you ain't catching nothing try something different. the dozen, 1/4#, 1/2# and full pound. We also have a good selection of medium and large musky suckers. Crawlers went up this year for a myriad of reasons. To order your flats Get down there with drop shots, bottom bouncers and your favorite bait rig. Be smart, safe and slow down. The Department of Natural Resources has detected a virus affecting fish in the Lake Winnebago system called viral hemorrhagic septicemia, or VHS for short. But I believe we haven't even hit the best bite yet. We been putting a dozen or more in the livewell everyday now. The restaurants and other small businesses that weren't deemed as essential as the big box stores have had it tough. hire a guide from Dewey Catchem and How ™, We have the lowest leech prices around which come direct from Minnesota. So you got one more weekend to bag the big one and the weather looks like it's gonna be great again!We still got the END OF SEASON CLEARANCE SALE going on. And after the cruddy winter we went through, we deserve it. As always, windows are small but they are furious when open. Fish will be beating the bottom kicking up bugs to eat. Jeff Bolander, owner of Dewey, Catchem and www.UpNorth.info Our minnows are direct from trappers in central Wisconsin. And they should be in for a great fall. Big Saint Germain Lake is known as one of the best lakes in the area thanks to the huge muskies, awesome walleyes, really nice bass, and really good panfish. best to keep the prices low. The warmest water on any lake is normally gonna be the north end which gets most of the sun. in dirt or bedding please call ahead at the Minocqua shop at 715-358-5130. Many different species of fish are available in the region, including muskie, northern pike, walleye, both species of bass, and panfish. minnows, fatheads, XL fatheads (tuffys), Mud Minnows, Walleye Suckers, Northern Bait Minnows, Redtail Chubs and Blacktail Chubs. and changed the Manitowish Chain from a size exempt water to the normal state 15" rules. In 3 hours we boated over 50 gills and 10 smallmouth. best to keep the prices low. you can always call back or call me at 715-892-2751. Find yourself a good weedless jig, there are many to choose from, and throw your leech, worm, plastic right in that thick patch. And that depth will be different with different lakes. best to keep the prices low. FYI 2, our jumbo crawlers come directly from Canada. Find the green weeds and minnow clouds and you'll find fish below them. Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com We've got some real steady weather we've been experiencing which always helps the bite. Yeah!There have been a few fishermen out this past week with mixed results.

Catch and release is the common practice these days. But unfortunately there wasn't anything to report (and I forgot). We do have 2 dz jumbo crawlers for $6.75 and bulk crawler flats for $60. We do have 100 count crawlers for only $21 and bulk crawler flats for only $60. I expect that to change in the next few days. That's natures law. We do have 2 dz jumbo crawlers for $6.75 and bulk crawler flats for $60. the If you have deep water on your lake of choice that's where you want to fish. But when something is not working, move on to something else. in dirt or bedding please call ahead at the Minocqua shop at 715-358-5130. The weather for Opening Day is forecast to be great, maybe up into the 70s and south winds from 5-10 mph. When you fish the It might become you new tried and true.Where should I fish? in dirt or bedding please call ahead at the Minocqua shop at 715-358-5130. I'll let you know what I find. For example, don't think that the northwoods doesn't want folks from the southern part of the state or any other state come and visit us. Ken has been fishing his whole life in Wisconsin and been guiding for over 30 years. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow I said that because a bunch of the Northerns we boated this past week or so have been full of spawn, milk and eggs. Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com We caught some real nice gills today but to get to the bass and walleye we had to switch to plastics. We been getting a few Walleye on half a crawler. Right now we have crappie If you’re looking for a fun fishing experience in Northern Wisconsin, this might be the boat to get into. www.UpNorth.info Still not a heavy feed. It has been a while, for sure. Fresher and lower priced. FYI 2, our jumbo crawlers come directly from Canada. Later!----------------------------- Like 0. We'll have a full compliment of minnows including the bigger ones as for the first time this year we can fish for bass (catch and release only) after April 1. Members Indiana Fishing Reports, Tips & Discussions Webster Lake, Tippecanoe Lake, James Lake, Barbee Chain of Lakes, Loon Lake & Skinner Lake Webster Lake, Tippecanoe Lake & the Barbee Chain of Lakes It's how a lifetime of memories are made. Sometimes the leeches and crawlers have to be left in the cooler cuz the gills just eat them up before they can get to the intended quarry. And it's gonna be great! Network. General Waterbody Restrictions. It's really picking up. Let 'em take it a little and when you feel the weight instead of the nibble, set the hook.Northern have been on fire all year but now even more. The warm weather we got in June ended the trapping season then and we finally ran out last week. Nothing closed that I know of around here.What will be baiting? Reports at www.UpNorthFishing.com Right now we have crappie Jeff Bolander But the best is yet to come. you want the best and you get it. Although it can be extra frustrating when you can see them swimming around and they still won't bite.When you fish plastics, twister tails, tube baits and worms, again, go slow. We offer a wide variety of lodging, restaurants, recreational opportunities, shopping and fun. All on the aforementioned crawler and jig worked slowly thru the weeds or over the rocks.I've been asked many times if I only use live bait. It … Check out my Up North fishing and resort web sites at Our minnows come direct from trappers in central Wisconsin. Our minnows come direct from trappers in central Wisconsin. I had another senior newlywed couple on board (I'm changing the boat's name to the Love Boat) and they wanted to see if they could catch some walleye. We do have 100 count crawlers for only $21 and bulk crawler flats for only $60. ----------------------------- We are doing our Nothing changed, the Opener was ok, kinda, and the weather last week was crap. Jackson says perch on the Rainbow Flowage will go to 13 inches. Any bait that will put you in that strike zone is the choice du jor. Our jumbo crawlers are directly from Canada. Lots and lots of fisherfolks out. - Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 12:31:23 (PDT) Also remember your 1st scoop of crappie minnows is only $2 with any purchase. Also remember your 1st scoop of crappie minnows is only $2 with any purchase. The bite windows are small but as always there are exceptions. FYI 2, our jumbo crawlers come directly from Canada. Most lakes are seeing the Musky just getting off the beds and recovering from their yearly spawn. On any lake I'm looking for the deepest weed lines next to deep water in that lake. The St. Germain Chamber is excited for our 5th Annual Fishing with the Stars open water fishing tournament! If you don't get a response, as they are very busy, Check out my Up North fishing and resort web sites at The bite has definitely turned to crawlers and leeches. And these are JUMBO! I haven't had a chance to get on the water the past week so I'm going by what my experienced fisherpeople are telling me. Again, the 1/32 oz jig, orange that day, with a half crawler was the ticket.One more example. You could find yourself in a 14 foot rowboat exploring some of the secret backwoods lakes in search of bass with the peace and solitude that you can only find in the northwoods. Water temps are dropping fast. And individual fish can be in different stages even on the same lake.Now I said Northerns are confusing. It has a maximum depth of 53 feet. We popped over 70 of them in our short trip but the bite didn't really start until around 10am. Beautiful healthy fish. Sheesh. Especially where the sand or gravel transitions into mud. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeweyCatchemAndHow - Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 11:26:41 (PDT) And to our pleasant surprise the big bluegills were smacking those minnows too! If you don't get a response, as they are very busy, Also remember your 1st scoop of crappie minnows is only $2 with any purchase. Its sister lake, Big St. Germain is another OUTSTANDING water. To order your flats The social aspect. We now have panfish to jumbo leeches that we sell by First time we've out in quite a while. I talked to the Canadian crawler supplier this morning and he informed me that the prices will be higher, up 40%, than last year because they are having a hard time getting pickers to work the fields as those pickers usually come from outside of Canada. LOCAL LINKS: Based out of his resort in St. Germain, Ken fishes primarily Vilas and Oneida counties from opening day in May until the final bell of muskie season in November.