Fishing reports and lake information for Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, North Dakota and South Dakota
Display: Fishing Reports Only All Postings
Sort posts by date: Descending Ascending

Purchase a 3D Map of this Lake

Purchase a 3D Map of this lake. Want one of the best lake topographic maps available? Here it is. These 3-D contour maps give you real graphical representation of the lake; no more just reading depth lines and trying to visualize the bottom contours. These high quality maps are printed on a water-proof and tear-proof material which will withstand the elements and rugged use.
Click here to learn more about these maps.
Displaying Posts 1 through 15 of 10,220
dobber44
dobber44
Level: General User
Joined: 8/29/2013
Status: Offline
10/17/14 11:09 AM CST
Mr.Tipping, Sorry to see you go. You are a fish catching machine and I have enjoyed and learned from your posts and PM's. See you on the water. Peace Big Smile Cool Big Smile

JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
10/16/14 7:48 PM CST
Jay and Pam from Tomah booked their final trip of this year for today on "Pete". They sure picked a nice one, for sure. A bit foggy by the time we reached the south end, but very little wind at all. We worked jigs and dead rods tipped with big fat-heads, and leeches. Before we had three lines in the water Jay had a "shortie" in the boat and Pam set the hook on a nice 22 inch slot walleye before I even had the net out. We fished from 7 till noon and finished with 3 "keepers", 1 in the slot, 25 "shorties, 1 crappie, and three white bass. Very, very light biters today. The long range weather forcast through mid November looks really nice for the most part. The fishing only gets better as fall progresses, so don't miss out on a great time. Big Smile This will be my last post as a partner with Lake-Link. I may renew at a later date, but we will see. If you want to get my info from now through ice time, just go to my web site that is listed under my current partner tab or just google Angler's Pride. Thanks for all the PM conversations. I will still post my personal days on the water, but not guiding trips. Wink

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Smile Cool Smile

[This post was last edited on 10/16/14 at 7:54 PM]
JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
10/13/14 9:09 PM CST
lrott2003, you apparently don't read all my posts.

Jerry

lrott2003
lrott2003
Level: MEMBER
Joined: 1/30/2013
Status: Offline
10/13/14 9:33 AM CST
Jerry if you want to forward my info to that guy from Rainy Lake looking for place on Petenwell please do I am a realtor in the area and fish Pete in the winter when I can.

Lance Ott 715-896-2935 lance@buywisconsinland.com

Is there a reason why when I read your posts you never catch any crappie?? I would do a trip for crappie if they are biting now.

JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
10/11/14 4:59 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 31° - 35° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Mark from Manhatten,IL booked his annual fall trip for this morning on "Pete". Low 30's at the launch at 7 am, but with no wind It was nice after we quit running across the lake. Jigged and dead sticked large fat-heads on the channel edges, and trolled cranks for a while. The dead rods produced the best results. We had well over 30 "shorties", 1 in the slot, and 8 white bass We cleaned 1 legal, and three big white bass so Mark could have a fish fry for supper. Big Smile The long range weather forecast for the remainder of October calls for steady temperatures in the low to mid-fifties every day. A great time to get in a fall outing. Wink

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Smile

JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
10/10/14 5:19 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 31° - 35° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Mike from Geneva, IL. booked a morning trip on "Pete" for today. He was joined by his friends Dave, and Jeff for some jigging on the lake. They fish the river by Nekoosa a lot, but are not familiar with the lake at all. We hit a mid-lake hump early, then moved to the buoy line. All fish came on large fat-heads in 17-21 feet of water around wood. We finished with 1 "keeper", 27 "shorties", 1 perch, and 8 big white bass. Most of the Whities were 12-14 inches. Big Smile The fall bite just keeps getting better as we move into November. Wink

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Smile

Golferboy1187
Golferboy1187
Level: General User
Joined: 9/9/2009
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
10/5/14 5:35 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 36° - 40° F Water Temp: 56° - 60° F
Weekend Report about the action on the “Pete”. Went out on Friday with Pa and ChunkyMonkey. Despite the wind and rain on Friday we toughed out the conditions to manage an excellent take home of Crappies and one keeper Walleye.

A special thank you to Walleye007. He is a valued fisherman to this area.

Seemed the flow was picking up over the weekend with a gate and ½ open up by paper mill. On Friday the current was light, but increased on Saturday. We knew it was going to be a great day when not much more then 15 minutes into our trip a monster Crappie was sucking my minnow at the end of my rod. Ended the day with 13 Crappie and one Walleye in the box. Lost several others due to LFT on the net. Also we managed to get a few FrankFish in the boat, boy do dem ugly things bark like a dog.

Saturday was a much different bite then what Friday had produced. After Early rise and constant prayer, Pa and I decided to make a last ditch effort after the snow, rain, and general cold passed. Fished from 2-6 with a lot of action later on in the evening. Pa and I had a team effort boating the 2 Walters as pictured, one being 26 and ¾ the other smaller 22 ½. Both CPR to protect the future of this outstanding fishery. The day was not complete without Frank rearing his ugly head in the form of a 10lb Smelly Channel Cat, dem some fish. Saturday was capped off boating 10 Walleye, 2 Keeper size, 8 Short, and 2 Slot Fish.

For those reading this report please keep my Best Friend, ChunkyMonkey in your prayers as the man is starting his chemo therapy treatment this Monday. You are going to make it thorough this.

F&%$ Cancer!!!

[This post was last edited on 10/5/14 at 5:40 PM]
JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
10/5/14 5:17 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 31° - 35° F Water Temp: 51° - 55° F
Chuck from Jackson, Wi booked another trip for this morning on "Pete". He took his friend Chuck from Waukesha with him on this trip, so I guess I was double "Chuckin" today. We launched at Chester seeing the wind was still blowing out of the SW. It was 34 degrees when we launched, and the water temp at the ramp was 51. We headed down river and pulled flies by Yellow Banks, Brown's Creek, and by Chester, then put the boards in the water and pulled cranks for a while. The cold front made the bite a little slow, but we did manage to boat 12 "shorties", 1 that just touched the line on the bump board and was released, 1 in the slot, 1 musky, 1 perch, and 2 white bass. Big Smile The bite only gets better from now till ice-up. Wink

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Smile

LDobson44
LDobson44
Level: General User
Joined: 9/14/2013
Status: ONLINE
10/1/14 9:43 PM CST
Bad time to take a Friday off. Winds blowing 20 to 30 Friday and Saturday with temps in mid Forty on Saturday....UGH. Be careful out there the "PETE will getcha" Sad Crying Sad

JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
10/1/14 2:55 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy
Paul from Rochester, MN booked a trip on "Pete" for this morning to learn a little about the lake and to see how the walleye fishing is. He has a place in northern Minnesota on Rainy Lake but wants to get closer to home so they are looking for a place on Petenwell. Another breezy and cool morning with the east winds. We went to the break on the buoy line and used dead-rods and jigs tipped with big fatheads in 12-20 feet of water around the wood, then trolled cranks for a while. Finished the trip with 2 "keepers", 23 "shorties", 1 perch, and 5 white bass. Big Smile

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Smile

[This post was last edited on 10/1/14 at 6:44 PM]
JERRY TIPPING
See Profile
Profile
Joined: 12/26/2007
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
9/30/14 9:37 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy Air Temp: 41° - 45° F Water Temp: 61° - 65° F
Dick from Oak Creek booked his annual fall trip for this morning on "Pete". We were wondering on the way to the ramp how this day would come out with a big cold front setting in. Stiff winds out of the east, cloudy and overcast with early morning temps in the 40 degree range. We worked the channel edges south of the park with jigs and dead-rods tipped with fatheads. We were both pleasently surprised when before we had the jig rods in the water, both dead-rods dipped and we each brought in a walleye, with mine being a "shortie" and Dick's was a "keeper". For the next four hours the bite was pretty consistant with a few slow spots, and we end the day with 4 "keepers", 24 "shorties", 1 crappie, 1 white bass, and 1 sheephead. We also lost numerous fish before we got them to the net. The typical fall bite may just be starting to begin. Pick a day and get in on some great fall action. Big Smile

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Smile

dobber44
dobber44
Level: General User
Joined: 8/29/2013
Status: Offline
9/30/14 7:11 AM CST
Pics from Sunday, Peace, Lar

[This post was last edited on 9/30/14 at 7:16 AM]
pike eyes
pike eyes
Level: General User
Joined: 12/28/2010
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
9/30/14 3:05 AM CST
Was out over the past 3 days fishing, awesome until cold front yesterday. Only managed a few keeper eyes but all the whitebass you wanted to keep. Took my 76yr old father out on sat. he had a great time. 8' foot of water 10" of the bottom in the backwaters. slip bobbers were the key. Fish almost every throw. We were throwing back 12" and 13" white bass as to not have to clean to many. A lot of the white bass had spawn in them already. Wink

EZ
EZ
Level: MEMBER
Joined: 7/3/2001
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
9/29/14 10:00 AM CST
Got home yesterday, after fishing 5 days on the lake and in the river. Lots of small eyes almost everywhere, on fatheads and plastic. Picked up only 3 legals, and two slot fish (23 and 26 inches), plus crappie, cats, goats, and white bass. While fishing the south end of the lake, and motoring to the south dike from the east buoy line, the sonar lit up like a Christmas tree, so we dropped in the MinnKota, and jigged around. Non-stop white bass action on jig/minnow, small plastics, and small jigging spoons. We played there for an hour or so, then went on looking for eyes. Two boats showed up to troll the school, and were also popping them in steady.

Also, new owner (as of May)at the Petenwell Bait shop on Z by county park. Ron and Sue sold to Matt,(who some of you may know as the guide who doubles up with Larry Smith at times). Good supply of bait, as well as other staples, and gas pumps for the boat and truck, very convenient if you're fishing that side of the lake. Matt also guides on Petenwell and other waters.

Hubie
See Profile
Profile
Level: MEMBER
Joined: 7/11/2001
Status: Offline
FISHING REPORT
9/29/14 7:15 AM CST
Great day on Pete Saturday afternoon. 13 shorts, 1 keeper and 1 27" slot, 6 goats, and 1 crappie. Jigging half crawlers in the river.

Displaying Posts 1 through 15 of 10,220


Launch Map Viewer


Remember Me
Setup New Account
Forgot Your Password?
Membership Benefits
Compare Account Types
Please Practice Catch And Release
Lake-Link asks you to please take a moment to visit our fine sponsors:
Custom Jigs & Spins Plano Frabill Chevy Dealers Of Wisconsin Humminbird St. Croix Rods The 60 Second Angler Jerry's Sport Service Midwestern Shooters Supply Hard And Soft Fishing Fenwick

Lake-Link.com find us on facebook