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Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson


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    Lake Thompson - Saturday, July 19, 2014
    By: on 2014-07-20 21:19:52 | Add Comment | Post New Report

    Went out at 6:30 and started catching lots of walleye after we caught about 3/4 of our 4 person 16 fish daily limit we thought we would go through spinners near shore to catch pike and we caught about 3. After that we went back out and caught some perch and finished up our daily limit just jigging and using bottom bouncer with lindy rig.

    Lake Thompson - Sunday, June 15, 2014
    By: on 2014-06-17 16:17:28 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Went out got 3 white bass 3 walleyes 1 crappie 3 northerns (2 were 6 pounds) put a good day using worm and minnow near the private campground on the westside of the lake. About 14 foot was were they were at
    Lake Thompson - Monday, September 11, 2006
    By: on 2006-09-11 11:40:50 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Fished Sat & Sun on Thompson. Wind was a tough battle as well as the cold. Ran bb/spinners caught 1 21" and a 15" fish on Sat. Same for Sunday 1 20" and a couple under 16. Saw a few other fish being caught on plugs We were in the tourney on Sun. Winner had just over 10 pounds and big fish was a little over 3. Tough fishing, but was fun and a good turn out.
    Lake Thompson - Sunday, September 10, 2006
    By: on 2006-09-10 19:52:34 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Has anybody checked out Lake Madison lately
    Lake Thompson - Monday, September 4, 2006
    By: on 2006-09-04 10:22:52 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Pulled plugs around Thompson for 4 hours yesterday. 1 pike and 3 14-15 inch walleyes, but one dandy 26" walleye that cruched a thunderstick in 12 FOW. Deepest water in the basin I found was 16.2'. A far cry from the 22' we used to fish just a few years ago. I really don't believe there is any way that Thompson will reach that depth again outside of another 96-97 winter.
    Lake Thompson - Tuesday, August 15, 2006
    By: on 2006-08-15 15:25:46 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Any new news at Lake Thompson...heading there on Friday for the weekend.
    Lake Thompson - Monday, July 31, 2006
    By: on 2006-07-31 16:19:00 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Lake Thompson was putting out a good number of fish on Friday and Saturday. Of course still many little fish if using spinners/crawler/leeches, but some fish between 15-17" catching them down south 8-10 fow. Some guys pulling plugs are doing well and catching a few nicer fish on the main lake.
    Lake Thompson - Thursday, July 20, 2006
    By: on 2006-07-20 06:44:33 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    I was on Thompson last week for two days. The bite is good if you call catching 13 1/2 inch walleyes good. In two days of fishing we caught 1 17", 1 16" and 1 15" fish all the others were 14" and smaller. Not what I would call a good bite. Talked to more than a dozen other boats all with the same report.
    Lake Thompson - Tuesday, July 18, 2006
    By: on 2006-07-18 21:20:49 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    thanks for all the great info.
    Lake Thompson - Tuesday, July 18, 2006
    By: on 2006-07-18 15:48:57 | Add Comment | Post New Report
    Still supposed to be a pretty good bite on thompson for walleyes using bouncers and spinners with leeches or half crawler. I heard the silo area was producing over the weekend.

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