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Sylvan Lake Fishing Reports

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Sylvan Lake - Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By: on 07/01/2013 2:40 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Went out for a couple of hours in my one man pontoon in the morning.  Mostly sunny day with a slight breeze.  Fished the bay area near the kayak dock with buckshot spoons and gold lil' jakes lures.  Caught 5 rainbows ranging from 10-14 inches.  Missed a few others.  Lots of activity on the lake from tourists.  Witnessed a few people fishing from shore catching a few here and there, but not sure what bait or lure they were using.   Decent bite.
Sylvan Lake - Sunday, March 3, 2013
By: on 03/05/2013 3:52 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Went out to Sylvan with a friend of mine who hadn't been out all year.  While the fishing was a bit better than last time (see report from 2/26), it still wasn't quite as good as early January.  Caught half a dozen over 2.5 hours and marked some more.  Decent size to them.  Jigs seem to work best.  No luck with spoons, halis, or pilkies.  Fished in 11-13 FOW.  Ice still at least 18" thick and solid.
Sylvan Lake - Monday, February 25, 2013
By: on 02/26/2013 1:27 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Hit up Sylvan for the 2nd time this year.  Fishing was not nearly as good as it had been the first trip.  Only caught a couple in two hours, lost a couple more, and graphed some here and there.  Most fish I graphed were in 12'-14' of water.  Ice is still plenty good and thick, at least 18 inches or more in places. 
Sylvan Lake - Monday, January 7, 2013
By: on 01/08/2013 11:33 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Checked out Sylvan for first time ice fishing.  Ice is at least 12" thick or better.  Caught over 20 trout in 3 hours.  Fished from 5'-13' and had luck at every depth.
Sylvan Lake - Sunday, January 30, 2011
By: on 02/02/2011 01:51 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Took my 10 yr old nephew and man did we have a blast. 26 degrees but NO wind. Took home a couple of nice Browns. Caught and released at least 20 Rainbows and Browns. Going to try some of the other Park's Trout lakes. Going after some Brookies next. What a setting for a dayon the ice. One of SD'd best kept secrets. We were the only ones on the ice that day.
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