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Old 10-16-2019, 10:00 AM
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Spoke to North Western Dave about a recent trip he took to Calling where he saw massive amounts of green algae, even though the water is getting pretty cold.

I explained that happens every year and what he was seeing was the settled Algae being carried up the water column from the mix of dense cold water up top settling and the warmer water on the bottom rising, but carrying all the algae up with it.

Because there is a river at Calling, most of that algae ends up down the river and the lake clears up in a few days. Most interesting from what Dave saw was alot of large fish, likely pike, on the surface in the green algae apparently feeding on something.

Has anyone else seen other lakes turning over already?

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Old 10-16-2019, 10:04 AM
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Lac St. Ann was gross this weekend, really nasty.
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Old 10-16-2019, 10:33 AM
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Sylvan .... doesn't seem to have that problem, going out shortly to see if Mr. White is hungry .... the lake is nice & clear & calm ... +17C here today.

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Old 10-21-2019, 03:55 PM
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Up at Calling on Friday to pull the dock.

Water was clear and flat.

Also heard that the Whites are starting to move into the shallows in good numbers.

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I was out on Pigeon Saturday and turnover is in full swing. Algae and weeds kicked up but water was by no means "nasty". Managed to pick up a few walleye in 20 fow and a pike up shallow but no luck finding them tricky whites in the shallows yet.
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I was out on Pigeon Saturday and turnover is in full swing. Algae and weeds kicked up but water was by no means "nasty". Managed to pick up a few walleye in 20 fow and a pike up shallow but no luck finding them tricky whites in the shallows yet.
water clear at our lot on sandhohm beach , lots of weeds washed up on shore and one massive white fish that was dead floating in the weeds
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