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CrystalLakeMonster
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11/18/14 5:13 PM CST
75%of the lake is wide open. Only ice is on the far east end where I was on almost 3". Marked a few, but didn't go out too far. Cool

danedogs
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11/17/14 7:16 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 16° - 20° F
Drove over to the boat landing around 1 pm. West of it was open water, east of it was froze over. Hopefully the wind did not open all of it up.

familyman418
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11/16/14 8:53 PM CST
Drove by Saturday afternoon. A lot of open water yet.

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lanr1
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11/16/14 9:34 AM CST
any updates on the ice? How thick is it getting to be now?

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CrystalLakeMonster
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11/15/14 11:40 AM CST
Crystal froze over last night, a few open holes. Hopefully the wind stays down. Cool

CrystalLakeMonster
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11/6/14 11:43 AM CST
Pump for the lake is on, just thought I'd spread the word.

Sheila Milwaukee
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9/10/14 12:00 AM CST
Larry145.... Do u have a son named Jake? Where u fishing Crystal Lake on 80's wknd?

LJ Walleye Master
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8/16/14 9:43 PM CST
I see people fishing out there all the time but see no reports? What gives?

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6/20/14 6:11 PM CST
I,m going to go to fish lake wisc and the dells i'm just staying there . It's better than driving from illinofishs

LJ Walleye Master
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6/19/14 9:06 PM CST
Duke; you are not going to find any Walleyes or Smallies in Crystal Lake!

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6/19/14 8:33 PM CST
duke , I bet you have the wrong CRYSTAL LAKE. small caps, cane

duke9981
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6/19/14 7:06 PM CST
I'm going to crystal lake next weekend . I have a new Lund pro guide boat , and I want to fish for walleyes and smallies or what ever . I have the terrova and humming bird si go with it looking to jump over to lake wisc or dells . contact me if you want to go I'm looking for a local or to help me contact me

Koon44
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6/19/14 8:29 AM CST
I've fished this lake 10 years, I agree the fishing is not what it used to be. We were on the lake the 1st week of June the numbers were decent but the size of the crappies were much smaller than they were, most fish were 8-9 inches. Before Lake Delton emptied which seems to be the same time when Crystal really started to rise we were catching 11-13 inchers. Same goes for the gills all on the small side compared to what it used to be. I know a lake can be affected by the fishing pressure which can result in smaller fish but this lake was relieved of alot of that pressure because of the public launch being unusable for a long time. What is really disappointing is quite a few fish had sores on them, are these fish dangerous to eat I didn't keep any of them but some guys in our group did keep them. I guess we will know when they eat them, they'll probably develop sores all over them!

CrystalLakeMonster
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6/18/14 8:21 AM CST
I hate to admit it but the fishing has gone down hill in recent years. Not sure how much those ponds have to do with it, but you would not believe the amount of wildlife that thrives in those things. Turtles, muskrats, frogs, ducks and geese all seem to love it. Even saw a 6'' bullhead on the bank, not to mention the people that have gone swimming in them.

Fish Sandwich
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6/14/14 8:08 PM CST
I too miss this lake. It really used to be crystal clear. Contrary to popular belief this lake has been growing at least since my grandmother was a child. The big snows and wet springs in the recent past didn't help, but they were not the cause. The aquifer has been rising in this area long before the homes were built. Remember all the standing timber way out in the lake? That was long before '08. There are stumps rooted in 8 feet of water. A similar problem happened to Fish Lake years ago. The DNR shut that mess down also. Now it's a nice park. It's a shame they have waited this long but I know legal matters take time. I can't believe they let children swim in there. Look at the sick looking water, and the sick looking fish. Gross. I believe lakes belong to the public and I believe fighting nature is a waste of the publics money. I would like to say thanks to the WDNR. Would love to see it clear up some day!

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