Chicago Lake

Current Temperature:
50°

Est Water Temperature:
51° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.16 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 06 Knots (7 MPH)

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Chicago Lake
National Pro Reports

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-07-14
I have been regularly fishing Keystone for striped Bass for about four weeks right now. The trips I have been doing are very early morning trips, and they have been producing good numbers of Stripers ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-07-11
This past week has been pretty typical for Old Hickory in July. We have had some good days but mixed in with those good days are the days the fish make us work. Every year around now the fish seem to ... [more]

-Ian Huey

Michigan Reports

C S Mott Lake, MI
2014-07-15
Bass are really active today 7/14/14 as well are the Pike ctching both on orange and multi colored crawdads and some crankbaits. Mostly on the free boat launch end... [more]

Crotched Lake, MI
2014-07-11
There is a large population of small mouth bass especially in the northwest corner of the lake near the creek run off...crappie can be caught near the drop off directly across from the boat launch and... [more]

Chicago Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Chicago Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Vital fishing information for Chicago Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Michigan

County:
Delta

Inpoundment Type:


Surface Area (acres):
0

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Latitude:
46.036927

Longitude:
-86.610620

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Maximum Depth (ft):


Normal Elevation (ft):
0

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Chicago Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Chicago Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Chicago Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Largemouth bass fishing is going to be slow with the water temperature at 51 degrees. If you have a chance to get out on the water, you are going to have to fish deep and slow. Jig fishing and Plastic baits may be your best bet this time of year for largemouth bass. You may also try fishing some sinking jerk baits.
Chicago Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 51 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Chicago Lake Crappie Fishing

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Chicago Lake Crappie Rating:
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Chicago Lake Walleye Fishing

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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye spawn is in full swing now. With Walleye spawning grounds generally on gravel and rocky bottoms and preferring clean water. Try throwing reaction type baits up in the shallows. Rip-Rap, damns, rocky bottom points are perfect to hit. Try fishing some faster crank baits and spinners this time of year. As always fall back to the standard walleye fishing tactics, but it won?t hurt bringing out the bass gear in search for spawning walleyes. In this water temperature, always be safe on the water.
Chicago Lake Catfish Fishing

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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Chicago Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Chicago Lake at 51 degree water temperature this is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. Spotted bass will be feeding at this water temperature but will be much harder to catch. On Sunny warm afternoons its a great time to throw a crank bait, jigs or slow roll a spinnerbait at 5-10 foot on sunny points and drops off of sunny flats. Spottted Bass will move into warm water on warm sunny days.
Chicago Lake White Bass Fishing

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Chicago Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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Chicago Lake Trout Fishing

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Chicago Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
06:24 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
21:21 EST







Chicago Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.michigan.gov/dnr  

State Fishing Licensee
http://www.mdnr-elicense.com/welcome.asp...  

State Fishing Records
http://www.michigandnr.com/MASTERANGLER/...