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Deer Fishing Reports

Posted: 6/6/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I missed one early, ended up catching a plant and my brother caught the Laker of his life! 39" inch 23 pounds! Yes it's at the taxidermist! A Monster Fish! :-)
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Posted: 6/6/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
An off year for personal reasons made me bring up my little fiberglass boat. I borrowed my brother's electric motor and off we went trolling out of Cedar Bay around the Mack point bend. I started drag...
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By: rpolensky
Posted: 7/11/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Took wife and son out. Left boat launch by 7:30 am back @ 12:30 with 12 rainbows. A couple were 18inch plus. Had a great time until boat traffic got too busy.
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Posted: 5/10/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/10/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Got out on a windy, cool morning about 7:30A.M. Ran across the lake into about 65-75 ft. of water, and marked no fish. Zigzagged north and east with little to show on the depth sounder and no bites....
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/24/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/24/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Fishing by 9, back on the road by 12. Southeast section of the lake was the most productive. Using chrome flashers and various colored Apex and wedding rings at 20' to 35' was the ticket. Managed to p...
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Posted: 9/10/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I got to go on a much anticipated and looking forward to “Cast and Blast” adventure this weekend! Saturday was fishing Deer Lake with Aaron and Dave Mason of Toyota, and then Sunday we got to go phea...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/9/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 3
Mike Carey and I hit the lake on a mission to catch the elusive Mackinaw. We marked them all over the lake, but couldn't get a single one to bite. We tried all sorts of lures, some with herring, but h...
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Posted: 4/9/2017
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
If you want a big Lake Trout now is the time. Deer lake is open, ice free, and the Mackinaw are hungry. Pictures of a trip 04/09/2017. Pictured are a 30" and Jason's largest fish he ever caught. 36". ...
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By: twk21119
Posted: 4/3/2017
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the lake about sunrise. Still a bit of thin ice here and there on the lake but open enough to launch my Kayak. Started trolling mepps black fury. At about 715 hooked in to a 20lb mackinaw. Put ...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 9/4/2016
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
The last hurrah for camping before I start teaching! I took my 'yak out from Deer Lake Resort on the northwest end of the lake. I didn't have to go very far before finding a dock that produced a dink ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/17/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Took my boys to the lake to catch some trout. No such luck. Trolled the south bays and south end, then the north bay and finally all along the north and west shore. Didn't see anything on the sonar, n...
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Posted: 4/17/2016
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing around 6:00a.m. in search of some macks. Started trolling around the ledges off the sandbar on the west end of the lake, saw quite a few on the depth finder all day in about 12 ft of w...
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Posted: 3/20/2016
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Spent Saturday and Sunday at deer lake. Saturday 7 to 12 and Sunday 1 to 4. Not a bite. Trolling for macs. But seen a guy land a 9 pounder. Will give it another try tomorrow.
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Posted: 9/26/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/25/2015
Hot Spots: 2
The state launch is mostly inaccessible because of low water, so we ended up putting my pontoon boat in at Deer Lake Resort for an afternoon trolling around the perimeter. We had one downrigger set ne...
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Posted: 6/19/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake around 5 in the afternoon with my good old fishing buddy (my father), and headed to our honey-hole in the first cove to the right after the you get out of the public launch. We have tried...
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Posted: 6/19/2015
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
It was a great day at Deer Lake. I caught a bunch of Perch right off the dock. A little worm on the end of your hook is all you need! Loads of fun!
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By: mtngrizz
Posted: 6/4/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/4/2015
Hot Spots: 0
No wind for a change, water like glass, blue sky, only three boats at the launch all day. Total anglers I encountered 5. There were no anglers fishing from shore that I saw and I worked the whole Nort...
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Posted: 5/28/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/28/2015
Hot Spots: 2
Got on the water at 6am but only had 3 hours to kill. Fishing was slow & the largemouth still haven't moved up in any numbers yet. Saw a few 2 - 3 lbers spooking from the dollar pads that are just now...
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By: mtngrizz
Posted: 5/22/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/20/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Been watching Bluegrouse Bill's reports for Deer lake and decided it's time to check it out. Got to the launch and found 6 other trailers at the parking lot. Lake was in a small rolling chop - no wh...
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Posted: 5/6/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/5/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out in some crazy wind tuesday afternoon. The gusts were picking up my two 20 lb anchors and blowing me around like I was in a sailboat. Stuck it out for two hours with only 2 smallmouth & 2 rain...
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Posted: 5/1/2015
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Just saw a mack post from Deer & thought I'd post some old pics from when I used to fish regurlarly for Mack's at Deer lake. This was from a few years back & have since pretty much been devoted to Fis...
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Posted: 4/30/2015
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/30/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went to deer lake today to try my hand at mack fishing, I have tried a few times before with no success... but not today, brought in a nice 32 inch 10lb mack.! A great time even though we fought the ...
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Posted: 4/19/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/18/2015
Hot Spots: 1
My dad took out his grandson (my nephew) out to try and catch his first trout off the dock last night. He finally got it done using an old school marshmellow! Good job Corben
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Posted: 4/17/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/17/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Spent a couple hours fishing different spots & checking to see if the largemouth are moving up yet (they haven't). Caught several Smallmouth on the XR10 again. They dont want the dropshot yet which is...
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Posted: 4/15/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/15/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake around 1030 am on some new fishing kayaks for the third day and like usual MyMy had the first fish and the biggest fish all three days, Average rainbows from 10 - 13" with a few 16s, mos...
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