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Chapman's Pond
« on: May 30, 2007, 06:10:41 AM »
Went to Chapman's last evening for a few hours. It is really becoming weeded up. I fished from about 5pm-8pm. For the first 1.5 hours I didn't even have a hit. I was throwing spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, and lizards. I fished the middle and the shoreline. ZIP, NADA, NOTHING. Then about 6:30 or so it turned on. I ended up with 6 bass and one crappie. All bass were keepers. four of them were in the 1-1.5lb range. One was 2.2 lbs, and the last one was 2.5 lbs. All of them came on a  6"pumpkinseeed lizard tight to submerged wood on the north and east shoreline. I did lose a few fish by not being able to get them out of the cover, but all in all it was a good evening.


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Re:Chapman's Pond
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2007, 09:40:21 AM »
Thanks Mike, I was wondering how the weeds were getting there lately.

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Re:Chapman's Pond
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2007, 01:09:50 PM »
I was out there last week and the weeds are starting to explode!

The fishing has been tough for me out there this year....

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Re:Chapman's Pond
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2007, 11:07:52 PM »
fished the renagade trail on chapman pond tonight with my son and took third place with three fish weighing 10.62.water was from 73-77,lots of weeds and pads.was told in about two weeks it will be really bad
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Re:Chapman's Pond
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2007, 09:38:40 AM »
Fished it to last night too, compared to how it gets in the summer  it is not too weedy yet. Still found a lot of areas with sparse  weeds. The pike bite was on, Caught 2 around 10 pounds, and 8 over  6 pounds.
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Re: Chapman's Pond
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2008, 02:15:32 PM »
anyone know if the ramp is useable at chapmans now,thought i heard it was in rough shape.
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Re: Chapman's Pond
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2008, 02:55:41 PM »
Last spring a couple of the pads were pushed upward from the ice, but they settled back in once someone backed over them a couple of times.

As far as I know it should be OK to use it. Believe it or not, the ramp at Chapmans is one of the better ramps in the state!

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Re: Chapman's Pond
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2008, 04:49:03 PM »
oh i belive it,after fishin the renagade trail last year.
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Re: Chapman's Pond
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2008, 04:50:18 PM »
i think i may put the boat in there tommorrow,should have some of the warmest water available,i hope.
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Re: Chapman's Pond
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2008, 07:17:37 PM »
I checked out the ramp a week ago and it's in good shape. Water levels are sure high there this spring. A lot of flooded shorelines.

I hope to hit it early in the week  :)

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Re: Chapman's Pond
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2008, 05:44:27 PM »
I went to Chapman's last Sunday. Ramp was good, fishing wasn't. The wind was blowing too much for my jon boat, but it still felt good to be out. I plan on going there tomorrow AM.   

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