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Water Temps Dropping!
« on: August 15, 2019, 10:26:47 AM »
Last week the water temps were hanging at 83 - 84. Yesterday I was shocked when I saw it had dropped to 76  :o
With the hot temps forecasted in the coming 10 days or so, it will climb again, but it's that time of year when it will start its rollercoaster ride into the fall season. Man, I hate fall because I know it leads to Winter  :crying:

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2019, 01:31:48 PM »
I noticed the last few times out it was around 75. 

The water levels have been high all summer for a change. I fished Wordens this week, can't remember the last time i was able to launch there in mid August !

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2019, 07:52:20 AM »
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The water levels have been high all summer for a change

We've definitely not had a lack of rain this summer. That's a change of pace for sure!

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2019, 12:07:28 PM »
Fished a small local river yesterday with @Bob W - RI and had a water temperature of 59-60 :o

Hard to believe they're dropping so fast. But with some nights dropping down into the 30s and low 40s, it's no surprise.
I fished another lake on Monday evening and had 70 degrees. Just 5 days later I had 60  :facepalm:

Well, it is fall after all. Gotta expect it, I guess!  :nod:
Doesn't mean I have to like it, though  :nope:

As a side note, we did catch a dozen decent bass between us, also dropping 3 or 4 others.

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2019, 10:15:18 AM »
Does anyone have any idea where the water temps are at? I haven't been out in week due to the surgery I had back in late October. My guess is that they are probably in the low 40s.

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2019, 10:01:08 AM »
Must be high 30's - low 40's seeing Chapmans was skimmed over with ice already.

I think i'm done for the year. The fall fishing this year wasn't very good to me  :P

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2019, 06:03:06 PM »
I thought I saw skim ice on Chapman Pond this morning when I drove by at about 9 AM. I also think I saw skim ice in the swamps this morning.

So, you're probably right, @Joe P when you guessed high 30s.  :crying:

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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2019, 10:28:09 AM »
A local pond had a thin layer of ice on it. I went out on the cape last week and temp was 48 degrees. Fish had just started to pile on one of the wintering spots. I found smallies in 32 FoW really tightly grouped together. Wind was atrocious so it was tough to stay on the spot but I would hang as long as I could and drop blade baits on the vertically and pounded them video game fishing. As I drifted off the spot due to the wind I would cast a swimbait to it and catch them that way until I had to motor up to get back on the spot. If you can stand the elements it the bite is really good out there. Probably still mid 40s there now.
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Re: Water Temps Dropping!
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2019, 10:29:50 AM »
Sounds like a great day, @Brazzy despite the conditions  :thumbup: