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Lake: McPhee Reservoir

McPhee Crappie

Post By: walleyeorbust      Posted: 8/14/2018 1:56:08 PM     Points: 824    
K guys Iíll be echoing a lot of other post about this lake mainly because there is not a lot of info.
First Iím sitting here over looking beaver right now and notice a ton of submerged trees, has anyone found crappie in the submerged timber and if so are they worth targeting.
Second Iíve got to try on the walleye, anyone tried care to share any info, Iím tempted to come back down next weekend and troll bottom bouncers or slip bobber fish the trees. But any fingers pointing in the right direction would be appreciated.
Lastly anyone know where to find a good lake map. I might try and find a quad from pre dam construction.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 8/14/2018 2:24:30 PM     Points: 11332
I don't know about current maps,but the U.S. Gelogical survey office at the Denver Federal center will have a pre dam survey map . . .not to sure how much earth moving they did to make the dam and how much they changed the rest of the area,but its worth looking in to.
 Reply by: Pathway      Posted: 8/14/2018 3:42:59 PM     Points: 542
There is a map. I'll have to dig it up.
 Reply by: Fisherguyd      Posted: 8/15/2018 2:24:33 PM     Points: 105
All that I know is if I was overlooking Beaver I wouldn't be worried about Crappie..............just saayyiiinnnn!!
 Reply by: Pathway      Posted: 8/15/2018 8:35:42 PM     Points: 542
Fish-n-map company has the McPhee, Twin Lake, Vallecito in one map.
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 Reply by: panfishin      Posted: 8/16/2018 8:43:31 AM     Points: 9111
the insight genesis maps are usually pretty accurate depending on water level. [log in for link] I've used them before I hit some new lakes to get an idea on what I should be expecting and to find some likely areas to target. Even if you don't own a Lowrance unit you can still go and use the site.
 Reply by: walleyeorbust      Posted: 8/17/2018 6:51:15 PM     Points: 824
Thanks guys, I just need till time off and get down here and try it out.
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