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Nelson Lake Fishing Reports

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Nelson Lake - Saturday, April 19, 2014
By: on 04/19/2014 10:25 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Did reasonably well for largemouth and crappie this evening, no bluegills to speak of. Was just fun to get the boat out again and work bugs before I hit the river. The east landing is tricky at best, way to shallow. Back tires were in the water and boat was damn near dry, just the prop in the water. Had to use the west ramp. 
Nelson Lake - Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By: on 02/21/2014 9:33 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Took my boat out as Wednesday as it was quite warm. I was out there to target some largemouth.

I had my boat in the water at around 11am and spent about 2 hrs trolling around. Once I had my first bite at around 1pm. I landed about 10 more LM in the next 2 hrs. I missed a couple of bites and had a mid 20'' pike following as well.

The largest bass was a 3 lbs 8 oz
Nelson Lake - Sunday, July 28, 2013
By: on 07/28/2013 3:20 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Why not eat anything out of that lake?
Nelson Lake - Monday, April 15, 2013
By: on 04/15/2013 2:10 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
ABA 20 April 2013 tournament rescheduled to 31 August 2013!
Nelson Lake - Friday, April 12, 2013
By: on 04/12/2013 7:19 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Just wondering when the best time for crappie fishing and what they are biting on the most, if its even worth it out there? im from bismarck and heard nelson produced some real nice crappie. some help would be appreciated thanks!
Nelson Lake - Monday, April 8, 2013
By: on 04/08/2013 4:26 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
ABA's first tournament is on 20 April 2013 at Nelson. Briefing is at 0600, please be there early to register!
Nelson Lake - Sunday, April 7, 2013
By: on 04/07/2013 4:43 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Has anybody been out to do any bass fishing this spring? I'm from Alexandria, MN and want to get the boat on some soft water. I used to go to Nelson every spring but haven't in 3+ years. Any info on the bite would help!

Nelson Lake - Monday, February 25, 2013
By: on 02/25/2013 08:32 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Has anyone been ice fishing nelson lake??
Nelson Lake - Monday, May 14, 2012
By: on 05/14/2012 2:15 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
ABA's first tournament at Nelson this Saturday, we will launch at safelight, safety briefing is at 0530 so please be there early to get signed up!
Nelson Lake - Wednesday, May 2, 2012
By: on 05/02/2012 3:14 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Thanks hookemup, thanks bowhunter. Hey bowhunter after you go out on mem. weekend can u post a report of the water levels ?  Thanks again boys.
Nelson Lake - Monday, April 30, 2012
By: on 04/30/2012 1:29 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Seriously guys, has the lake been swamped with oil workers the last couple of years ?  Buddy of mine and me used to go out here twice a year, once in May and once in September. We want to get that tradition going again but not if those guys are turning it into their own personal "mancamp". We'll find somewhere else to go if thats the case. Please any feedback on this issue would be much appreciated.
Nelson Lake - Saturday, April 21, 2012
By: on 04/21/2012 09:10 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Is it swamped with people or not bad.  I am a little concerned how it might get over the summer with the oil workers.. Let me know.. Thanks.. and good luck
Nelson Lake - Friday, April 20, 2012
By: on 04/20/2012 11:55 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Awesome day of fishing. Caught enough, missed a ton. averaged between 2 and 3 1/2. One over 6lbs. approach to the boat launch is really muddy (and the road). Filled my boat with mud. Docks are in the water.
Nelson Lake - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
By: on 04/18/2012 09:06 AM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
Just wondering how things have been up there?  Are there alot of oil workers taking over the lake?  Trying to plan a couple of fishing trips with my kids, but really dont want to bother if thats the case.. Thanks

Nelson Lake - Sunday, March 25, 2012
By: on 03/25/2012 6:14 PM | Add Comment | Post New Report |
 Alright first time ever on Nelson Lake was Saturday and what a day to restart my bass fishing debut. Condition when me and my son got to lake at first light were cloudy, 34 mph wind, and steam so thick you could cut it with a knife.  Went back to hotel and came back around 1200 noon and wind was still 20mph but decided to work west end i warmer water. Targeted shallow  water near reeds and was rewarded with three nice largemouths for the three hour tour.  My son did well on crappie out of back of boat.  Seems like bass are active but will be back in another week to try again. Great lake though and easy launching.  If you have never been give it a try.  Worked crankbait, matsuo, green and natural yellow with slow presentation.  Good luck!
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