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Hit a private lake my buddy lives on in Mundelein yesterday afternoon and couldn't believe the amount of wispy green sea weed or algae or whatever it is in the water. They had actually put algaecide in the water that day. The lake usually has a lot of weeds, but there was far more than normal, and they were covered in the really wispy green stuff that just gets all over any lure thrown. Anyone know what this stuff is?

As for the fishing, hit two 2.5lbers, one on a jerk bait and one a new hand made wooden prop I just got. It killed the top water prop.


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That pond scum (algae) is pretty hard to avoid in our area. It's a product of too much nutrient in the water either from too many fish (not likely), fertilizer run off, and/or too many geese and ducks (droppings). The algaecides that are put in to rid the lake from it will temporarily dislodge it from rocks ar lake bottom and make it float before it dies and turns brown. Not much you can do about it. Just keep taking the slimey stuff off your lure and get it back in the water.
 
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