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7/16/2019
Kevin Wallenfang and his tournament winning, 46-inch musky just prior to release Fishing has been as hot as the weather for our circle of family and friends, and anglers participating in the 16th Annual Bob Ellis Row Trolling Classic. The Classic was started in 2003 by fishing guide Patricia Strutz to memorialize Bob Ellis, a legendary northern Wisconsin row troller inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2008 for his im...
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  • 8/24/2015 7:40:00 PM
    This past week with the cooler weather, the fishing improved from the prior week.  Though it was a cold front that came through, I find that any weather changes seem to improve fishing on Delavan after weeks of constant high pressure.  The best bite is still the largemouth bass and bluegill. Largemouth bass are being caught on a couple o...
  • 8/24/2015 7:40:00 PM
    Lake Geneva remains in the summer patterns, although the bite throughout the lake has been off some.  There are still fish to be caught but the game fish bite has been reduced. Largemouth bass fishing has been spotty throughout the lake.  The best locations have been the weed line in Trinkes or Geneva Bay.  The best concentration of...
  • 8/24/2015 7:35:00 PM
    It has been a rather cool week for August but that is not a bad thing especially with bear baiting and the start of bear season right around the corner.  The cooler weather has also jump started the fishing this past week and we are seeing more activity while on the water. We are having a lot of activity right now at our bear baiting stations...
  • 8/24/2015 7:20:00 PM
    “We will continue to provide scents and attractants to hunters until the season begins in September and after,” said Bob Spierings, owner of Bob’s Bear Bait in Appleton.  “Attractants are a very important part of the hunt. As of today (August 20) we are still able to sell customers over 98% of the products listed on the...
  • 8/24/2015 7:15:00 PM
    08/19/2015-Reported by Jim Stroede Local heavy rains have put a damper on fishing here the last two days. Prior to that we've seen musky action steadily improve on Washburn County waters, some nice fish being caught on bucktails and topwaters mostly.Walleye fishing has been a bit up and down. One outing will go well and the next not so well, I...
  • 8/18/2015 6:30:00 PM
    Steve Suman Somewhat wet and mild early in the week (according to the forecast), but Thursday through the weekend looks to be excellent August weather! Enjoy it! Pat at Happy Hooker says last week’s wind and thunderstorms continued inconsistent fishing success. “Musky anglers are seeing fish and having follows, but catching...
  • 8/18/2015 6:30:00 PM
    Kurt’s Island Sport Shop 8/18/2015 Early in the week high pressure moved towards a three day heat wave over the weekend, pushing surface temps into the mid to upper 70’s all over the Lakeland area. Monday brought cooler, but not cold, system with clouds and a lower barometer, improving fishing. Largemouth Bass: Very goo...
  • 8/18/2015 6:30:00 PM
    August 18, 2015 September marks opening dates for a number of fall hunting and fishing seasonsMADISON – A number of hunting and fishing seasons will open in September, and hunters are encouraged to scout early and check out this year’s rules and regulations to ensure a safe and successful year i...
  • 8/18/2015 6:25:00 PM
    GREEN BAY - Anglers, conservationists and landowners with stream-frontproperty are invited to an informational meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday,Aug. 27, at the Wittenberg Community Center about opportunities availablethrough Wisconsin's Stream Bank Protection program<http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/streambank/> .The program - which...
  • 8/18/2015 6:20:00 PM
    The summer heat wave is upon us.  The fishing remains pretty good as long as you get out early in the a.m. or late in the p.m.  The boat traffic on the lake makes fishing in the middle of the day pretty difficult.  Most of the fish are relating to deep water structure.  The best fishing is consistently the smallmouth or walleyes...
  • 8/18/2015 6:20:00 PM
    By John Luthens The sun watched as I hurried up through central Wisconsin. It was high August and the ripening corn waved gently in the last glow of summer. My face felt flushed and itchy. Goldenrod along the road side was slowly working up a head of steam. In sloping fields beyond the ditches, round bales of hay were stacked as far as the eye cou...
  • 8/18/2015 6:15:00 PM
    The fishing has slowed in recent day, it was still good early in the week but as the heat continued the fishing slowed tremendously.  The best bite on the lake remains the bluegills.  They are constant throughout the lake.  They are large and feisty. Early in the week the largemouth bass were on the deep weedlines in 18-20 ft of wat...
  • 8/14/2015 12:45:00 PM
    ~ Fishing guides Roger LaPenter and Luke Kavajecz from Anglers All, 715/682-5754, report the following: This report is about the Ashland side of Chequamegon Bay.  Smallmouth fishing has been steady with some days better than others, typical for this time of year. The fish continue to follow their usual summertime patterns, utilizing deep we...
  • 8/14/2015 12:40:00 PM
    With the 2015 bear seasononly a few weeks away we have been very busy getting bear baits attended to and stand locations set up.  The fishing has kind of taken a back seat to the continuous preparation of another busy season but we have still been able to put a few days a week on the water. Walleyes have been activ...
  • 8/14/2015 12:25:00 PM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for August 6, 2015  Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Rain keeps northern rivers flowing; pier fishing good at Lake Michigan harbors; third cougar sighting confirmed in ...
  • 8/12/2015 9:55:00 PM
    08/12/2015-Reported by Jim Stroede  Fishing on Long Lake remains good. Walleyes, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, pike, and an assortment of panfish have made it into the boat with good regularity on recent trips.  Muskie action is beginning to heat up in Washburn County as well. Topwaters and bucktails are scoring the most fish....
  • 8/12/2015 9:50:00 PM
    Not a  noteworthy week in many respects. The wind finally laid down enough for better boat control, but some storms (and threat of storms), changed plans and patterns. Musky baits and top water tail baits (Whopper Ploppers and Pace Makers) have worked well over thick weed mats, especially pre – front conditions. Big bladed buck tails / ...
  • 8/12/2015 9:45:00 PM
    Steve Suman This week’s forecast indicates a rather erratic mix of sun and showers, with – much like fishing for some species – no consistent pattern. Keep an eye on the sky, but do not allow weather “maybes” to affect your activity plans! “Musky action is good,” says Pat at Happy Hooker, “but ...
  • 8/10/2015 12:25:00 PM
    Water temps have dropped from the mid 80’s down to the high 60s through the mid- 70’s on most area waters. This temp drop has kick started the bite again and most anglers are reporting a moderate Panfish bite and a slow walleye bite on Phillips Area Lakes. Ross’s Sport Shop guides are finding crappie scattered from 8 to 25 feet o...
  • 8/8/2015 12:05:00 PM
  • 8/8/2015 11:55:00 AM
    RHINELANDER, Wis. -- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources biologistshave confirmed two cougar sightings in Langlade County in northernWisconsin.On July 27, the department received a trail camera photo from a LangladeCounty landowner of a cougar taken July 9. This cougar was captured on a trail camera in Langlade County July 9, 2015.(contribut...
  • 8/8/2015 11:45:00 AM
    Wow it’s been another crazy week in the Central Wisconsin area. Cool nights dipping down into the 40’s whoever heard of that in August? Oh well the fish don’t seem to mind too much they still have to eat, right?  I will tell you this; the cooler temperatures have been a pleasant surprise for the bear baiters! The wal...
  • 8/8/2015 11:40:00 AM
    Ian with a Delavan Lake largemouth Delavan Lake fishing has been a little hit or miss.  There are still plenty of fish to be had, but the concentrations of recent weeks have dissipated a bit.  The warmer water has slowed down the action.  The best time has been the early morning hours or later in the afternoon.  The best bite...
  • 8/8/2015 11:40:00 AM
    Ann with a Lake Geneva smallmouth Lake Geneva is now in it’s mid summer pattern.  Most of the quality fish have retreated to their deep water haunts to avoid the summer heat and excessive boat traffic.  Northern Pike fishing has been good.  The pike are in 30-33 ft of water.  They are biting on lindy rigged medium suck...
  • 8/8/2015 11:35:00 AM
    Summers make for long, busy Wisconsin River days for Department of Natural Resources Conservation Warden Supervisor Mike Green of Columbia County and Ryan Schmudlach, owner of the Wisconsin Canoe Company in Spring Green in neighboring Sauk County. The two men work to help make sure everyone is safe while enjoying the always popular Wisconsin River....