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Wisconsin Fishing Reports

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  • 10/13/2017 2:25:00 PM
    Well a little rain and some cooler temperatures really makes a difference.  The walleye bite is getting better and better by the day as well as the action for muskies really turning on.  Water temperatures have finally fallen to the mid 50 degree range and should continue that downward slope as we head further into fall.  Deer hunt...
  • 10/10/2017 3:15:00 PM
    October 9, 2017 Steve Suman   Clear, cool (frost!), and mostly dry weather appears to be in store for the Hayward area this week. The forecasts make only slight mention of rain chances for late in the week and weekend. Get out now and enjoy these mostly mild temperatures while they exist – it will not last forever!   “Wea...
  • 10/10/2017 3:05:00 PM
    Cooler temperatures have definitely sparked the fall fishing.  Water temperatures are finally dropping and action has picked up for all species. Bear hunters are coming into their final week of bear season and hunters are still giving it their best to tag that bruin. The musky action has seen the most dramatic increase with a lot of success...
  • 10/6/2017 7:50:00 AM
    Following a weekend of record highs, temps mellowed out only to be rising by this past weekend.  After todays (10/3) highs of nearly 70 degrees, the next two weeks look to be in the 50’s – 60’s.  Good news for musky anglers. Walleye:  Very Good-Fair  – Early in week Walleye catches were great with lots o...
  • 10/1/2017 12:50:00 PM
    Well it is finally over… Summer that is, but by the way Mother Nature is treating us you would never know it.  The past few days we have had the warmest temperatures of the year, and with that the fishing and hunting have felt it too.  We have seen a decrease in activity both on the water and in the woods Bear hunters especial...
  • 9/25/2017 11:10:00 AM
    Anglers All Reports, Located at 2803 E. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2) in Ashland, is a full-service tackle and fly shop offering a huge selection of baits and tackle for year round fishing. For the most complete and up-to-date fishing report, just give them a call at 715/682-5754, and they will gladly keep you informed!Luke ...
  • 9/25/2017 11:05:00 AM
    With the exceptionally cool August, September has been exceptionally warm which has caused surface temperature fluctuations of 10-15 degrees.  The fish don’t really know what pattern they should be following!  We have some fall patterns working well but some of the summer patterns are being re-established. Walleye fishing was impro...
  • 9/25/2017 11:05:00 AM
    We have had exceptionally warm weather in the past week so the summer pattern for fishing continues.  Those fish that had already moved to the fall patterns are very confused! Smallmouth bass have been on the main lake points like Black Point, Conference Point and Cedar Point.  They have been in a depth range of 20-25 ft.  They can ...
  • 9/20/2017 7:10:00 AM
    What could go wrong? By Wayne Morgenthaler Trout season starts out in May for catch and keep.  This is a wonderful time to fish, as the weeds along the creeks are all knocked down.  Now fast forward to September.  My buddy says let’s go to one of his favorite holes, and we will try to get one of those big browns.  I am a...
  • 9/11/2017 2:35:00 PM
    We are starting a gradual warming trend which should improve the bite over the next week or so.  It’s a bit too early to get into the fall patterns and the summer bite has been slower than average with the cooler temps this warm up will help significantly.       Northern Pike action has been improving. ...
  • 9/11/2017 2:35:00 PM
    As the water has been cooling the fishing action has been improving almost daily.  The fish that weren’t biting last week are starting to feed.  The best bite on the lake remains smallmouth bass and rock bass. Smallmouth bass are being caught in 22-25 ft of water.  They are on deep water structure.  The best bait has been...
  • 9/8/2017 11:00:00 AM
    Cooler than normal temperatures combined with rain have hit us hard this past week, dropping water temperatures drastically. In addition to the cool temperatures we have had a full a moon phase going on.  The cooler temperatures and full moon have done wonders to the fishing but have really hurt the hunters.  With that said we have had ve...
  • 9/8/2017 10:50:00 AM
    Anglers All Reports, Located at 2803 E. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2) in Ashland, is a full-service tackle and fly shop offering a huge selection of baits and tackle for year round fishing. For the most complete and up-to-date fishing report, just give them a call at 715/682-5754, and they will gladly keep you informed! ...
  • 9/8/2017 10:30:00 AM
    Despite one nice, warm, sunny day – Labor Day Sunday, water temps starting to drop.  Cooling temps a good thing as we get into fall mode. Musky:  Good – Still best on bucktails and big spinner baits.  Seven inch twitch baits, small jerks and top-water still effective.  Action down from last week, but still good...
  • 9/8/2017 10:15:00 AM
    Summers over….  We are now entering the beginning stages of what I consider the best time of the year.  Fall…  Musky fishing heats up, deer and bear season are just about under way, guys have already started goose hunting and a whole lot more is coming up in the near future.  Water temperatures on the river syst...
  • 9/8/2017 9:40:00 AM
    Fishing on Delavan remains decent.  It’s not as good as a few weeks ago, but that’s to be expected with the cool temps and unstable weather.  As the lake continues to cool, the fish will transition from summer to fall patterns. Crappie fishing has been pretty good.  The fish are in the weeds in 13-14 ft of water.  T...
  • 9/8/2017 9:40:00 AM
    The cool August days have now turned into cool September days.  Fishing on Geneva has been a bit more challenging than normal.  Some days the fishing patterns are easily identified but with any weather or wind change the bite shuts down. Largemouth bass are in substantially more shallow water than is typical for this time of year.  ...
  • 8/31/2017 2:45:00 PM
    Anglers All Reports, Located at 2803 E. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2) in Ashland, is a full-service tackle and fly shop offering a huge selection of baits and tackle for year round fishing. For the most complete and up-to-date fishing report, just give them a call at 715/682-5754, and they will gladly keep you informed! ...
  • 8/31/2017 11:10:00 AM
    Fishing on Delavan Lake remains inconsistent.  One day its fantastic and the next its very challenging.  I believe this is caused by the inconsistent weather pattern and the cooler than normal temperatures, the lake is 5-10 degrees cooler than normal for late August.  The good news with the cooler water temperature is that the walle...
  • 8/27/2017 9:00:00 PM
    River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, Located at 1200 W. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2), in Ashland where you can stop in and see their wide variety of live bait, fishing tackle, gear, accessories, fresh and smoked fish from Lake Superior, local meat sticks, and microbrews, and much more. Call them at 715/682-3232 for the most curr...
  • 8/18/2017 8:50:00 AM
    Water levels are finally getting back to normal.  Trout streams are all producing with fly fishermen doing the best.  The backwaters of the Wisconsin River are showing great pan fishing action during the last couple of hours before sunset.  Bass and northern pike have slowed down and should improve towards the end of the month.&nbs...
  • 8/18/2017 8:40:00 AM
    Even though we are having a cooler than normal August, fishing remains excellent.  The fish remain in their typical summer patterns. Bluegill fishing has greatly improved.  The fish are in two locations, one by Township Park in 12 ft of water and the other on main lake points in 15-17 ft of water.  The bigger fish have come out of t...
  • 8/18/2017 8:40:00 AM
    Fishing on Lake Geneva remains very consistent.  Most of the action is coming in water deeper than 20 ft which is typical for the month of August.  Lake Trout fishing has been fantastic in the early morning hours.  The best bite is between 5:30 and 8:30 a.m.  You want to fish the main lake basin 70-80 ft down in 108 -120 ft of ...
  • 8/18/2017 8:35:00 AM
    August 14, 2017 Steve Suman  Following a damp start to the week, the forecast indicates a mix of sunshine and possible showers throughout this week, but at present no expectations of severe weather. Temperatures should be good for most outdoor recreation, with highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s. We have hit mid-August – get in your s...
  • 8/18/2017 8:30:00 AM
    River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, Located at 1200 W. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2), in Ashland where you can stop in and see their wide variety of live bait, fishing tackle, gear, accessories, fresh and smoked fish from Lake Superior, local meat sticks, and microbrews, and much more. Call them at 715/682-3232 for the most curr...