Fishing Report

FISHING REPORT - June 13, 2024
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LAKE MICHIGAN - THE FISHING REPORTS FROM OUT ON THE BIG LAKE CONTINUE TO BE POSITIVE WITH SOME REALLY BIG KINGS CAUGHT ALREADY EARLY IN THE SEASON. A HANDFUL OF 25 TO 29 PLUS POUND FISH HAVE BEEN REPORTED THIS PAST WEEK ALONE. WITH ALL THE BAIT AROUND, THOSE FISH ARE JUST GOING TO CONTINUE TO GET BIGGER AND BIGGER EACH WEEK. WE NOW HAVE REPORTS IN FROM ALL PORTS; FROM KEWAUNEE ALL THE WAY NORTH TO BEAUTIFUL WASHINGTON ISLAND. ALONG WITH THE KINGS, THERE IS STILL A MIX OF RAINBOWS, COHOS, AND LAKE TROUT AROUND. 90 TO 14O FEET OF WATER HAS BEEN THE BEST DEPTH, FISHING THE TOP 70 FEET OF THE WATER COLUMN UP UNTO THIS POINT. THERE HAS BEEN AN EXEPTIONAL FLASHER AND FLY BITE, ESPECIALLY FOR THE KINGS AND BRIGHT COLORED SPOONS LIKE MAULERS, MOONSHINES AND STINGER SPOONS JUST LIKE NORMAL FOR THE RAINBOWS.

PERCH - THE PERCH FISHING REPORTS HAVE BEEN QUITE GOOD THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS, ESPECIALLY FOR THE FOLKS THAT ARE STAYING MOBILE AND FINDING THOSE ACTIVE, FEEDING FISH. AREAS TO TARGET PERCH THIS TIME OF YEAR INCLUDE THE STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL AND AROUND THE MARINAS, ALONG THE EDGES OF THE WEEDS. ALSO THE SAWYER HARBOR AREA, LITTLE STURGEON AND RILEY’S BAY, THE STURGEON BAY FLATS, AND SOME REPORTS COMING IN FROM THE CHAUDOIR'S DOCK AREA, ESPECIALLY ON THOSE LESS WINDY DAYS. MINNOWS, CRAWLERS, AND LEAF WORMS THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER LIVE BAIT, ALONG WITH CASTING MEDIUM AND SMALL PLASTICS, ESPECIALLY WITH ALL OF THE ALEWIVES AROUND. IT IS DEFINITELY A FUN AND EFFECTIVE WAY TO CATCH A BUNCH OF PERCH.

BASS - THE BASS FISHING REPORTS HAVE BEEN FAIR OVERALL. WE WOULD SAY THE BEST BITE STILL HAS BEEN TO THE NORTH, BUT WE DID HAVE SOME PRETTY NICE CATCHES REPORTED FROM THE STURGEON BAY AREA FROM FOLKS CHASING POST SPAWN FISH. HOWIE SHORTY TUBES, NED RIGS, KEITECH PADDLE TAILS ARE ALWAYS A MUST-HAVE. HAIR JIGS ON THOSE SLICKER DAYS AND JERK BAITS ON THOSE WINDY DAYS. THE SPY BAIT BITE HAS REALLY KICKED INTO HIGH GEAR ALONG WITH THE SPINNER BAIT BITE.

WALLEYE - THERE HAVE BEEN A HANDFUL OF WALLEYE REPORTS TRICKLING IN WHICH IS BETTER THAN IT HAS BEEN. STILL NOT GREAT, BUT THERE IS A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL. THE BEST BITE HAS BEEN IN THE LOWER BAY OF GREEN BAY AND OVER ON THE WEST SHORE. FLICKER MINNOWS, CRAWLER HARNESSES, AND JIGGING BAITS LIKE BINKS SPOONS, RAP JIGS AND SHIVER MINNOWS AND DEATH JIGS WILL BE THE BAITS MOVING FORWARD.

THANKS AGAIN TO ALL THE LOCAL GUIDES AND CAPTAINS, LOCAL FISHERMEN AND VISITING FISHERMEN THAT SHARE INFORMATION WITH US SO WE CAN PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE AND IMFORMATIVE REPORT POSSIBLE.

THANKS AGAIN TO ALL THE LOCAL GUIDES, LOCAL FISHERMEN AND VISITING FISHERMEN WHO SHARE INFORMATION WITH US SO WE CAN PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE AND IMFORMATIVE REPORT POSSIBLE.

REMEMBER, BE SAFE, HAVE FUN, KEEP YOUR CUPS HALF FULL AND GOOD LUCK FISHING EVERYONE!