Friday, December 8th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Friday, December 8th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

March 20, 2008

Finger Lakes/Central NY

Seneca Lake: Perch fishing continues to be good for anglers fishing off the fishing pier with small minnows. Anglers that are getting out in boats are catching good numbers of perch, along with a few brown trout in 30 feet of water on minnows. Some trout were also being caught on stick baits fished very

Sturgeon Bay Area

Perch fishing continued to be good out of Ern Joy’s launch. Most people were fishing in 30 to 40 feet of water. Minnows seemed to be the ticket for the perch. Whitefish had also had been going strong last week. At Sturgeon Bay, action has been somewhat slow, with a few perch being caught at


Kankakee River: Smallmouths are starting to bite around Momence, Aroma Park to Perry Farm. Fox River (Batavia): Smallmouth bass and walleyes are being taken, with a few nice-sized fish reported. Mackinaw: Smallmouth bass activity is stepping up. A few large catfish have been reported, mostly via cut baits. Vermilion: There has been an abundance of

Long Island/NYC

While the recent rough seas have kept many of the private boats tied to the dock, the open boat cod fishing off Montauk Point has been outstanding, with most boats limiting out after only a few hours, making this the region’s best fishing. Pool winners have often been 20- to 30-pound class fish. Many of

Siren Area

Fishermen have been out for panfish recently, with some of the best reports coming from Big Doctor and Upper and Lower Clam. Big Mike’s Outdoor Sports, (715) 349-2400. Fur, Fin and Feathers Sports, (715) 349-8445

Wolf River System/Lake Poygan Area

The Wolf River still had ice on it as of last week, but anglers were catching buckets of white bass through the ice on Lake Poygan. Kiesow’s Landing, (920) 836-2590. Chico’s Landing, Orihula, (920) 446-3345. Ma’s Bait, Fremont, (920) 446-2444. Cash’s Shop of Bait, (920) 982-4802.

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