Lake Michigan/Metro Area Lakes

Flows are good on the Sheboygan and Pigeon rivers. Anglers
fishing the Sheboygan near River Wildlife have been catching a few
steelhead. Fishing off the piers has been slow. A few boaters have
been fishing in the Sheboygan harbor, and they have been catching
browns on crankbaits.

In Port Washington, the power plant has given up some browns and
steelhead on spawn sacs. The pier and other areas in the harbor
have also been producing browns on shiners.

Anglers fishing the Milwaukee River have been catching a few
steelhead on flies at Kletzsch Park. Oak Creek has also produced a
few steelhead on spawn near the mouth. Milwaukee shore anglers
fishing behind the Summerfest grounds have been catching a few
browns on spawn fished off the bottom. Boaters fishing the harbor
or near the Oak Creek power plant have been catching good numbers
of browns.

In Racine, the Root River has dropped to fishable levels, and
water temperatures in the river are now in the low 40s. Anglers
fishing in Island Park and lower Lincoln Park have found steelhead
and a few browns in and amongst suckers. Upstream in Quarry Park
and at the Horlick dam, anglers have been catching steelhead on
green or pink flies.

In Kenosha, fishing in the harbor has been slow. Flows on the
Pike River are good, but only a few steelhead have been reported
there.

DNR hotline, (414) 382-7920.

Smokey’s Bait Shop, (262) 691-0360.

Dick Smith’s Bait Shop, Delafield, (262) 646 2218.

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