Lake Michigan/Metro Area Lakes

In Sheboygan, shore fishing off the piers has been slow, and
trollers have struggled to find fish, as well. A few rainbows and
chinooks have been taken 60 to 70 feet down in 80 to 90 feet of
water.

Shore fishing and trolling in Port Washington has been slow.
Trollers have had the most success, fishing at least 50 feet down
in 100 to 150 feet of water. Chinooks and a few brown trout have
been taken on green and blue flies or spoons.

Trollers in Milwaukee have been catching chinooks and a few
rainbows in 120 to 150 feet of water. Flasher and fly combinations
and glow spoons have been most productive in the early morning
hours. Shore anglers have reported catching a few perch and
walleyes on leeches and small minnows in the river behind the
Summerfest grounds.

In Racine, shore fishing has been slow, but a few kings were
caught in the harbor near the mouth of the Root River. Glow spoons
fished early in the day have provided the only action. Trollers
have been catching a few fish in 80 to 120 feet of water.

For shore anglers in Kenosha, brown trout fishing in the harbor
has been slow, but a few chinooks have been caught off the beach
near the mouth of the Pike River. Trollers have been catching
chinooks and a few lake trout. Most fish have been caught from more
than 100 feet of water.

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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