Southern Wisconsin Fishing Report – July 12th, 2013


In Sheboygan, trolling has been slow, with boaters returning with a few trout and salmon. Most fish have been taken on spoons in 120 to 150 feet of water, and they have been low in the water – about 100 feet down.
Trollers fishing out of Port Washington have been catching a few cohos, rainbows, and chinooks in about 100 feet of water on flashers and flies, but catches ranged from 80 feet to as deep as 150 feet.
In Milwaukee, the best success was in 80 to 120 feet of water, with baits 25 to 50 feet down. The bite has been primarily pre-dawn with only a few fish caught after about 6 a.m.
Racine trollers found the best catches had been in 90 to 100 feet of water outside of the three-mile reef marker. A couple of cohos and browns have been pulled in by pier anglers.
In Kenosha, trolling for salmon and trout has been slow, but boaters working the breakwall just outside the harbor have been catching decent numbers of perch. Limits can be taken, but anglers have to work for it.
DNR hotline, (414) 382-7920.
Smokey’s Bait Shop, (262) 691-0360.
Dick Smith’s Bait, (262) 646 2218.

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