Lake Michigan: Reports of perch from Navy Pier are sparse. Smaller fish are around with some big ones mixed in. Double rigs with minnows or shrimp are effective. Some larger fish are being caught on small flukes and other plastics. You may need to bring an anchor on a rope to break open holes in […]
March 6, 2014
Turns out, there were two fish caught in 2013 that broke an Illinois state hook and line record.
The president of the national Whitetails Unlimited chapter sent a letter to DNR Director Marc Miller last month urging a change in deer management strategies and warning Miller that unrest among Illinois sportsmen is unhealthy for hunting.
DOOR PENINSULA AND KEWAUNEE AREA Whitefish action continues to stay hot throughout most of the peninsula. Some of the most consistent areas continue to be the Sugar Creek area north to Henderson’s Point, the deep water off of Riley’s Bay, Larson’s Reef and most of the rocky shoreline and offshore structure from the Old Stone
ASHLAND AREA Anglers are still able to get out on Chequamegon Bay – with a snowmobile. Fishing is spotty throughout the channel areas in 25 to 30 feet of water. Anglers report big numbers of smelt one day and none the next. There is better activity a little shallower, off the humps and closer to
LAKE MICHIGAN/METRO AREA LAKES In Sheboygan, a few anglers have been ice fishing from the docks in the marina, as well as near the boat launch ramps. A few browns have been reported in the harbor, and golden shiners have taken the most fish. In Port Washington, a few browns and rainbows have been caught
Banquet/Fundraiser March 7: Fox Cities WOW Banquet, 5 p.m., The Darboy Club. For more info call Matt Spielbauer, 920-766-5082. March 8: Flambeau Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Lanes Bar & Eatery, Park Falls. For more info call Dianna Schultz, 715-762-4413. March 8: Poy Sippi Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., City Inn. For more info call Dave Chase,
Editor’s note: The following entries are the second installment – this time from the West-Central Region and the DNR’s two southern regions – of field wardens’ reports from the Bureau of Law Enforcement’s annual report on the November gun deer season. Field reports from January will begin in the next issue. South-Central Region Warden Kyle