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Some of the equipment needed for deep water bluegills is of course, a good fish locator; I prefer the Vexilar FL-12. A pole with a good spring bobber spooled with 2 lb test. If I was fishing shallower water, I would use 1 lb test, but due to the depth, I like a little heavier […]
Game fish is the first Saturday in May!
The best approach is straight lining beneath the boat. Look for them in Williams Bay by either Gage Marine or in front of the swim beach. Smaller bluegills can be picked up drifting night crawlers while bass fishing. I’ve been having most of my success in 12-14 ft of water.
Walleye fishing has been very slow this week. Most of the fish are coming on large leeches fished on a lindy rig in 15-20 ft of water. Look for the fish by Browns Channel or by the Village Supper Club point. Very few legal fish are being caught.
The best game fish bite has been the largemouth bass, although this bite is just starting. The best success has been around boat docks and shallow water with sand bottoms. The fish have started to spawn. I prefer using spider grubs or white spinner baits. This past week, the best action was when the winds […]
After waiting a while, you finally get a bite. The spindle is spinning like mad when you arrive at the tip up. I will usually wait until the spinning stops before I lift the tip up “gently”. I like to wait until the northern takes a second “run” before setting the hook lightly due to […]
Being first ice, the thickness of the ice doesn’t warrant using a power auger so I will use a 4 or 5 inch hand auger. In the lakes where I fish in Southeastern Wisconsin there are a lot of people fishing to I won’t spread the holes too far apart. I tend to fish a […]