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Smokeys Weekly Fishing Report 9/15/21

Perch fishing continues to be very good on the bay. Jumbo limits are being caught on the east shore from Chaudoirs Dock to Vincent Point and on the west shore from Oconto to the Saumico River. Minnows and pieces of crawlers are the bait of choice using custom perch rigs from Smokeys. Walleyes are also still biting really good at the same locations trolling crank crawler harnesses and rip jiggn with the Waspie Ripper Minnow. Muskies are also doing well with nice catches of fish over 50 inches. Musky fishermen are throwing rubber, bucktails and trolling crankbaits on the west shore. Shore fishing is starting to pick up on the Fox River as the walleyes are starting to migrate towards the dam. They are also catching some nice perch, crappies and bluegills from shore. To find out more call us at 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!

Smokeys Guide Report 9/7/21

With cooler weather moving into the area, the walleye, musky, and perch bite continue to be good in many locations. We found good perch and walleye fishing on Macos Reef and North-South Reef, with Ripper Minnows and night crawler pieces taking both species. The musky bite was good, with nice fish taken at Pensaukee Shoal, Charles Pond, Geanos and the sandbar near the Brown/Oconto county line. Big blades like Spanky double 10’s and Musky Mahem 10’s, along with Super Shad and Bucher Depth Raiders are best for big musky. Trophy walleye continue to bite in the Upper Door County area, with crankbaits, ripper minnows, and crawler harnesses all taking big fish. If you get out, be safe, and take a kid fishing.
Capt Jerry Ruffolo
Anglers Plus Guide Service LLC
920-973-2868

Smokeys Weekly Fishing Report 9/7/21

The perch bite remains on fire on the bay. Vincent Point to Chaudoirs Dock are giving up some nice jumbo perch. On the west shore from the Saumico River to Oconto perch limits are being caught. If you want to catch 2 at a time try a custom smokeys perch rig. Walleyes are doing well also at the locations above trolling cranks, harnesses and rip jiggn. The Jiggn Minnow by waspie is doing excellent check them out at Smokeys. Musky fishing keeps on getting better everyday as we move into fall. Casting blades, rubber and trolling cranks are the preferred methods. Bank fishing from Metro has been pretty good with catches crappie, bluegills, perch,pike and nice cats. For more information give us a call at 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!

Smokeys on the Bay Weekly Fishing Report 8/29/21

Fishing on the lower bay seems to get better as we move into fall. The walleyes are still being caught from Vincent Point to Chaudoirs Dock on the east shore and from Saumico to Oconto on the west shore. Trolling cranks, crawler harnesses and Rip Jiggn are working the best. The perch bite is still hot at all of the above spots jigging minnows and crawlers. Musky fishing is really picking up. Lots of fishermen are getting their personal best casting bucktails and trolling crank baits. Shore fishing is also going well out of Metro, Bay Shore, Voyager Park and Chaudoirs Dock. For more information give us a call at 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys.

Smokeys on the Bay Weekly Fishing Report 8/23/21

The walleye bite continues to be very good out on Vincent Reef, Bay Shore, Chaudoir Dock on the east shore and Saumico, Geanos, Oconto on the west shore. Fishermen are still trolling cranks, crawler harnesses and rip jiggn for the walleyes. Perch fishing is still going strong at the locations I mentioned for walleyes fishing in 10 to 22 feet of water on the east shore and fishing the reefs and weed beds on the west shore. Minnows, night crawlers and leeches are working the best. Reports of some nice muskies being caught last week is a good sign that the bite is picking up. Casting bucktails, rubber and trolling cranks are working well. Remember to pick up weed guards before you start trolling for your muskies to improve your chances for muskies. Shore fishing by metro is doing very well perch, walleye, bass and pike are being caught. For more information give us a call at 920 593 1749. Yah, only at smokeys!!!

Smokeys Weekly Guide Report 8/17/21

Walleye and perch fishing are excellent on Green Bay, with many limit catches in several places. Vincent Point, 2 mile reef, Macos reef, North South reef, Oconto Shoal, Geanos reef and Young’s reef are all putting out good catches of both species. Jigging Wapsie Ripper Minnows and trolling flicker minnows are the best presentation. For perch, night crawler pieces, red worms and minnows have been best. Musky fishermen are also doing well, with casting bucktails, Shadzillas, Medusa’s, shallow invaders, and similar baits. Charles Pond and the inside weed edge of Geanos have been best. In Door County waters, smallmouth and walleye have been active, with good catches of both species on deep reefs. If you go, be safe, and take a kid fishing.

Capt Jerry Ruffolo
Anglers Plus Guide Service LLC
920-973-2868

Smokeys Weekly Fishing Report 8/16/21

Walleyes and perch are still being caught off both east and west shores of the bay. Vincent Point on the east shore has been pretty consistent if you want a limit of eater walleyes and some nice perch. Trolling cranks and harnesses are working well. If you want to try something different rip jiggn is really fun and is producing some nice fish. Our custom perch rigs are also working great allowing fishermen to catch two at a time. Muskies are also hitting on the west shore and it will only get better as September arrives. To find out what we are suing give us a call at 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!

Smokeys on the Bay Weekly Fishing Report 8/9/21

The walleye bite on the lower bay is still on fire lots of eaters and some nice trophy fish are being caught out of Bay Shore south to Vincent Point and fishing the west shore out of Geanos. Trolling cranks, crawler harnesses and rip jiggn are really working well. For you perch jerkers the east shore in 18 to 22 feet of water is really working well using minnows and pieces of crawlers. Musky bite is starting to pick up as we get closer to September, casting bucktails, rubber and a few new ones are being caught on top water baits. Fishermen are also trolling for them on both east and west shorelines. Make sure you have weed guards on your line for trolling!!!! For you shore fishermen Metro launch is producing all kinds of fish from cats to walleyes. For more information give us a call at 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys

Smokeys Weekly Fishing Guide Report 8/3/21

Walleye and perch fishing on Green Bay are very good, with several great bites going as long as the weather remains consistent.  Geanos Reef, Macos Reef, Chaudoirs Dock, North South Reef, Oconto Shoal, and Young’s Reef are all putting out catches of walleye, with perch fishermen also finding success in these areas.  Trolling crankbaits and crawler harnesses, and jigging ripper minnows or swim baits are popular and successful techniques.  For big fish, the waters of northern Door County are the place to be.  Chambers Island, Horseshoe Reef, Sister Bay, and Strawberry Island reefs are all producing big walleyes.  Trolling, casting, and jigging are putting these big fish in the boat.  If you go, please be safe, and take a kid fishing.
Capt Jerry Ruffolo
Anglers Plus Guide Service LLC
920-973-2868
www.anglerspluswi.com

Smokeys Weekly Guide Fishing Report 7/28/21

Good walleye fishing continues on Green Bay, as long as the weather smiles on us. Crankbaits have ruled on shallow rock areas of Geanos, Vincent, Macos, and NorthSouth reefs. Jig fishermen are finding plenty of action on 2 mile and Chaudoirs area. Ripper minnows in goby gold and purple are best. North reefs of Door County are heating up, with crawler harnesses and large crankbaits doing best. If you go, please be safe and take a kid fishing.
Capt Jerry Ruffolo
Anglers Plus Guide Service LLC
920-973-2868