The Fox River run of walleyes is really hot. Lots of male walleyes are being caught near the Depere Dam. The larger females are slowly migrating towards the Dam. Out of Metro reports of some nice females are being caught, in fact a nice fatty 33 incher was caught off shore on Thursday, late afternoon and night is the best bite by Metro.. Also by metro the crappies are starting to bite. Fox Point Launch is a zoo lots of boats. To save some time try launching at Metro it’s a short 35 minute drive to the dam and you can fish the river coming and going. To find out what baits are working the best give us a call at Smokeys 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!
Ice fishing has ended on the Fox River. Fox Point Launch is now open, lots of male walleyes and some females down by the Depere Dam. Some nice females are being caught by Metro as they are on their the way to the spawning grounds by the dam. Lots of boat traffic at Fox Point Launch by the end of the week Metro will be open and will save you time and headaches by launching at Metro. Smokeys has the lures and bait in stock at a fair price to make your fishing day enjoyable.
For ice fishing on the bay use extreme caution (DO NOT DRIVE ON THE ICE). Joliet Park, Dead Horse, Geanos and Hook Rd are still showing good signs of perch, notherns, walleyes and whitefish being caught. Give us a call at 920 593 1749 for information on what to use for lures and bait. Yah, only at Smokeys.
Looks like the Fox River is on it’s last few days of ice fishing as the temperatures are getting warmer. If you are trying to ice fish the Fox use extreme caution. Open water fishing should start by the end of the week down by the dam.
On the bay there are still fish able spots like Joliet Park, Bay Shore, Dead Horse Bay and off Hook Rd be careful getting on and off the ice as the shore lines are starting to deteriorate pretty fast. Perch, northern, walleyes and whitefish are being caught. Give us a call if you have any questions. 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!!
Ice fishing on the Fox River and Lower Bay is on fire right now. Please call your local tackle shop or a guide for ice conditions as we are in a warming spell right now. If you are fishing the Fox River check out Depere by the dam, 172 bridge and by the mouth of the river leading into the bay. walleyes , whitefish, perch, northern pike, and crappie are being caught. East shore of the bay Joliet Park, Voekes and Bay Shore are doing good whitefish, perch and some walleyes. West shore on Dead Horse Bay and Hook Rd reports of jumbo perch and northern pike are being caught. Contact Smokeys on the Bay for the correct lures to use to catch these fish.920 593 1749 Yah, only at Smokeys.
Ice conditions on the lower bay are real good but use caution if you are driving a vehicle on the ice. Contact your local bait store or a guide to get first hand information before you venture on the ice. Fox River by the dam and fair grounds have been pretty good for walleyes fishing the breaks off the shoreline. Fishing by the 172 bridge continues to produce crappie, perch and walleyes. Out of Metro launch fishermen are catching walleyes, whitefish and some real nice northern pike. East shore out of Joliet Park, Voekes, Bay Shore and Dycksville fishermen are catching walleye and Whitefish. West shore out of the Duck Creek river, Dead Horse Bay, Hook rd and Geanos are still hot for jumbo perch, northern pike, walleyes and some whitefish. Give us a call at Smokeys 920 593 1749 to get updated information on what lures are working best to catch these fish. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!
Ice conditions on the lower bay and Fox river are improving with this cold weather.
East Shore out of Joliet Park, Vokes Landing, Red River and Bay Shore are producing some nice perch, walleye and whitefish.
West Shore out of the Duck Creek River, Dead Horse Bay and Hook Rd are reporting catches of jumbo perch, northern pike, walleyes and whitefish
Fox River by the dam and 172 bridge fishermen are catching crappie, perch and walleyes.
Always use caution while venturing out on the ice and call Smokeys if you want a more detailed report on which custom lures are working and where the hot hot bite is going on.
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Do to the increase of the virus and to keep everyone safe at Smokeys, we will still be open but you need to knock on the door to come in. .Only 2 people at a time. I am trying take care of our costumers and my staff’s health. If you have a group coming our you need repair work on rods or reels please call 920 593 1749 and I will take care of you.. I hope everyone understands it will be better for all of us in the long run.
Stay safe and fish,Yah!!!
WE’RE OPEN! Smokey’s on the Bay is northeast Wisconsin’s go-to bait and tackle shop for all of your fishing needs. Located at the South Bay Marina where the Fox River meets the bay of Green Bay, we offer custom painted lures, rods, reels, live bait, clothing, accessories and everything you need to catch that trophy fish.
Visit us at 111 Bay Beach Road, or call owner Jeff “Tilky” Tilkens at (920) 593-1749. Yah! Only at Smokey’s!