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Smokeys on the Bay Guides Fishing Report 3/30/21

Fishing has been good to excellent on the Fox River, as we are starting to see both prespawn and post spawn female walleyes. Jigging, casting rippin raps, blade baits, and dragging plastics have all taken good fish. Friday we had over 40 fish bigger than 20”, with many mature female walleyes boated. Water temps were 43-45 on Thursday, but by early Sunday had dropped to 37-38 degrees. The next 2-3 weeks should have continued great fishing on the Fox River.
Capt Jerry Ruffolo
Anglers Plus Guide Service LLC

Smokeys on the Bay Fishing Report 3/29/21

The walleye bite on the Fox River is still going strong. Fish are being caught by the Depere Dam, the 172 flats and by the mouth of the river out of Metro Launch. Fishermen are also targeting University Bay trolling crank baits on the east shore. Bay Shore south to Vincent Point are also producing some nice walleyes jigging and trolling. The crappie fishing by Metro Launch is starting to pick up and will only get better with the warmer weather we are going to have this week. To find out what baits and lures are working give us a call 920 593 1749. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!

Smokeys on the Bay Home of Custom Painted Lures Fishing Report3/21/21

Walleyes on the Fox River are on fire right now with this warm weather, remember it’s only one fish 28 inches plus per day . Fishermen are catching walleyes by the DePere Dam to the mouth of the Fox River. University is producing some nice walleyes on the east side of Kidney Island jigging and trolling. Fishermen are also trolling the east shore of University Bay up to Eagles Nest , frying pan shoal and are catching some nice fish. Another thing to consider is the crappie bite by Metro Boat Landing is just starting up. To find out what bait is working please give us a call at 920 593 1749. Yah, Only at Smokeys!!!

Smokeys on the Bay Custom Tackle Fishing report 3/19/21

Fox River is going strong for the walleyes. Fish are being caught by the Depere Dam, 172 flats, mouth of the river and lower bay. Metro launch is a very nice alternative for launching your boat compared to the congestion that you will experience at the Fox Point Landing and Depere Fair grounds. Smokeys has plenty of lures and bait at fair market prices for all your fishing need. For more information give us a call at 920 593 1749. We will give you an updated fishing report on Monday morning. Yah, only at Smokeys!!!

Smokeys on the Bay Home of Custom Painted Lures Fishing Report 3/14/21

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!!!

Smokeys on the Bay The Home of Custom Painted Lures Fishing Report 3/9/21

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.

Smokeys on the Bay home of Custom Painted Lures 3/3/21 fishing report

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!!!!