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!!!
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!!!
Report from Anglers Plus Guide Service: Three great days on the Fox River with Deb and Brian from Minnesota. We put walleyes up to 24” in the boat, with several nice fish on blade baits and the rest on jigs with minnows. Fish were caught in 8-12’ by the washout, along the main channel, along sand breaks, and in mid river rock areas.
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!!!