Sturgeon Bay Lake Michigan

Door - Wisconsin

  • 59 catches


  • 71 spots

The Sturgeon Bay area, including Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay proper and Lake Michigan, provides excellent angling opportunities for Smallmouth Bass. This population is doing very well as a result of excellent recruitment


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Recent Activity

Shared activity and fishing reports on and near Sturgeon Bay Lake Michigan

  1. fishing main lake points with swimbaits

    19 lb. 11 oz. Smallmouth Bass

    1. erry Lemke
      Very nice
    2. ric stanczak
      well done boys!
    3. Jerry Krupinski
      Excellent Catch with a Happier Release.
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  2. crawling swimbaits on the bottom

    Smallmouth Bass with a swim bait

    1. Jon Reznack
      Thanks guys!
    2. Shawn Gearinger
      Nice one!
    3. Rich Pardy
      Nice tank of a smallie!!
    4. Jerry Krupinski
      Nice Smallie !!!
    5. Zachary Hassler
      What a beast! Also, nice fish Jon.
    6. Jon Giacalone
      Nice one Jon!
    7. Jon Reznack
      It's sad when you catch a 4 pounder and you're kinda disappointed! hahaha love it up there. Well worth the day trip!
    8. Josh VandeBerg
      Something special about those smallies!
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  3. Smallmouth Bass with a night crawler

  4. Smallmouth Bass with a Topwater

    1. ric stanczak
      awesome, the most gamest fish that swims!
    2. Jerry Krupinski
      Nice Fish. Beautiful Coloring.
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  5. Great early season catch. Limited out in 1.5 hours. Kings and rainbows

    Chinook Salmon with a spoon

  6. Big early season king. 26 pounds

    Chinook Salmon with a spoon

    1. Tim Steinmetz
      Awesome fish! If they are already in Sturgeon Bay that means they should be coming into Fairport soon!
    2. Eddie Goode
    3. Drew Gierach
      Holy crap!
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  7. Details: Smallmouth Bass

  8. shallow rock

    Smallmouth Bass with a swim bait

    1. Jon Reznack
      thanks. 15 fish all the same size.
    2. Eddie Goode
      nice brown
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    1. craig roed
      good article - I have been fishing in the sturgeon bay salmon tournamnet with my dad since i was little, would be a shame to see the fishery collapse!
  10. Smallmouth Bass with a Spinnerbait

    1. Nick Dahmen
      Well done! How shallow?
    2. Eddie Goode
    3. David Moore Jr.
      Big brown round!!!
    4. Tim Steinmetz
      Nice smallmouth!
    5. Rich Pardy
      Heck of a smallie!!
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