Fishing for walleye has been hit or miss with the fronts, storms, and wind lately. Often water temp is dropping up to 10 degrees over night. Haven't seen a real difference between cranks and crawlers, although these bigger fish came on crawlers in 20 plus feet of water. Limits have been hard to come by but the weeds are holding perch and some eater sized walleyes......Your Fishin Pal Guide Service 262-370-6771 fishinpal.com
Fishing is still solid in and around Oconto. Casting with plastics for nice walleye has been the ticket. The cooler weather over the last week has slowed the weed growth but the fish are still holding on the shorelines. Rippin Raps have also been good but the colors depends on sunlight and water color. There are still a bunch of smaller sized pike in the area to keep you busy between walleye. The Smallmouth are beginning to show up in very good numbers and it looks like the opener will be fast fishing.I would suggest fishing a little bit deeper structure for the next couple weeks until the weeds start to catch up. I've seen some guys already trolling if that's how you like to fish. Here's just a few of the fish Captain Lynn Nicklasch boated last week. Call if you need a charter 262-370-6771
The water temps around the Oconto area are now almost 50 degrees. The spawn is now over and the fish are starting to spread out along the shorelines. The numbers for the last few days have been flat out crazy. We are easily touching 20-25 fish per day and the size is very good as well, most are spawned out females. There are still plenty of fish in the river as well. We are still catching a mixed bag as we chuck jigs and plastics: Lots of pike and a few nice northerns have been mixed into the daily catch. There are also bonus whitefish and JUMBO perch. This is the perfect time of the year to pick a nice day and just go fishing! Captain Lynn Niklasch at YOUR FISHIN PAL GUIDE SERVICE will put you on great Oconto area fish, give him a call at 262-370-6771. Look at just a few of last weeks catch!
Fishing is really starting to get good around the mouth of the Oconto river. The river itself has not been hot, but the shoreline bite in 5-10 feet of water has yielded very nice fish over the last week. Most of the walleye have been caught using either ripping raps or larger plastics. Working the baits back as slowly as possible, while still keeping it moving with a good cadence is the key. There's also pockets of fish on the shallow sand flats from Pensaukee to Peshtigo. Water temps just touched 40 degrees today. Take a look at these fish!! If you're looking for a great charter call:Lynn @ 262-370-6771