Greater Green Bay

2016 Official Visitor Guide

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42 | Greater Green Bay 2016 Visitor Guide 42 | Greater Green Bay 2016 Visitor Guide Wisconsin waters are exceptional for year-round fishing. Local rivers and lakes lure anglers from across the country to cast their lines and troll the waters in search of the season's finest fish. Whether you hope to hook a trophy fish or to catch your daily limit, there are plenty of varieties prowling the Green Bay area waters. daily limit, there are plenty LAKE MICHIGAN Trout fill the waters of Lake Michigan with the largest populations of rainbow trout, brown trout and lake trout. In April and May, anglers have the most success snagging the brown trout that linger along shorelines. Rainbow trout lurk in the lake and are common catches in the spring and summer. Their average size is 8-10 pounds; 26 pounds is the state record size for a rainbow pulled from Lake Michigan. By October, anglers are mainly trolling for lake trout. Algoma is one of the prime ports on Lake Michigan for salmon fishing. Thousands of salmon are removed from the waters each year – most – most – weigh 15-20 pounds although lucky anglers have brought home salmon weighing as much as 30 pounds. Charter fishing find spoons and flasher/fly combinations are the best for enticing the salmon to bite. The salmon season peaks in June, July and August with anglers catching their limit of five per Rainbow Rainbow Trout Trout Brown Trout Lake Trout King Salmon in een in een in bay een bay een and bay and bay catch and catch and the catch the catch big the big the e big e big Go Go Go Fishing Fishing Fishing bay Fishing bay Fishing bay Fishing bay Guide along the summer. rainbow trout of king although some fishing pros The king per day.

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