Ashland Fishing Report May 23, 2018
Carolyn from Anglers all reports: Everything is happening right now and fishing has been turned on in the Bay. Small Mouth are in pre-spawn primarily in the Sand Cut, Brush Point, Oak Point Area. Along with the Small Mouth you will find Walleyes, Northerns, and Perch. People are fishing for Northerns on the Ashland shoreline. Trout and Salmon trolling has been productive, mainly in the channel and from Washburn north using shallow running stick baits. This is the time we wait for!!!!! Anglers All, Located at 2803 E. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2) in Ashland, is a full-service tackle and fly shop offering a huge selection of baits and tackle for year round fishing. For the most complete and up-to-date fishing report, just give them a call at 715/682-5754, and they will gladly keep you informed!
Scott Bretting from River Rock reports: Trolling on the surface has been great in the Chequamegon Bay. the water temps are starting to warm up. there have been some nice Northerns and Sturgeons being caught. The Bass are getting up in the shallower water. Near Shore fishing has bee great. River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, Located at 1200 W. Lake Shore Drive (U.S. Highway 2), in Ashland where you can stop in and see their wide variety of live bait, fishing tackle, gear, accessories, fresh and smoked fish from Lake Superior, local meat sticks, and microbrews, and much more. River Rock now carries bait from a local manufacturing company, Bait Rigs Tackle Company in Ashland, owned by Tony and Sara Brown! Call them at 715/682-3232 for the most current fishing report.
Fisherman and Veterans! The North Wisconsin Rod and Gun Club is looking for disabled or Wounded Warrior Veterans who would like a chance to spend a day outdoors fishing on lake superior. We are also lookinf for anglers who are willing to give diabled Veterans a chance to spend the day outdoors. Pairings will be based upon the physical capabilities of the Veterans. Some boats have wheel chair capabilities. Fishing will take place from 7am-2pm. Following there will be a lunch at the North Wisconsin Rod and Gun Club clubhouse, located at 2nd Landing, Reykdal Rd, on the East side of Ashland. Veterans and fishermen, please call or email 715-373-6137, email@example.com or 715-682-7011, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALLING ALL FISHERWOMEN! The 2nd Annual Powder Puff Fishing contest. You can register your boat at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop or at the Neighborly Bar. Registration is $30.00 per Boat. All boats must be registered by 9:00 pm Thursday, May 24th. 100% payback for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. In addition the woman catching the biggest fish will receive a Sterling Silver Whitefish necklace and matching earrings. Fishing begins anytime Friday. Women must reel and net all fish. No help from the Captain or his male crew.
Registration of fish caught will take place at the Neighborly Bar. All fish must be to the bar by 5:00 pm (4:45 Bar time.)
If you have any questions please contact River Rock Inn & Bait Shop @ 715-682-3232 or the Neighborly Bar at 715-682-9908. "Anything Men Can Catch, Women Can Catch Bigger"