Little Sturgeon Bay, Door County

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3/11/18 @ 1:24 PM
FISHING REPORT
JamesD
JamesD
MEMBER since 2/16/04

MOON PHASE (30%)
Waning Crescent

Went to see if any perch were about, but saw only whitefish in 20 foot depths, on the camera. This was Sat.AM off the point, not walking off the launch. The whities were their usual selves, sniffing then swimming away. Finally one chased my jigging rap to the bottom then pecked the bait on the tail and I got him. We three, fished with waxies, minnows and heads, and even tried wigglers. The fish that bit was big, but that was the only fish caught. Have seen perch and muskies on the camera before but only whites yesterday.

Edited on 3/23/18 8:29 AM
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3/11/18 @ 11:46 AM
FISHING REPORT
taiL
taiL
USER since 5/30/11

MOON PHASE (30%)
Waning Crescent

CONDITIONS
Sunny

ICE DEPTH
14 inches

AIR TEMP
31° - 35° F

Got out via Big Rock this morning. Fishing was tough 7a - 1130a. Managed 2 whitefish and a smelt 2man team. Lots of peeps out but not many fish were pulled out. Ice is still pretty thick 14 - 18". Best if luck 

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3/7/18 @ 10:09 PM
Stitzo
Stitzo
USER since 6/15/01
It pretty much boils down to the fact that life in and of itself is inherently dangerous. I live a block from the police department on a quiet street. I’m not gonna ask them to cordon off the street if I want to walk across in order to talk to my neighbor. I’ll look left. I’ll look right. Probably both ways again to be sure I’m not gonna get hit by something I might’ve missed before. If I get whallopped  by a dump truck, well I guess I didn’t pay enough attention. Just sayin’. 

Edited on 3/9/18 7:22 AM
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3/7/18 @ 8:59 PM
Walleye02
Walleye02
USER since 12/1/11

Not to get in a big argument about the dnr posting and not posting but is it the responsibility of the dnr to tell u to get off open water when it’s is to rough and windy out no I don’t think so

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3/7/18 @ 4:42 PM
midnight
midnight
USER since 12/18/01

maybe the DNR would be better off doing what is done in madison (not by the DNR).....no vehicles and all atv/utv/snowmobiles need to have enough floatation to not sink and you would need to take your atv/utv/snowmobiles and get them check/certified and registered by the DNR to allow them on the ice of ALL lakes...i personally think self resposibility is better

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3/7/18 @ 3:15 PM
Dantheman16
Dantheman16
USER since 12/15/17

I get where you folks are coming from with the self responsibilities, but the least they can do, is do something about it because when they get a call about a car or atv or snowmobile, they will just have to go back on that ice and investigate a call, and also get the coast guard and fire department involved. I'm just saying this is mine and my dads buddies opinion. Thanks for all the responses.

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3/7/18 @ 2:24 PM
Stitzo
Stitzo
USER since 6/15/01
When I post a non-fishing report I hit “no” when it asks “is this a fishing report?”. You can set your site filter to not see non-fishing reports. Unfortunately you’ll miss a good amount of excellent information that pertains to a given body of water. Hope it helps 

Edited on 3/7/18 5:16 PM
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3/7/18 @ 1:34 PM
german4925
german4925
USER since 4/10/14

Lake-Link was established so that fishermen could post the results of their fishing Excursion. Either type of bait used type of fish caught,  water Clarity ect. Not the ranting and ravings of people who live to see what they say in print.  

Tight lines

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3/7/18 @ 12:43 PM
Stitzo
Stitzo
USER since 6/15/01

It’s called personal responsibility. Simple sense and sensibility. If one isn’t familiar with a body of water, especially where wind,currents, and weather trends affect the ice pack and/or the person is inexperienced in reading ice conditions it’s probably a good idea not to travel unfamiliar territory. 

Cheaper in the long run to hire a reputable guide. You not only up the likelihood of getting back to land safely but you’re most definitely going to be placed over fishy water. Shack rental or semi-guided trips are totally reasonable. For me coming up even from Chilton, the cost is pretty much offset by being able to drive a 30+ mpg car versus a 15 mpg-on-a-good-day truck. To say nothing of the crash course education one gets with a good guide who’s willing to teach if you’re willing to learn. But that’s just me.

Tight lines & stay on top!!



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3/7/18 @ 12:41 PM
Fisher123
Fisher123
USER since 7/6/06

How would the even be feasible? If they mark one spot on one lake, you dont think people will want them to do more lakes? Plus, i guarantee there is liability attached if they did start doing that and would be able to get sued.

This also begs the question, why would they not allow people to go out in 8' waves? 

It is the anglers responsibility to make good choices and understand the risk they are taking. 

We dont need more government agencies to control the decisions we make, we need to make smart decisions ourselves. 

Edited on 3/7/18 12:42 PM
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