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fishforthehalibut
fishforthehalibut
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8/6/15 12:27 AM CST
Was wondering if anyone is getting anything down there? Perch? Browns?

Thank you for any info!

Good luck and good fishing!

Ryderz
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7/7/15 10:39 AM CST
I was out last weekend and it was pretty slow. I was there from around 6 until about 10 and had a total of 3 bites. They just dredged the river and I think until the vegetation recovers, it's probably going to remain slow. FWIW, I've always found minnows to be the best, but some guys have had a lot of success with shrimp too.

Kayak and Ice Fisherman
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7/6/15 3:04 PM CST
Was wondering if perch fishing is good or what to use for perch thanks. Tight lines!

big walleye master
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6/22/15 7:11 AM CST
Yes

fishforthehalibut
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6/21/15 11:55 PM CST
I know that I will probably regret asking this question,but can you still get back there while Summerfest is going on?

muskymaina920
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6/21/15 2:42 PM CST
how do i get to this fishing area?

Robbollio
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6/21/15 9:35 AM CST
Summer is generally for perch under the bridge until about September when trout and salmon start showing back up. You can still pick up trout once in awhile.

flattycat
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6/21/15 12:35 AM CST
Hey folks I'm new to town and was just curious about the time frame for fishing here in Milwaukee during the summer. Is there anything to be had at the Hoan bridge during the summer or should I be looking at inland rivers/lakes? Interested in any gamefish. Thank you!!

Addicted2Fishing414
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6/17/15 12:07 PM CST
Thanks everyone for the info..... I guess there are still a few good people in this world Big Smile

Robbollio
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6/17/15 10:07 AM CST
Whitefish rig.... Small silver Swede tipped with gulp minnow as the weight and small gulp minnow on a #6 octopus hook about a foot above it over a barrel swivel. Cast. Let hit bottom and slowly bounce it back in.

Jzzzzz
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6/17/15 8:23 AM CST
use 3 way rigs fished off bottom with either fathead minnow tail hooked, a spawn bag, or a crab tail or piece of shrimp, you can also use said bait under a slip float along the lower north wall, you'll get browns too so be ready for that, now you want to get right by the lighthouse if you can but if not the area right under the bridge is good or near the sail loft, you can also cast small spoons like a small cleo or Swedish pimple and jig it off bottom the old stand by 2 jig and plastic rig jigged off bottom will also get you perch. early mornings or evenings like any fishing are usually best. these same methods will work anywere for perch along the lake, even McKinley pier goodfishin! Big Smile

fishforthehalibut
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6/16/15 11:05 PM CST
Addicted2Fishing414 check your messenger.

Fishin AGAIN!!
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6/16/15 9:07 PM CST
If you get there early it doesn't rain under the bridge!

Addicted2Fishing414
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6/16/15 8:51 PM CST
I didn't mean to sound so rude, I was just saying. But I understand where you're trying to get to. Thanks for the heads up tho, if all goes well I'll definitely be down this weekend but then again looks like rain is in the forecast. We will see but thanks again.

mega8fish
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6/16/15 7:53 PM CST
Hey I'm sorry man I was just joking around, I didn't mean anything harsh, I don't think you've been around these forums long enough to realize good reports or advice is hard to come by, especially if your a shore angler, I see that you joined only 6 months ago and if you haven't realized by now most of the people on here are kinda rude. I wasn't trying to be like that it was just supposed to be funny. Perch fishing can be rough for Someone in the harbor if your just getting into it, some guys resent that they put in a bunch of time learning and time down there just for someone to want all the answers. Just take a trip down and see what you get, and I can tell you there are a lot more guys that will give you tips while you are actually fishing down there than on this message board.

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