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Post Posted: 07:17pm - Apr 10,16 
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Fishing Report 4-10-2016

Story line of the week! The weather has been challenging to say the least with the cold temps and winds dropping water temps making fishing difficult on the east shore of Green Bay around the Sturgeon Bay Area where we like spring fishing for walleye & smallmouth. Barbara & I tried to pre fish and get out but by the time we would uncover the boat it was snowing or raining along with 4-5 foot waves!
We did take a mid week ride over to the west shore of Green Bay where many fisherman seized the opportunity shore fishing warmer tributary waters on the Oconto, Peshtigo, Menominee, Rivers watching walleyes being pulled from shore most guys casting a variety of plastics, B n N fishing paddle tails, ringworms along with berkley rib worms. Hard baits like Rapala husky jerks seemed to be pulling a few fish as well.
We cancelled our trips late week through the weekend due to cold temps & wind. A few clients were coming in from South Dakota but quit frankly it would have been miserable to fish in! We have a lot of Spring left and lots of fish to catch! So one week won't kill us waiting for warmer temps coming in this week through next weekend.
We will be out in full force this upcoming week pre fishing hard and running guided fishing trips. The weather looks like its starting to turn in our favor and we certainly can't wait!!

We have started a Green Bay area fishing report & news letter if anyone is interested please send us your name & e mail and we will add you! just e mail us at lonney@greenbaytrophyfishing.com and you we will be added!!


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Post Posted: 04:25pm - Apr 15,16 
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Green Bay Trophy Fishing has ben catching some nice walleyes, casting hard baits, trolling. Rapala ripping raps #6's have been good most colors working along with trolling at night with planner boards. Trolling smithwick rouges, rapala husky jerks, berkley flicker minnows have been all working great trolling. If anyone is looking to learn certain big water techniques rip jigging, trolling, working plastics for bass or walleyes let us know!

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Post Posted: 05:57pm - Apr 17,16 
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What a great week for fishing with temps in the 60's & 70's along with lots of sun making fishing enjoyable. Working the day and night bite we have been catching both eater sized walleyes as well as trophy sized walleyes.

Day bite-
The day bite is starting to heat up in lower Green Bay fishing the east shore around the Bayshore & Chaudiors area trolling mostly # 11, #9 flicker minnows & #7 flicker shads targeting 8 to 15 feet of water and looking for stains water. The key is to cover water and find fish along the shore line looking for warmer water temps that maybe holding fish. Casting plastic and hard baits like ripping raps also have been working when theres a decent walleye chop our luck hasn't been to good when the waters flat clam rip jigging.

Night bite-
We have been fishing the night bite around Sturgeon Bay in several locations looking for active shoreline walleyes. Our bites have been coming around sunset all through the night sometimes the later we stay the better it gets! Big crank baits smithwick rouges, husky jerks, have been our best baits trolling planner boards to cover water. We also tried rip jigging before dark producing a few fish too.

Our 2016 open water season is in full swing and we expect fishing to continually get better through the spawning period all the way to post spawn period which usually last most of the summer when walleye put the feed bag on! If your looking for a wall mounter now is the time for several more weeks. Remember Wisconsin fishing opener is may 7 th when the bag limit for walleye goes to 5 per person.


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Post Posted: 08:53pm - Apr 24,16 
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What a great day to cap off the weekend! Fished with the Greg Sackett group from Minnesota today that was in search of big walleyes that Green Bay is known for. Well I'm happy to announce Green Bay didn't disappoint the group with a 28" and several 26" along with many 25"-21" walleyes today. Rain and wind brought some challenging conditions today but we managed to troll with the waves making boat control easier, basically making long runs picking up and running back to where we started putting the trolling gear back in to make another long pass, working shoreline breaks in 12-15 feet of water pulling berkley flicker minnows purple being the hot color. Great job guys! I'm happy you scored your biggest walleyes to date!
This last week a few of my groups we were able to cast #6 ripping raps along shore line breaks around Sturgeon bay with excellent success! Mostly when we had strong Northeast /North winds with a 2-3 foot chop pushing post spawn walleyes up on rock points & rock bars. Drifting in 18-20 feet of water we would cast towards shore ripping the baits back aggressively. Let me tell you what....! these walleyes hit like a freight train!! Boom, it was on! Smallmouth bass are starting to show up I did have an incidental catch on Friday with a bass close to 5 pounds she went back immediately!

The night bite has been incredible pulling big crank baits Rapala husky jerks, Smithwick rouges, but our best bait is the Smithwick glow rouge!

I'm super pumped up for the 2016 open water season! We have some openings in May please call for dates if your interested in getting out on a trip to just have fun! or learn a few techniques that work for the Green Bay system.

Have a great week! From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk, tight lines!

Captain Lon

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Post Posted: 06:38pm - Apr 28,16 
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Strong Northeast winds the last few days made fishing difficult especially with boat control however we managed to find fish each day, today being really great! Many doubles and a few triples walleye were certainly taking advantage of the rough water to feed today! Our program was simple trolling flicker minnows and anything with purple in them worked, working 20 feet of water trolling south with the BIG WAVES!! We tried a drift rip jigging and just couldn't manage the boat to well with some rollers 4 feet plus. Bob 73 years young today caught a 29 1/2 inch walleye his biggest to date, the expressions he made and joy he felt was incredible, truly heartfelt! Bobs experience today and sharing stories today was awesome making wonderful memories that I certainly will never forget!
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Post Posted: 05:31pm - May 1,16 
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Hello friends, what a week it been! Filmed a killer show with Larry Smith Outdoors this last week rip jigging & trolling Sturgeon Bay, Wi. Let me tell you what what a blast......! The rip jigging technique has been around fro awhile developed by other guides that I was able to learn the last few year, just an incredible method of fishing walleyes to say the least!! Trolling for walleyes can be an effective tool in locating walleyes but once you zero in on a batch of active walleyes standby for thump pounding action hitting your rod!!

This Northeast wind can stop anytime now! and switch to something southerly! Geez fishing in 2-4 footers all week has taken a toll on my body. Fishing continues to go strong especially early in the week we had days with double & triples and big walleyes too! Many 26-28 inch walleyes and a few tipping that 30 inch mark! wooohoo! Berkley flicker minnows anything purple has been really good being a offshore planner board trolling in 15-20 feet of water.

Rip jigging has been good as well not the numbers we get trolling but well worth the money of MR. walleye crushing that rod! Rapala ripping raps in #6 have been deadly working shoreline breaks targeting 18- 25 feet of water casting towards shore ripping the bait back towards you.

If you are interested in learning how to troll or rip jig, casting hard baits please set a fishing trip to learn some of these exciting techniques and catch some walleyes & bass Too!!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing Desk have a great week - tight lines!

Cant. Lon


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Post Posted: 06:27am - May 15,16 
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Green Bay Fishing Report 5-15-2016

Good morning, Friends.

This past week has been a grind! Cold air, along with strong and steady winds blew cold water in from Lake Michigan and made for inconsistent weather patterns this time of year, so we had to work hard to find fish. Barbara and I have the heat on and it’s May 15th. What the heck! Brrrr.

Smallmouth bass fishing has been fair to slow. We’re waiting for water temps to warm up igniting bass to start their pre-spawn ritual, as they typically go shallow making beds and becoming more active. The Bass we have been catching have been caught using a variety of plastics: Howies salted tubes (mostly pumpkin-color variations) working 1/8 - 1/4 ounce jigs. Casting Rapala shadow raps and rip, then pausing, have caught a few fish as well, but mostly on days where there’s chop on the water. Green Bay Trophy Fishing has seen a few bass hitting the 6- 6.6 pound range this past week, and we only expect bass fishing to get better as we roll into late May and early June.

Walleyes have been fussy as well. Some days we get a limit and some days we get only a few bites. Trolling Berkley Flicker minnows and Flicker Shad have been good behind offshore planner boards. We’re targeting 4-12 feet of water hoping for warmer water temps. It’s absolutely crazy how we could zero in on the walleyes before the Wisconsin opener, when the limit was one walleye per person. Now they have been negative with this erratic weather we have been experiencing. There’s no doubt in my mind the walleyes and bass will be busting loose soon! It will only take a few warm, sunny days and it will be game on. Until then, “to stay on fish”, we will work our tails off, grinding it out while we get through this cold front.

John Currie and his sons fished with me Friday morning and the bay was rocking due to winds coming in late morning. We decided to fish the Sturgeon Bay shipping channel to not only get out of the wind but to also use it to our advantage ~ to help us drift west to east. Live suckers with an 2/0 hook and split shot worked well along the bottom while we were drifting in 11 - 20 feet of water. We were able to catch some really nice pike. Congrats boys on your big pike!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk - tight lines!

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Post Posted: 03:26pm - May 22,16 
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Fishing Report 5-22-2016

Green Bay Trophy Fishing Week in Review 5/15 - 5/21

What a week it’s been with a consistent water pattern and sun! The week started out cool with some mornings hitting in the mid-30s and afternoons reaching mid-50s. Later in the week the temps hit 60s to 70s warming up the water in lower Green Bay to a near 60-degree surface temp. As predicted, the walleyes started to get active. Midweek we had a modest afternoon with a few walleyes biting short or some barely-hooked walleyes grabbing the #9 Berkley Flicker Minnow hooked through the skin of their lip. By Thursday, Friday, and Saturday walleyes were increasingly becoming more active. While running a few guided trips a day, we were catching fish morning through late afternoon. Downsizing to a #5 Berkley Flicker Shad pulling offshore planner boards has been putting limits of eater-sized Green Bay walleyes in the boat the last few days which gave us some nice 15-1/2 to 18 inch walleyes ready for the skillet.

We’ve been fishing the northern Door County area in search of trophy-sized walleyes, usually 28 inches or bigger, working several islands and large reefs that hold big post-spawn female walleyes transitioning into summer patterns. Working Rapala Ripping Raps is a great way to target and find active walleyes looking for reactionary strikes, and covering water is the name of the game when fishing Green Bay's big water. Hair jigs can be an effective way to work mid-deep level inactive walleyes. Typically fishing 15-40 feet of water, hair jigs are fished slow in a variety of ways: drifting over structure or casting deeper break lines (15-35 feet). This is a slower but deadly presentation.

The water temps are starting to rise above 50 degrees, and in some places 60 degrees which is a choice water temp for bass to spawn, so smallmouth bass are starting to show up in shallow areas as they prepare for their annual bedding and spawning period. Howie’s Salted Tubes in most (pumpkin) have been a favorite as well as 1/4-1/8-ounce jig heads. Making long casts and slow retrieves has been working out for most of our clients who wait for that peck, peck, peck, bam . . . set the hook, fish on! Bass are special in terms of being incredible fighters. Pound for pound, they are one heck of a scrapper! Live bait, mostly suckers, got us through early in the week when bass fishing was tough, drifting over rock piles just to get to them. One thing is for sure . . . bass cannot resist live suckers!

We are booking a limited number of Washington Island bass trips this October, (Oct. 1st -12th). Spots are limited, and it’s not uncommon to have 100 fish days along with big bass! Get your spot!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk – tight lines!

Captain Lon,

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Post Posted: 03:26pm - May 22,16 
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Fishing Report 5-22-2016

Green Bay Trophy Fishing Week in Review 5/15 - 5/21

What a week it’s been with a consistent water pattern and sun! The week started out cool with some mornings hitting in the mid-30s and afternoons reaching mid-50s. Later in the week the temps hit 60s to 70s warming up the water in lower Green Bay to a near 60-degree surface temp. As predicted, the walleyes started to get active. Midweek we had a modest afternoon with a few walleyes biting short or some barely-hooked walleyes grabbing the #9 Berkley Flicker Minnow hooked through the skin of their lip. By Thursday, Friday, and Saturday walleyes were increasingly becoming more active. While running a few guided trips a day, we were catching fish morning through late afternoon. Downsizing to a #5 Berkley Flicker Shad pulling offshore planner boards has been putting limits of eater-sized Green Bay walleyes in the boat the last few days which gave us some nice 15-1/2 to 18 inch walleyes ready for the skillet.

We’ve been fishing the northern Door County area in search of trophy-sized walleyes, usually 28 inches or bigger, working several islands and large reefs that hold big post-spawn female walleyes transitioning into summer patterns. Working Rapala Ripping Raps is a great way to target and find active walleyes looking for reactionary strikes, and covering water is the name of the game when fishing Green Bay's big water. Hair jigs can be an effective way to work mid-deep level inactive walleyes. Typically fishing 15-40 feet of water, hair jigs are fished slow in a variety of ways: drifting over structure or casting deeper break lines (15-35 feet). This is a slower but deadly presentation.

The water temps are starting to rise above 50 degrees, and in some places 60 degrees which is a choice water temp for bass to spawn, so smallmouth bass are starting to show up in shallow areas as they prepare for their annual bedding and spawning period. Howie’s Salted Tubes in most (pumpkin) have been a favorite as well as 1/4-1/8-ounce jig heads. Making long casts and slow retrieves has been working out for most of our clients who wait for that peck, peck, peck, bam . . . set the hook, fish on! Bass are special in terms of being incredible fighters. Pound for pound, they are one heck of a scrapper! Live bait, mostly suckers, got us through early in the week when bass fishing was tough, drifting over rock piles just to get to them. One thing is for sure . . . bass cannot resist live suckers!

We are booking a limited number of Washington Island bass trips this October, (Oct. 1st -12th). Spots are limited, and it’s not uncommon to have 100 fish days along with big bass! Get your spot!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk – tight lines!

Captain Lon,

Watch our Video of a BIG walleye this week! Click on the link!

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Post Posted: 07:56pm - May 30,16 
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Green Bay Trophy Fishing Week in Review 5/22 – 5 /30 2016

What an incredible week it has been. We started the week out filming a great smallmouth bass episode with Larry Smith Outdoors in Sturgeon Bay which will air 7:30 next Sunday morning, June 6, on Fox Sports North. Our week was filled with several walleye and bass guide trips on the east shore of Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay. I love this time of year when the weather cooperates and the fish are biting ~ both primary factors for excellent fishing, wonderful experiences, happy clients, and incredible memories ~ a perfect reflection of our mission statement: "Where epic fishing meets great service."
Walleyes are on fire to say the least! We used a few techniques to catch these gravel lizards: Trolling Berkley Flicker Minnows, Flicker Shads, sizes 5s, 7s, and 9s behind offshore planner boards, along with crawler harnesses big and small blades. One thing that’s been outstanding that is simple but effective is a small blade crawler harness (the size of my thumb nail) in gold, silver, copper, and tipped with half a crawler attached to a one hook rig with a stinger hook. For days the walleyes have been biting short. Yet this week, we found walleye in all depths of water ranging from 5-25 feet. Fishing in a variety of ways can be effective, so remain mobile and open minded to numerous techniques.
Smallmouth Bass continue to be in their spawning pattern with males making the nests. The females usually come into the nest for only a few hours to lay their eggs and leave while the males stay behind to protect the nests. We have been working a variety of baits, e.g., salted tubes and swim baits while making long casts, working the areas around Sturgeon Bay but staying away from the bass spawning sites like the shipping canal flats and deeper shoreline breaks. We want to ensure minimal disturbance to the bass with nests and give them every opportunity to reproduce a healthy population for everyone to enjoy.
Sunday I had the pleasure of fishing with client/friend, Jason Jischke and his son, Bailey who were fishing together for the last time before Bailey leaves for the Navy. Bailey is 18 years old and has enlisted to serve and protect our great country! Thanks Bailey! You’re a true inspiration and a bright young man. It was my pleasure fishing with you. When you come home on leave, I expect to see you again, and as your dad says, "We’re going to see Lonney for a little ice fishing."

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk –“Tight lines!”

Captain Lon

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Post Posted: 06:19pm - Jun 8,16 
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Green Bay Fishing Report 6-8-2016

Walleye fishing started out hot earlier in the week. For the first few days we were catching limits of eater-sized walleyes. With thunderstorms rolling through toward the end of the week, it made walleye fishing inconsistent, and we worked to find fish, but we found them!
While trolling with smaller crank baits ~ Rapala Shad Raps, Berkley Flicker Shads, and minnows ~ we steadily moved along casting and jigging humps with Rapala Ripping Raps, and Kietech Swing 3.5 paddle tails. Wind driven points, sand bars, inside points, and shore line breaks targeting 4-15 feet of water has been the key for locating warmer water temps and finding active fish. Don't be afraid to move around on Green Bay.
Smallmouth Bass fishing remains fair with some days better than others. Here again, we look for warmer water temps and work key areas: wind-driven points on and around Door County. Shorelines, islands, Sister Bay, Ephraim, and Sturgeon Bay flats have all been producing bass. Plastics of all varieties have been working: salted tubes, wacky worms, swim baits, and casting jerk baits. Rapala shadow minnows and shadow shad covering water have been effective in putting some nice bronze backs in the boat.
June is here and with that comes summer. With pleasant temperatures and kids out of school, why not include a fishing trip with Green Bay Trophy Fishing in your family or friends’ summer plans. We would love to hear about your summer vacation and any of your experiences, so please share them with us.

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Post Posted: 05:34am - Jun 13,16 
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Good morning friends,

Walleye fishing remains red hot this week with limits of eater sized walleyes and trophy caliber walleyes available around Sturgeon Bay. Water temps continue to climb putting walleyes on the feed with great action on many techniques that are all fun to use catching walleyes, bass, pike, cats, sheaphead. Trolling #7-#9 flicker minnows 30- 75 back behind off shore planer boards working Larsons reef and most structure around Chambers Island. Rip jigging big plastics Kalins 3/4 - 1 ounce jig heads tipped with Kietec paddle tails, Berkly Ripple shad #5, and # 6 ripping raps as well. We love casting or jigging for walleyes on most trips with trolling being a locating tool.

Smallmouth Bass have been hit or miss here today gone tomorrow type bite. Mostly fishing northern Door County Kietec plastics, fat swings 2.8's , salted tubes, Rapala shadow rap jerk baits all working on Door County Smallies.

Please give us a call to get out fishing and we can assist you on getting your trip scheduled! Call Lonney 920-304-0282

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Post Posted: 03:15pm - Jun 22,16 
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Green Bay Trophy Fishing Report 6-22-2016

What a busy week since our last fishing report with summer starting this week guided fishing trips most every day sometimes two trips a day traveling all over the Door County area to lower Green Bay chasing walleyes, and bass we certainly have been putting on some miles and with a new baby Maggie the ChesapeakeBay Retriever.

Walleye fishing remains steady to excellent in lower Green Bay with limits of walleyes most days and weekend being a little tougher due to fishing pressure on known spots. Berkley flicker minnows & Shad both hot baits along with Big Eye custom blades tipped with night crawlers starting due some damage. Our best luck has been 6 - 10 feet of water with many short walleyes (12 -14 inch walleyes) sorting through to find legal walleyes 15 inch and bigger.

We have been fishing Sturgeon Bay and North looking for the elusive 30 inch fish and have been catching a few trophies in that (26 inch to 28 inch) range but I believe it will still be a few weeks with goofy winds and cold water pumping in from Lake Michigan making for inconsistent water patterns. Working Islands, shoreline breaks mid water structure have a few big walleyes starting to show up. Making long cast with Berkley fireline using #6 - #7 Rapala Ripping Raps mostly natural colors due to clear water rip and pause technique working with most fish hitting on the pause. We will be running trophy walleye trips around Sturgeon Bay and North into Door County starting in July.

Smallmouth Bass have been fair to good with weather playing a role in the days we get into good action light to moderate winds is best for bass with really windy days making bass fishing tough. Sturgeon Bay Flats, Door County towns Ephraim, Sister Bay, Fish Creek have been producing better numbers of bass sizes ranging from little males to bigger females in Door County, Saturday we had 25 bass in a 6 hour trip with a few tipping 5 to 5 1/2 pounds. Plastics working good Howies salted tubes, Kietech fat swings, Howies senco worms fished wacky style using a drop shot rig. Bass should be finishing up their spawn season especially in north Door County and Washington Island where water temps are usually cooler transiting into summer patterns we will be chasing bass the rest of summer into fall stay tuned.

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing Desk - tight lines!

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Post Posted: 09:02am - Jul 10,16 
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Good morning Friends,

July is in full swing! Summer picnics, family get-togethers, fishing and fun.

We have been busy running guided fishing trips and getting prepared for the 2017 ice season. Preparing for this upcoming ice season means making repairs to ice houses. Changing out latches, repairing and replacing runners, replacing ropes and springs and power washing the inside and outside of each ice house.

It is with great honor that Barbara and I announce our engagement to get married!!! Ice Queen said, "Yes!" We are excited to continue this journey as husband and wife and grow and expand our fishing guide business.

Walleye fishing has been slow to fair due to a large bio mass of alviews in the Green Bay system. The walleyes have been gorging on alviews and gobies making it much harder to catch them. techniques that have been working are rip jigging Rapala Rip'n Raps in the Door County area. Trolling crawler harnesses and crank baits (flicker minnows, flicker shads) behind Off Shore planer boards.

We expect the walleye fishing to dramatically improve mid July through the end of August. Sturgeon Bay and Door County are well known for catching monster walleye's during this time frame.

Smallmouth Bass fishing remains fair to good. Fishing Northern Door County, Ephraim to Sister Bay. Swim baits like the Kietech Fat Swings 2.8 paired with a darter jig head have been deadly on big Smallmouth. Working depths of 8 to 12 ft, shoreline breaks, shoal waters on most islands have been very effective as bass are in summer patterns.

Water temps are ranging from mid to upper 60's. Bass are cruising looking for forage Do not be afraid to move around and cover water, looking for fish.

We have some July and August dates still available for Bass and Walleye fishing.

Give us a call at 920-304-0282 or 920-255-2617.

You may also check out our website go to www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com.

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Post Posted: 09:02am - Jul 10,16 
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Good morning Friends,

July is in full swing! Summer picnics, family get-togethers, fishing and fun.

We have been busy running guided fishing trips and getting prepared for the 2017 ice season. Preparing for this upcoming ice season means making repairs to ice houses. Changing out latches, repairing and replacing runners, replacing ropes and springs and power washing the inside and outside of each ice house.

It is with great honor that Barbara and I announce our engagement to get married!!! Ice Queen said, "Yes!" We are excited to continue this journey as husband and wife and grow and expand our fishing guide business.

Walleye fishing has been slow to fair due to a large bio mass of alviews in the Green Bay system. The walleyes have been gorging on alviews and gobies making it much harder to catch them. techniques that have been working are rip jigging Rapala Rip'n Raps in the Door County area. Trolling crawler harnesses and crank baits (flicker minnows, flicker shads) behind Off Shore planer boards.

We expect the walleye fishing to dramatically improve mid July through the end of August. Sturgeon Bay and Door County are well known for catching monster walleye's during this time frame.

Smallmouth Bass fishing remains fair to good. Fishing Northern Door County, Ephraim to Sister Bay. Swim baits like the Kietech Fat Swings 2.8 paired with a darter jig head have been deadly on big Smallmouth. Working depths of 8 to 12 ft, shoreline breaks, shoal waters on most islands have been very effective as bass are in summer patterns.

Water temps are ranging from mid to upper 60's. Bass are cruising looking for forage Do not be afraid to move around and cover water, looking for fish.

We have some July and August dates still available for Bass and Walleye fishing.

Give us a call at 920-304-0282 or 920-255-2617.

You may also check out our website go to www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com.

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Post Posted: 01:25pm - Jul 17,16 
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Green Bay Fishing Report 7-18-2016

Walleye fishing continues to improve with limit catches of eater sized walleyes available in lower Green Bay mostly biting Berkley Flicker minnows 25-35 feet of line behind off shore planner boards. Targeting walleyes in depths between 5-8 feet of water and working deeper to find walleyes 10 to 18 feet of water on calm days based on what wind directions and speeds presents. Night crawler harness have been working equally as well with 1 ounce in line lead weights most blades working gold, silver being my favorite, speeds of 1.1-1.4 are good speeds pulling behind offshore planner boards. Big walleyes are starting to show up more consistently and we expect some big trophy caliber walleyes to start showing up in our fishing reports more frequently as this is the time to pattern big Green Bay walleyes. Rip jigging Rapala #6 #7 ripping raps paired with a good spinning rod & reel has an instant addiction to catching walleyes and the mood is overwhelming after battling a monster walleye from the hard hitting strike to the heart pounding netting of a true gold giant! Trolling is often use to find schools of walleye and once located many jigging techniques can be used from a simple jig head & crawler, jig & leech, jig & plastics casting working structure, reefs, shoreline breaks, transitions that hold walleye.

Smallmouth Bass have been active in the Door County area with a few nice bass being caught on plastics and swimbaits, tandem spinner blades drop shooting a variety of plastics working off shore breaks 10-15 feet of water. Casting Keitech fat swings 2.8 with a gopher 3/16 jig head making long cast and retrieving with a medium red letting the paddle tail work its magic attracting bass to strike- pow! We have a few openings left for Washington Island bass fishing in October 1-10 and it will be incredible bite where its not uncommon to catch 50 -75 fish per trip drifting with live bait please get your date booked so we know who's in this year for this limited event!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk - tight lines

Captain Lonney

Please check out limited Washington Island Bass trips this year October 1-10! Call for more info or book 920-304-0282

Website - http://www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com

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Post Posted: 07:04pm - Jul 24,16 
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Green Bay Fishing Report 7-25-2016


Green Bay walleyes have once again arrived and started eating with excellent catches from this past week with many trophy caliber walleyes being caught & released. What a great feeling to be back on active walleyes from lower Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay north my home waters. We have been running several boats to keep up with our clients demand with hot action lets just say the boys have been knocking it out of the park! Operating a fishing guide business to us is more then just catching fish it about you the customer your experience is what most matters to us respectable, knowledgeable, organized, with a great attitude from assisting in catching fish for the deep fryer or teaching and learning several techniques that work on a large body of water like Green Bay helping you to become a better angler.

Crawler harnesses with one ounce in-line weights have been my favorite Big Eye custom blades with purple/chartreuses/white combinations on cloudy days and plain gold/silver/copper deep cut blades on sunny days typically working 20-30 feet of water with 20 -35 feet of line behind off-shore plainer boards trolling at 1.1 - 1.5 mph fishing various rock humps and deep water structure mostly around Door County area. Big crank baits have been effective as well Rapala husky jerks, Berkely flicker minnows, targeting depths of 20-30 feet of water allowing the baits to reach 12-18 feet looking for suspended walleyes keep an eye on your graph and what the fish are telling you trolling 2 mph.

Locating walleyes on a big body of water like Green Bay trolling is a must sometimes and can be effective but once walleyes are located don't over look the possibilities of rip jigging hard baits like #6- #7 Rapala ripping raps in shallow or deep water and casting jig heads & plastics, hair jigs on a medium action spinning rod & reel with a super braid certainly can be a treat and hand to hand combat with Mr. Walleye.

Smallmouth Bass action continues to be fair with smallies in there summer patterns contour breaks 10-12 feet of water seem to be key areas along with deep structure breaks 10-30 feet where bass like deeper edges. Casting a variety of plastics tubes, paddle tails, senco worms, tandem spinner rigs small crank baits all working.

We have openings for the remainder of July, August, September, for walleyes & bass. Washington Island fall bass trips are available too! We have several boats out most days to stay on the best bites as conditions change daily! Remember its TROPHY WALLEYE TIME on Green Bay, lets get after it team!

Check out our website for more info on guided fishing trips! http://www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk - tight lines!

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Post Posted: 05:53pm - Aug 1,16 
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Green Bay Fishing Report 8-2-2016

Walleye fishing started out hot early in the week with limits of eater sized walleyes in the lower Green Bay and trophy sized walleyes around Sturgeon Bay and north in to Door County. Mid week northeast winds put a damper on walleye fishing especially in Sturgeon Bay and North with Monument Shoal cooling down to 57 degrees on the surface almost a 17 degree drop from the previous 75 degrees surface temps late last week. This past weekend walleye activity did pick up finding some active walleyes in lower Green Bay with mixed bags of walleye, bass, pike, perch plenty of action for my clients with kids and families that enjoy fishing. Trolling Berkley flicker minnows, crawler harnesses with one once in-line weights behind off shore planner boards. Jig & crawler worked good over humps along with jig & plastics making long cast or drifting with the wind over reefs catching walleye.

Bass fishing around Sturgeon Bay has been picking up catching several nice bass today with a fun group from Chicago mostly casting swim baits. We expect bass fishing to keep improving through august and in to fall please keep in mind our fall October bass trips to Washington Island.

To book a Door County fishing trip or Washington Island October fall bass trips please call Barbara 920-255-2516

Website for pricing and additional info- http://www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk - tight lines!

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Green Bay Fishing Report 08/09/2016
First and foremost, we at Green Bay Trophy Fishing and Trophy Ice Fish would like to thank each and every one of our clients for your support and feedback. As we continue to grow we listen to your comments and apply improvement where needed and appreciate your compliments.. These all mean a great deal to us and help us to maintain a higher standard in this industry. Thank you again for your patronage!

Walleye fishing has been excellent this last past week with limits of eater sized walleyes 15-18 inches Most trips trolling with jigging being most productive. We have also been catching trophy sized walleyes around the Sturgeon Bay Area and North into Door County casting, jigging, trolling with walleyes reaching over 32 inches 10 plus pounds with beautiful deep good colors and full of fight!
Sunrise & sunset walleye trips have been very productive when walleyes are at the height of their predatory nature. Rip jigging, Rapala ripping raps, jigging raps, jig head & plastics being very productive with lots of action when walleyes are active using their built in night vision to feed. Daylight trolling has been extremely effective covering water, locating active fish along shoreline breaks, mud & gravel humps, weed edges using a variety of techniques. Berkley flicker minnows, night crawler harnesses and hot n tot crank baits to name a few.
Barbara and I filmed a night time walleye episode with Larry Smith Outdoors. We were rip jigging plastics & crank baits fishing the Sturgeon Bay area this week. Stand by for a great episode!
Walleye fishing should remain excellent through August into September. Give us a call to catch some eaters for the freezer or that trophy wall mounter.

Smallmouth Bass fishing has been picking up around Sturgeon Bay and north into the Door County Peninsula with good action on my last few trips casting swim baits, tandem spinner blades and lipless crank baits. We were working deeper rock edges and drop offs.
**Please consider a fall bass trip to Washington Island with plenty of action and beautiful scenery to match a one of a kind fall fishing trip!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing desk - tight lines!! :thanks :allah

Captain Lonney

http://www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com for booking info.

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Post Posted: 08:46pm - Aug 14,16 
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Green Bay Fishing Report 8-15-2016

Walleye fishing continues to be excellent on Green Bay from eater sized walleyes to trophy caliber walleyes locations play a key role in where to fish based on the size walleyes you want to fish. Generally fishing lower Green Bay east or west shores with many options of shoreline breaks, various reefs, rock, sand, mud points that hold walleye to don't spend to much time on one spot if your not catching fish be versatile move making adjustments if your not catching a few walleyes per pass move! Having a game plan when you go out walleye fishing is key hitting a few spots until you find fish, sometimes fish will stay on one spot for several days or week but of coarse fishing big water like Green Bay conditions always change and so do the fish. Today we fished 3 spots and on the 3rd spot we caught enough fish to keep us there grinding it out putting 10 walleyes in the boat in 3 hours trolling #9 flicker minnows fishing 21- 26 feet of water with all sizes of walleye 27 -26 inch walleye being the biggest that went back in t he water taking home the smaller walleyes for the clients to eat.

Smallmouth Bass fishing remains to be good averaging 12-25 bass a 6 hour trip in the Sturgeon Bay area casting swimbaits, tubes, lipless crank baits pound for pound great fighters! Please consider a Washington Island fall bass trip!

Thanks to our groups this week yes we did rock the walleyes!

From the Green Bay Trophy Fishing Desk -tight lines

Captain Lon

For more info on booking a fishing trip with us, please check us out on the web - http://www.greenbaytrophyfishing.com

Green Bay Trophy Fishing filmed a sunset walleye episode rip jigging Green Bay with Larry Smith Outdoors check it out!

Click link to watch eisode- https://youtu.be/LMfbBKEYZMQ

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