Eagle River Fishing Report: December 30, 2013

Northern bite excellent, with walleye and panfish good to excellent in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. Ice conditions continue to improve in the Eagle River area.  We're seeing 6-10 inches of ice on most lakes, with some lakes running 12 inches +.  We prefer to be conservative in our estimates.  There is some snow cover and slush in limited areas.  Snowmobiles, ATV's and foot travel are all getting anglers out on the ice.  A FEW are starting to try motor vehicles on the ice. Our … [Read more...]

Marathon & Lincoln Fishing Report: December 30, 2013

Good action for walleye, northern, crappies and bluegills, and catfish hitting; in and amidst the lakes and the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin’s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau). The snow is piling up on the lakes in the central Wisconsin area and travel conditions are becoming an issue when it comes to getting to local ice fishing hotspots, but angers are still proceeding onto the ice and with that, they are doing quite well. The walleye bite in the central … [Read more...]

Eagle River Fishing Report: December 16, 2013

Walleye, northern and panfish all putting on a good to excellent bite in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. Ice is steadily growing in the Eagle River area.  We're seeing 4 to 8 inches, depending on the lake and area, and increasing daily.   There are some reports of ATV's and snowmobiles venturing out.  Use caution and discretion.  Foot travel is still strongly recommended.  We continue to urge visitors to always hire one of the Eagle River area's top-flight guides.  You'll catch fish, … [Read more...]

Marathon & Lincoln Fishing Report: December 16, 2013

Walleye, northern, crappies and bluegills all hitting; in and amidst the lakes and the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin’s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau). With recent cold temperatures ice conditions on area lakes is very good.  Most area lakes have 5 to 8 inches of good solid ice and guys are accessing their favorite locations by both foot and ATV/snowmobile travel. The walleye bite in the central Wisconsin area has been very good with some nice fish being caught … [Read more...]

Eagle River Fishing Report: December 2, 2013

Ice fishing starting to move forward with walleye, northern and panfish all hitting.  All in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. The Eagle River area is now pretty much iced up.  While some die-hards are still breaking the very thin ice on larger lakes, the open water season is done. As we do every year, we must remind all of our readers that while early ice is one of the "primo" times to fish in the Eagle River area, caution -- SUPER CAUTION -- is needed!  Yes -- there are some back bays … [Read more...]

Eagle River Fishing Report: November 18, 2013

Musky, walleye, northern and panfish all providing a good to excellent bite.  All in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. While we're seeing some ice form along shoreline edges in places, water temps remain in the mid to upper 30s.  So while you should be getting your ice fishing tackle in shape, there is still some good to excellent open water fishing going on in the Eagle River area. Musky in the Eagle River area are in 12-25 feet of water off of break edges and over main lake basins. … [Read more...]

Marathon & Lincoln Fishing Report: November 18, 2013

Musky and walleye hitting well; all in and amidst the lakes and the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin’s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau). With a lot of focus on the remaining early archery season and upcoming deer gun season, most sportsman have put fishing on the back burner.  Right now however can be the best time of the year to catch the largest musky of your life as well as catching plenty of walleyes and some big ones too. The fishing in the central Wisconsin area … [Read more...]

Eagle River Fishing Report: November 4, 2013

Walleye, northern and panfish putting on a good to excellent bite, with musky action good and improving.  All in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. Water temps in the Eagle River area are in the low 40s and continuing to fall. Walleye in the Eagle River area are in 10-30 feet of water off of main lake break edges.  The walleye are tight to bottom.  Use a jig a minnow.  All day action, and the bite is good to excellent. Northern in the Eagle River area are in 10 feet of water or less … [Read more...]

Marathon & Lincoln Fishing Report: November 4, 2013

Musky and northern hitting; all in and amidst the lakes and the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin’s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau). The fall musky bite in the central Wisconsin area is right now and big fish are being caught by anglers running large suckers run under bobbers and by guys throwing large jerkbaits like Suicks and Mantas.  Most of the action is in 8 to 14 feet of water but a few fish have been caught suspended over very deep water up to 30 feet … [Read more...]

Eagle River Fishing Report: October 14, 2013

Smallmouth putting on an excellent bite, with walleye, northern and panfish action good to excellent, and musky good.  All in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. Water temps in the Eagle River area holding steady at around 60 degrees. Smallmouth bass in the Eagle River area are providing excellent action.  Fish 10-25 feet of water, over hardbottom areas, and off of break edges.  Use a plastic tube or crawfish, or a minnow under a slip bobber.  All day bite. Walleye in the Eagle River … [Read more...]