Fishing Report


MASON KLASSA SHOWS off the fish he and his sister, Aylah, caught while fishing on Big Green Lake. This photo was submitted by Charlie Klassa of Berlin as part of the 2018 Green Laker Photo Contest. by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Not much What’s not: Everything Guide’s […]

Fishing should heat up as temps cool


KAYDEN STRONG SHOWS off the fish she and her brother, Carter, caught while fishing in Green Lake’s Mill Pond. This photo was submitted by Kent Strong as part of the 2018 Green Laker Photo Contest. by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Smallmouth bass and walleye What’s not: Lake […]

Smallmouth bass one of best bites on lake



LEO WEHNER of Green Lake holds up a 12-pound lake trout that he caught. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Smallmouth bass What’s not: Lake trout Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton’s Fishing and Hunting Adventures, www.biggreenlakefishing.com, 920-295-3617 Lake Trout fishing has slowed down a bit as of […]

Catch the rainbow (trout) in Big Green


DAKOTA KRUPP, 16, of Fond du Lac shows off the 45-inch musky he caught while fishing on the Fourth of July in Little Green Lake. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout and walleye What’s not: White bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon […]

Lake trout biting well in Big Green Lake



Les Werner proudly holds up a 13 1/2-inch crappie that he caught. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout What’s not: White bass Guide’s Corner: Joel Baranowski, North Bay Sport and Liquor, 920-294-6462 According to Baranowski, “Everything is looking good on the lake.” Bluegill are […]

Lake trout are among many fish biting on Big Green; ...


JAY KERSEY OF Arizona kneels behind the fish he caught while fishing with Mike Norton. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Smallmouth and largemouth bass, What’s not: Nothing Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 According to Walker, “probably […]

Bass are ‘… best bites on Big Green’



THE MCGATH family gathers around its catch after a fishing adventure with Mike Norton. Pictured are, front row, Darryl, Mike, Dean; back row, Gary, Dale and Dick. Dick is from Oregon and Darryl is from Minnesota, while the rest are from Wisconsin. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake […]

Fishing is good as a whole on area lakes


A FISHERMAN shows off a 12-inch crappie he caught on Little Green Lake. submitted photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake Trout What’s not: White bass, cisco Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 With the water clearing up, Walker […]

Guide: Fishing is ‘fantastic’ on Big Green



TOM MABBIT holds up a 10 pound lake trout that he caught during a fishing excursion with Mike Norton on Memorial Day. Mike Norton photo by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake Trout What’s not: Walleye and northern pike Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service […]

Lake Trout fishing is heating up on Big Green


by Ariana Hones Big Green Lake What’s hot: Northern pike, white bass and walleye What’s not: Lake trout Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 Walker noted white bass, largemouth bass and the occasional northern pike have been seen, and walleye are in […]

Guides: Stay in shallow water until it warms up



by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Walleye and smallmouth bass What’s not: White bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 According to Walker, nothing has changed within the past few weeks. “There is nothing really biting or really great,” he […]

Fishing could pick up a bit in coming weeks


Tom Inorio displays the smallmouth bass he caught during his fishing adventure with Dennis Walker on his vacation from Chicago. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Walleye and smallmouth bass What’s not: White bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green […]

Fishing has slowed, but the bites still are there



MIKE INORIO OF Chicago caught this smallmouth bass while fishing with Dennis Walker. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Walleye and smallmouth bass What’s not: White bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 According to Walker, walleye are […]

Walleye and musky are good bites on local lakes


From left, Carson Halum, Brady Halum and Tavin Chip of Indianapolis show off their impressive lake trout they caught during their fishing adventure with Dennis Walker. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake Trout and Smallmouth What’s not: Northern Pike and White Bass Guide’s Corner: Mike […]

Lake Trout bite better than expected right now



Coen Claubaugh shows off his smallmouth bass during his family’s fishing adventure. Dennis Walker photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Everything What’s not: Nothing Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 All types of fishing has been hot on Big […]

Fishing is hot right now on Big, Little Green


McCoy Walejko caught this 9.5-inch bluegill at the Dartford Mill Pond. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, smallmouth bass and walleye What’s not: Northern pike Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton, Mike Norton’s Fishing Adventure, 295-3617 “The lake trout fishing has picked up and it is […]

Lake trout, smallmouth and walleye are hot bites



Cory Marshell SHOWS off a lake trout he caught while fishing with his dad on Father’s Day. Dennis Walker guided the boat and helped with the catch. submitted photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Walleye, smallmouth bass and panfish What’s not: northern pike and lake trout Guide’s […]

Bass are heating up on Big, Little Green lakes


by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: walleye, panfish and bluegill What’s not: cisco and white bass Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton’s Fishing and Hunting Adventures, www.biggreenlakefishing.com, 920-295-3617. Lake trout fishing is either hot or not. Fishing guide, Mike Norton said that people are catching one to four lake trout […]

Guides: Fishing has been hit or miss as of late



Vicky Olinski holds a 6-pound lake trout that she caught while fishing with Mike Norton. Mike Norton photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout (at times) and rock bass What’s not: Smallmouth bass and walleye Guide’s Corner: Mike Norton’s Fishing and Hunting Adventures, www.biggreenlakefishing.com, 920-295-3617. Norton […]

Fishing will continue to improve with weather


NOAH BORGARDT plucked this largemouth bass out of Ripon’s Gothic Mill Pond earlier this month. Tracy Landerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Big Green Lake What’s hot: Not much What’s not: Everything Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 With the season just starting […]

As water warms up, so will the fishing