Our area offers almost every type of fishing experience. You will find deep-water trolling for lake trout and salmon to spring-running steelheads and cohos.
On Chequamegon Bay you will tussle with smallmouth bass and walleye. Our inland lakes and streams offer musky, northern pike, walleye, smallmouth/largemouth bass, panfish and trout.
There are numerous boat ramps and launch facilities along the coast of Lake Superior and throughout the area on inland lakes.
Catch & Release: Chequamegon Bay is a quality “catch-and-release” fishery managed for trophy-sized smallmouth bass. With an average fish size of 18 inches, anglers are sure to enjoy a tenacious fight with one of the bay’s best.
Chequamegon Bay becomes a popular ice fishing community in the winter months. Before going out on the ice, check with Anglers All, River Rock Bait Shop in Ashland, or Outdoor Allure in Washburn for current ice conditions.
The spring smelt run takes place as the ice goes out on Chequamegon Bay. Bring your family, friends, seine nets and buckets for a great time on the shores of Lake Superior.
Area Lake Cams: