Sturgeon Bay is home to smallmouth bass, perch, trout, salmon and pike. All of the latter species can grow quite large in Sturgeon Bay.
Sturgeon Bay is a waterfront community with easy access to lodging, food and equipment rentals.
Sturgeon Bay is a year-round fishery. Ice fishing is popular during the winter, while the spring, summer and fall offer warm-water and cold-water fishing.
A boat is helpful when exploring this large area. Heavy tackle and trolling with down-riggers is popular for pike, salmon and trout. Smallmouth bass and perch can be caught using light tackle and lures near the shoreline.
There are several outfitters working in Sturgeon Bay. They offer guided fishing trips and instruction for those new to the area.
Sturgeon Bay offers a diverse selection of fishing opportunities. All species of fish in Sturgeon Bay reach trophy sizes, but the bay is notorious for the large smallmouth bass.
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Zach Lazzari is an outdoor writing specialist. He has experience in website writing as well as standard newspaper writing. He wrote an outdoor column for the Silver World in Lake City, Colo., and articles for Colorado-mountain-adventure.com. Lazzari is currently completing his bachelor's degree online through Arizona State University and lives in southwest Montana.