Let’s Go Fishing

Good news for charter fisherman. Gary Nault, president of the Sturgeon Bay Sport Fishing Association, says that area guides and captains are now back in business…. While fisherman were always allowed to fish during the COVID-19 pandemic, the official word had been no guided trips. And just because things are opening up now, it doesn’t mean that it’s back to normal as Nault explains…. In … Continue reading

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SBBT Cancels 2020 Tourney

The Sturgeon Bay Bass Tournament has canceled what would have been their fifth annual event that was scheduled for May 8-9. In a release sent to anglers, tournament director Gary Nault said that they determined that the health and safety of their staff, tournament anglers, and the general public, that in was best to cancel their 2020 event. Sturgeon Bay has had a Bass Tournament … Continue reading

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Spring Meetings Online

The Wisconsin Conservation Congress annual spring meeting is available online. The Door County meeting was scheduled for Monday of this week but DNR Conservation Warden Chris Kratcha says people can vote online… Among the 55 different questions to vote on include extending the nine-day gun season to 19 days, eliminating the December antlerless-only season, eliminating management zones and limiting the crossbow season to October. You … Continue reading

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Door County Outdoors Show 1/18/20

1/18/20 Captain Dale Stroschein, Wacky Walleye Guide Service, previews the upcoming ice fishing season.

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DNR Public Meeting to Discuss Small Mouth Bass Tuesday

The Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting to discuss the small mouth bass fishery in the waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay surrounding Door County on Tuesday, October 15th at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay. The meeting is expected to run from 6:30 to 8:30PM. The session will allow DNR staff members an opportunity to engage stakeholders and present … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay DNR Counter Service Suspending October 1st

Customer service at the Department of Natural Resources office in Sturgeon Bay will be suspended on Tuesday, October 1st, until training is completed by a new hire. That could take a few weeks. The change is needed because the current customer service representative is transitioning to a new position. The DNR hopes the service can be resumed as quickly as possible. Meanwhile, a limited number … Continue reading

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Kramer Wins K/D Salmon Tournament

Josh Kramer of Kaukauna has won the 37th annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament. His 36.70 pound chinook caught on Tuesday, July 23rd off of Baileys Harbor claims the top prize of $10,000 cash. It’s the biggest fish to hit the tourney scales in the last 20 years and the fourth heaviest winner in K/D history. Kramer with the details of their winning catch, which happened … Continue reading

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New Leader in K/D Salmon Tournament

Josh Kramer is the leader of the 37th annual Kewaunee/Door County Salmon Tournament as of Thursday morning. Kramer registered a 36.70 pound salmon on Tuesday in Baileys Harbor while Gary Welch is in second place with a 34.27 pound fish caught on Tuesday on Washington Island, Buck Felhofer is third with a 33.59 pounder caught last Friday. The tournament has seen a number of huge … Continue reading

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Alexander and Haataja Win SBBT

The team of Brett Alexander and Eric Haataja won the 4th annual Sturgeon Bay Bass Tournament at Sawyer Park on Saturday. The winning team had the lead after day one with 32.76 pounds, which included big bass for the tournament at 7.71 pounds. Saturday proved to be difficult for the winning team, but Alexander says that they added a couple of fish in the last … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay Bass Tournament This Weekend

Bass anglers will be fishing for prizes in the waters off Door County during the 4th Annual Sturgeon Bay Bass Tournament this weekend. Teams pay $380 for the right to fish from 8AM to 5PM Friday and 8AM to 4PM on Saturday. Registration begins at the Lodge at Leathem Smith in Sturgeon Bay Thursday, with the participants meeting starting at 6PM. The tourney headquarters will … Continue reading

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