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Gary Engberg Outdoors


January 3, 2019

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Pictured, Captain Eric Haataja of Milwaukee with brown trout he's caught by the Oak Creek Power Plant.

Winter Open Water Fishing for Steelhead and Brown Trout

We all know that winter will be coming soon. But there is a "hot" bite in Lake Michigan near Milwaukee and will continue thru the winter and possibly into March. The Wisconsin weather has been below normal and cloudy with virtually no snow. But the weather this past week has warmed up and made open water fishing an option for the hardy angler. We've had a little snow in my area of southwest Wisconsin, but the last few days with the temperatures in the middle 40's F. has melted the snow cover that we had. December has even been a little...

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