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Where can I ice fish in Lake Geneva?

Where can I ice fish in Lake Geneva?

Lake Geneva has a lot more choices, all with good access. Some of my favorites are the Fontana Beach area, Geneva Bay, Trinkes Bay or Williams Bay.

Is Lake Geneva WI frozen?

The lake fully froze over every year from 1862 until 1997 — the first time a full freeze was not recorded. Since 1997, the lake did not fully freeze three other years — 2001, 2012 and 2017.

Is there good fishing in Lake Geneva?

Lake Geneva is a well balanced fishery including Walleye, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Brown and Rainbow Trout, White Bass, Perch, Crappie, Bluegill and Cisco.

What part of the lake is best for ice fishing?

For many lakes, the best depth to start ice fishing is in the 8 to 20 foot zone. However, depending on the species, time of year and underwater structure, depths less than 5 feet or more than 20 feet might hold more fish.

What type of fish are in Lake Geneva?

Geneva Lake is a 5401 acre lake located in Walworth County. It has a maximum depth of 135 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from public boat landings, public beaches. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Trout and Walleye.

Are there Ice Castles in Lake Geneva?

Lake Geneva’s Ice Castles are open for business. For the third year in a row, the castles are standing at Geneva National Resort and Club on the north shore of Lake Como.

Does Lake Geneva freeze in the winter?

WINTER ON LAKE GENEVA OPERATIONS Lake Geneva starts to freeze right after our Santa Cruises are over, but the water around the Office Boat and several of our cruise boats is circulated to keep it from freezing.

Where can I fish in Geneva?

As the largest Alpine lake in Western Europe, located at the foot of the Alps and the Jura, Lake Geneva is the ideal lake for fishing for carnivorous fish such as Perch, big Pike and Lake Trout….When to fish on Lake Geneva.

Espèce de poisson Période de pêche
Brochet mai à décembre
Perche juin à décembre

How deep should you fish when ice fishing?

In my experience, I’ve found that most of the best ice-fishing action comes in water from 3-to-20 feet deep. I like to set up my traps so that they cover a variety of depths. Areas with rock piles, weed beds, or dramatic contours are all good spots.

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