Next meeting is Thursday, September 19th, 2019
7:00 p.m. at City Limits.

Mike G Baumgartner, Fisheries Technician/Supervisor with the DNR Besadny Fish Facility in Kewaunee County will be the guest speaker at the September 19th NEWGLSF Monthly meeting. Mike will discuss the planned open house at their fish facility on October 5th. He may also be joined by another DNR official to discuss the Lake Michigan Fishery and possible use of net pens in our area.

The meeting will include the monthly raffle, the NEWGLSF Fall Swap Meet and lunch. If you are looking to find some great deals on fishing/outdoor gear or to sell some of yours, come early and and set up a table for the Swap Meet.

The October 17th monthly meeting will include the Annual Smoke Fish & Smoke Fish Spread contest. Cash prizes and plaques will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places.

Northeastern Wisconsin Great Lakes Sport Fishermen (NEWGLSF) hosted their 41st Annual Kids’ Fish Derby for Bigs and Littles in the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program on Saturday August 3rd. Bigs, Littles and volunteer fishing crews experienced a beautiful sunny morning and flat Lake Michigan seas on the day of the event at Seagull Marina in Two Rivers.

The largest fish of the day was caught by Little Brother Mark while fishing aboard the Whitecap with Captain Leon LeClair also Mark’s Big Brother. Mark’s winning fish was a Chinook Salmon weighing in at 22.63 pounds. Mark also landed a 5.16 pound Chinook Salmon on the fishing trip which turned out to be enough total fish weight to win a “Largest Catch” fish trophy for Captain Leon LeClair. The second place boat weighing in 20.46 pounds of fish was the “Kestrel” with Captain Jerry Kirk and third place boat was “Gator” weighing in 20.3 pounds of fish with Captains Tom Nowak & John Hemme.

Captain Tom Nowak holding Little Brother Logan’s 11.62 pound Lake Trout and Tom’s partner John Hemme holding Logan’s 8.68 pound Rainbow Trout.

Captain LeClair and Little Brother Mark with their winning fish.

Winners in each of the five fish categories holding their plaques. Left to right are: Joe Sharpe first place Brown Trout 22.43 pounds and Coho Salmon 9.61 pounds;  Ed Wolfert first place Lake Trout 21.27 pounds; Mike Homan first place Rainbow Trout 18.55 pounds; and Eric Berg first place Chinook Salmon 30.45 pounds.

Super Tournament Winners with 19 boats participating were as follows: First Place boat “Hooked” Captained by Kurt Johnson weighed in 73.95 pounds of fish earning a $1000 Prize; Second Place boat “Lady Di” Captained by Ervin Monk weighed in 71.95 pounds of fish earning a $500 Prize; and Third Place boat “Grandpa 6” Captained by Jerry Schaus weighed in 66.70 pounds of fish earning a $300 Prize.

For more event photos click on the "events" link and derby photos under the heading "Derby"