Norton's Lake Report and Catch of the Day

Norton's Fishing Adventures offers the best fishing experiences available on Big Green Lake and the Fox River in the Green Lake and Princeton, Wisconsin area. Check here often for Lake Reports and to find out who made the Catch Of The Day.

Monday, July 02, 2018

2018 SUMMER LAKE TROUT FISHING

We are going strong on our lake trout fishing. Most days the bite is good, catching Lake Trout from limit size of 17 inches, up to a few well over 10 pounds. Here are a few photos from this summer.









Thursday, February 15, 2018

MID FEBRUARY ICE FISHING

The trout bite is spotty to slow with a few shanties getting some really nice fish.
The perch bite is the best that we have seen in years. We are catching a mix of medium to large fish, some over 12 inches.
Cisco bite in very slow.
Here  is a photo of a family
 enjoying the day on the ice with a nice lake trout.

Saturday, January 06, 2018

STARTING LAKE TROUT FISHING

We will have lake trout shanties available starting this Sunday Jan.7th.
Location for meeting is Horner's Landing.
We fished for ciscos, but the bite is still slow.


Wednesday, January 03, 2018

ICE CONDITIONS UPDATE

The eastern end of Big Green Lake has frozen over.
There is still lots of open water on the lake and
 the geese are trying their best to keep open water holes out there.
We are checking the ice this afternoon and will update as we know more.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

ICE CONDITIONS DEC 28 2017

It's cold outside. Most of the bays have good walking ice. We are catching  good sized perch in Dartford Bay. It's looking like Big Green Lake will give us early ice this year. Lake Trout season opens the first Sat in Jan,, coming up soon.
We will post ice conditions on this blog as they change.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

JULY 2017 LAKE TROUT BITE

The lake trout bite this July has been fantastic.
The average size is still larger than what we have seen in recent years, and we are catching more of them. A few white bass are also starting to show up.
Check out some of these photos.









Sunday, July 02, 2017

LAKE TROUT FISHING BIG GREEN LAKE

The lake trout bite is very good some days and moderate on other days.
 Some good sized ones are being caught.
One group this week caught 6 trout, 21 to 31 inches long.
Here are some photos. The large trout is 13 pounds.


Tuesday, June 20, 2017

THE COLD WATER FISHERY IN BIG GREEN LAKE

People and business in the area who enjoy fishing Big Green Lake have
 organized a council to help improve the cold water fishery. Many of these have donated money and time and because of this there will be 23,000 RE Rainbow stocked this Sept. in Big Green Lake.
They should be creel ready by next year.
Many thanks to all who have helped with this project.
Here are some photos of the RE at the hatchery.
The Green Lake Cold Water Fishery Council.
Website coming soon.





EARLY SUMMER LAKE TROUT FISHING 2017

We got the boat out in early May.
 The Lake Trout bite is slow but steady.
We are catching fewer in number small sized lake trout,
 The lake trout that are being caught are larger in size than average.
Here are some photos of happy fisherman.







Tuesday, January 31, 2017

UPDATE OF ICE CONDITIONS ON BIG GREEN LAKE

We had to wait 3 weeks for the warmer weather to be replaced by colder temperature's.
It is now cold enough to have good ice.
Starting this Saturday Feb 4th we will be having
 our shanties out for fishing Lake Trout, Cisco, and Perch.
Call 920 295 3617 if you want to enjoy ice fishing in comfort.
Photos by Tom Eddy.







Saturday, January 14, 2017

ICE CONDITIONS ON BIG GREEN LAKE

We have good ice on the bay.
 Ice shanties are available for perch fishing, which is doing very well.
The main lake has 4 inches of ice , good enough for walking only. We will
update the conditions as they change.

Thursday, July 07, 2016

EARLY SUMMER 2016 LAKE TROUT SUCCESS

We are catching some great lake trout this year. We started in May and we continue to go out almost every day. The numbers of fish are down, but the average size is larger. Enjoy these photos of some happy people.