Southeast Region: Ozaukee County - The south end of the Port Washington harbor stays open over the winter due to the power plant discharge. This area provides a good open water fishing opportunity, and anglers there have been catching a few brown and rainbow trout. Spawn sacs have been the most effective bait.
Milwaukee County - In Milwaukee the river mouth is now ice covered after this cold snap, and Riverfront Ramp is not useable. Prior to icing up, the area under the Hoan Bridge had been producing a few browns and rainbows. When the ice moves out, try fishing spawn, minnows, or Gulp. The fishing pier at the Oak Creek Power Plant is closed for the winter months, and it is scheduled to reopen on March 15.
Racine County - In Racine the harbor in Reefpoint Marina is frozen over, with ice depths reported from 4 to 7 inches. There are aerators running near some docks, so be aware of varying ice depths. Anglers fishing in Reefpoint have been catching a few browns on minnows, spawn sacs, and jigging Gulp.