Where to License in Sturgeon Bay

  • DNR Sturgeon Bay Service Center

    110 S. Neenah Ave.
    (920) 746-2860

  • Greystone Castle

8 N. Madison Ave.
    (920) 743-9923

  • Door County Clerk

    421 Nebraska St.
    (920) 746-2200

  • Howie’s Tackle

1309 Green Bay Road
    (920) 746-9916

  • Wal-Mart Store

1536 Egg Harbor Road
    (920) 746-0402

  • Hol ‘N One Mobil

    25 N. Madison Ave.
    (920) 743-8772

Where to Launch

Sturgeon Bay offers 5 public boat launches for convenient access to it’s waters.
  • Robert M. Carmody Park

    357 County CC in the town of Union, with a 6-lane boat launch, fishing pier, picnic area, parking and restroom facilities. New in 2005.

  • Sawyer Park

    Launching Ramp, at the north end of Neenah Avenue on Sturgeon Bay¹s west side, has been noted as one of the best boat launches in Wisconsin. It features six ramps, parking for 190 vehicles and trailers, two fish-cleaning stations, and rest rooms with showers. A special TV, sponsored by Charter Communications and the Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament, in the Dock Master¹s building provides up-to-the-minute weather maps and conditions. A Wisconsin DNR Field Office, adjacent to the park, sells fishing licenses. Daily and annual launch passes are required. They are available at the Dock Master¹s building.

  • Sunset Park

    on the east side of North 3rd Avenue, turn south on Florida St. Sunset Park Boat Launch has a two-ramp launch suitable for smaller boats that offers close access to many favorite fishing sites on the south end of the outer bay.

  • Potawatomi State Park Launch

    in Sawyer Harbor, is accessed through the park entrance, 3740 Park Drive. This multiple-ramp facility includes a fishing pier, a large surfaced parking lot with lighting, and rest rooms. A daily or yearly state park sticker is required.

  • Old Stone Quarry Park

    on County B 4.5 miles north of Sturgeon Bay, has two county-owned ramps, parking for approximately 90 vehicle-trailer combinations, and rest rooms. Offering access from the northeast end of the bay, it¹s also a favorite shore fishing location for non-boaters.

  • Sturgeon Bay Public Launches