Category Archives: Salmon

A SPORTSMAN CREED

There are millions fishing each season in the United States. With this vast number of fisherman, there must be an awareness of how important conservation is! Here is a Sportsman Creed I found in an old book…..I guess some things never change! A sportsman will kill few fish, a much smaller number than the law…

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THE POWER OF FISHING

Fishing has become the World’s formost form of family entertainment!  It’s not only fantastic fun, but it can be a terrific way to supliment your diet with fresh fish. I have been fishing the Great Lakes in America, ever since they were stocked with salmon & trout back in 1965, and over the years i’ve…

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Is Corn legal to use as bait?

    Trout love corn! Most states allow it, but most states do not allow chumming with it. Back in the day, there was a pond that was stocked with rainbow trout, anywhere from a pound to six pounds. Using a bobber was the way to catch the fisty criters…..Using another spinning rod, I cought…

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FREE FISHING DATES – WISCONSIN

As a reminder it is free fishing days this weekend in Wisconsin waters. Free Fishing Weekends— June 5-6, 2021 and January 15-16, 2022 Every year, the first consecutive Saturday and Sunday in June and the third Saturday and Sunday in January, are designated as Free Fishing Weekends throughout the state of Wisconsin. Residents and nonresidents…

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Catching Coho Salmon

Casting For Salmon (Coho)  If coho are tucked tight to shore, then the best approach is casting from the bank. Be sure to cast beyond the fish and reel just fast enough to get the plug within a few inches of the bottom, without getting hung in the rocks. My favorite all-around plug for casting…

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Spring Coho (The Wild One)

Just after the ice is out in late Winter, and the waters of southern Lake Michigan warm up,  thousands of  Salmon fisherman swarm to the ports of Indiana to troll the shore lines for the “Wild One!, ”  too experience  more fun, excitement and confusion than a power outage at a three ring surface!  Fishing rods…

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Spring Salmon & Trout

Trout and Salmon boat-fishing season along the southern shoreline of Lake Michigan usually begins with the departure of ice around mid-February to April. Between March and mid-May, most of the fishing activity occurs within a two-mile band along the shoreline with coho salmon contributing close to 90% of the catch. Most coho salmon stocked in…

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