Tag Archives: brown trout

Skamania Steelhead Trout,

Their overwhelming size and unmatched fighting power draw Great Lakes Fisherman from near and far to sample the incredible action! What’s faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? Is it a “SUPER FISH”? No, it’s a Skamania Steelhead Trout, at least if…

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The Almighty Brown Trout

Door County, a fantastic place to net a trophy sized Brown Trout!   Truly a magnificent species of Fresh water trout…. the golden brown fish can easily be distinguished from other trout by its large prominent black and red spots with pale bluish halos. It’s the only trout with red and black spotting. The long…

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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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Go North Young Man!

Chicago area fishermen!  Go north for the best fishing you can find anywhere! Some day when the fisher of men calls your number, consider yourself  fortunate if you’re granted your last wish to fish just one more time.  And if and when the opportunity presents itself, you just might want to make that last cast…

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Kenosha Harbor Wisconsin

The trout bite at Lake Michigan was up and down last week as it became tricky for shoreline fishermen who went from flat piers to uneven rocky areas to get the fish. Trout numbers seemed to decline recently inside the main Kenosha Harbor, signalling to veteran anglers the larger concentrations are migrating back to the…

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Kicked In The Ice Hole

If it is your first time ice fishing, there are a few things you should know. First of all, do not go out and buy anything quite yet! A spinning rod and reel will  do fine for starters.  I have known some that thought they would like to try ICE FISHING, only to find that they…

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Early Brown Trout

  Here’s a twelve pound Brown I caught long lining with a planer board.  It was early Spring at one of  Illinois/Indiana Lake Michigans warm water discharges at the southern end.  Notice the small spinner and the (glow in the dark) bead above the body…..This is a deadly lure/flasher combination I often use to nail…

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