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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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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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