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Chinook (King) Salmon State Records

The awesome power, speed, endurance and fighting ability of an adult (KING) Chinook Salmon makes them worthy of the title “KING OF THE GREAT LAKES” LISTED BY STATE CAUGHT, WEIGHT,WHERE, WHO & WHEN: Illinois 37 lbs 0 oz Lake Michigan Marge Landeen 8/7/1976 Indiana 38 lbs 0 oz Trail Creek Rich Baker 1980 Michigan 46…

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LET EM’ SPAWN….. LET EM’ LIVE

Every year or two, millions of pink salmon return to local rivers to spawn. It makes for great fishing, but it’s also tempting with so many fish ripe for the plucking to break the rules and poach or snag them. As a result of poaching, the Fall-Run Chinook (King) Salmon population has been declining sharply,…

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CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF A THIRTY KIND

CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF A THIRTY KIND SISTER BAY MARINA…..DOOR COUNTY PENINSULA WISCONSIN 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 in…

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Musky VS The King!

   There he stands, draped in more equipment than a telephone lineman, trying to outwit an organism with a brain no bigger than a breadcrumb, and getting licked in the process!  Question: What would you rather catch, a 32 lb musky, or a 28 lb King Salmon? NOTHING MAKES A FISH BIGGER THAN ALMOST BEING…

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Michigan Chinook (King) Salmon Record ((snagging??))

Looking up the State Record Chinook (King) Salmon In Michigan, I could not believe what I saw! The State of Michigan actually recognized S N A G G I N G*  as a legal method of fishing! This is what was published as their state record Chinook Salmon: CHINOOK SALMON- Michigan-46.06 Lbs. 43.5 Inches –…

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Salmon Snaggers ((Let Them Spawn))

“It is only the inexperienced and thoughtless who find pleasure in killing fish for the mere sake of killing them. No sportsman does this.”- W.C.Prime, 1888 Here is an article I found written some time back….. I feel the same way about this mindless activity! “Every October and November, a strange and gruesome spectacle takes…

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OCT 1st ((Chicago Opening Day Snagging))

 Recently I saw  some snaggers  lined up around the Lincoln Park lagoon in Chicago, aggressively trying to snag salmon. And it’s legal, from now until the end of the year. Lord only knows why! This form of fishing (If You Want To call it That?), which is banned altogether in many states, is allowed annually from…

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King Of The Great Lakes

The power, strength, speed, endurance and awesome fighting ability of an adult Chinook Salmon makes them worthy of the title “KING OF THE GREAT LAKES”! Fighting a 30 pound King provides enough excitement and fun to rank as the ultimate Fresh water trolling thrill! There is no doubt, salmon claim the title as the Great…

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