Tag Archives: salmon fishing

COHO SALMON

April 5th Indiana Report: 4/5 Launched out of East Chicago 2:30p. Trolled the wall to the corner and to the break wall by Buffington Harbor. Two limits of coho by 6:30p. Mid-sized crank/red color were hot. One fish on orange dodger/fly. 4/6 Set lines at Gary Light at 530 am and picked up 3 coho…

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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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Root River Racine Wisconsin

ROOT RIVER SPORT FISHING Whether you are an experienced fisherman or a family desiring to make a memory, you can have success fishing the waters of the beautiful Root River. The Root River is a major tributary to Lake Michigan. This quiet river boasts world-class trout and salmon fishing, and hosts perch, bass, and pike…

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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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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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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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LAKERS PCB WARNING

It might be my imagination but the warnings about eating large Lake Trout because of PCB contamination are what throw me off as far as targeting Lake Trout for food. I know they are kind of sporty when jigged up from shallow water on lighter rods and line but I would rather catch and eat…

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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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