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Trolling, Jigging and sightseeing lately on Lake Superior

Contrary to some peoples’ thinking, I am actively charter fishing and sightseeing here in the Upper Peninsula. Fishing out of Copper Harbor and Lac La Belle is as good or better than other seasons with some good numbers of trout, a few salmon and now steelhead and a brown trout. I had a slow start […]

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Loooooong Over Due Up-date

You may think I have not been fishing with the pandemic going on, but the truth is, I’ve just been lazy about posting. Here is a little compilation of fishing picts and what we have been catching lately with our Lake Superior trolling. There has been a pretty good mix lately with our first Coho […]

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Where Have I Been?

Some of my clients (and others) have been asking me, “where have you been, I haven’t seen a blog on your website in quite a while…” Charter fishing? No. trolling somewhere else for trout, salmon or? No. Well , the answer is, I’ve been busy preparing, repairing and cruising on my 38 foot Marine Trader, […]

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Multiple Species Poem

A variety of species Is always fun Trolling Lake Superior Before the bright sun. At first we caught Splake Then a Brown Trout The fish were in shallow And scattered about. To find some Lake Trout We had to go deep Jigging the bottom A bunch we did keep. Later near shore A Pike bit […]

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Lake Trout Study Video

As a charter captain who often targets lake trout in the Keweenaw, I have a deep interest (pun intended) in data about them… where they go, what they like, where and how they spawn and their migration patterns. (I certainly have as much interest in salmon – coho and kings – as well as steel […]

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Spring Poem

Trolling on Superior Is so much fun It’s been on my mind And I’m ready to run. My reels are all tuned Spooled with new line As I look outside The weather is fine. For melting the ice Still on the lakes The snow in my driveway Is all it’ll take.     To get […]

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Fish Tacos & Boat Rescue on the Rocks

  Late on a Saturday In the end of July, I was checking my email, But I don’t know why. My days were all full With charters of fishing, Sightseeing and cruising, Without any wishing. My eye caught a message From someone like me, With the same first name, So I had to see…   […]

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Gull Rock and Manitou Lighthouse Poem

Manitou Island, is such a neat place To visit and roam, Rock hunters embrace. With numerous agates, around all its shore Most visitors love it, and come back for more.   Looking for gems, combing the beaches Lay out in the sun, or explore the far reaches. Find some adventure, it never gets old The […]

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Summer Trolling and Time Passing Us By

Wow what a summer, that passed us by Caught lots of lake trout, under clear blue sky. With charters so busy, and no extra time Neglecting these blogs, seems like a crime. When out on the water, My wife will attest Time passes me by, and that’s why it’s best. To stay out as long, […]

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Stannard Rock – Ice Fishing?

Below is an article written by Gazette writer Jim Junttila that appeared in the Daily Mining Gazette on Friday, March 10, 2018 that he gave me permission to re-print here on my blog. Brian Stannard Rock is a great summer fishing destination, but who would want to go ice fishing there? By Jim Junttila for the […]

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