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How Colors Look Deep in the Water

I spent the last few days at the Ultimate Fishing and Outdoor Rama in Grand Rapids wandering the floor, manning the Michigan Charter Boaters booth and attending seminars. (http://www.showspan.com/USG/Home.aspx) I had a good time, picked up a few helpful pointers and bought some more tackle and equipment to try out this summer, but this article […]

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First Real Video with some Editing

Posted a  video on YouTube to show how this test tank works. It’s been a lot of fun and I invite anyone who has one that you would like me to test, let me know. I can shoot a video or two of it and either post it, or send it to you. I have […]

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Take a kid fishing, it instilled a great memory and hobby in my mind!

I remember when I was a kid only 11 years old I caught my biggest and most memorable Splake Trout of my lifetime. (Here is a description and picts to see what they look like) I did a lot of bumming with my good buddy Porky and his dad who brought us places that were […]

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Getting ready for Christmas? Gift Certificates Available

If you are looking for that perfect gift for someone who love to fish or just to sightsee, here is a deal for you! I can take up to 6 people on my boat and your trip is somewhat customizable, but see my “Rates” page for some ideas. It still has last years’ rates listed, […]

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Hunting now until ice forms for fishing again.

Grand daughter Kiely, our newest one, only 2 months old. A week or so ago, family spent a night in Green Bay so Margaret could attend a seminar. Took the kids to Lambeau field and also attended a snowmobile trade show. Spent the last few days in the woods, not really hunting as much as […]

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Last Day on Lake Superior for the year, Spawning Lake Trout Done!

Wally, Sven, Stanley, Leo and I, spent a very nice day on the Big Lake yesterday (November 7). The water temp was 45 and the air around 50 with plenty of sunshine. We tried to find a new spawning area, but the depth was a little deeper than expected and we found no lakers. We […]

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Spawning Lake Trout in Lake Superior, Fall Fishing

Just a quick note about this week while after spawning lake trout. Four of us fished out of Traverse and caught 12 lakers, released one, much to the chagrin of the brother-in-law captain. I guess I won’t get any more invites from him 😉 Hope to go out again before winter sets in, but have […]

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Last Fishing day on Bete Grise for the year

2 of my kids took a day off of school on Friday to “work” with me on the water… explore new areas and look for spawning lakers. We launched under a light rain at 9 am, but the forecast was for nice weather for the day and by the time we dropped lines, it was […]

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Fishing Up-date, last 2 days fishing with the 19 foot Harbercraft

Got a slow start on Wednesday morning and finally got on the waters of Bete Grise with the Harbercraft with a party of 3. Steve, Nat and Janice, from Washington state had a small window of opportunity to fish and called me on Tuesday and we were able to go out on Wednesday with decent […]

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Itching to fish, visited Menahga, Mn instead

Got a call from Urho on Thursday with an invite to go to Isle Royale for a weekend of fishing the best waters on the lake, but I passed it up. Sometimes NORMAL life plans get in the way and I have to spend time with the family. Instead our family spent last weekend in […]

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