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Sightseeing with a little trolling for lakers mixed in near Keweenaw Point

A couple of windy days kept us off of the water, but early today, trolled in close for Coho but had no luck. The boys wanted to try their “hot spot” in the channel, so we stopped therefor 20 minutes and they caught several rock bass. (I hope they remembered to empty them out when […]

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Stannard Rock Fishing for trophy Lake Trout – Spur of the Moment Trip

This morning we met at 5:30 am at the Lac la Belle launch dock with the intent to fish in Bete Grise for lake trout, coho, steelhead and/or king salmon (chinook). As we left motored out to my favorite spot, I mentioned, on a whim, that we could fish at Stannard Rock for the day […]

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Caught 21 total in our Early morning fishing for lake trout in Bete Grise, Keweenaw Peninsula

Left the dock at 6:10 this morning with 2 of my boys as deck hands, John and Bill. We went directly out to the lake trout fishing grounds, since the Coho fishing has been slow lately. Started catching fish almost right away, got slow for a while as we moved off the “spot”, but getting […]

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Lighthouse Sightseeing Charter, Fishing Charter and Fishing with my Boys

Yesterday, we went on a 135 mile run to Huron Island light, Granite Light and Stannard Rock Light with the same Larry that chartered around the point to see 5 lighthouses. Brother Mitch also came for thee ride. (nice to have someone with experience along to help with docking, driving and just another set of […]

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Re-cap of last 2 days, sightseing and fishing in the Keweenaw

      Yesterday, I brought a nice couple, Jeff and Pam from Madison, WI out to see the Mendota Lighthouse, Gull Rock Lighthouse, and Manitou Island Lighthouse for pictures. They also got pictures of Bare Bluff and a few other sights alone the way. There are a few commercial fishing nets to watch out […]

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Chicago Family on a Lake Trout Fishing Day Trolling on Lake Superior for Trout and Salmon

For those interested in joining me, I am going on a 150 mile, 3-lighthouse photo taking ride on Monday. (Stannard Rock light, Huron Island light and Granite Island light) Didn’t land any salmon yesterday, but caught 5 Lake Trout, one for each of the 5 family members from the Chicago area. They spent the week […]

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Sightseeing/fishing combo – Slow fishing with Ken and Kami

    Fished near the point today because this couple wanted to do some sightseeing and I thought I’d bring them to see the Gull Rock Light. We fished for an hour and picked up this laker just as we started to pull lines. We them motored over the the lighthouse, which was in the […]

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update on fishing

I added some pictures to this blog… Going out with a man and his wife tomorrow on a fish/sightseeing combo trip. Had 4 charters in the past 4 days leaves no time for blogs. One was sightseeing only, around the point to see 5 lighthouses and 4 fishing charters. Caught 23 fish including 1 king […]

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Fishing for Lake Trout out of Eagle Harbor on Scum Line

Fished today out of Eagle Harbor with little success. Only 2 lakers caught, but also lost 2 fish. The ‘Scum Line” was almost non-existent even though we caught one in just 20 minutes on Saturday out there. Tried to troll in 3 different places before jigging in close near silver Island. Nothing caught with jigs […]

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Isle Royale Bobbing, Jigging and Deep Sea Trolling for Lake Trout and Salmon

Spent the weekend at Isle Royalnne with Margaret and her brother Dave and wife Anne. Left on Thursday and back Saturday night. Caught fish all three days and brought home our limit of 12 lakers. Also caught some Coho Salmon. The biggest one was caught by Dave… a 18 pounder and Anne caught a 12 […]

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