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Fishing summary out of Copper Harbor for lake trout and coho salmon

Wednesday morning I was supposed to have a charter in Bete Grise, but the weather was not good, so we re-scheduled it for Thursday morning. Since I had several charters to do out of Copper Harbor later that day and Friday, I offered to bring them around the point and fish along the way. Fishing […]

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Lighthouse sightseeing trip to Huron Island, Granite Island and Stannard Rock

I had several charters to see lighthouses, some with serious lighthouse enthusiasts and some casual tourists who just wanted to see the local sights. One was a 135 mile trip that I wrote a little about before, but I did not have a chance to post pictures until now, on this rainy morning. Mitch and […]

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Past 2 Days of fishing on Lake Superior for Coho and Lake Trout

Yesterday we fished with a family of 4 from Traverse City and had a nice day on the water, with very flat seas. The weather was warm and sunny and although we fished for several hours, we only managed to boat 2 small lake trout. My strategy was to go directly to one of my […]

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Trolling for lake trout on Lake Superior on 8/7/10 With Brighton Couple and Seattle Man

Departed at 8 am this morning with 3 “Golden Years” folks with the sun shining and fairly calm waters. Had a little chill in the air and heavy dew, but the forecast was good. Fished out from Bare Bluff for a while with no action, but when we hauled in to move, we picked up […]

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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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