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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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Sightseeing and Fishing for lake Trout Near Keweeenaw Point

Fished for a couple of hours before a little sightseeing around the point yesterday with a small and happy family. Lost one near the boat before landing two nice lakers. Margaret and I are now taking the next few days or so off to fish some more at Isle Royale. Or maybe it would not […]

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July 5th Fishing

Robert and his father Pat fished with us in the morning. They awoke before the birds in order to drive all they way from Iron River, MI, a 3 hour drive with no coffee. It seems that nobody stays open 24 hours anymore. Anyway, it was worth their trip as they caught 7 fish including […]

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Evening outing in Bete Grise

Fished in the evening with Walt and Lynn and 3 of their kids and caught 2 kings and 2 lake trout in just an hour and 1/2. It was just before dark in about 30 to 50 feet deep. Lots of bait fish showing up too. See the “Gallery” for more photos. Going out with […]

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Lac La Belle fishing for Pike, Crappy and Small nmouth

Went fishing a little later this morning and feels like sleeping in. Pushed off at 8 am with a couple from lower Michigan and their college son who is attending Michigan Tech. They wanted to fish Lac La Belle, then take a short ride on the “Big” lake just for the experience. The fishing was […]

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