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Re-cap of the Summer

Who is this rough-looking, dejected fisherman? Read on to get the story behind it. Thanks to all of you who have hired me to take you fishing or sightseeing. It’s been a really enjoyable summer for me and you helped to make it so. You are helping me pursue my passion while you have fun […]

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Stannard Rock Trip and Some Local Fishing

We had a great trip to Stannard Rock last week with fairly calm waters and a nice warm day. We set out from Lac La Belle just before 7 am in the dark and fog, but as we approached lake Superior we realized it was only near-shore… the big lake was clear and calm. Less […]

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Latest Trolling Outing on Lake Superior

The boating and fishing season is winding down :-(, but I am still fishing for lake trout, coho and kigs for another month or so. On Monday, we left Lac La Belle in the fog, but Lake Superior was as clear and as pretty as could be as we made our way out near Bear […]

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MCBA Article and Trolling for Salmon & Lake Trout near Bear Bluff

Following is an article I wrote for the Michigan Charter Boaters Association newsletter as I serve as Port Captain for our local port. After the article is an up-date on trolling in Bete Grise lately and how we are catching fish. “As a charter operator who targets lake trout in the Keweenaw for many of […]

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Trolling in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Fishing is still great in the Keweenaw Peninsula out of Lac la Belle with some salmon – both coho and kings – and lots of Lake Trout near Bear Bluff and Manitou Island. Recently on the Helm-n-Buoys I took out a couple of volunteer firemen (3 time client Mel and 2 time, Ron). We had […]

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Lake Trout Action on Bete Grise

With many mouths to feed at their family reunion, the pressure was on to catch a bunch of fish for engineering consultant Larry, army human relations manager Lee and their families. We pushed off from Lac la Belle for a “later than usual” start at 9 am with the request that we catch a bunch […]

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Finn Action Lure Catches the BIG One

Local saw mill GM John brought his family out for a day on Lake Superior for some charter fishing for Lake Trout. We left Lac la Belle at 8 am and headed straight out into Bete Grise to the deep waters of Lake Superior to troll for the deep dwelling trout. After landing a few […]

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Trolling again in Bete Grise for Trout and Salmon

We’ve had a few windy days and a few that I had other obligations, but here is a what we’ve done lately on my Harbercraft. Two Chicagoan couples spent a calm day on Lake Superior as we trolled for Coho for a short time before heading out to special spots for Lake Trout. The morning […]

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Nice Lake Trout Fillets and Cheeks

Our lake trout from the Keweenaw waters (or Copper Country as some call it) are the best looking, leanest and most tasty lakers in the entire world. OK, I realize that’s a bold statement to make, but just look at these fillets of the limit of lake trout that I caught this morning. It was […]

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Take the Time to “Smell the Roses”

I spent 4 out of the last 5 days on the water fishing with an IT man, a nurse, some MTU students, a 3M Engineer, some kids… a mixture of people from thither and yon… in other words, all over the map. We’ve had lots of fish boated, lots lost to in-experience and much fun […]

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