GOING DEEP FOR SUMMERTIME KINGS
By: Capt. Lee Haasch
In my 40 years fishing Lake Michigan I’ve learned that weather plays big part in fishing. Not really a news flash now is it? I’ve also come to accept that there is nothing we can do about the weather, and grumbling really never made a difference in boxing more salmon. Watching trends and weather patterns, well let’s say only makes you ALMOST like a TV weatherman, only it doesn’t pay as well and really doesn’t help in filling the fish cooler either. Continue Reading
Spring is right around the corner!
It’s that time of year. The harbors around Lake Michigan are going to begin to thaw and allow us the opportunity to get in on some of the best brown trout fishing in the country. That’s right the country. Continue Reading
Go Deep For Hot Summertime King Action!
By Capt. Lee Haasch
July mornings on Lake Michigan’s coast usually start a bit cooler, not this particular day. With a balmy 78 degrees at 3:45 am, it was going to be another warm one. Temperatures were predicted to hit 90 plus, with very little wind and lots of sunshine. While this might be normal for central Wisconsin, Algoma is the place most folks go to escape the heat. Another hot one… The surface temps already have crept to the upper 60’s and warming deeper is the trend. Continue Reading
Salmon Leather Shoes
Designer Steven Kerestegian is probably one of the most innovative designers and brings the use of Salmon and leftover skin to an entirely new level. The next time that you’re thinking of throwing away the skin on your filets, remember that there is a man from Chile that figured out a way to make leather out of them. Continue Reading
Hardest Fighting Freshwater Fish
Smallmouth Bass are one of the hardest fighting freshwater fish
I just got back from a little weekend getaway with some friends up in Door County, Wisconsin where we did a little drinking, some relaxing and of course, some fishing. I’ve been up to the bay of Green Bay several times at Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek, WI so I knew where to go, and it payed off. Continue Reading