Trolling in January?

Lake Michigan Trolling…In January?!?

By: Chris Carns

Badger Sportsman and A1 Big Fish Charters have been working on getting together for an outing on Lake Michigan for the past couple years, but the dates just never worked out.  Finally, we were able to get a date that worked for both sides. The “catch” of the original arrangement was that we would be trolling on Lake Michigan during January or February. And on top of that would likely need to be, “breaking ice to get the boat launched.”  As we talked, to me, it seemed a little farfetched.  I mean we are based in Oshkosh and typically it is well below zero during those months and, on top of that, EVERYTHING is frozen!!  I realize Lake Michigan doesn’t freeze, but still… Continue Reading