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Lake Michigan Top Ports

Lake Michigan is the third largest of the Great Lakes and the sixth largest lake in the world. Bordered by Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin it is the only one of the Great Lakes that lies completely within the borders of the  United States. There are dozens of tributary creeks, streams and rivers that provide […] Read more

North For Northern Pike

Back in the day, up in the Ontario bush a contest for the “weirdest-lure was won by a person that caught an eight-pound Northern Pike on a red toothbrush with a treble hook!   Don’t think for one minute that a trophy Northern pike is that easy to catch!  A twenty pound  ‘Jack’ can be […] Read more

Portage (Burns Ditch)

Portage (Burns Ditch) Click to enlarge The mouth of the Little Calumet River, or Burns Waterway in Portage, is another great place to fish for skamania steelhead. Like Trail Creek, the Little Calumet also receives a large steelhead stocking every year, so returning fish seek the creek mouth each July.  The best way to fish […] Read more

Trolling??

 This article is meant to be both humorous and educational depending on the reader! In some cases it might even clear up the thinking that some have about “TROLLING!”  Trolling is the practice of dragging a lure through water to attract your target fish   Most people know what trolling is when used in terms of fishing, […] Read more