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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

Lake Michigan Fishing

1965….A Year Which Will Live in Infamy! It all started back in 1965 when they stocked Lake Michigan with salmon and trout! There is no doubt, salmon claim the title as the Great Lakes most popular game fish. They are highly respected for their powerful long, line-stripping runs and hook bending strikes, as well as their […] Read more

Michigan City (Skamania)

Their overwhelming size and unmatched fighting power draw Great Lakes fisherman from near and far to sample the incredible action! What’s faster than a speeding bullet,  more powerful than a locomotive and  able to leap tall buildings  in a single bound? Is it a “Super fish”? No, it’s a skamania steelhead Trout, at least if you 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

Skamania Madness

Skamania Steelhead often fight so hard that by netting time they have exhausted themselves! Their overwhelming size and unmatched fighting power draw Great Lakes fisherman from near and far to sample the incredible action! For those of you that don’t know, a skamania steelhead is actually a strain of Rainbow Trout, also known as steelhead 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

Skamania Steelhead Rainbow Trouts

What is the difference between a Skamania Steelhead and Rainbow Trout? (STEELHEAD TROUT) (RAINBOW TROUT) (Skamania Trout)     Lake Michigan Steelhead Life Cycle  Many people think that Steelhead and Rainbow Trout’s are exactly the same fish. In truth, they are similar but not the same, although they belong to the same species. Read more
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