07-07-2013 UP Lake Huron

Captain Jim Shutt from Dream-Seaker Charters reports from the UP: Please print this fish report for the northern Lake Huron area near Hessel. The fishing around here has steadily increased. There have been more Atlantic salmon caught this spring than in previous seasons. White spin doctors with green or white flies have produced well in the top thirty feet of water, when ran fifty to seventy five behind the ball. Orange and gold Rapalas, along with perch Rapalas have also done well with these fish, and the Steel Head trout. Kings are coming in the eight to twelve pound range on chrome and green, pearl white, and green with gold back spoons. Nice size Lake Trout have been caught on meat rigs, along with white and green spoons in one hundred to one hundred twenty feet of water, within ten to twenty feet of the bottom. Perch fishing has been slow, but good size perch are being caught on minnows, and night crawlers. Northern Pike are doing better this season with many pike … [Read more...]

06-28-2013 Northern Lake Huron

Captain Terry Walsh of Termar Charters reports from AuGres: The red hot walleye fishing straight out of Augres in the 31-41-foot depths has gradually tapered off this week, but some nice catches have come to the cleaning tables all week. The east side of the shipping channel has been quite productive as have the waters south of point AuGres, where anglers have been trolling between 24 to 31 feet. I also saw a superb catch of walleye pulled from 21 to 23- feet of water off the Pinconning Bar yesterday. Several fish were over four pounds, the two best going seven and eight pounds. All came on crawler harnesses. Some of the best walleye I have seen taken in years have been boated this week. Two boats out of our marina had several walleye in the six to eight pound class today. Hot 'N Tots are suddenly working quite well, as 50 % of our fish have come on the plastic lures the last couple of days. Both the 1/4-ounce and 3/8-ounces "Rattlers" are producing well, especially the … [Read more...]