7-15-2015 Southern Lake Huron:

Some steelhead are being taken out near the color lines fishing the top 25 to 60 foot of water with bright orange, green and yellow colors. Try using some 2, 3, 5, and 10 color lead lines off those Offshore boards. Lake Trout are being taken in 100 to 120 foot of water areas North of the harbor using clean spoons off the downriggers and dodgers and squids off the bottom. Blue, Green, Yellow with black dots, and orange colors have still been working. Quicker speeds are working best. Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton J-Lyn Charters Harbor Beach MI 810-542-0426 www.jlyncharters.com Some steelhead are being taken out near the color lines fishing the top 25 to 60 foot of water with bright orange, green and yellow colors. Try using some 2, 3, 5, and 10 color lead lines off those Offshore boards. Lake Trout are being taken in 100 to 120 foot of water areas North of the harbor using clean spoons off the downriggers and dodgers and squids off the bottom. Blue, … [Read more...]

7-10-2015 Southern Lake Huron:

Capt. Janice Deaton reports from SLH J-Lyn Charters Lake Trout being taken in 90 to 140 foot of water areas straight out and North of the harbor using clean spoons off the downriggers and dodgers and squids off the bottom. Green, Yellow with black dots, and orange colors have still been working. Quicker speeds are working best. Some steelhead are starting to be taken out near the color lines fishing the top 50 foot of water with bright orange, green and yellow colors. Try using some 2, 3, 5, and 10 color lead lines off those Offshore boards. A few nice Coho were taken mixed in with the steelhead on the same lures. Be aware that there have been some reports of a free floating net straight out of the harbor in 100 foot of water setting close to the bottom with a couple of lines on the ends that come up on both ends to 70 foot that some fishermen have been getting their cannon balls caught up in, for your safety keep a pair of wire cutters close to the back of your boat near the … [Read more...]

6-25-2015 Southern Lake Huron

With the bad storms and wind we have just had the fish will be scattered some so you will need to look for them. Try fishing the deeper water first. Lake Trout were being taken in 65 to 100 foot of water straight out and North of the harbor using clean spoons off the downriggers, and dodgers with spin and glows close to the bottom. Start in 120 foot of water and work your way in and out till you find them. Try some green, blue and pink colors. A few Steelhead were starting to be caught in 60 to 100 foot of water. Look for those color lines and work them for best results. Try using clean spoons off the Offshore boards and downriggers working the top 40 to 60 feet. Try some 2, 5, and 10 colored lead lines as well. Bright colors are working best. Salmon are still slow but a few were caught mixed in with the steelhead. Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton J-Lyn Charters Harbor Beach MI … [Read more...]

6-17-2015 Southern Lake Huron

Capt. Janice Deaton reports from SLH J-Lyn Charters The rain, storms and wind that have been coming through have scattered the fish, try starting straight out from the light house and work your way to the North of the harbor for Lake Trout try using clean spoons off the downriggers, and dodgers with spin and glows close to the bottom. Start in 70 foot of water and work your way out to 100 foot. A few Salmon and Steelhead are still being taken in the 50 to 100 foot of water areas straight out and North of the harbor, using clean spoons off the downriggers, fishing 30 to 90 foot down. Best colors have still been the bright greens and yellows, black with orange, pink,black with white, and silver. Don"t forget to try some 2, 4, and 10 color lead lines off the Offshore boards as well with clean spoons. Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton J-Lyn Charters … [Read more...]

6-10-2015 Southern Lake Huron

Capt. Janice Deaton reports from SLH J-Lyn Charters THIS WEEKEND (June 13 & 14) IS FREE FISHING WEEKEND NO FISHING LICENSE REQIRED! So get out there and have some fun! There have been some limits of Lake Trout being taken North of the harbor using clean spoons off the downriggers, and dodgers with spin and glows close to the bottom. Start in 65 foot of water and work your way out to 120 foot. There have been a few Salmon and Steelhead taken in the 50 to 100 foot of water areas straight out and North of the harbor, using clean spoons off the downriggers and Offshore boards fishing 45 to 90 foot down. Best colors have been the bright greens and yellows, black with orange, pink, and silver. Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton J-Lyn Charters Harbor Beach MI 810-542-0426 … [Read more...]

6-01-2015 Southern Lake Huron

Capt. Janice Deaton reports from SLH J-Lyn Charters The high winds we have had the last few days will have the fish scattered so you will need to look for them. Try straight out and North of the harbor, starting in 50 foot of water, work a West to East troll back and forth from 50 to 120 feet of water till you find where they are setting at. Clean spoons off the downriggers and Offshore boards should work for you. Put out some 2,3,5,and 10 colored lead lines off the boards too. Try using blue, green, orange and black colors to start. Set your lines from 30 to 95 foot down for best results. Slower speeds will be best for your Lake Trout and faster for your Salmon and Steelhead.(1.5 to 3.0) Good Luck. Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton … [Read more...]

5-27-2015, Southern Lake Huron

Capt. Janice Deaton reports from SLH J-Lyn Charters Some Salmon and Steelhead are being taken Straight out and North of the harbor fishing in 50 to 95 feet of water fishing 30 to 60 feet down using spoons. Best colors have been black and orange, green, blue, white and yellow. Try some spoons on 3, 5, and 10 color lead lines on the Offshore Boards as well. There are still some limits of Lake Trout being taken North, and straight out of the harbor in the 70 to 110 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, or clean spoons down 65 to 110 feet. Best colors are the Ghost, and Froggie dodgers with white with pink dots or bright yellow with green and orange colored spin and glows. You might want to try for some perch inside the harbor using minnows or crawlers. Don't forget to take a kid fishing … [Read more...]

05-20-2015 Southern Lake Huron

Port Capt. Janice Deaton Of J-Lyn Charters Reports from Harbor Beach:   A few Salmon and Steelhead have been taken Straight out and North of the harbor fishing in 75 to 100 feet of water fishing 30 to 55 feet down using spoons. Best colors have been blue, green, white and yellow. Try some 3 and 5 color lead lines on the Offshore Boards as well.   Some limits of Lake Trout are still being taken North, and straight out of the harbor in the 65 to 120 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, or clean spoons down 70 to 110 feet. Best colors have been White, and froggie dodgers with white and pink dotted or bright yellow with green and orange colored spin and glows.   You might try for some perch inside the harbor using minnows or crawlers.   Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton … [Read more...]

05-12-2015 Southern Lake Huron

Port Capt. Janice Deaton Of J-Lyn Charters Reports from Harbor Beach:   Some Salmon and Steelhead are being taken in 70 to 100 foot of water, North of the harbor with spoons off the downriggers and also on some 2,3, 5, and 10 color lead lines off the Offshore boards. The bright orange and black, black and white, silver and blue, and green colors are working.   Lake Trout have been taken North, and straight out of the harbor in the 70 to 120 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, or clean spoons down 70 to 120 feet.     Keep those lines tight, Captains Ken and Janice Deaton J-Lyn Charters … [Read more...]

9-16-2014 Southern Lake Huron:

Port Capt. Janice Deaton Of J-Lyn Charters Reports from Harbor Beach:   Some Salmon and Steelhead are being taken in 70 to 100 foot of water, North of the harbor with spoons off the downriggers and also on some 2,3, 5, and 10 color lead lines off the Offshore boards. The bright orange and black, black and white, silver and blue, and green colors are working. Also it is time to try putting a few J-Plugs out for those fall Salmon that might be showing up. They are still scattered so work till you find them.   Lake Trout have been taken North, and straight out of the harbor in the 80 to 100 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, or clean spoons down 90 to 120 feet.   You might want to try for some Walleye straight out and North of the harbor in the 70 to 100 foot of water areas using crawler harnesses, and small spoons or Hot & Tots, best colors have still been the lime green, copper, mixed veggie, orange and black, and black with … [Read more...]

09-03-2014 Southern lake Huron:

Port Capt. Janice Deaton Of J-Lyn Charters Reports from Harbor Beach:     Some Salmon and Steelhead are being taken in 80 to 130 foot of water, North and straight out from the harbor with spoons off the downriggers and also on some 2,3, and 5 color lead lines off the Offshore boards. The bright orange and black, copper, black and white and green are good colors to start with. They are scattered so work till you find them. Some Lake Trout have also been taken mixed in with the Salmon and Steelhead North, and straight out of the harbor in the 80 to 130 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, also spoons down 90 to 120 feet.   A few Walleye are being taken straight out and North of the harbor in the 70 to 90 foot of water areas using crawler harnesses, and small spoons or Hot & Tots best colors have still been the lime green, copper, or mixed veggie, orange and black, and black with white colors. You might want to try casting off … [Read more...]

07-28-2014 Southern Lake Huron:

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Port Capt. Janice Deaton Of J-Lyn Charters Reports from Harbor Beach:   The wind is back again!  But only for a couple of days.  Once the wind calms and the waves subside, you will want to give it a try.   Walleye fishing was picking up for us before this wind, you will need to head North and straight out of the harbor fishing the 30 to 90 foot of water areas.  Some fair amounts were being taken trolling with crawlers and harnesses and some hot & tots, and small spoons.  Perch colors and silver or purple with black colors have been working.  Try casting some body baits from the wall early morning and late evening also.   Salmon and Steelhead in 60 to 150 foot of water, North and straight out from the harbor with spoons off the downriggers and also try some 2,3,5,7,and 10 color lead lines off the Offshore boards.  The bright orange, copper, white with black dots, and gold are good colors to start with.    Try for the Lake Trout South, North, and … [Read more...]

07-25-2014 Southern Lake Huron:

Port Capt. Janice Deaton Of J-Lyn Charters Reports from Harbor Beach:   The wind has been making it hard to get out there and fish this week.  Hopefully the rough water will get rid of the dead vegetation film that was coming up from the bottom. It was making a mess of the lures and lines.  If it is still there be patient while you clean it off of your lines, as those fish will not come near your lures with any of it on the lines or lures.  They do not like it either!    Once the wind calms and the waves subside, you will want to try for Salmon and Steelhead in 60 to 150 foot of water, North and straight out from the harbor with spoons off the downriggers and also try some 2,3,5,7,and 10 color lead lines off the Offshore boards.  The bright orange, copper, white with black dots, and gold are good colors to start with.    Try for the Lake Trout South, North, and straight out of the harbor in 80 to 160 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, … [Read more...]