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Lot of photos on the links. Exciting stuff going on!


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Update:   August 10, 2017




        A 41.48 pound salmon was caught on Lake Michigan on a charter boat
        They were fishing off the coast of Muskegon.

   Brandyn Thorsen, a charter-boat captain holds a 41.48-pound king salmon.
   It was caught August 8, 2017 on Lake Michigan off the coast of Muskegon, MI
        The fish was weighed on a state-certified scale.







   Jen Hunsberger holds a large lake trout, likely between 15 and 20 pounds
   She caught it recently while fishing in a tournament on Lake Michigan
   She was operating out of St. Joseph





   Eric Beckman displays a 20-plus-pound salmon his group caught while fishing
   on Lake Michigan aboard a charter boat off the coast of Muskegon.

    Courtesy of Trident Sportfishing





   Thomas and Travis Winchester hold a 21-pound king salmon
   It was caught off shore near St. Joseph on the boat Fish Finder





   Luke Elliott, 11, displays the 23-inch-long walleye he caught.
   It was while fishing last week in Oscoda.

   It was his first cast of the day





   Lisa Pittiglio holds a largemouth bass she caught while fishing on Pontiac Lake.
   Located in Oakland County, MI
   She used a plastic pumpkinseed worm.   She estimated the bass to weigh about 4 pounds





   Michael Olszewski holds a 35-inch-long northern pike he caught on Augst 1, 2017
    Fish was caught while fishing on Lake Isabella in Isabella County, MI

   He caught a total of four 24-inch-plus northern pike.
    It was during the mornings of July 31 and August 1, 2017
    plus he got another another one on August 3, 2017





    While fishing on Lake Michigan, Jen Hunsberger is battling a fish
    while competing in the St. Joseph women's salmon tournament.





    Eric Beckman, left, Gary Zafiroff, center, and Bob Young, right,
    They are holding three king salmon that tipped the sales at 27 pounds.
    The other two are at just under 20 pounds.

    They were fishing on Lake Michigan off the coast of Muskegon, MI
    Photo courtesy of Trident Sportfishing





    Kyle Buck, captain and owner of Great Lakes Guide Service

    He is holding a 33.1 pound king salmon caught aboard his charter boat.

    Dateline: August 7, 2017



FULL STORY



   Muskegon:

    Those trolling found a mix of salmon and trout 60 to 140 feet down in 140 to 220 feet.
   They were using orange and green spoons and yellow, green.
   They were also using black meat rigs with green or white flies.
   Pier fishing was slow.


   Whitehall:


   Anglers trolling 35 to 70 feet down in 65 to 150 feet caught Chinook, coho, steelhead
    and lake trout with green or blue spoons, green plugs and flies as well as meat rigs.

   A couple Chinook were caught by pier anglers casting spoons.
   Those casting body baits in the channel caught small mouth and the occasional walleye.








Updated August 4, 2017

30 POUND SALMON ARE BEING TAKEN

30-pound king salmon are being caught on Lake Michigan
Charter boat captains and tournament folks are saying quite a few
of 20-pound and over King Salmon are being caught.

People entered in a Lake Michigan fishing tournament are doing very well.
Several anglers are reporting five-fish totals of 90 pounds or more.
Bass fishing has been great on the state's inland lakes.

Muskegon:
Those trolling have caught trout and salmon 25 to 75 feet down in
waters 70 to 140 deep.
Good spoon colors; orange, green and blue.

For meat rigs, use with green and yellow. Pier anglers caught freshwater drum.
Muskegon River: Continues to produce some nice smallmouth bass.


These fish in the photo below weigh in at 93 pounds +




Powder puff Fishing Derby Trophy winners
Win with 97 pounds of fish below





30 POUND FISH CAUGHT IN PHOTO BELOW





Ludington catching Salmon below





LITTLE 20 POUND SALMON CAUGHT BELOW



LELAND CATCHING SALMON BELOW



LELAND CATCHING SALMON




 Muskegon ~ Gateway to adventure on Michigan's Sunset coast !
















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BLACK BAND PART OF PHOTO ABOVE ON DIRECT LINK




Dateline: July 29, 2017
    FULL STORY



32-pound king caught during tournament highlights hot salmon fishing
Dateline: July 2017
    FULL STORY



If you want to just unwind, head for one of many beaches in the area.
Sugar sand beaches abound !




GRAND HAVEN STATE PARK BEACH MAP

GRAND HAVEN STATE PARK BEACH AERIAL PHOTO


Rough water of late has slowed down off shore fishing !



Coast Guard departing Grand Haven on Monday, August 24, 2015
National weather service issued warnings of waves up to 9 feet !






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 Muskegon ~ Gateway to adventure on Michigan's Sunset coast !





8 Pound Steelhead






11 Pound Coho






14 pound Lake Trout






Nice King Salmon






FISH IN THE BOX !


FISHING REPORT AUGUST 20, 2015




FISHING REPORT MID AUGUST 2015

FISHING "BIG BLUE" LAKE MICHIGAN









40 Inch Pike




AUGUST 6, 2015 FISHING REPORTS

LATE JULY 2015 FISHING REPORTS


FISHING STILL GOOD
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014



FISHING LOOKING GOOD
AUGUST 28, 2014




The road to the beach and good fishing !



UPDATED: November 9, 2013                 STEELHEAD STILL COMING IN ~ WHITEFISH WILL BE HERE SOON


UPDATED: November 2, 2013   STEELHEAD FISHING COMING ON STRONG    

                                                            BASS MASTERS WORKING A DEAL
Short video is available on this link if you care to watch
UPDATED: October 10, 2013   THEY ARE GONE ~ But more fish are coming !
UPDATED: October 4, 2013  
Steelhead fishing will be getting underway in late October to early November. Look for them around the breakwalls and pier heads. Airborne view
Whitefish should be in the channel about the middle of November

            STEEL HEAD FISH RECIPES     STEEL HEAD FISHING VIDEO

UPDATED: October 3, 2013   4 OUNCES AWAY FROM THE FRONT RUNNER

                              BIG WORK SETTING UP BASSMASTERS     ALL STAR TOURNAMENT FEATURES                          

                              MID DAY FISHING HEADLINES       FOUR FISHING TIPS FROM THE PROS                              

UPDATED: September 27, 2013   BASSMASTERS 3 THINGS!    

                              LATE SEPT FISHING UPDATE       STEEL HEAD AND WHITEFISH RUNS ~ FIND OUT WHEN

            STEEL HEAD FISH RECIPES     STEEL HEAD FISHING VIDEO
FUN TIME       Have a great Autumn

UPDATED: September 27, 2013   LATE SEPT FISHING UPDATE
                                                STEEL HEAD AND WHITEFISH COMING IN SOON
FUN TIME       Have a great Autumn

UPDATED: September 20, 2013   Fishermen fighting for a piece of the purse totaling $100,000
                                                2013 B.A.S.S. Classic Champion has won a total $1.4 million earnings
RECORD APPLE HARVEST COMING       New machine developed to pick apples faster

UPDATED: August 29, 2013   LADIES ARE GOOD @ BIG FISH TOO       $100,000 in prize money
UPDATED: August 28, 2013   FATHER SON TEAM BAG BIG FISH
UPDATED: August 23, 2013    FISH UPDATE 23 AUG 2013     KIDS GET FISH     BEST TRAVEL DIRECTIONS


UPDATED: August 15, 2013   BIG FISH COMING IN     MORE BIG FISH COMING IN    
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