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NiteMite
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9/2/14 10:14 PM CST
You forget that not everyone that fishes automatically means they are members of Lake Link … or the reason some give for not being on LL when I ask … and I ask often … that it's a bunch of self-centered arrogant crybabies. (I'm not necessarily agreeing with that assessment and there are other nastier words they use also, though I don't necessarily agree with that either … just saying')

FYI, The fish are in the lake and it is, after all, September (very close to being Autumn) which means to me that they will be moving very close to shore if they haven't already. Give it a try and good luck.

fishforthehalibut
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9/2/14 9:12 PM CST
OK! I will try this again and hopefully not be wasting my time. I would like to know if anyone is getting anything down there. As in perch, browns or salmon. I know there has to be at least one person that has been down there since I last asked back in July. It would sure be nice to get some helpful information from all the guys that say they are willing to be helpful. We will see.

Good luck and good fishing!

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7/8/14 11:06 PM CST
Hi guys! I was just wondering now with summerfest over...if anyone is fishing under the Hoan out to the red lighthouse. If anyone is...are you getting any perch or anything at all?

Thanks in advance for any info! P.S. you can PM me if you like.

Good luck and good fishing!

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6/19/14 10:38 PM CST
Well guys? What's the poop on the perch (pun intended)? Salmon are non-existent out on the lake so that is out. Message if you like. Thanks.

bigmommabrown
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5/20/14 7:36 AM CST
svitreum, I believe Perch season opens June 16th on Lake Michigan and it's tributaries.

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5/19/14 9:39 PM CST
Are the perch still in under the Hoan? I haven't tried since mid-April and it was pretty good then. Have not seen anybody down there when I check. Thought maybe everyone was trying for cohos now. So, is anybody targeting them anymore? Thanks guys. P.M. if you like.

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4/16/14 4:29 AM CST
Just use a 3"-4" c-clamp, they are 3 bucks at harbor freight.

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4/15/14 7:46 PM CST
I made mine out of wood to fit pretty snug at about 3/8 width. Only to find out the ones on the fishing pier at South Shore Yacht Club are just a bit thicker. I tap mine on and off using a rubber mallet. At south shore they fit just a bit snugger but still work. Plan on the metal plate about 3 inches until you hit the pipe.

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4/15/14 5:10 PM CST
Can someone tell me the width of the metal plate on the top of the rails that fishermen use to clamp their fishing poles onto? I made some 2x4 holders and want to know they fit on the rail. Both width and height if you know. Thank you.

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4/8/14 3:33 PM CST
Congrats on your 31" hen laker! Are you planning to use it as fertilizer for your garden? I heard that lakers over 29" are not recommended for consumption.. be careful!

http://dnr.wi.gov/FCSExternalAdvQry/FishAdvisorySrch.aspx

All men (15 and older) and older women (50 and older) may safely eat:

Do Not Eat lake trout larger than 29"

2lbTom
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FISHING REPORT
4/8/14 2:12 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny Air Temp: 41° - 45° F
Fished the river channel from 9:15 AM to 12:45PM Sunday going 2 for 2 with 2 bites total. The first fish was a very big surprise, a lake trout that measured 31 inches and weighed 11 pounds 12 ounces on the kitchen scale at home. Even more surprising, it was a hen laker that still hadn't spawned yet. It was full of eggs and was venting a few while in the net. This fish was also the only bite I had in 2 1/2 hours of fishing casting out and bouncing raw squid strips along bottom.

Around noon the 700 foot plus ore freighter, the CSL Niagara, came up the channel assisted by two harbor tugs. I thought fishing had ended with this disturbance but I managed to catch a 16" winter brown with the squid under a bobber.

MARLOWE44
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4/3/14 1:32 PM CST
Fished 3 times,last two weeks-no luck. Tried minnows,spawn sacs & night crawlers. Wait for west wind or calmer conditions. Some small brown trout were caught,north end in harbor. They were using small spoons. You need long net 10+' for larger fish. No one really doing good-too windy.

allen_550
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4/3/14 1:19 PM CST
looking to fish here soon, any suggestions on equipment to bring. I have light to medium rods, rig and presentation suggestions would be great.

take em 26
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11/29/13 7:12 PM CST
Has there been any browns being caught lately? Any info would be great

outdoorbradley
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11/13/13 7:41 PM CST
been thinking about going there by under the bridge around Friday or so, is condition good? will it be worth it?

I plan to fish for perch and trout.

what they bite now, minnows? spawn for trout?

is Coho salmon still around?

thanks for information Smile

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