Went down today to check if they were getting any perch. The guy at the launch said 1 here and there.Not a trailer in the lot
Lake Michigan Bender Park, Milwaukee County
MOON PHASE (63%)
51° - 55° F
40° - 45° F
15 for 17, 1 hour 40 min, 3 guys, only 6 rods (that was too much to handle),185' straight out of Bender, trolling.
When I said it was a bad day to be a Coho, I should have referred to the week. Fishing is hot and heavy out deep. It was rough today and apparently accurate speed control was not an issues, simply because it didn't matter. Triples and doubles a lot of the morning and the typical "boat chaos" that happens with multiple fish on in rough water. One interesting thing is coming to show itself in my last few outtings... I can't get a fish on a green fly??? Blk/purple has been the best and the typical double aqua and blues... Not green??? Likely a coincidence because I don't really focus on Coho fly colors. I dont think the color is as important as being on the school. Someone bring green aboard and prove me wrong, but in my boat it is the jinks. Got a nice 30" Coho today just under 10#.
2 - boards core 5 color, 7 color orange dogger peanut flys
2 - riggers @ 50' flat line, one SWR @ 35' peanut flys and Doggers
2 dipsy 1 @ 56' one @ 65' orange Doggers and flys
MOON PHASE (87%)
41° - 45° F
40° - 45° F
9 for 12 this morning, All Coho, 2 guys, 2.5 hours, trolling 200'ow. Fishing seemed much faster this morning, but I do have to take into consideration I had my Doggers today and didn't have to compensate with other baits. Three doubles. Chased off by wind. Took over an hour to get in from deep water once it picked up. Staying for the last one was not much of an option.
2 riggers- 1 swr down 35' (dogger fly) - 1 flat line down 45' (dogger fly)
2 core - 5 color and 7 color (both dogger fly)
2 dipsy 1@54', 1@104' (both dogger fly)
MOON PHASE (93%)
66° - 70° F
40° - 45° F
Bad day to be a Coho! 10 for 12, 2 guys, 4 hours, trolling 200'ow.
Took us a little longer than normal to get the limit today. Forgot all my doggers at home. Been fishing too many species this week. All our action was deep today in excess of 200'. Nothing was hot and heavy. Just steady action with some XL Coho. I was impressed by the average size today.
2 core - 5 color and 7 color (both did well)
2 - dipsy 65' ol and 104' ol - rapala and ThinFin (only because I forgot the Doggers)
2 diggers- 1 SWR @ 55' and one flat line @ 65'
Everything went off - but action wad just steady no dubs or tripples. Fish are in very small tight schools.