Family camping trip 7/27-8/9 at Peninsula State park and was able to get out fishing out of Baileys Harbor 5 times with 7 people rotating friends, family and kids as the wind and waves were nice most of the time with lighter N-NE winds 0-2ft waves + few 3ft swells.
7/28 started due E-SE in 100-150FOW first 2 hours without a bite with mix of flasher files and spoons 25ft board lines to 100ft downrigger. Worked deeper 200+FOW and finally went 2 for 4 on rainbows on orange spoons on 8 color LC and 225 copper. Tons of water fleas so put the superline dipsys away.
7/29 started in 180FOW with floating weeds, but worked out to same area as 1st day and worked 1.5mile area back and forth 240-360FOW and went 7 for 9 on rainbows. Same 8 color LC, 225ft copper, 300ft copper, 59ft down rigger orange spoons.
7/31 started in 220FOW worked out to same area went 6 for 7 with largest 10.4 & 14.6lb rainbows. Same 8 color LC, 225ft copper, 300ft copper, 59ft down rigger orange spoons.
8/1 started in 240-360FOW 225ft copper, 300ft copper, 59ft down rigger Mag bloody banana. Went 7 for 11.
8/5 started in 240-360FOW, 225ft copper, 300ft copper, 59 & 69ft down rigger Mag bloody banana, orange spoons. Went 6 for 8. half hits on downrigger lines.Common theme fished 5-10AM, 240-360FOW working same area with bait and rainbows, orange/silver/green PK, SStreak and goldstar, Mag bloody banana spoons in same area 5 trips working 1.5mile area zig zagging SE back NW, no boats in area until last trip had 1 other boat first hour. Fish hit 530AM-9AM, Speed 2.1-2.5mph on Subtroll temp 46-50 degrees down 70-105ft but no hits below 70ft or flasher flies. Kept 22 fish 4-14lbs. 4 fileted for dinner and gave away. Took 18 up to be smoked at Gills Rock Charlies Smokehouse. 88lbs to vacuum seal and share with family and friends. Only heard of a few Kings caught. Saw 1 at cleaning station about 13-15lbs on white blk spoon in 130FOW 70ft downrigger.