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Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 6/21/12

Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 6/21/12

By Wisconsin fishing charter Capt. Jim Hirt
Fishing Hot No Change in Milwaukee
Surface temperature is up to 55 degrees and the fish are 30 feet to bottom. The weather has been perfect fishing has been consistent. Heavy coolers the last four days with mostly Chinooks and Coho. Chinook to 18 pounds are screaming line and all are enjoying some great action. Fish from 60 to 125 feet of water anywhere east of Milwaukee. The hot bait was the Magnum size Reaper Fish n Chip spoons made by We also had action on orange flashers and flies. Ron Von Haden caught this 15 pound 2oz Lake trout on a Reaper Spoon.

Our best presentations are 8 color Cortland lead core and downriggers 30 to 65 down or five feet off the bottom. Fish have been on regular and magnum spoons in a blue and silver or green and silver pattern. The Vulcan Magnum or Reaper Magnum spoons by Badger Tackle have caught most of our fish. Six inch orange dodgers and Johnnie Peanut Flies are also doing a good job on Coho. Our best boat speed is 2.0 to 2.1 mph on the Depth Raider. Slide Divers are producing very well set to #1.5 with 50 to 85 feet of line out with the ring.

Head north south or due east compass bearing and set up in 65 feet of water. Out in front of the water filtration plant is a good option for small boat anglers the fish seem to be closer to shore in that location. Boats are fishing the gaps but I haven’t fished it try this at first light. Have a great fishing season. Let’s go fishing!! Jim charters out of Milwaukee, WI. with Blue Max Charters. He can be reached at 414-828-1094 or visit his web site at Copyright© 2012, James J. Hirt, All Rights Reserved.

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