Our Lake Michigan Fishery
Lake Michigan is the 3rd largest Great Lake. The lake is 307 miles long and up to 118 miles wide, an area of 22,300 sq. miles with a maximum depth of 925 feet. That's a lot of water and it's home to a lot of fish. Salmonoids were stocked in Lake Michigan as a predator for alewives beginning with Coho in 1969 and Chinook or King Salmon in 1970. The introduction of more salmon species soon followed and made possible the outstanding sport fishery we enjoy today. Now, Lake Michigan is teaming with Coho, Steelhead, Lake Trout, and the magnificent King Salmon. I'll use my years of experience to put our lures in front of these fish, simply said, "we catch fish."
Book your trip in spring and expect to catch Coho. It is not unusual to limit out on fish like large Coho this time of year when fishing the rich waters near East Chicago Marina in East Chicago Indiana.
Summer brings warmer weather and warmer surface temps on Lake Michigan. I use my 25 years experience fishing the lake to make your charter a success. Steelhead, Lake Trout, and King Salmon are all on the menu in the summer.
Late summer and early fall means the fishing is huge, Fall Kings offer some exciting sport fishing. This is the time to book if it's a trophy fish you are after. Many of our past customers have enjoyed an unforgettable experience with Just 4 Fun and a trophy king salmon weighing over 25lbs. You may choose to have yours mounted, or if you like I will filet it for you!
The Indiana DNR has an ongoing effort to maintain our sportfishing resource. A portion of your fishing license fee goes to support these efforts.
Underwater view of the newly released Chinook salmon.