By Milwaukee Wisconsin fishing charter Capt. Jim Hirt
Browns and Chinooks Start the Season!
To get my fish reports and how to videos first go to http://www.jimhirt.com By subscribing you will keep ahead of the other anglers. When I post you will get it fast! Craig Hirt had a great outing on the lake with this 7 pound 5oz Chinook and a bunch of Brown Trout up to 12 pounds.
Chinook are coming on small or magnum size spoons. Reapers and Vulcans made by http://www.badgertackle.com have been working for us. The small silver Vulcan has been hot on the downriggers. Run them 50 feet behind the ball 15 to 25 feet down. Six inch flashers or dodgers with green or blue Howies peanut flies also caught fish. No action on Slide Divers today. Tie your flies 14.5 inches on 6 inch dodgers, 24 inches for 6 inch flashers. All orange dodgers and flashers. I hope this helps.
Lake Trout action was slow today but we didn't fish there favorite spots.
For all fish speed has been very critical with the 44 to 51 degree water. I use the Depth Raider to measure speed at the ball. The Chinook are hitting Reaper Magnum Glow spoons at first light and blue or green with silver back all day. The boat speed of 1.7 to 2.0 has been best.
Fish are hanging in close to shore or the break wall. It can be a zoo in close with all the traffic and it may be better to head out the north gap Milwaukee follow the shoreline working 30 feet of water. Have a great fishing season. Let's go fishing! Note All alone we put together groups at $125 per person. Jim charters out of Milwaukee, WI. with Blue Max Charters. He can be reached at 414-828-1094 or visit his web site at http://www.bluemaxcharters.com Copyrightę 2016, James J. Hirt, All Rights Reserved.