Milwaukee Fishing, Whitefish Bay is the Place for Rainbows!
Posted by Jim Hirt on June 19, 2018, 8:48 pm
Milwaukee Fishing, Whitefish Bay is the Place for Rainbows! |
By Capt. Jim Hirt
Report for June 18th 2018
The lake is warming and a thermocline is setting up. The surface action has slowed and the temperature break is at 30 feet to 50 degrees. Rainbow Trout action has been best in the warmer water just above the break in sizes of 4 to 14 pounds. All our action on Rainbows has been on the Reaper Magnum Fish N Chip Silver spoon or Golden Diablo spoon presented on one and two color lead core or Slide Divers with 60 foot leads set to #2 with 35 feet of line out. 150 to 200 feet of water has been best depths With two foot or less waves presentation has been easy. Coho are at or below the break from 35 to 65 feet. We are still getting Coho on 6-inch flashers or OO dodgers with peanut, small hair cut or Mylar flies tied 15 inches long. The Coho are slowing down green or blue flies will work. Reaper Magnum Fish N Chip, Peacock and Vulcan Magnum Silver Leaf, Silver Sky spoons on the downriggers are taking Chinooks and Lake Trout 8 to 15 pounds 90 to 135 down 25 feet behind the ball. The only place you will find Reaper and Vulcan spoons is on their web site at http://www.badgertackle.com The wind has brought the temperatures near shore up to 61 degrees on the surface and that action in has slowed. Start your trip in 110 feet of water and fish out to deeper water. Look for 52-degree or colder water. Our best presentations are planer boards with 1,2,3 or 4 lead cores and downriggers 90 to 130 feet down. Our best speed was 1.7 to 2.0 mph. 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 http://www.bluemaxcharters.com