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Floating Holiday

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  1. Fished south in 45- 65 fow, 60 fow was best. Went 5 for 6, 4 kings (6 - 12 lbs) a laker we put back, and lost another laker behind the boat. Rigger down 35, 8 color, 125 copper and 200 copper all with spoons.
  2. Fished north of ps, found some bait and fish in 85 - 90 fow. I ended up 4/5 with two smaller kings released, a 11 and 19 lb kings. Diver back 130 with a blue and chrome spin doctor/ blue and green fly. Lemon berry spoon down 45. Most of fish that I marked were 40 - 60 down
  3. Fished solo today, went 4 / 4, all kings between 11 and 17 lbs. 85 -90 fow. NW and SE troll was best, sog was 2.4 - 2.6. Rigger down 35 and 200 copper both with a mag Silver streak Kato spoon.
  4. I was in Muskegon this morning, slow there also. Only saw one small fish caught out front.
  5. Wednesday was a bust for me ended up 0/2, I think I was near you guys in 170 fow when you pulled lines.
  6. Ended up 3/4 today, fished 60- 110 fow. 1/2 diver on 3, back 80 with double crush glow and a silver hypnotist fly, 19.4 lb king and lost a king in 85 fow. 1/1 rigger down 35 with a kato, 4 lb steelhead - 85 fow 1/1 8 color with a Jordo, 7 lb steelhead -110 fow
  7. Went south of PS ended up 3/3 all steelhead between 7 and 9 lbs. 135 , 165 and 170 fow on a 6 color w/ uv blue dolphin, 125 copper w/ uv mixed veggies, and a rigger down 40 w/ kato. Cleaned them at the Holland fish cleaning station, olny saw 1 king when I was there - caught in 110 fow
  8. Fished 80 -130 fow. Ended up 2/3 . The king weighed 28.00 lbs on the certified scale at fish on bait and tackle. 125 fow on a 250 copper with a uv mixed veggies. Also got a small laker in that same area, rigger 70 down Kato spoon.
  9. Went 2/3 , set up in 70 fow around 5 am. Took a 13 lb king before I had the second rod set, rigger down 65 w moonshine flounder pounder. Made another pass in the same area and lost a decent fish on a 300 copper w/ moonshine Mongolian beef. Also got a 8 lb steelhead later on the 300 w / uv mixed veggies in 135 fow. Didn't fish deeper than 140. Marked bait and some fish in 100 -110 fow, no takers. Lots of sea fleas!
  10. Fished solo, ended 9/10 (four released). Kept 5 kings ( biggest 17 lbs), put back 2 coho and 2 smaller kings. Had a triple to finish my limit. Best water was 95-115 fow, 30-50 down. All spoons wanted green. South troll was best 2.8 sog. Had one of the fish bend a spoon over! Fish were full of bait, one had 13 inside it. Thanks to jdh for the great report!
  11. Thanks for the report, had a great solo trip there this morning!
  12. Fished the morning south of Holland.Finished 10/13 with 5 kings (biggest 12lbs) and 5 coho. Best water was 95-115fow, 30-40 down -all spoons.
  13. Kato, this one has a few miles on it and a bunch of fish!
  14. Fished solo just south of Holland. Stiff east wind, steady rain and 39 degrees. Didn't get deeper than 65 fow. 3/3 in 63 fow, shaker, 11.5# king and a 16.8# king. Bigger fish came on a rigger down 35 w/ mag silver streak Kato and a 6 color w/ michigan stinger uv Dolphin.
  15. Port Sheldon 8/28 am Took my brother out and ended up 5/7 with a small laker, a coho, and a triple in 145 fow 16,18 and 23lbs. The bigger fish came on a rigger at 105 with a kato, a rigger at 100 with a new spoon this year from silver streak (can't remember the name) and a BW spotted dick meat rig back 200 on a diver
  16. Port Sheldon 8/14 am Fished north of ps, started in 70 fow around 5:30 with no takers. Pushed out to 135 picked up 3 lakers, 2 coho and 1 smaller king, fished back towards ps and took a 14 lb king on a 250 copper with a jordo spoon in 120 fow and a 19 lb king in 110 fow on a diver back 180 with a big weeny meat rig.
  17. Port Sheldon 7/13 Fished PS from 9:30 Am to 1:00 pm, too bumpy to start sooner. Went 2/2 picked up a 10 lb king in 125 fow on a rigger down 90 w/ a mag silver streak Kato and a 6 lb steelhead on a 6 color w/ a double orange crush in 130 fow. Marked bait and a few fish in the 120-135 fow. Both fish were full of bait, counted 11 alewives in the king from very small to mag size.
  18. Port Sheldon 7/11 pm Fished solo Tuesday pm. Started in 90 fow trolled out to 200, one shaker king. Trolled back in picked up a steelhead on a slider down 55 with a uv dolphin in 135 fow. later picked up a nice king in 130 fow on a 300 copper with a mag blue dolphin. Beautiful night on the water, not much talking on the radio, but it sounded like 120 - 140 was best.
  19. Port Sheldon 5/14 Fished in the afternoon solo for a couple hours. Found some fish in 155 fow landed 1 king 9 lbs., rigger down 65 w/ a mag sized kato also lost a coho on it. UV blue dolphin on a slider down 55 went 2 times -coho. Rigger down 55 / uv yellow helmet went 2 times. cohos. I also found a planner board on my way in, the phone number on it is not the owner. If anyone lost a board Sunday, let me know.
  20. Port Sheldon 4/19 & 4/20 coho's Fished solo both days, limits both days. Fish have been 165 to 170 fow also found some fish in 135 fow. Rigger down 90 w/ gold backed jawbreaker and a 250 copper w/ a red and black Brad's thin fish were best.
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