Plenty of smacks, slurps and tugs on the ol’ floating frog, but zero hook-ups, during the first half dozen casts.
After flopping around like a fish out of water, the Lake Michigan Committee appears to have settled on a 27 percent reduction in lake-wide chinook stockings, according to a news release this week. This is better news for local big-lake fans.
Sporting shiny, pinkish-red sides and a contrasting olive-green back, the seven pound coho seemed better suited for a brightly-lit aquarium than the drab surroundings of a mud-banked Trail Creek.
Tyler Kreighbaum's 37.55-pound lake trout catch on Saturday wasn't just a really big fish that exceeded a really big state record. It crushed the previous mark by more than eight pounds.
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