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Consistent and productive fishing in Milwaukee!

Capt. Jim Hirt
July 21, 2011
Milwaukee - Freshwater Fishing Report

Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 7/18/11

By Milwaukee Wisconsin fishing charter Capt. Jim Hirt
Consistent and productive fishing in Milwaukee!
Coho are the majority of the catch with some Chinook salmon to 19 pounds like this 16 pound 12 ounce King caught by Bill Smith. Bill caught his trophy on a Reaper Magnum Peacock spoon. Surface water has warmed to 65 degrees and most of the action is 45 to 65 down in the 48 degree water. Magnum spoons are working on the leadcores. To get my fish reports and how to videos first go to www.jimhirt.com By subscribing you will keep ahead of the other anglers. When I post you will get it fast!

How
With the warmer water the most aggressive Coho and Chinooks are coming on magnum spoons. Reapers and Vulcans made by www.badgertackle.com have been working for us. The Magnum Reaper Fish n Chip is the hot bait for the bright blue sky condition we have had the last five days. I have been running this spoon on all twelve of my lines and getting action all day long. 150 copper behind a Church Walleye Board is one of our best presentations. Six, eight and ten color leadcores are also working. Coho are from 25 feet to 50 down on downriggers as well. Chinooks are in pockets of colder 46-48 degree water. Wire divers have replaced the braid divers set to #2 with 60 to 120 feet if line out. The surface is almost sixty degrees and it is time to work the Rainbow Trout in the top twenty feet. Two and Three color leadcore with the Regular Vulcan Dolphin Green and Silver has taken Rainbows to twelve pounds the last several days. A little faster speed about 2.5 is required for Rainbows. I use the Depth Raider to measure speed at the ball. The boat speed of 1.9 to 2.2 has been best.

Where!
Fish east of Milwaukee 45 to 130 feet of water. Head out the Main gap Milwaukee 65 degrees. Fish northeast in White Fish Bay for the best action. 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 www.bluemaxcharters.com Copyrightę 2011, James J. Hirt, All Rights Reserved.

Target Species:

Coho

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Charter Salmon fishing is an exciting option for the adventurous traveler to Milwaukee. Milwaukee holds more state and world records than any other port on the Great Lakes. Trophy Salmon and Trout are waiting to give you the fight of your life. We have over 23 years experience. Blue Max Charters is located downtown on the River walk. We can accommodate single persons as well as large groups. All equipment is furnished. We also feature Art Museum, fireworks and lakefront cruises by the hour.

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Blue Max Charters
N6333 Cherry Creek Lane
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Phone: 414-828-1094
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