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Offshore is Still Great for Salmon and Steelhead

Friday, September 20, 2013

MANISTEE – “We should have been here a half hour earlier,” lamented Capt. Mark Chmura of Pier Pressure Charters as we maneuvered among the flotilla of boats around the piers at Manistee. The sun was just clearing the horizon and although we’d started trolling an array of glowing plugs from his 33-foot Tiara while the day was still dark, no rod had rattled. We had seen only two other boats fighting fish, too, despite the sonar screen showing lots of fish below.  Read Full Story




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