Atlantic salmon

Discussion in 'Big Lake Cold Water Fishing Reports' started by fish squeezer, Apr 11, 2015.

  1. andyotto

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    Nice fish!
     
  2. fish squeezer

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    Thanks reported!
     

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    Thank you reported!
     
  4. fish squeezer

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    Thank you fish got reported!!
     
  5. fish squeezer

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    Thank you everyone for reporting the Atlantics. This page is continuing. Please continue to report Atlantics on this page. I have reported all the fish that have been posted on here for 2020 today. Thanks for all of your hard work. Keep it up.
     
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  6. pikeslime

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    Still collecting heads?
     
  7. fish squeezer

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    Yes we are still collecting heads of any fish that have a missing adipose fin only.
     
  8. ajc1

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    I have a boat I can fish salmon and trout off it without a problem . I got all sorts of gear so I'm not lacking in that department but I haven't caught a Atlantic salmon . last year I moved up to Rudyard and I'm probably I don't know 40-minute drive from let northern lake Huron detour area if I want to Target Atlantic what's my best strategy how how do I go about doing it the best way copper, down downriggers, dipsy's, lead core, and planer boards
     
  9. Trunkslammer

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    Read through the Detour thread that was going last summer. Has tons of great info for Atlantics in that location. Essentially fish them similar to steelhead, running bright spoons from 35ish ft up to the surface. Speeds between 2.5 and 4 mph. All methods take fish, don’t forget to run sliders on the riggers. Im hoping to get back up there and fish it again this year.
     
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  10. swamprat2

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    My top spoon for Atlantic’s is yeck spoon in Jerry Lee always have at least two running all the time!
     
  11. Smallmouth Chaser

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    Which port would the best best to catch an Atlantic, if you had a 14ft boat and were on a quest to catch one? Which month would be my best bet for closer in action?
     
  12. Gabe T

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    It’s a long ass drive but some days the fishung is so friggin good. And you can plan to go on a calmer day since you’ll be in the river mostly and closer to shore anyhow
     
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  13. FISH FRY

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    I just realized this thread was here and hope its a better late than never thread.
    I caught this girl on June 30th out of Port Sanilac. Measured right at 31 inches and weighed 12.2 lbs.
    It had eggs in it that were pretty small for salmon eggs. Not sure if its normal.
    Unfortunately I did not keep the head ( but did keep the eggs ).
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  14. tailgunner

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    Nice healthy fish ! What depth was that lure at when she hit ?
     
  15. FISH FRY

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    Thanks!
    Not sure exactly because it was on a 4 ft slider on my downrigger that was only 35ft down.
    Probably only 17 ft down, so it was pretty close to the boat.