FISHING REPORTS out of ST JOSEPH & BENTON HARBOR:
FALL IS AROUND THE CORNER!!! Summer is nearing an end but the fishing still remains good. There are plenty of fish to be caught both in the river and in and around the piers and also out into the lake. Perch fishing has been good these past two months and anglers are still catching them both North and South of the piers in depths of water from 35 - 50 feet. are sc Salmon Fishing has been good with a fair amount of Coho, Chinook Salmon and also Steelhead being caught anywhere from 60 feet of water on out to 200 feet with 100 to 120 being the best depths. Lake Trout have been plentiful this year and the best baits for targeting them are either a flasher fly combo or a spin n glo and flasher rig. Coho and King Salmon are mostly being caught on trolling spoons with a green/chartreuse combo being the best. Depths of water to target salmon are 120 - 200 and plenty more assortment of fish to be found out past 200 feet. any day we will start to see some salmon and steelhead caught off the pier with the salmon making their way up the river for spawning. Walleye season is still open but I would classify this summer as an off year on the St Joe River since past years have been much better. Not sure if the reason is the hight water levels. Best Baits of choice for the Walleye are Night Crawlers being drifted on the river bottom, Jigging minnows or trolling crank baits such as Rapala Shad Raps. No replorts lately from Berrien Springs Dam. Make sure to purchase your 2015 FISHING LICENSE before heading out onto the water. In the meantime, stop by our store and get your gear ready. TACKLE HAVEN IS OPEN 7-DAYS A WEEK from 7:00am - 6pm and open SUNDAY until 5pm. We have all your tackle needs in stock.
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Team Coho's Aim is pictured with a nice catch from the 2nd Trifecta Challenge Tournament of 2012(Top RIGHT).
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