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Fishing Report


12/04/14 (269)925-0341


trifecta-2-img-302417.jpgGOOD LUCK STEELHEADERS!!!!!!    Saturday December 6th is the annual SW Michigan Steelheaders Winter Challenge on the St Joseph River.  Good Luck to all the fishermen and hopefully there are lots of Steelhead to be caught. Fishing has been good and river conditions seem to be favorable for fall fishing here in Southwest Michigan.  Anglers are reporting good catches of Steelhead on the river and mostly by boat either trolling hot 'n' tots or flatfish or drifting back some spawn.  Top colors of choice for the lures are various combinations of Gold, Orange and Black.  Fishing for Whitefish and Steelhead on the Pier in St Joe has been favorable.  Fishing for the Whitefish has been consistent for most of the Fall and anglers are catching them on Single Salmon Eggs for the most part.  Steelhead fishing has been good using either Spawn or Casting spoons such as KO Wobblers or Cleos, best color combinations are Orange or Red combined with a silver or gold.  Another good place to target Steelhead, Walleye or any other game fish is at the Berrien Springs Dam.  Drifting Spawn, Corky's or Wobble Glo's are always productive as well as casting spinners. It's looking like perch fishing is done for the year out in the Lake as well as the Salmon fishing.  However if we do have nice weather and low waves the Salmon can be caught in the depths ranging from 120-250 feet of water.    Smallmouth fishing on the St Joseph River has been good and anglers are targeting them here on the lower stretches near the river mouth.  Water depths on the river this year are good and it is reported that the lake is up a foot from last year and reaching its average level.  Soon there will be Ice on the Inland Lakes and Tackle Haven is the place to find your Ice Tackle needs.  We are open all winter during the week, MONDAY thru FRIDAY from 9:00am - 5pm and closed on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.  We have all your tackle needs in stock.   This Holiday Season we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders of $25 or more. Just enter the code HOLIDAY on the checkout page to get your free shipping.

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2014 WINTER Store Hours for Tackle Haven ; Open 5-days a week Monday thru Friday from 9:00am - 5pm.  We are closed on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.  Call our cell numbers if you have any further questions. 



Tackle Haven Cell (269) 281-1951  Phil (269)208-6482 or Nate (269)208-6178.

Team Coho's Aim is pictured with a nice catch from the 2nd Trifecta Challenge Tournament of 2012(Top RIGHT).

Thanks for the Picture and If you want to be featured on the the Tackle Haven Fishing reports page just email us a qualifying photo to be featured with your catch.     email to:   sales@tacklehaven.com and in the subject line put "Fish Photo".

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