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Fishing Report


11/22/15 (269)925-0341


trifecta-2-img-302417.jpgFALL & WINTER FISHING THE ST JOE AND PAW PAW RIVERS!!!    The Southwest Michigan Steelheaders 26th annual Winter Challenge river tournament will be held on Saturday December 5th from 6am till 2pm.  We have entry forms located here at Tackle Haven.  Steelhead fishing here on the St Joseph River has been good and anglers have been hitting the river hard so far this fall.  Fishing is good here at the lower end of the river as well as on up to Berrien Springs.  Boats are mostly trollin and looking for the deeper holes where the steelhead will be found.   Most Steelhead have been caught trolling plugs such as Hot N tots and Yakima Mag Lips 3.5 and 3.0 as well as T4 Flatfish and Kwikfish.  Anglers will be resorting more towards bouncing spawn during the heavy cover of leaves since it makes it difficult to troll lures.   Fishing off the St Joseph piers will be getting better as long as you can venture out on them without getting too wet from the wind and the waves.  Pier fishermen are casting spoons such as cleos, ko wobblers or moonshine casting spoons as well as using spawn.  No reports yet of Whitefish but they will be starting anyday now and being caught off of single salmon eggs.  In the meantime, stop by our store and get your gear ready.  Winter Hours for TACKLE HAVEN are 5-DAYS A WEEK from 8:30am - 5pm and CLOSED on SATURDAY & SUNDAY.  We have all your tackle needs in stock.  

Tackle Haven stocks a full line of Crossbows, Bolts, Targets, Cases and accessories.  


Fishing Team "ORIGINATOR" Captured the 2015 Overall Trifecta Challenge.   IT was by far the closest 3-tourney fishing contest we have had to date.  Team SHORE-HUGGER finished a close 2nd place.  You can see the total weights on the tournament page.  Thanks to all the Sponsors (Church Tackle, Advance Tackle (Stinger Lures), Warrior Lures, Rapture Trolling Flies, Morgans Tackle, Church Tackle and Tackle Haven for sponsoring the 2015 Church Tackle & Tackle Haven Trifecta Challenge.  


Give us a call or stop by the store for a more up to date report. 

2015 FALL Store Hours for Tackle Haven ; Open 5-days a week Monday thru Friday from 8:30am - 5pm.  We are CLOSED SATURDAY & 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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