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The Fantastic Door County

Door County Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin Some day when the fisher of men calls your number, consider yourself  fortunate if you’re granted your last wish to fish just one more time.  And if and when the opportunity presents itself, you just might want to make that last cast in the waters off the Door County Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin. As more than one Great Lakes Salmon fisherman has commented, the Door County fishery can make you feel as if you have gone to fishing heaven. So what […]

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The Almighty Brown Trout

Door County, a fantastic place to net a trophy sized Brown Trout!   Truly a magnificent species of Fresh water trout…. the golden brown fish can easily be distinguished from other trout by its large prominent black and red spots with pale bluish halos. It’s the only trout with red and black spotting. The long lower jaw of large males often develops a wicked hook. Browns have been known to weigh 40 pounds or more and reach seven to 12 years. Browns feed on both aquatic and […]

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Go North Young Man!

Chicago area fishermen!  Go north for the best fishing you can find anywhere! Some day when the fisher of men calls your number, consider yourself  fortunate if you’re granted your last wish to fish just one more time.  And if and when the opportunity presents itself, you just might want to make that last cast in the waters off the Door County Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin. As more than one Great Lakes Salmon fisherman has commented, the Door County fishery can make you feel as if you […]

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FISHING HEAVEN….. LIVE LIFE WELL!

 LIFE, IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH. STOP WISHIN’ GO FISHIN’ “Be patient and calm—for no one can catch fish in anger.” Herbert Hoover….. Some day when the fisher of men calls your number, consider yourself  fortunate if you’re granted your last wish to fish just one more time.  And if and when the opportunity presents itself, you just might want to make that last cast in the waters off the Door County Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin. As more than one Great Lakes Salmon fisherman has commented, […]

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MUSKY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

WISCONSIN: The number one spot for muskies…..in the World! Most people agree and recognize that the State of Wisconsin has many noteworthy attractions, including its vast natural forests, interesting wildlife, cool dairy farms, friendly corner taverns, the Green Bay Packers, and the fabulous Door county, Peninsula!   Muskies can be found in more than 700 lakes, totaling at least 420,00 acres. That does not include the flowages, and rivers in every part of the State. Most authorities say this is enough reason to call Wisconsin the number one […]

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CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF A THIRTY KIND

CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF A THIRTY KIND SISTER BAY MARINA…..DOOR COUNTY PENINSULA WISCONSIN Some day when the fisher of men calls your number, consider yourself  fortunate if you’re granted your last wish to fish just one more time.  And if and when the opportunity presents itself, you just might want to make that last cast in the waters off the Door County Peninsula in northeastern Wisconsin. As more than one Great Lakes Salmon fisherman has commented, the Door County fishery can make you feel as if you have […]

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Lake Michigan’s Door County

My Lake of choice of all the Great Lakes is the fabulous Lake Michigan! Naturally I’m extremely partial to this lake, not just because I live only 30 miles from its shore, but more importantly because of its diversity of the sport fishing population. Lake Michigan is the third largest of the Great Lakes(when measured by water surface) and the only Great Lake located entirely in the United States. Its name is derived from the Ojibwa Indian word Mishigami, meaning large lake. Lake Michigan’s water surface is 22,300 square miles (57,800 square kilometers). What […]

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Smallmouth (Sturgeon Bay Wis.)

If there is one place you should never miss if you like easy to catch, non-stop action for 2-7 lb Smallmouth Bass (who doesn’t) it has to be Sturgeon Bay, Door County Wisconsin in the month of May! Similar to largemouth bass, smallmouth bass males build the nests and provide all the parental care. Spawning begins in May when water temperatures are above 55°F. Nests are built in shallower waters and are constructed in gravel, coarse sand, or rock bottom. Males attract a female and herd her […]

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