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Chinook (king) Salmon State Records

The Power, strength, speed, endurance and awesome fighting ability of an adult (KING) Chinook Salmon makes them worthy of the title “KING OF THE GREAT LAKES”! Listed by the state caught, the weight of the King, body of water caught, who caught the record and the date it was caught: Illinois 37 lbs 0 oz Lake Michigan Marge Landeen 8/7/1976 Indiana 38 lbs 0 oz Trail Creek Rich Baker 1980 Michigan 46 lbs 0.96 oz 43.5″ Grand River Ray Essex 1978…..SNAGGING (It’s beyond me  why this activity […]

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King Of The Great Lakes

The power, strength, speed, endurance and awesome fighting ability of an adult Chinook Salmon makes them worthy of the title “KING OF THE GREAT LAKES”! Fighting a 30 pound King provides enough excitement and fun to rank as the ultimate Fresh water trolling thrill! There is no doubt, salmon claim the title as the Great Lakes most popular game fish. They are highly respected for their powerful long, line-stripping runs and hook bending strikes, as well as their tasty fillets. Pound for pound, I feel that the […]

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