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Can't catch em

best time for lakers and salmon

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When is the best time to fish Superior for lakers and salmon, also any suggestions for a great charter would be appreciated!

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I like spring when they are all in shallow and on top. Pretty easy to find and catch. Google lake superior charters and you will get all the info you need. All the captains that are still chartering out of Duluth are pretty good.

Happy Hooker is a FM sponsor and knows his stuff. I would recomend him 1st and then his son still runs Hooker 2 I believe.

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Thanks for the info, I was already looking into Happy Hooker, good to get a positive response for H.H., we are trying for a mid June trip at this point, how's the fishing then?

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Hey Can't catch em, welcome to FM, glad to have you here. Lengby's a LONG way from Lake Superior. When I lived in G.F. I went past Lengby all the time to and from the cabin near Bemidji. grin.gifgrin.gif

If you haven't been on the Happy Hooker Web site, you can find it here.

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Can't catch em, welcome aboard.

Mid June is a very good time to get a mixed bag of trout and salmon on this end of the lake. Can't go wrong with Happy Hooker.

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You'll most likely be fishing tighter to town and have a chance to catch a bunch of fish but size may be a bit lacking (2-6 lbs)in june. If you want a chance at a trophy trout (20+lbs) august is the time. You'll also have a better crack at some kings starting mid august. Coho might be around for your june trip and if you hit a pod of those it can get crazy but again those are lacking in size (1-5 lbs). They are however the finest eating fish in the lake. Happy Hooker I'm sure would provide you with a great trip but I also have to recommend Bill's Great Lakes Charters, Hard Times, and Skipper's Kid. All great guys/crews and excellent Lake Superior fishermen. Good luck!

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Thanks for all of your info, hopefully I'll get the chance to make a few trips this summer and try out different charters!

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