Algoma’s reputation as the top port for sport fishing in the Great Lakes is well-earned. Nowhere else will you find such a broad, consistent King Salmon, Steelhead and Brown Trout fishery. The record books don’t lie!
It’s Time For The 35th Annual K-D Salmon Tournament! - The K/D Salmon Tournament is an amateur chinook-only tournament that runs for 9 consecutive days each summer. The largest summer fishing tournament on the Great Lakes set a record in 2016 with over 3000 total anglers participating. The 2017 tournament dates are July 22 – July 30. The heaviest fish caught will win the lucky fisherman […]
Free Fishing Weekend – January 21–22, 2017! - It’s no secret that we love fishing here in Algoma, Wisconsin! So we get really excited when free fishing weekends come around. Free Fishing Weekends happen twice a year here in Wisconsin –
Bay of Green Bay Shipping Channel To Remain Open - The U.S. Coast Guard has announced it will conduct ice breaking operations in the bay of Green Bay in January 2017 in order to keep the shipping channel open for safe navigation and transport of economically-significant commercial shipments. In particular, this will allow for petroleum products to continue arriving at the Port, while the only […]
2016 K/D Fishing Tournament - Nine big days! $50,000 in cash and prizes! The Kewaunee/Door County Salmon tournament is scheduled for July 23 – 31, 2016. Buy your tickets at Algoma BP, Baileys 57, Greystone Castle, Howie’s Tackle, Jungwirth Ace Hardware, Kap’s Marina, Kewaunee Marina or Lakeshore Lighthouse.
Trout Are Here Early, Salmon Soon To Follow! - It is only May and the charters are reporting they are getting really good numbers of Rainbow as well as some Lake and Brown trout, several weeks earlier than normal. And where there are trout, the salmon are soon to follow!
Recycling Monofilament Fishing Line - Monofilament fishing line is the line anglers most commonly use: single-strand, high density nylon. According to the Wisconsin DNR, improperly disposed of monofilament fishing line can harm wildlife that become tangled in it or ingest it. Line in the water can also endanger swimmers and divers and become tangled in boat propellers. It can last […]
Outdoor Bound TV Features Lake Michigan Fishing From Algoma - The Outdoor Bound TV Girls Emily, Megan and McKenna traveled to Algoma Wisconsin for a trip with Haasch Guide Service aboard the Grand Illusion 2 for a salmon fishing adventure on Lake Michigan. These young ladies are not only successful sportswomen with many fish and wildlife already to their credit, but successful role models for […]
Monster Fish Caught here in Algoma!! - The only legit 30-pound-plus salmon we’re aware of caught on Lake Michigan this year is this 31.68-pounder caught this morning off Algoma by 19-year-old Nate Olin of Somerset, Wisc. Nate was fishing with his grandfather, Dave Olin of Stillwater, Minn. when the giant smacked a spoon. The fish was weighed on the same scale used […]
Still can Catch Trophy Fish!!! - The next four weeks will be your best shot at a trophy “king” while they’re still in solid shape in the lake. After that, there’s a brief window of quality flesh in the rivers before they stop feeding and go downhill fast (but are still a blast to catch!). Here’s a whopper reeled in this […]
Algoma: Place for Trophy Fish - Capt. Bret Cook shows why Algoma has been a destination for trophy hunters for decades