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  1. Lake Michigan Offshore
    We have a fishing boat in Belmont Harbor and my kids and I want to learn to fish for Salmon. I'm looking at local charters but would also like to find a guide interested in teaching us on our boat. Anyone interested or have suggestions on finding someone that knows the water near Chicago and...
  2. Kayaking
    I've read nearly all the posts on CLF about Kayaking the big lake for big fish - which has been a long time dream of mine. I've been making lists on equipment, safety gear, tackle, etc., you name it. I have started to accumulate safety gear first, as I there is no point in me purchasing a yak...
  3. Lake Michigan - Shore Fishing
    Hey all, I'm new to the Evanston area and would really like to start using my 8-weight from the shores here in town. I've seen a good number of guys throwing spoons and other baits I don't have a problem replicating with my fly rod, but I'm curious if anyone out there has a pointer or two. Any...
  4. Lake Michigan - Shore Fishing
    Hey everyone, just wondering if anyone has been to Burnham lately and if the salmon are in, yet? Also, what's the standard setups out there? Will skein 10-12 feet under a bobber work? Little Cleo's? I want to get back out there this year.
  5. Lake Michigan - Shore Fishing
    Hey, I was wondering if I can be pointed to information about what good beaches for surf fishing might be located north of downtown Chicago? Anything north of Montrose and Belmont would be especially helpful. Thanks!
  6. Lake Michigan - Shore Fishing
    Hello, Can someone please tell me if it's possible to catch salmon off the Chicago shores of Lake Michigan and if so where & when. Thanks!!
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