Fishing Reports

Rodmaster Fishing Report


Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.

Fish aboard a 30 ft. Baha Cruiser on Lake Michigan for salmon and trout. All tackle provided. Our crew has been fishing the Great Lakes for over 30 years, taking advantage of many great technological advances in tackle and techniques to provide a great experience for novice or experienced fisherpersons... Give us a call and schedule a trip, lets go have fun and catch some fish... Rates start at $600 for 7 hours or limit to catch, and times are prearranged. Equipment includes: * Enclosed Hard Top * Twin Engines * Stand up head (enclosed toilet) * Radar * Sonar * Chartplotter * GPS * Auto Pilot * Marine Radio * Safety Gear * All the Necessary fishing equipment We are.... Fully Insured A member of Michigan Charter Boat Association A member of Ludington Charter Boat Association MI DNR Charter Inspected and Licensed US Coast Guard Master Captains License
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 12:41am
Big Lake Trout at Ludington.. this one pushed the scale towards 18 lbs. Afternoon trip was a tough bite. We figured out why... Our 8 trout were bulging full of gobies.
Wire divers bouncing bottom.. Team Dreamweaver chrome two face spindoctor with mountain ghost whirlygig took 7 fish.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 11:55pm
Pair of Ludington Kings!
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 8:46am
Thank you Jon, TJ, and Doc (MIA due to emergency) for fishing with us today! Fish were on a slow bite... All packed full of gobies.. but we picked away with 10 fish for 13 bites. Small king on 5 color leadcore with Dreamweaver SS GitRDone, all Lake Trout came on wire divers bouncing bottom with: green dodger / green spin n glo, Dreamweaver chrome two face spindoctor / lime green whirlygig, Lake Trout Candy Spin doctor/ clown Spin n glo, Chrome Two Face spindoctor with blue spotted Whirlygig. We fished south of harbor view in 43 to 60 fow.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 5:23am
The fishing is awesome. Thank you for joining us for today's Trip Ted, Terry, Todd, and Preston. Pictured with 4 man limit of Lake Trout. Fish were biting on 2, 3, 4, and 8 color leadcores with naked Jarod silver, naked Jarod gold stingerser , Yeck Lures fireball and Team Dream Weaver Lures GitRDone Superslim. 150 copper with fish scale spindoctor and fire tiger whirlygig. Wire divers bouncing bottom with starburst dodger/Kelly green spinglo, chartaruse dodger/chartaruse spin n glo, two face spindoctor / chrome green dots whirlygig, and two face spindoctor / chrome blue dots whirlygig.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 4:55am
Action shots from this AM trip. Fishing was awesome and this crew Ted, Terry, Todd, and Preston new their stuff. They boated 20 for 22 fish on ... Handled the rods and netted fish.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 7:50am
Shakedown midday fishing trip . Fished from 12 to 3pm. Two man limit of Lake Trout released 2... Lost 3 others. Fished 15 to 50 for.. wiredivers bouncing bottom .. leadcore colors 8, 3, 2... 150 copper.
Lures shown on cooler.

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    Weather Reports


    NOAA Nearshore Weather Forecast For Ludington

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    FZUS53 KGRR 211950
    NSHGRR

    Nearshore Marine Forecast
    National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
    350 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

    For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan


    LMZ849-220315-
    Pentwater to Manistee MI-
    350 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

    .TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy with a chance of rain
    showers. Patchy fog. Waves 1 foot or less.
    .TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy until midday
    then becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog. Waves around 1 foot.
    .TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing southwest
    toward daybreak. Mostly clear. Patchy fog in the evening. Waves
    1 foot or less.
    .WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves less than
    1 foot.

    $$


    NOAA Great Lakes Wind Speeds

    NOAA Open Water (Long Range) Forecast for Ludington

    FZUS63 KLOT 211948
    GLFLM

    OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
    National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
    248 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

    FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON Lake Michigan.

    Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
    is the average of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
    average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
    occasionally be encountered.

    .SYNOPSIS...Low pressure of 30.0 inches across the middle
    Mississippi Valley will move to southern Michigan by late tonight,
    and to the eastern Great Lakes by Tuesday. High pressure of 30.1
    inches will build over the Great Lakes Tuesday night and
    Wednesday. Late in the week, low pressure of 29.5 inches will move
    from the Upper Midwest into the Great Lakes.

    LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-220330-
    Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
    Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
    Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
    Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
    Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
    Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
    Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
    Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
    Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
    Lake-
    248 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

    SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

    .TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northeast. Chance of
    rain showers this evening, then slight chance of rain showers
    overnight. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
    .TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest. Patchy
    fog in the morning. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.
    Waves 1 to 3 ft.
    .TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest. Waves
    1 to 2 ft.
    .WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or less.
    .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 ft or
    less.
    .THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to
    20 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
    .THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain
    showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
    .FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
    .SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

    $$

    LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-220330-
    Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
    to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
    offshore to Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
    Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
    Mid Lake-
    Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
    Lake-
    Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
    Lake-
    Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
    Mid Lake-
    248 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018

    SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

    ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT TUESDAY...

    .TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt backing to north 10 to 15 kt.
    Areas of dense fog. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
    thunderstorms this evening, then slight chance of rain showers
    overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
    .TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming north. Areas of
    dense fog in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
    .TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest less
    than 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
    .WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south. Waves
    1 ft or less.
    .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southeast.
    Waves 1 ft or less.
    .THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
    Waves 1 to 2 ft.
    .THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest.
    Waves 1 to 3 ft.
    .FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
    .SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

    $$

    LMZ761-220330-
    MAFOR 2121/
    MICHIGAN NORTH 11216 12210 14110 11810. Chance of showers early
    this evening. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

    MICHIGAN SOUTH 11226 19224 11224 11214 11114 11814 11714 12710.
    Chance of showers early this evening. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to
    1 to 3 ft tonight and on Tuesday.

    $$


    KJB

    Experimental modernized open lake forecast is available online at
    weather.gov/lot/glftable

    Graphical marine forecasts are available online at:
    weather.gov/greatlakes


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