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.Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 12:07pm
An awesome Day On The Water with Pam, Levi, Carlie, Ben and Kylee. They boated 9 fish of the 17 that bit. Biggest was Levis 17 lb 3 oz Lake Trout. We fished 80 to 130 fow slightly north of harbor.
Bites came on wire divers bouncing bottom with 8 inch Dreamweaver Spindoctors in chrome, mountain dew, twoface, NBK / Whirligigs, and chicken wing tin can with orange spin n glow. Downrigger bouncing bottom with two face spindoctor / Whirligig. Downrigger down 70 ft with Dreamweaver Super Slim candy crush on freeslider.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 10:14pm
It's game on for Levi !
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1:46pm
Good time fishing with the Beste team today.. thank you guys for joining us! The wind and waves didn't cooperate with us and we had lines in the water only 45 minutes. .. long enough to boat 3 lake trout. Bites came on Dreamweaver 8 inch spindoctors in chrome / UV lime Whirligig , Two Face / UV lime Whirligig on low wires bouncing bottom and a silver green stinger stacked 6 feet above Downrigg ball bouncing bottom.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 10:34am
A picture is worth a thousand words. ... those Dreamweaver Spindoctor / Whirlygig combinations that have been catching Lake Trout.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 12:54pm
Fishing report June 19
Thank you Matt 1, Matt 2 and Adam for joining us today! Fishing....bite ... was steady and we boated 13 of the 20 bites we had for a nice mix of lake trout and salmon. Fished in 96 to 110 fow.. Marked a fair amount of bait. Our bites came on Dreamweaver 8 inch spindoctors chrome, green NBK, and two face with UV lime green Whirligigs and chrome lime green Whirligig bouncing on bottom with chute rigger and low divers, high divers out 240 Kevins girlfriend spindoctor with green mile meatrig and high diver out 180 with blue bubble spindoctor / blue bubble fly, Downrigger down 80 with green jeans moonshine regular spoon, 400 copper / green echip paddle / blue Howie fly.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 5:42am
Fishing report for June 16
Thank you Don, Don, Russ, AJ and Matt for a memorable experience today!
We fished slightly north today in 150 to 250 fow. Fish were finicky we had 10 bites and 6 fish. Bites came on Downrigger 40 ft down on free slider with Wonderbread dreamweaver spoon, 300 copper with Happy meal mag moonshine, 250 copper with orange / green Proking, low wire out 200 ft chrome 8 in spindoctor / UV kelly green Whirligig, low wire 240 ft with 10 in Dreamweaver Netminder spindoctor / blue fairways meat rig, Downrigger 120 ft with NBK green 8 in spindoctor / UV lime green Whirligig.

Fishing Reports courtesy of Rodmaster Charters

Weather Reports


NOAA Nearshore Weather Forecast For Ludington

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FZUS53 KGRR 230122
NSHGRR

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
922 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan


LMZ849-230915-
Pentwater to Manistee MI-
922 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest
toward daybreak. Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
showers with thunderstorms likely overnight. Some thunderstorms may
produce heavy rainfall overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. A slight chance
of showers until midday. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny with a slight
chance of showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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NOAA Great Lakes Wind Speeds

NOAA Open Water (Long Range) Forecast for Ludington

FZUS63 KLOT 230157
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
857 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

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 29.5 inches over western Ontario
tonight will cross Quebec Friday. The cold front trailing from the
low will move across Lake Michigan tonight. The remnants of
Tropical Storm Cindy will rapidly weaken to 29.7 inches as it
crosses the Tennessee and Ohio River Valleys Friday night. High
pressure averaging 30.3 inches will then build over the Plains
Sunday and spread over the western Great Lakes on Monday.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-230915-
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-
857 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt veering to west.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms this evening...then scattered
showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest 10 to 20 kt
and then shifting west. Slight chance of showers. Waves 2 to 3
ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers. Waves 1 to
3 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north.
Chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest. Waves 1 to
3 ft.

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-230915-
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-
857 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt veering to
northwest 10 to 20 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms this
evening... then periods of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west. Slight
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to
1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northwest. Waves
3 to 5 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west. Waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northwest 15 to
25 kt. Chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest. Waves 1 to
2 ft.

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LMZ761-230915-
MAFOR 2303/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11519 11619 12610 11510 11520 11620 11720.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11539 11639 11729 12720 13620. Scattered
thunderstorms late Friday. Waves 3 to 5 feet overnight...2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Friday and continuing Friday
evening.

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RC

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