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.Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 2:10am
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 1:56am
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 1:48am
Thank you to everyone!
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 1:39am
The end of another great season... see you all next spring!
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 11:38am
Fishing report for September 13th
Thank you to Don and Mary for joining us today. We have been blessed with great people aboard our boat this year and our last trip for the season did not alter that trend!
Our team today went 3 for 3 as we fished just outside the pier head through the channel. Bites came on Downrigger at 22 ft with number 4 pearl Ladderback plug, high diver out 55 ft with Dreamweaver uv mountain dew slick spindoctor / liquid sunshine fly, and 4 color leadcore with chrome plug.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.
Rodmaster Fishing Charters, L.L.C.Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 12:18pm
Fishing report for September 8 th & 9th
Thank you to both crews Jeff, Tom, Jerry and the crew of Jim, Dianne, David, Brent. Fishing was tough Friday and Saturday . Our bites came on high diver out 100 with 8 in white slick spindoctor / pickled sunshine fly, Downrigger at 47 with moonshine sarge spoon on free slider, Downrigger 55 with chicken wing spoon, Downrigger at 72 with yeck magnum Scotty blue spoon, Downrigger down 80 with two face spindoctor / Whirligig combo.

Fishing Reports courtesy of Rodmaster Charters

Freestyle Charters Fishing Report


    Fishing Reports courtesy of Freestyle Charters

    Weather Reports


    NOAA Nearshore Weather Forecast For Ludington

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    FZUS53 KGRR 230836
    NSHGRR

    Nearshore Marine Forecast
    National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
    336 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

    For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan


    LMZ849-231615-
    Pentwater to Manistee MI-
    336 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

    ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
    ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

    .TODAY...West winds 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a slight
    chance of snow showers until midday, then sunny in the afternoon.
    Waves 3 to 5 feet.
    .TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to
    3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet.
    .FRIDAY...South winds to 30 knots increasing to gales to 35 knots.
    Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
    Waves 7 to 10 feet.
    .FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots veering northwest
    after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the
    evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet.

    $$


    NOAA Great Lakes Wind Speeds

    NOAA Open Water (Long Range) Forecast for Ludington

    FZUS63 KLOT 230826
    GLFLM

    OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
    National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
    226 AM CST Thu Nov 23 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...High pressure of 30.2 inches stretching from the
    eastern Lakes to the Southern Plains this morning...will move
    southeast to the mid Atlantic and Gulf Coast today. Meanwhile,
    low pressure of 29.0 inches will reach Alberta, Canada by this
    evening, then track east to James Bay by Friday evening. A cold
    front trailing from this low will move across the lake Friday
    night with a 30.1 inch ridge of high pressure building east in
    the wake of this cold front. The high will move across the
    western Great Lakes over the weekend with a 29.2 inch low
    forecast to develop over the Northern Plains Sunday night.

    LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-231500-
    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-
    226 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

    SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

    ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
    EVENING...

    .TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
    Chance of snow showers this morning. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally
    to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
    .TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest 15 to 25 kt
    this evening...then increasing to gales to 40 kt by morning.
    Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.
    .FRIDAY...Southwest gales to 40 kt. Chance of rain in the
    afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft.
    .FRIDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 kt becoming northwest to 30 kt
    in the evening. Chance of rain in the evening. Waves 8 to 12 ft
    occasionally to 16 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10
    ft.
    .SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Waves 4 to 7 ft
    occasionally to 9 ft.
    .SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to
    25 kt overnight. Waves 3 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
    .SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt. Waves 3 to
    6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
    .MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt. Waves
    building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.

    $$

    LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-231500-
    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-
    226 AM CST Thu Nov 23 2017

    SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

    ...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
    EVENING...

    .TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
    Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
    .TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 30 kt. Waves
    3 to 5 ft building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
    .FRIDAY...Southwest gales to 40 kt. Waves building to 8 to 12 ft
    occasionally to 16 ft.
    .FRIDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 kt becoming northwest to 30 kt
    in the evening. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding
    to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
    .SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Waves 5 to 8 ft
    occasionally to 10 ft.
    .SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to
    20 kt overnight. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding
    to 3 to 5 ft.
    .SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest 15 to 25 kt.
    Waves 3 to 5 ft.
    .MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt becoming south to 30 kt.
    Waves building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.

    $$

    LMZ761-231500-
    MAFOR 2310/
    MICHIGAN NORTH 13630 13620 11530 11540. Chance of snow showers
    this morning. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to
    2 to 4 ft today. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 6 to 9 ft
    occasionally to 12 ft tonight.

    MICHIGAN SOUTH 13530 12520 11510 11520 11530. Waves 4 to 7 ft
    occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft today. Waves 3 to 5
    ft building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft tonight.

    $$

    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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