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Monday, November 30, 2015

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Capt. John's Dirty Dozen
12 spoons & bonus tackle
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Dirty Dozen Deal
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Keel Weights
3/8, 1/2, 5/8, & 1 oz.
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New for 2016
Salmon Buster™ HRP 3

John J's 9 point
Crossbow, 20 yd shot

Salmon Busters™ Great Lakes Info Tips and Trix Capt. John's Log

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"You've just discovered the most extensive information available to the Great Lakes Angler and Charter Fisherman I've been able to put together so far.  Please keep in mind, there's well over 150 different pages.  Full of my original content containing a complete encyclopedia fishing tips, past results, photos, You Tube videos, Facebook posts, tricks & how to's.  Only here, are the constantly evolving techniques to consistently catch more & larger fish are revealed in an easy to read & understand format" ...Capt. John King

Bonus BTI Flashers

Christmas Bonus: Purchase a 125 in tackle not counting tax-shipping and receive a set of 2016 SUV Double Glo BTI flashers.  This is at least 25 dollars in added value.  Factor in free shipping once the 125 mark is met, this is a good way to get your monies worth.  There's less than 15 Dirty Dozen spoon specials left.  See view this tackle and all that's offered please visit: www.michiganagler.com

Today's Update and, ...or Fishing Report?

11/30/15  Posted my web special that a 25 dollar value added giveaway.  SUV Double Glo has all the right parts that combines the fishing catching daylight blue glo and double sides of crushed-laser glo tape.  Click bonus flashers
                Have some new tackle on the way for 2016 that's a step forward.  Target date for the debut is sometime in January.
                MDNR's historical data for the Little Manistee Weir still has not been updated with the fish capture numbers from this fall. Click MDNR missing 2015 data 

11/29/15  This morning's low temperature of 14 degree at my place is just preview to winter 2015-2016 has in store.  To coincide with Cyber Monday, there will be a web special tomorrow on purchases over 125 at: www.michiganagler.com

11/28/15  One month and 2 days ago was my last Lk. MI trip out of Manistee, MI for the season.  It was chilly with a stout offshore E wind that was not a confidence builder. 
                Thought, if we even caught 2 fish, the trip would be a success seeing we had to stay close to shore for a comfortable ride.  Soon my expectations were met, when we boxed 2 double digit Steelhead in the first hour of the trip.  Then, went on to boat 4 more, as I cherished every minute of my last day afloat, bidding goodbye to the 2015 season.
                It was wonderful to head in on 10/26/15 with a darn nice box of Steelhead caught with the spoons offered in Capt. John's Dirty Dozen.  2015 was a lot of testing that paid off in the end.  I'm looking forward to 2016 in a huge way.  Knowing there's an established baseline of working spoon colors/patterns that I have the utmost of faith in!
                Last year at this time, all the colors for my new spoons were on the drawing board.  Now, Salmon Buster™ spoons are putting fish on the brag board!

11/27/15  Today's featured photo of Capt. John's Dirty Dozen special limited time Salmon Buster™ spoon offer.  This is a complete program to designed to fish for surface Steelhead, shoreline Brown trout and early season Coho.  Each one of the selections proved their effectiveness in 2015.  All the "hit and miss" guess work has been removed on what to run.  
                Offer includes the extra sticky 9649 size 1 VMC trebles for stock hooks.  Along with 12 9650 size 1 VMC 3X Trebles, 12 bead chain keel weights, 12 snaps and a Leader Locker™ insert to neatly store a dozen leaders. Click Dirty Dozen offer
                Hopefully, by Christmas I'll have a new article and a companion "how to" video that goes into great detail about putting the odds in your favor for surface Steelhead and springtime Browns.  Lk. MI Kings in 2015 were scarce for the most part.  This season's Lk. MI Steelhead were available in better numbers.  Focusing the positive, 2015 was probably the first season MI anglers had more Steelhead, then King/Chinook Salmon since 1996.

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"Sunday Detroit News" 
August 1984

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