WIFinlander Guide Service Fishing Reports

Ice is here

December 28, 2017

The lakes and harbors are iced over and the ice is now thick enough to run guide trips. I'm booking both inland multi species trips along with harbor trout trips. To book a trip give me a call or… Read Full Report →

Week of first's

November 23, 2017

This week has been nothing short of a grind but good news is there's still a few fish to be caught.  With the lack of rain, new steelhead are taking their sweet nature time showing up in the rivers. … Read Full Report →

Cold temps hot fishing

November 04, 2017

As the temps have started dropping, the fish have been on the move. This past weekend was quite epic with two friends from Canada. The first two days we spent in the river beating up on Steelhead followed by… Read Full Report →

Tanker Alert!

September 02, 2017

Saturday was a day for the record books on my buddies boat.  Fishing started out slow off of the port of Racine but after we decided to leave the pack of boats to find non pressured fish, it paid… Read Full Report →

Pre Salmon A Rama report

July 10, 2017

The last two trips have been nothing shy of phenomenal. The first afternoon trip I did with a coworker yielded 10 for 11 in 3.5hrs (dock to dock) and tonight I went scouting with a friend for a couple… Read Full Report →

June Update

June 14, 2017

June fishing still remains excellent when the winds are not blowing 30mph. I ran an early morning charter this morning and the two guys did a great job putting 6 fish in the box before I could get all… Read Full Report →

Salmon Unlimited Open

June 03, 2017

Saturday June 3rd kicked off my tournament season with the SU Open out of Racine WI. After making a run to water that I knew held quality brown trout, we started setting lines and before I could get the… Read Full Report →

June is starting the way May ended

June 01, 2017

After seeing the wind was going to play nice yesterday morning, I decided to run deep with my two clients. It didn't take long to get two coho's in the box and missed two others. After working deep, I… Read Full Report →

May fishing still on fire

May 27, 2017

Fishing this week has been the same as the rest of May, absolutely phenomenal! Friday the 26th, I took out a husband/wife combo (he booked the trip for his wife's birthday) and despite loosing a few fish they still… Read Full Report →

Crappies continue to bite

May 09, 2017

I ran my first inland crappie trip yesterday and with the wind, we had to do a little bit of work to get them to go. It wasn't until my client finally threw his banana overboard (after I broke… Read Full Report →

Spring Mayhem Continues

April 23, 2017

This past weekend I got on the boat with an old timer I fish with on Saturday and after having to search for the fish we finally got into them going 9 for 13 with the big fish being… Read Full Report →

Winter Brown Trout

April 02, 2017

I was able to get away from the rivers on Sunday to go chase brown trout and lakers with a good friend. Needless to say it was a blast beating up on quality brown trout in shallow water. I… Read Full Report →

Jigging silver chinooks

September 22, 2016

Today was just shy of stupid jigging for chinooks on Lake Michigan. Over 30 hits and landed 15 of them. Nice thing is they were all silver and perfect for the grill! I still have Friday morning and Saturday… Read Full Report →

Jigging a Lake Michigan Grand Slam

September 17, 2016

Had another fantastic morning trip today even though it started off slow going 1-3 in the Milwaukee harbor while trolling Berkley flicker shad and flicker minnows. It didn't take very long to abandon that idea and make a run… Read Full Report →

Three man limit, 15 for 18!

September 13, 2016

What a FANTASTIC day on the water! 3 man limit in just under 5 hours, would have been under 4 if the guys would have stuck 3 that got off. But none the less great job! 8 Browns, 1… Read Full Report →

slower bite but still catching fish

September 04, 2016

I had the pleasure of taking Karen and her brother out Sunday morning and despite the water being extremely warm, we still managed landing a 10lb chinook, 13lb brown trout, 6lb steelhead and a small coho (released). On top… Read Full Report →

Three Trips in two days

August 28, 2016

Sunday was a blast out of Bender Park in Oak Creek, the morning charter went 10-15 with a mix of steelhead, brown trout, a 9lb coho and small chinook. I tried as hard as I could to find 1… Read Full Report →

Great weekend of trolling on Lake Michig

August 22, 2016

This past weekend has had it's up and downs but overall it was a great weekend. I started out Friday evening after a line of thunderstorms passed and ended up 4-8 in only a few hours of fishing with… Read Full Report →

Lake Michigan Grand Slam

August 15, 2016

I got out yesterday morning with a good friend and decided to run a little deeper than usual. I set up just shy of one of my deeper wave points and it didn't take long to get into some… Read Full Report →

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