Sheboygan's record setting 2012 season

2013-02-19 08:21:05
Sheboygan, Wisconsin - Freshwater Fishing Report
Lake Michigan

Last year Sheboygan witnessed one of the best fishing seasons to date. The Wisconsin DNR charter fishing harvest report was just released this week and confirms that fact. Area captains had a 36% harvest increase from the previous year. Sheboygan charters caught 24,804 fish during the 2012 fishing season on 2314 trips. That's an average of 10.7 fish per trip and an amazing catch rate. The majority of those fish being good sized chinook salmon. Sheboygan charter bookings were also up 14% over the previous year. The 2012 fishing season was considered one of the most successful ever here in Sheboygan. Here's a short highlight video of some of last season's fishing action:

Fish Species: chinook salmon, coho salmon, lake trout, rainbow trout
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About The Author: Captain James Schlegel

Company: Fish Sheboygan

Area Reporting: Lake Michigan Sheboygan Wisconsin

Bio: Captain James Schlegel has been a Great Lakes licensed guide since 1984, and has fished out of the port of Sheboygan the entire time. Captain Schlegel has been Sheboygan's premier guide for the past several years, leading all area guides in both fishing trips and fish harvest. Captain Schlegel is an active member of the Sheboygan Area Great Lakes Sport Fisherman Club and currently serves as vice president, newsletter editor, and organizes several club events. He is a member of the Sheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Sheboygan's tourism advisory committee. He is also the only recognized "Picked-By-You" top rated fishing guide out of the port of Sheboygan.

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