Weekly Fishing Report 6-23-10
Fished from 6/17/10 straight though to 6/21. Did a charter on Friday with 2 other charter boats as we had 13 people. What a day of fishing. While we were waiting for our clients we trolled out in the bay and in 30 mintues caught a brown around 5 lbs. and a salmon around 4 lbs. Between the 3 charter boats we caught 90 lakers. All but a couple were returned to the water. We had an 8 year old on our boat and he caught his biggest fish ever. A 32 1/2 inch laker that must of weighted around 13 or 14 lbs. I didn’t think he would reel it in but he did. Saturday was the start of the Lake Champlain fishing derby and we never miss it. Started out slow as we went south where the fish had been biting a week before but it was slow and then the wind began to blow 20 out of the south. We decided to go in around 11am and take a break and fish for bowfin off the dock. While the boat was sitting in the slip all the electronics stopped working on the control panel. Worked on it all afternoon and couldn’t fix. Finally hot wired and went back out fishing. Salmon bite disappeared so we went back after lakers. Boated some good ones but nothing to complete with a fellow charter captain, cloud 9 charters who boated a 16.77 lb laker. We charted together on Friday. Fish was a new Champlain and LCI record and I think they won over $40,000. Could have been us. We had a great time with one of the grandkids hooking a fresh water eel on the dock and also a big Northern Pink.
Lake Champlain Fishing Charters for Salmon & Trout & Walleye. Captain Bill Birch, an avid hunter & fisherman has 20 years experience Fishing Lake Champlain. We offer fishing for Salmon & Trout out of Charlotte, VT.