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Fish WIth Jim Outfitters was featured on Michigan Out Of Doors on Torch Lake.

A video play-list of some of our inland lake fishing trips in Northern Michigan.



Bob Gwizdz: Elk, Torch and Mullet lakes often overlooked

ELK RAPIDS — Jim Chamberlain often fishes in Grand Traverse Bay, but when the weather interferes, he’s not at all shy about going inland.

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Bob Gwizdz: Call it cisco or lake herring, fish makes excellent eating

ELK RAPIDS — The key to fishing Grand Traverse Bay, Jim Chamberlin says, is playing the wind.


“It’s all about utilizing the right boat ramp to keep your boat on the upwind side,” he said.

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Bob Gwizdz: Lake herring rises in population and popularity
HORTON BAY — Start ticking off the species of fish that Michigan’s ice fishermen pursue and you’ll go through a dozen — maybe more — before you get to the critters Chris Noffsinger asked if I was interested in chasing: ciscoes.

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It's crappie time for local fishing guide Jim Chamberlin

By Darcy Egan, The Plain Dealer

OBERLIN, Ohio -- See the dogwoods in bloom? Hear the turkeys gobbling? That's a spring double header, and the signal it's time to go crappie fishing.  Read Article


Center-Pin Reel Rig Tests Angler

Dueling For Steelhead in Chagrin River Altered By Recent Flooding

By Steve Pollick Toledo Blade

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio, — "Awwwwwwwww!" You could have heard Jeff Frischkorn's loud exclamation of disappointment halfway down the Chagrin River valley when the big steelhead trout, with which he had been dueling, got away.  Read Article



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