Captain Bill Warner of Willie Wonka has made Ludington
his summer home since 1982. Bill has boated & fished almost
every port on Michigan's shoreline.
Ludington sportfishing is second to none. A recent study by
Michigan Sea Grant, an organization of MSU and U of M, compiled
from charter captain surveys from across the state, showed
the average catch for 2003 on Ludingtion charter boats to
be among the best on Lake Michigan. The average catch from
Ludingtion for 2005 was over 9.4 per trip, with chinook, or
king salmon accounting for two thirds of our catch.
season starts in early to mid April when the Brown trout and
Steelhead are close to shore. As the water warms Willie Wonka
moves out to target Coho & Chinook Salmon, with Steelhead
and Trout still mixed into the bag. In August the big Kings
are prevalent in the deep clear waters off of Point Sable....
Ludington is known for having one of Michigan's most consistent
Besides the thrill of big lake salmon fishing,
Ludington has much to offer, with some of the states most challenging
golf courses, fine dining, hiking Ludington State park or just
relaxing the day away at the beach