WIFinlander Guide Service

Captain Tim Hyvonen

June 25, 2018

Fishing the past two weeks has been solid between inland multi species and Lake Michigan.  The Coho have scattered a little bit out of Racine but good numbers are still to be caught along with great numbers of Lake Trout.  Big congrats to Bill who stuck a 20.1lb Laker...

December 6, 2016

This past weekend was just a blast catching quality steelhead.  Friday I met up with fellow Creek Candy Bead Company Pro Staffer Anthony Jewell and his buddy Henry.  After missing two big browns in Mckinley Marina, we made a run down to the Root River.  Despite the wat...

August 30, 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 laker for the slam with no avail.  The PM charter went 8-11 (one shaker went bac...

July 19, 2016

These past 9 days have been possibly the longest ever for Salmon a rama. Between brutal winds and waves we still managed to put a bunch of fish in the boat with out loosing to much gear. So much happened though out the tournament that I don't even know where to start b...

June 26, 2016

Saturday morning I finally was able to get out early to get some morning darkness trolling in. After a few people said they rather sleep than go out at 0300 I casted lines and headed out to where I though the big kings were roaming. Luckily I was right. i started in 50...

June 8, 2016

Saturday started early, with the smell of two stroke coming from my Mercury 150, my two tournament partners and I started heading out to the staging area for our first Salmon Unlimited Open tournament out of Racine WI.  At 0430, we got the green light from tournament c...

April 26, 2016

This past weekend I finally got to drop my new to me 19' sylvan in the water. Sunday I met up with a buddy on the rock river in search of white bass and walleyes. We motored from Fort Atkinson to Jefferson and started lighting up the white bass. Small minnows under a s...

March 15, 2016

While running back from Minnesota I checked the river flows and noticed that they all bumped up to perfect levels. Friday I took a coworkers husband out for steelhead and it didn't take long to tie into my first fish. Since Tony is brand new to steelheading I let him r...

March 7, 2016

During February I ran a contest at The Beef Jerky Outlet Store for one lucky winner to win a half day guide trip for spring steelhead.  Out of the over 100 entries Jarred was the lucky winner.  He asked if he could bring his buddy with and sure why not.  We met up on t...

March 7, 2016

Saturday i had the pleasure of running the last ice trip of the year in McKinley Marina.  The goal was to get my client on a bunch of steelhead but the brown trout had other ideas.  I ran every close to every rod in the top 6' of water with a mix of shiners and spawn s...

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