Are at 6:30 on the second Wednesday of the month at
Skwiat American Legion, Post 451, 121 Skwiat Legion Ave, Michigan City, IN
Meetings are open to the public. Food and beverages are available. Bring some friends.
A Fish Fry, Coho Capital Derby awards and the Koepke Brothers are on tap for the June 12 monthly meeting.
Don't forget a Smolts outing is set for 4:30 p.m. on June 19.
The Smolts Division of your Hoosier Coho Club is free and open to all youth between the ages of 13 and 18. A Smolts application, which requires a guardian/parent signature (if under 18), can be found under Membership at www.hoosiercohoclub.org
Please contact Mike McKee (219-221-1340, firstname.lastname@example.org before June 13 to reserve a Smolts spot on one of the salmon boats, which are organized by Jerry Ross.
The May 22 Smolts outing was canceled due to threatening weather. A July 17 perch outing for the Smolts is also on the schedule.
As for the June 12 meet, the Board of Directors start at 6 p.m., membership meeting and fish fry (salmon, trout, crappie, bluegill, potatoes, bread, etc.) at 6:30, CCD Big Fish awards presented by the LaPorte County Convention & Tourism Bureau (and more fish) at 7 p.m. followed by featured speakers Captain Craig Koepke with perch fishing tips and lure-maker Ryan Koepke on the salmon trolling flies that are taking Lake Ontario by storm (along with more fish).
The Michigan City Weather Buoy has been launched by Purdue University via Indiana-Illinois Sea Grant and in cooperation with the Indiana DNR. See iiseagrant.org/buoy for "real time" wind, wave and water temperatures. Officials hope to employ "down" water temps (like the Cook Buoy) next year.