General Meeting Speakers
Al Johnson - Rainmaker Charters
Captain Al Johnson has been fishing the waters between Milwaukee and Chicago for the past 30+ years. He will be offering his in-depth knowledge and expertise to find the most, and biggest fish consistently.
Salmon Unlimited is a not-for-profit organization representing sport fishing interests in southern Lake Michigan and its tributaries. Founded in 1971, Salmon Unlimited has been instrumental in helping to establish and maintain the world-class salmon and trout fishery that we enjoy today. Our vision is to achieve the betterment of conditions for those individuals engaged in sport fishing on Lake Michigan by fostering and promoting the general welfare of the lake and the fishery therein. Our goals include:
· To develop a higher degree of sport fishing techniques through the exchange of ideas, information and incidents of practical experience among the members;.
· To represent and act on behalf of members before divisions of government, and before public and private organizations whose activities affect sport fishing in Lake Michigan, with the purpose of protecting these waters against pollution, invasive species and exploitation by commercial fishing, industry, and other organizations;
· To monitor and obtain relief from legislation and regulations detrimental to sport fishing and other conditions that may impair efforts of any member to fish Lake Michigan and adjoining waters;
· To work in partnership with the DNR hatchery and stocking programs to support a healthy salmon fishery for all to enjoy.
Most of all, Salmon Unlimited strives to help each of our members become better salmon and trout fishermen and women. Some of the best recreational, charter and tournament anglers on the lake are members of Salmon Unlimited. The seminars presented at our monthly meetings are full of valuable and timely information. We also work with many tackle manufacturers and retailers to secure discounts for our members.
Our informal club tournaments are a great way to meet new friends, engage in some friendly competition and learn from fellow members. There are typically 6 club tournaments throughout the season, culminating in the awarding of the prestigious “Boat of the Year” award. But don’t be intimidated; these contests are structured to give the small boat angler a chance to earn some “bragging rights”, too.
Join us today, and take your fishing experience to the next level. Hope to see you on the water soon.