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Fishing Lake Superior: A complete guide to stream, shoreline, and open-water angling
by Shawn Perich
University of Minnesota Press, 2002
Paper: 978-0-8166-4200-7


A complete angler’s guide to fishing Lake Superior. Experienced fisherman Shawn Perich provides proven tactics for catching steelhead, lake trout, salmon, and walleye, as well as accurate information for boaters, shorecasters, and stream anglers. Fishing Lake Superior gives clear advice about when, where, and how to hook the big one. 

Let veteran outdoorsman Shawn Perich be your personal guide to the challenge of fishing Lake Superior.

“Written by an accomplished angler, Fishing Lake Superior is an informative and entertaining reference to all aspects of Lake Superior fishing.” Mike Toth, Sports Afield

“Fabulous! A lot of good advice, even for people who have been fishing a long time.” Kevin Bovee, Lake Superior Steelhead Association

“I’ve been a steelheader for 50-odd years, and I’m surprised that a young fella knows this much about it. His information is accurate and concise.” Jim Keuten, Owner, Jim’s Bait, Duluth, Minnesota

Shawn Perich is a free-lance writer and avid angler who lives on the North Shore. His first book, The North Shore: A Four Season Guide to Minnesota’s Favorite Destination, is a carry-along guide for planning trips along Lake Superior’s magnificent North Shore.

Shawn has served as the editor of the Cook County Herald in Grand Marais and as the editor of Fins and Feathers magazine. His work has appeared in Sports Afield, Fly Rod and Reel, and Outdoor News.

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