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Detroit Area Steelheaders

Protecting and Promoting the Great Lakes Sportfishery for over 40 years

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The Detroit Area Steelheaders, Inc. is a non-profit fishing club. We're dedicated to the protection and promotion of trout, salmon and other fisheries in the Great Lakes Region. Learn More...

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Education

Fishing "How to" information through speakers, seminars, monthly newsletter and our club members. Learn More...

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Tournaments

Both Boat Trolling & River, Surf & Pier, which provide an excellent means to improve salmon & trout fishing knowledge and techniques, as well as great fun and some friendly competition.

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Wall of Fame

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Annual Big Fish (Present-to-1995)      Annual Big Fish (1994-to-1978)

Skipper of the Year (Present-to-1995)      Skipper of the Year (1994-to-1978)

 

Every year the Detroit Area Steelheaders travel the state fishing tournaments at their favorite ports

All of these fish were caught at DAS events.

 

Annual Big Fish (Present-to-1995)

Year

Species  Weight  Port  'Boat Name'  Caught By


2016

King  26.55#  Ludington  'Tyger'  Joe Von Grabe


2015

King  17.95#  Ludington  'Bobby's Toy'  Bob Ksionzek


2014

King  22.90#  Manistee  'Blue Horizon'  Paul Gjeldum


2013

King  28.65#  Manistee  'Almost Paradise'  Bob Paradise


2012

King  29.45#  Olcott NY  'Bobby's Toy'  Tim Robinson


2011

King  26.32#  Ludington II  'Bobby's Toy'  Bob Ksionzek


2010

King  19.00#  Ludington II  'Bobby's Toy'  Bob Jones


2009

King  20.45#  Manistee  'Almost Paradise'  Bob Paradise


2008

King  18.60#  Manistee II  'Silver Addiction'  Mark Williams


2007

King  17.15#  Manistee I  'Thor's Hammer'  Al Weichert


2006

King  22.10#  Ludington Ladies Day  'Bad Dog'  Tom Gorguze


2005

King  19.45#  Ludington Ladies Day  'Hawkeye'  Larry Walter


2004

King  22.05#  Ludington I  'Silver Addiction'  Mark Williams


2003

King  26.30#  Manistee  'The Office'  Duane Dean


2002

King  23.63#  Manistee  'Rupe'  Gary Ruprich


2001

King  28.07#  Manistee  'Sea Hag'  Blaise Pewinski


2000

King  27.44#  Manistee  'Sloppy Joe'  Joe Von Grabe


1999

Coho  29.06#  Manistee  'Eagle III'  Dave Staniczewski


1998

King  28.69#  Manistee  'Molly Frair'  Ron Hartman


1997

King  24.44#  Manistee  'My Dream'  Jim Hardrick


1996

King  26.44#  Ludington  'Trena Dawn'  Joel Garinger


1995

King  27.06#  Manistee  'Fish-N-Tails'  Doug Fellows



Annual Big Fish (Present-to-1995)      Annual Big Fish (1994-to-1978)

Skipper of the Year (Present-to-1995)      Skipper of the Year (1994-to-1978)