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Tom Gavitt of Duluth pulls his ice-fishing sled through a pressure ridge of ice on Lake Superior on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, offshore from Duluth’s Brighton Beach. Gavitt was one of many anglers who ventured onto the lake to fish for lake trout. (Steve Kuchera / Duluth News Tribune)

Anglers take advantage of ice on Lake Superior to catch lake trout, coho salmon

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DULUTH -- Chris Johnson had his hands full. Sitting alone in his fishing shelter Tuesday afternoon on Lake Superior, his fishing rod was bent in a serious arc. His rod tip was pointed straight at the bottom of Lake Superior 100 feet below.


“I’ve got a big one on,” said Johnson, of Milaca. “I’ve had him on for 10 minutes.”

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