Some of the biggest salmon ever are being caught in Lake Michigan this summer, and charter fishing captain Brian Butts said it’s due to a more balanced predator and prey relationship in the big lake.

While he expects the average salmon caught to be over 20 pounds, the owner of Sea Flea and Sea Flea Too, both based at Grand Haven’s Chinook Pier, admitted to being excited that one of the biggest fish this year was caught recently on one of his boats.

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