Fishing Report

Making summer pike fishing worthwhile

August 28, 2014

Weekly Fishing Tip: Catching big pike in the summer Most anglers consider winter the best time to catch a trophy-sized pike, but following a few key pointers can make summer pike fishing worthwhile. When it’s very warm out think about where pike will hide – places with cooler water. These spots include along the thermocline, where coldwater streams/rivers flow into…

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Fishing report

May 29, 2014

The following fishing report is from the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources. Fishing patterns are slowly moving into the summer mode. Water temperatures on the Great Lakes are still cold especially Lake Superior which still has ice. The inland lakes are warming at a very slow pace. SOUTHEAST LOWER PENINSULA Lake Erie:  Walleye fishing was still sporadic, but starting to heat…

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PM still producing steelhead; pier fishing slow

May 15, 2014

From the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Weekly Fishing Tip: Taking great catch-and-release photos Are you an avid catch-and-release angler? Do you like to take photos of the fish you catch, prior to returning them to the water? Do you know the safest way to take these photos so you ensure the fish can live to be caught another day?…

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Fishing report, March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014

The fishing report comes from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.  Weekly Fishing Tip: Storing your ice fishing equipment for next season It’s about that time when you’ll need to get ready to store your ice fishing equipment. The key is doing it properly so you’ll be ready to hit the ice next winter! Here is a checklist of things…

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Fishing Report: Are you ready for the ice?

December 13, 2013

The following fishing report comes from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Are you getting anxious for thick enough ice to head out fishing? Consider using the following tips when targeting four species popular with anglers in the winter. Walleye Early-ice walleyes are known to be active and aggressive. Use tip-ups at varying depths around the lake (anywhere from 15…

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