Salmon are moving in closer to shore on Lake Michigan, and
anglers fishing off the piers and in the harbor report a decent
bite. Trollers are having their best success on glow or chrome
plugs, while pier anglers report the best action on spoons.
Pere Marquette Sport Center, (231) 843-8676.
Traverse City Area
Salmon fishing has slowed a little in Grand Traverse Bay. A few
fish are being caught on glow spoons fished at dawn or dusk.
Walleye fishing has been good on Lake Bellaire. The fish are
suspended in the top 12 feet of water, and anglers are dialing in
WildFishing Guide Service www.wildfishing.com
Crappie fishing has been good on Lake Cadillac. A few pike are
hitting on Lake Cadillac, and bass anglers report a good bite on
both Cadillac and Mitchell.
Schaefer’s Bait &_Sporting Goods, (231) 775-7085.
Pilgrim Village Fishing Shop, (231) 775-5412.
Houghton Lake Area
Bluegill action remains hot on Houghton Lake. Anglers fishing
with wax worms and crickets report a good bite. Walleye fishing has
picked up at “the elbow” and anglers fishing nightcrawler harnesses
are catching fish.
Lyman’s on the Lake, (989) 422-3231.
Sportsman’s Resort and Marina, (989) 366-5471.
Higgins Lake Area
Perch fishing has been spotty on Higgins Lake, but lake trout
anglers report a good bite. Those trolling crankbaits behind
cowbells report the best action in 80 to 100 feet of water.
Higgins Lake Sport &_Tackle, (989) 821-9517.
Phoenix Party and Bait Store, (989) 821-7220.
Fishing has slowed around Oscoda. Bluegills are producing the
best action right now with a great bite being reported by anglers
fishing on Cooke Dam Pond. Perch fishing has been decent on Van
Etten Lake. A few chinook salmon are being caught on Lake Huron in
80 to 100 feet of water.
Wellman’s Sport Center, (989) 739-2869.