Central Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – June 22nd, 2012
Saginaw Bay Area
Walleye fishing has been steady on Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay. Good numbers of fish have been caught in 12 to 17 feet of water from the mouth of the Saginaw River all way to Standish. Crawlers, spoons and stickbaits are all producing good results. Bowfishing for rough fish is heating up as the water temperature rises.
Franks Great Outdoors, (989) 697-5341.
Bluegills and bass have been keeping anglers busy in Lake County. Bluegills are still in the shallows on Idlewild, Big Star, and Wolf lakes. Rubber spiders are catching fish. Bass fishing has also been hot on inland lakes in the area. Trout fishing has been good on the Pere Marquette River. The hex hatch is on.
Baldwin Bait & Tackle, (231) 745-3529.
Ed’s Sport Shop, (231) 745-4974, www.edsports.com.
Bluegill fishing has been good on White Lake. The fish are still on their beds in the shallows. Bass fishing has been spotty. Salmon and trout fishing has been good on Lake Michigan. Anglers trolling in water up to 100 feet deep are catching good numbers of salmon, lakers and steelhead.
Johnson’s Great Outdoors Tackle Shop, (231) 893-6688.
Walleye fishing has been good in Lake Huron at Sand Point and The Slot in 7 to 15 feet of water. Crawler harnesses have produced the best results. Bass and catfish are being caught by anglers fishing off the breakwall in Caseville.
Walsh Gun & Tackle, (989) 856-4465.
Harbor Beach Area
Fishing has been very good in Lake Huron. Anglers report good catches of cohos and lakers out of Harbor Beach and Port Sanilac. Good walleye action is being reported by anglers fishing in the afternoons with crawler harnesses and bottom bouncers. Perch fishing has been pretty good, too.
Frank’s Place Bait & Tackle, (989) 864-5634.