Southern Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – June 22nd, 2012
Bass fishing has been pretty good on Woodland Lake via crawler harnesses and crankbaits. Bass and pike are hitting on Kent Lake, Island and Portage lakes. Weeds are starting to get heavy and the fish are holding tight to the weeds. Bowfishers are taking lots of carp on the Huron River and the Zukey Chain of Lakes.
Midwest Sport Shop, (810) 227-3141.
Walleye fishing remains good on the Detroit River. Anglers are jigging, trolling, and handlining, and all are catching fish on both sides of the river. Hot spots have been the mouth of Lake St. Clair, the Ambassador Bridge, Wyandotte, and Trenton.
Bottom Line Bait & Tackle, (734) 379-9762.
Trenton Lighthouse, (734) 675-7080.
Horse Island Tackle, (734) 692-9839.
Luna Pier Area
Walleye fishing has been good in the western basin of Lake Erie. Anglers trolling bottom bouncers and crawler harnesses, crankbaits, and spoons in 14 to 22 feet of water report good action near the Fermi Nuclear Plant.
Luna Pier Harbour Club, (734) 848-8777.
Bluegills are suspended on Great Bear Lake, 12 feet down over 50 to 60 feet of water. Over on Eagle and Duck lakes ’gills are still holding in the shallows. Perch fishing has been good on Lake Michigan in 65 to 85 feet of water. Spikes fished on perch rigs are catching more fish than minnows. Fair numbers of salmon and trout are being caught in Lake Michigan, but the fish are still out in 100 to 200 feet of water. A few skamania steelhead are starting to trickle into Swan Creek and the Kalamazoo River.
Webber & Sons Marine and Tackle, (269) 673-6294.
Grand Rapids Area
Bass are hitting on Reeds, Brooks, and Muskegon lakes. Perch fishing has been slow. Steelhead are being caught off the piers on Lake Michigan. Late in the mornings a few big perch have been caught.
Al & Bob’s Sports, (616) 245-9156.