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Central Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – August 3rd, 2012

Saginaw Bay Area

Walleye fishing remains good in Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay. Limits of fish have come from waters as shallow as 8 feet and as deep as 22 feet in the shipping channel. Crawler harnesses, divers and spoons, and crankbaits all are taking fish.
Franks Great Outdoors, (989) 697-5341.

Baldwin Area

Bass fishing has been good on Idlewild, Wolf, and Big Bass lakes. Anglers are catching fish in the shallows early and late in the day. Bluegill fishing has been pretty good, too. A few trout have been found in some of the smaller streams, and there was a pike die-off on Wolf Lake, where water temperatures were running in the upper 80s last week. Brown trout were hitting on the Pere Marquette River.
Baldwin Bait & Tackle, (231) 745-3529.
Ed’s Sport Shop, (231) 745-4974, www.edsports.com.

Montague Area

Bass and bluegill fishing has been decent on White Lake. Salmon fishing has been good on Lake Michigan, but the fish have moved out to deeper water. The best action has come in 150 to 200 feet of water, 100 to 120 feet down.
Johnson’s Great Outdoors Tackle Shop, (231) 893-6688.

Caseville Area

Walleye fishing has been good in Lake Huron in 32 feet of water off Oak Point. A good bite has been reported around North and Heisterman islands in 5 to 7 feet of water. Good numbers of catfish and bass are hitting off the breakwall in Caseville.
Walsh Gun & Tackle, (989) 856-4465.

Harbor Beach Area

Salmon and trout anglers report the best fishing in seven or eight years on Lake Huron. Fish are hitting in 85 to 110 feet of water. Orange and pink have been the hot colors. A few walleyes have been caught in 65 to 85 feet of water, straight out from the harbor or north of the harbor. Perch are hitting minnows south of the harbor in 24 to 40 feet of water.
Frank’s Place Bait & Tackle, (989) 864-5634.

Port Huron

Walleye fishing remains good at the mouth of Lake Huron and in the St. Clair River. Anglers drifting with crawler harnesses and those hand-lining are all catching fish.
Anderson’s Pro Bait, (810) 984-3232.

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