Pickford Area High winds kept many anglers grounded on the opener, and the bite was a little slow for those who did venture out. Fair numbers of pike were caught in Lake Superior’s Brimley Bay, and the perch bite remains pretty good in Lake Huron at Cedarville. Wilderness Treasures, (906) 647-4002. Drummond Island Area Winds …
May 23, 2013
Lake St. Clair Catch-and-release bass fishing has been unbelievable on Lake St. Clair along the mile roads. Walleye fishing has been fair, but should improve as the weather warms. Walleye fishing remains very good in the Detroit River. The late turkey season has been good. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Irish Hills Area The crappie
Racine Dam Area Saugers, white bass, and hybrid striped bass can all be caught this time of year. Spinners and jigs can both be successful. White, pearl, chartreuse, orange, and yellow twister tails have all been popular. Brown and Clermont Counties – Fishing activity has been picking up. Saugers, white bass, and hybrid striped bass
• The daily bag limit for walleyes on Ohio waters of Lake Erie from March 1 through April 30 is four fish per angler. On May 1, the daily bag limit increased to six fish per angler. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15 inches. • The daily bag limit for yellow perch is
East Fork Lake (Clermont County) Anglers are reporting success on crappies using minnows and jigs with tubes. Try chartreuse and white color patterns. They are generally being taken in 18 to 24 inches of water. Fish around structure, fallen trees, and in the coves. Rocky Fork Lake (Highland County) Anglers are reporting decent saugeye fishing.
Lake White (Pike County) As the temperatures warm back up, anglers can expect good catches of bluegills in the 333-acre lake. Try trolling a small spinner bait, which can help you cover a larger area in a shorter time and hopefully lead you to where the fish are congregated, then set up in that location.