Michigan Fishing Reports

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – June 22, 2018

SOUTHWESTERN LP Lake St. Clair Walleye and smallmouth bass fishing has been pretty good on Lake St. Clair. Anglers drifting and trolling nightcrawler harnesses behind bottom bouncers are catching fish all over the lake. A decent perch bite has been reported by anglers fishing off Huron Point, Metro Beach and in front of Selfridge. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – May 11, 2018

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair Catch-and-immediate-release smallmouth bass fishing has been good on Lake St. Clair, especially off the mile roads, in front of Selfridge, and along the shoreline between the Harley Ensign launch and Metro Beach. The best action has been in 8 to 12 feet of water. The shoreline between the 9-Mile launch and Masonic Park was also…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – April 27, 2018

SOUTHEASTERN LP  Lake St. Clair Wind and rain left a lot of muddy water in Lake St. Clair. Fishing pressure was very light, but some anglers reported catching decent numbers of bluegills, sunfish and perch in the canals. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Inland lake fishing pressure has been very light in Oakland County  with high wind, cold…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – March 2, 2018

SOUTHWESTERN LP Lake St. Clair Ice conditions were deteriorating quickly on Lake St. Clair and warm runoff from rains will melt shoreline ice, which will make accessing the ice difficult to impossible. The lake is experiencing heavy river flows, increased current, open spearing holes which will only increase in size, and fog. The safest decision is to stay off the…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 10, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Lake St. Clair Fishing pressure has been very light on Lake St. Clair. Perch fishing has been good when anglers can find some clean water. High winds had muddied things up pretty good last week. Waterfowl hunting has improved and should get even better with another blast of cold weather pushing through. Bucks are chasing does. The firearms…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 29, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Lake St. Clair Fishing has been slow on Lake St. Clair and fishing pressure light. Walleye action has been very good in the Detroit and St. Clair rivers. Anglers jigging, handlining and trolling nightcrawlers with the current all report a good bite. Early mornings and nights have been the best. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Luna Pier Area…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 15, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Lake St. Clair Walleye fishing has been sporadic on Lake St. Clair with anglers either doing exceptionally well or nothing at all. Those fishing around Harsens Island and the Lake St. Clair Metropark have reported the better catches. Bright colored crawler harnesses with green, yellow, and purple gave a lot of folks the edge. Same story with the…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 1, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Lake St. Clair Anglers have had a hard time locating fish on Lake St. Clair. Those trolling crankbaits and nightcrawlers in the Middle and South channels of the river have caught a couple nice walleyes. Smallmouth bass action has been hit-or-miss, though. Usually the southern end of the lake is better, but have also been some decent catches…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Aug. 4, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Lake St. Clair Walleye and perch fishing has been good on Lake St. Clair. Anglers trolling nightcrawler harnesses and bottom bouncers, or crankbaits from just south of the St. Clair light to the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club report very good action. Silver and gold, chartreuse, and pink have been the hot colors. Bass fishing has been good all…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 21, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LOWER Irish Hills Area Fishing has been pretty good in Jackson County. Bluegills and crappies have moved of the beds and into deeper water. Crickets fished in 15 to 18 feet of water have produced a good bite on Wamplers, Devil’s and Sand lakes. Knutson’s Sporting Goods, (800) 292-0857 or (517) 592-2786. Luna Pier Area Walleye and perch fishing…