Michigan Fishing Reports

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – May 10, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair High winds, rain and storms made fishing difficult and kept pressure light on Lake St. Clair. Those fishing in the cuts and canals were catching some panfish. Spring turkey hunting has been good. Toms are gobbling. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Trenton Area Walleye fishing remains red hot in the Detroit River, when you can…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 18, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Irish Hills Area There was no safe ice on inland lakes in Jackson County. Knutson’s Sporting Goods, (800) 292-0857 or (517) 592-2786. Lake Orion There was no ice safe enough for fishing in Oakland County. Lakes Village Stop/Mobile Gas Station, (248) 693-4565. Luna Pier Area Boat anglers trolling in Lake Erie’s Brest Bay and off Bolles Harbor caught…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 4, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair There was no safe ice on Lake St. Clair. Boats anglers reported catching decent numbers of walleyes when trolling deep diving crankbaits tipped with a minnow. Good action was being reported off Nine Mile Road. Walleyes were also being caught in light numbers on the Detroit River. Handliners and jiggers were both finding fish. Perch…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 9, 2018

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair Perch fishing has been good on Lake St. Clair. Anglers report a good bite at the spillway, off Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, and around Harsens Island. Walleyes are hitting crankbaits along the shoreline. Waterfowl hunting has been good with flight birds pushing their way through. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Bowhunters report seeing…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 26, 2018

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair High winds have kept many anglers at bay on Lake St. Clair. Those braving the conditions reported catching good numbers of fish along the American side of the lake from Selfridge all the way down to the mouth of the Detroit River. Waterfowl hunting has been good. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Bass,…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Sept. 14, 2018

 SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair Muskie fishing has been good on Lake St. Clair; one woman caught a 52-inch, 39-pounder at Stoney Point in 18 to 20 feet of water. Spinnerbaits have produced good results. Perch fishing has been decent near the shipping channel. Walleye anglers report catching good numbers of perch when trolling for walleyes with crawler harnesses. Good…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Aug. 31, 2018

SOUTHWESTERN LP Lake St. Clair Smallmouth bass action picked up on Lake St. Clair, especially for those fishing Anchor Bay and the main shipping channel. Fish were deep in both sections at around the 12 foot mark. Lighter colored soft plastics, especially tubes, have produced some big fish. Yellow perch were starting to show up in Anchor Bay, too. Try…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – Aug. 3, 2018

SOUTHWESTERN LP Lake St. Clair Bass fishing has been very good in Lake St. Clair. Smallies have been hitting everything from tubebaits to hard plastics fished in Anchor Bay. Water clarity was down slightly but fish were still biting. If you’re heading out for muskies try either Anchor Bay or directly out from the Clinton River Spillway. A couple of…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – July 20, 2018

SOUTHWESTERN LP Lake St. Clair Fishing has been pretty good on Lake St. Clair. Anglers fishing along the American side of the shipping channel are catching walleyes and perch, but the fish are still gorging on mayflies. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Bass fishing remains pretty good on Lake Orion and Lakeville Lake. Paint Creek has been barely…

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…