Michigan Fishing Reports

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – June 28th, 2013

Devils’ Kitchen: Bluegills are on and off the beds. Fishing has slowed slightly, but some anglers are still reporting good catches on crickets and wax worms. Crab Orchard Lake: Crappies are still being found near the shore on shallow cover. Minnows and jigs are both effective. Bluegills are being caught in shallow areas. Some fish are still on the beds….

Upper Peninsula Fishing Report – June 21st, 2013

Pickford Area Walleye fishing has been good in the St. Marys River’s Raber Bay. Crankbaits and nightcrawler harnesses are both producing good results when fished in eight to 12 feet of water. The water temperature remains on the cool side in Munuscong Bay and fishing there has been slow and fishing pressure has been light. Northern pike fishing has been…

Southern Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – June 21st, 2013

Lake St. Clair Walleye and bass fishing have been very good on Lake St. Clair. Walleyes are hitting nightcrawler harnesses fished off the 400 Club and at Metro Beach. Bass fishing has exploded along the American side of the lake with tubes and crankbaits both producing outstanding numbers of smallies. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Bass fishing is…

Southern Wisconsin Fishing Report – May 31st, 2013

LAKE MICHIGAN/METRO AREA LAKES In Sheboygan, trolling success has been spotty, with some luck near shore in 10 to 40 feet of water. Others are working in 70 feet of water. A few steelhead and browns have been taken. The Eighth Street ramp remains closed. Pier catch rates are low. Small browns are being caught now and then on spoons….

Northern Illinois Fishing Report – May 3rd, 2013

Lake Michigan According to fishing reporter Cory Yarmuth, there have been some reports of smelt being netted in Chicago harbors. While they are not the catches of yesteryear, there are some fish showing up. The northern harbors like Waukegan have hit and miss from Johnson’s Pier and Government Pier. Browns are being caught on bottom rigs. Rigs tipped with spawn…