Michigan Fishing Reports

Northern Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – October 26th, 2012

Cadillac Area Fishing has been slow on lakes Cadillac and Mitchell, and fishing pressure has been light. Archery deer hunters report pretty good action. Leaves are falling and grouse and woodcock hunting should improve. Goose hunting has been very good, but duck hunting has been slow. A few woodies have been shot. Schaefer’s Bait & Sporting Goods, (231) 775-7085. Pilgrim…

Southern Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – October 26th, 2012

Lake St. Clair Perch fishing has been very good in Lake St. Clair. Anglers fishing with minnows are catching good numbers of fish off the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, off the Belle River Hump, and around the weather buoy. Walleye fishing remains good in the Detroit River. Jiggers and hand-liners are both taking fish on the American and Canadian sides…

Southern Illinois Fishing Report – October 19th, 2012

Crab Orchard Lake Fishing is picking up. Crappies are holding in shallow water. Minnows are the primary bait. Bluegill action has been steady. Bluegills are hitting on crickets, meal worms and wax worms. Catfish action remains steady. Most anglers are reporting success on stinkbaits, cheese baits and minnows. Bass action has been spotty, although some fish are still being caught…

Southern Wisconsin Fishing Report – October 5th, 2012

BEAVER DAM/FOX LAKE AREA Fishing is getting better as the water cools. Some bluegills were being reported around shallow weeds and docks. Walleyes have been tough to catch, but people are catching a few. Tim Nehls’ Fish Tales Bait, (920) 520-0015. BIG GREEN LAKE AREA Bass fishing has picked up, with fish responding to cranks and jig-n-pigs. Fall fishing patterns…

Upper Peninsula Fishing Report – August 31st, 2012

Pickford Area Perch fishing has been good in Lake Huron at Cedarville and a fine salmon bite has been reported at DeTour. Walleye fishing has been good in Raber Bay on crawler harnesses and crankbaits. Wilderness Treasures, (906) 647-4002. Drummond Island Area Fishing has been fair at Drummond  Island. A few perch have been caught in Scotts, Maxton, and Whitney…

Southern Wisconsin Fishing Report – August 24th, 2012

BIG GREEN LAKE AREA Cooler temps last weekend saw a decrease in boating activity on Big Green Lake. Panfish are biting on the cribs and suspended over the deeper water. North Bay Sport & Liquor, (920) 294-6462. LAKE MICHIGAN/METRO AREA LAKES Trollers in Sheboygan have been catching chinooks, rainbows, and lake trout by fishing 100 feet down in 130 to…