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Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 16, 2018

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Chain: The bass will begin to feed with the dropping water temps. The fish are relating to the green weeds, and search baits like spinnerbaits and swim jigs are doing quite well at finding the aggressive fish. Also pitch the weeds with…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 9, 2018

Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) — Anglers trolling Flicker Shad are picking up saugeyes and even some smallmouth bass that have ranged up to 18 inches. Most of the smallmouths being caught are released. Water temperatures have cooled sufficiently for the crappie bite to turn on as well. Search for them in shallow waters with minnows or waxworms….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 9, 2018

Boaters are reminded that anyone in a kayak, canoe, or vessel less than 16 feet long on Pennsylvania waters is required to wear a personal flotation device from Nov. 1 to April 30. Fall trout stockings were conducted in recent weeks at select fisheries across the commonwealth.  For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com. Anglers fishing wild trout streams are reminded that…

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…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 2, 2018

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides, and fishing guides. North Chain: The walleye action is hot with the cooler weather. Reports show good catches in the river channels and mouths of the creeks throughout the day. Live bait is proving to be best. The bass bite is slowing down. Live bait rigged…

New York Outdoor News Fishing Report – Nov. 2, 2018

Western New York Lake Erie and tributaries: Cattaraugus Creek is currently running a little high at last look. Steelhead catches had previously been reported all the way up to the Springville Dam, so it’s a good bet when conditions improve – and they may have by now. All other Erie tributaries had lower flows and clear conditions. There have been…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 26, 2018

Central Region O’Shaughnessy Reservoir (Delaware County) – Jigs worked vertically in shallow water are taking their share of crappies, white bass, and bluegills here. Fish the light jigs in five to 10 feet of water for best results. Some of the crappies here are ranging up to 11 inches. Deer Creek Lake (Pickaway, Fayette counties) – Anglers fishing Bandits are…

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,…

Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 26, 2018

Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS         The water temperature is in the mid 40-degree range so look for muskies to start moving onto the rocks and chasing tullibees. Smallmouth bass action has slowed, but trolling crankbaits on the rocks or shoreline breaks during the evening hours has produced walleyes. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430…

Illinois Outdoor News Fishing Report – Oct. 19, 2018

The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Chain: The bass will begin to feed with the dropping water temps. The fish are relating to the green weeds, and search baits like spinnerbaits and swim jigs are doing quite well at finding the aggressive fish. Also pitch the weeds with…