Look for perch, bluegills, and crappies to now be set up on shallow flats and weedbeds. Walleye fishing on the big rivers is getting going.
Little was known about Yellow Lake sturgeon until anglers caught two record hook-and-line fish in 1979. One record still stands as the state hook-and-line record at 79 inches and 170 pounds, 10 ounces.
Healthy walleye and muskie numbers, fueled by annual stocking efforts, make those fish primary targets for anglers. But Forest Lake’s northern pike also draw attention, and there are enough respectable largemouth bass, as well as
Those still venturing out are finding good ice conditions throughout the northern part of the state.
As fishing transitions away from hard water, many fisheries filing reports seeing good action.
Bass, pike perch, black crappie and bluegill populations are healthy in Gun. Stocking and limited natural reproduction has resulted in a decent walleye fishery, too, which is rare in this part of the state.
Ice conditions remain pretty good across the Upper Peninsula, but fishing pressure has been light since walleye, pike and muskie season ended on March 15. Steelhead fishing has improved in most of the rivers in
According to reports, Keystone Select big trout streams appear to be fishing well.
It’s one of those lakes that you need to approach with a different mindset than you’re probably used to. Don’t go there hoping to land magnum-sized panfish or giant bass. Rather, temper your expectations, catch