A good chunk of the state is free of ice. As a result, fishing reports few and far between.
If you can get to the fish, reports indicate angler success at fisheries across the state.
While the number of people venturing out continues to drop as we head toward the end of the ice-fishing season, panfish and crappie reports aren’t bad and there was a definite slide into shallower water
These fisheries have not seen this many consecutive years of below-average sauger abundance estimates since initiating these surveys in 1980. In addition, there was a significant decline in sauger abundance from 1998 through 2019 of 91 percent.
The 750-acre 11th Crow Wing has a reputation for not only producing good numbers of walleyes and bass, but also plenty of quality fish. Both tend to get the attention of local anglers.
“Unsafe ice” is the theme across a good part of the state, particularly on southern fisheries.
Fishery healthy in Grand Traverse County’s Cedar Hedge By Bill Parker Editor Cedar Hedge Lake is easy to overlook as nearby and larger Long Lake and Lake Dubonnet usually get the nod from
Ice fishing has ended in southern Michigan and anglers are starting to hit the open water. In the northern two-thirds of the state, winter is hanging on and ice fishing continues. Walleyes, pike and panfish
Anglers impatient for trout season and hankering to catch big fish should try Keystone Select Stocked Trout Waters in the next month. They offer an exciting opportunity to fish for larger trout.