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Our hands on do it yourself section will serve you some incredible Great Lakes fishing recipes that are not only easy to prepare but taste great as well!

The Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest Television show, Travel Booth, and Website are geared to help you achieve a successful fishing trip and vacation.

John Bergsma shares his years of professional fishing experience with viewers to help them enhance their Great Lakes fishing adventures.

Explore the Great Lakes and our featured Fishing Destinations and area information that can ensure the best possible fishing experience in the mid-west.

Great Lakes Fishing Reports!

The most up to date fishing reports on the web!

  • Alpena Area Fishing Report

    Alpena Michigan area fishing report for Lake Huron and Thunder Bay Alpena Area-19th August 2016 Rockport, Presque Isle-  Steelhead are showing up in the past week at every port. ...

  • Cadillac Area Fishing Report

    Cadillac Michigan area fishing report for Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac Click here for Fishing report reported by Pilgim Village Fishing Shop. ...

  • Cheboygan Area Fishing Report

    Cheboygan Michigan area fishing report   Click here for the Cheboygan Michigan area fishing report. ...

  • Curtis Area Fishing Report

    Curtis Michigan area fishing report for Big and South Manistique Lakes 6/14/16 With the water warming up the gills are starting to show up in the shallows on there beds.  Bass are still  ...

  • Ely Area Fishing Report

    Ely Minnesota area fishing report and info    Click here for Ely Minnesota fishing information. ...

  • Escanaba Area Fishing Report

    Escanaba Michigan area fishing report for Big and Little Bay De Noc   8/24/16 Report Howdy anglers!  I don't have a whole lot to add this week, as I've been out of town for the last ...

  • Frankfort Area Fishing Report

    Frankfort Michigan area fishing report for Crystal Lake   Click here for the Frankfort Michigan area fishing report for Crystal Lake. ...

  • Gaylord Area Fishing Report

    Gaylord Michigan area fishing report Gaylord Area Fishing Report 5/31/16   Walleye fishing on Otsego lake continues to be productive, although anglers are being forced to work a little har ...

  • Holland Area Fishing Report

    Holland Michigan area fishing report for Lake Michigan August 22,2016. Fishing for kings has slowed due to the weather.  We were getting fish this week in 90-130 feet o ...

  • Indian River Area Fishing Report

    Indian River Michigan area fishing report   Click here for the Indian River Michigan area fishing report. ...

  • Keweenaw Peninsula Area Fishing Report

    Keweenaw Peninsula area fishing report for Bete Grise, Lac La Belle, Keweenaw Bay, Portage Lake and Torch Lake   Aug 15th-23th Keweenaw bay fishing has been a little slower this week. spoo ...

  • Manistee Area Fishing Report

    Manistee Michigan area fishing report   Click here for Manistee area Fishing report. ...

  • Marquette Area Fishing Report

    Marquette Michigan area fishing report.   Click here for the Marquette Michigan area inland trout/fly fishing report. Short report this week due to Internet issues.   it was a fairly ...

  • Munising Area Fishing Report

    Munising Michigan area fishing report   Click here for the Munising Michigan area fishing report for Munising Bay. ...

  • Newberry Area Fishing Report

    Newberry Michigan area fishing report   Click here for the Newberry Michigan area fishing report. ...

  • Sault Ste Marie Area Fishing Report

    Sault Ste. Marie Michigan area fishing report for the St. Maries River, Lake George and Munuscong Bay  5/26/2016- Fishing has been hot for walleyes in the shallow waters of Munuscong and ...

  • Saint Germain Area Fishing Report

    St. Germain Wisconsin area fishing report for Big Saint Germain Lake and surrounding lakes   St. Germain fishing report. ...

  • Tawas Area Fishing Report

    Tawas Michigan area fishing report for Lake Huron May 31 2016Offshore fishing has been very good north of AuSable Pointe in 75-90 feet of water. Dodgers with spin n glows off the bottom and lea ...

Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest
Great Lakes Fishing | New Fishing TV Show, Travel Booth, Fishing Destinations

Welcome to the Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest. We are a website, television show and travel booth all dedicated to exposing the incredible opportunities for Great Lakes Fishing. We are confident that as you navigate throughout our website, you will not only find the information that you seek for a great trip, but also get introduced to some pretty amazing Great Lakes Fishing Destinations.  Through our new Fishing TV show, website and travel booth, we will be featuring a myriad of Cool Towns and all that their regions have to offer.  If you seek a Great Lakes Fishing adventure, we have the trip for you!
We invite you to visit our About Us page to learn more about our accomplishments, goals, partnerships, and why we love the Great Lakes region! Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest - About Us, John Bergsma and Staff

"Let us introduce you to some amazing Great Lakes Fishing Destinations!"
Great Lakes Fishing | John Bergsma and the Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest - We are a website, television show and travel booth all dedicated to exposing the incredible opportunities for Great Lakes Fishing.


We invite you to surf away and see all that is available both on and off the water. From fishing to hiking, kayaking to sightseeing we identify great places to go and things to do that will make your trip memorable.


The Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest is a new and completely unique concept in fishing shows. The Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest T.V Show - 
Our Fishing TV Show air dates are as follows

January through June 2017


Thursdays @ 5:30pm
Fridays@ 2:30am, 10:30am and 4:30pm
Saturdays @ 6:00am
Sundays @ 3:30am



The Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest T.V show is a Fishing Travelogue. We are completely dedicated to exposing the tremendous opportunities that are available to recreational travelers who enjoy not only fishing but all the amazing things to do off the water.
Find out more about our great TV Show, with your host John Bergsma. The Great Lakes Fisherman's Digest is a new and completely unique concept in fishing shows.

It is our hope that you will experience these 
Great Lakes Fishing Destinations and all they have to offer!

As a long time pro fisherman, your host John Bergsma is fully engaged in the many fishing opportunities the Great Lakes region has to offer. His travels in and around the Great Lakes have brought him to our host towns and regions again and again to experience the great fishing, golf, sightseeing and many other fun and interesting things that make these stops so worthy of the title Great Lakes Fishing Destination.

"We at the Fisherman's Digest are committed to bringing our travelers the full scope of what each community offers."

Great Lakes Fishing Regions | Each of our featured destinations offer great hiking, biking trails, kayaking, water sports, and rentals. Featured Destinations

The Great Lakes Fishing Destinations we have selected for our show offer not only great fishing but the unique combination of activities that is necessary to making everyone in the family happy. Each of our featured destinations offer great hiking, biking trails, kayaking, water sports, and rentals. Great golfing, shopping and dining and did we mention the camping! One of the best things is the unique boat tours and lighthouse along with historic and waterfall sightseeing opportunities. There is so much to see and do! That's what makes our destinations...the Best.

Our Lucky 13 guide gives our travelers dining suggestions for breakfast lunch and dinner. These are sure fire destinations for great food and great service!
Follow our path of discovery with Great Lakes Fishing that will take you from Lake Erie in Ohio to Lake Superior in the Keweenaw, Lake Michigan out of Holland to Lake Huron along the shores of Alpena

Experience our adventures on our TV Show and make them your own when you visit Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Minnesota.  If you want adventure, we've got you covered. So come and enjoy our Great Lakes!
Cook's Corner

Our Cook's Corner adds a new and useful flair to our website and television show. We not only identify great fishing destinations but we also provide our viewers with great recipes for preparing the catch! Each T.V show ends with the Cook's Corner segment where we prepare fun easy and healthy meals using the fish caught on the show. We also post these recipes online and on YouTube for easy replication at your home for your family!
Check out our Cook's Corner, both on our Fishing TV Show and on our site - go fishing, grab a bite! Great Lakes Fisherman's Cook's Corner - Fishing Recipes
We not only identify great fishing destinations but we also provide our viewers with great recipes for preparing the catch!