1/28/20 The Alpena area is starting to get very good again but its not the lake we have talked about in past reports. This week we are talking about long lake in Alpena. The walleye and perch bite ha ...Full Report
2/9/20 The bite in the Cadillac areas have been consistent. We’re hearing of mixed bags of Crappie and Sunfish coming from in front of the coves on Lake Mitchell with the occasional Pike being caught ...Full Report
10/8/2019 The fall Musky bite is is going great on Eagle Lake. I haven't experienced musky fishing this awesome ever in my life. The trolling is outstanding from now till ice up. Fish are stacking up ...Full Report
2/4/20 Our last report from the Cheboygan area came off of the very famous Burt lake but this week we are talking about its twin, Mullet lake. Mullet Lake has been fishing very well for perch and wa ...Full Report
2/9/20 Curtis area fishing has been stellar with this consistent weather that we are finally getting. ICE REPORT: TODAY IS COLD! WE ARE HEARING REPORTS OF 7-18 INCHES OF ICE. THE SLUSH AND SNOW ...Full Report
10/21/2019 The fishing season is coming to an end on Drummond island at least from a boat but that shouldnt stop you from getting out! There are still some perch around but they are scattered now. Yo ...Full Report
Paddling season is here! Did you know that the waters of the Cass River in, and around Frankenmuth offer some awesome fishing/paddling opportunities. And there's also a great opportunity for "small bo ...Full Report
1/28/20 The Betsie river has been very good for steelhead this winter and you're always bound to catch a bonus brown trout. When fishing the Betsie the best presentations have been spawn but as the w ...Full Report
11/11/2019 The weather has changed in the past two weeks but big Trout are still hot. If big Brown trout in small streams is something that gets you excited, the time is now and it will keep you warm ...Full Report
1/7/20 Saginaw bay walleye is always a topic but most times during January we are thinking ice fishing but this week keep those boats in or give Captain Jay a call because there is open water and fis ...Full Report
2/17/20 Coho action continues to be very good. Out and around St. Joe. We know this isnt Holland but fishing is hot and you need to get on this bite. Most pier anglers are using spawn bags (pink, ora ...Full Report
1/20/20 When you think Indian River, MI you tend to think of the inland water ways and the two prestigious lakes the touch and those are Mullet and Burt Lake. This week we are focusing on Burt Lake a ...Full Report
6-17-19 Well this year's fishing season started out in fine fashion up at Kesagami wilderness Lodge. The Walleye and big Pike were biting ferociously, and guests were catching fish of a lifetime regul ...Full Report
1/14/20 When we are talking about Ludington area we are typically talking about ice fishing hamlin lake this time of year but in this weeks report we are talking Steelhead on the Pere Marquette river ...Full Report
6-26-19 Mackinaw city Trout fishing has been good although the water is still a little on the chillier side. It is starting to transition so we are finding hot and cold pockets. Salmon are just starti ...Full Report
12/17/19 Marquette County Ice conditions are creating a more than challenging start to the hard water season. 4-7 inches of black ice with over a foot of slush and snow on top. Snowmobiles and ATVs ...Full Report
Meta Lake lodge 6-19-19 Well we recovered from the opener and things are rolling along here at Meta lake. The fishing is flat out, nothing short of stupid good. Almost every angler in camp has had an ...Full Report
2/9/20 Muinising area has been fishing well and Has some ice fishing; however, conditions were variable, with open water in some areas. Bay Furnace, the East and West Channel, around Grand Island and ...Full Report
10/28/2019 When its comes to Fall fishing there is no better place than the Newberry area. The colors are absolutely stunning but are coming to an end as colder temps have arrived. Out in front of t ...Full Report
Fish and ice report: Walleye have been picky the last couple days. We marked a lot, but only the throwbacks and 15 inch fish are feeding. The water is still pretty clear which is probably contributin ...Full Report
1/7/20 The Tawas area is heating up. The new year is off to a great start for this area and its outstanding Ausable River. The warm weather and recent rain has warmed the AuSable River up just enough ...Full Report
1/28/20 This week ice report for the Traverse City is coming just outside of town on Lake Leelanau. Walleye fishing is begging to pick up by the narrows and other sections of the lake(the whole lake ...Full Report
Spring is on it's way and the fishing usually gets better. The ice conditions on Gogebic are the best they been all winter. I do still suggest using a track vehicle. With the warm weather do take ...Full Report
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