Saginaw Bay Fishing Report 04/23/2015

Saginaw Bay Fishing Report 04/23/2015

Saginaw Bay at Pine River and Palmer Road, the perch run is apparently over. The fish are spawned out and most of them are small. Good walleye fishing off Linwood in 13 to 20 feet and around Spoils Island when jigging or trolling crank baits. East of Bay City, boats launching at Finn Road are going […]

Fish stocking creates numerous fishing opportunities throughout Michigan

Fish stocking creates numerous fishing opportunities throughout Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources today announced it is in the middle of its new fish-stocking season. This spring, people are likely to find DNR fish-stocking trucks releasing their prized cargo at hundreds of lakes and streams throughout the state. Fish stocking is a valuable tool used by fisheries managers to restore, enhance and create […]

DNR Fisheries Experts Offer Opening Day Tips

DNR Fisheries Experts Offer Opening Day Tips

Fishing may be a 12-months-a-year sport in Michigan, but there’s little doubt that the last Saturday of April is one of the biggest days of the year for anglers. It marks the opening day of trout fishing, statewide on more than 80 percent of the state’s trout streams, as well as the season opener for […]

Saginaw Bay Fishing Report  04/16/2015

Saginaw Bay Fishing Report 04/16/2015

Saginaw Bay had some good perch action at the Palmer Road Cut. Those trolling body baits caught walleye in 18 feet off Linwood and 10 to 12 feet off the Bay City State Park. Walleye were also caught by those trolling or jigging near the mouth of the Kawkawlin River, Spoils Island and to the […]

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Bay City State Recreation Area celebrates 17th annual Wetland Wake-Up Day April 25

Bay City State Recreation Area invites Mid-Michigan families to celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day and the return of spring at the 17th annual Wetland Wake-Up Day Saturday, April 25. Activities will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, which is located inside the recreation area (3582 State Park Drive, in Bay City). […]