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Free Fishing Weekend Reels In Winter Fun, Feb. 13-14, 2016

Reel in the fun at the first of two Free Fishing Weekends in 2016. Michigan residents and nonresidents can fish without a license Feb. 13-14 on both inland and Great Lakes’ waters. In addition, a number of FREE special events will take place throughout the state. For more information, visit michigan.gov/freefishing or call the state park or […]

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report  02/04/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report 02/04/2016

Saginaw Bay Area most of the ice blew out last week, leaving only shore ice. The only fishable spots left were near Standish and Pinconning; the Pine River/Palmer Road area and off Pinconning Park and Newman Road. EXTREME CAUTION must be used and travel by ATV is not advised! Anglers did get some perch from […]

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report  01/28/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report 01/28/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Ice conditions did improve around the Bay but it is still “iffy” out there in spots. There are fish to catch without crossing the pressure cracks which is much safer. Palmer Road near Standish was very busy with a lot of anglers on the ice. They caught eight to 10 inch perch in two […]

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report  01/21/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report 01/21/2016

Saginaw Bay Area had lots of fishing activity off Palmer Road where yellow perch including many small ones were caught in one and a half to six feet of water. The keepers were running seven to nine inches. A couple walleye were also taken at night. A few were fishing off the mouth of the Pine […]

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report 01/14/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Fishing Report 01/14/2016

Saginaw Bay Area some were ice fishing off the Pinconning Park in about a foot of water. A number of people were fishing inside the Linwood Beach Marina and getting six to seven inch perch. Ice anglers were pretty much confined to Lindy’s Marina basin along the Quanicassee River and the Sunset Bay Marina basin south […]