Harbor Beach Fishing Report  05/22/2015

Harbor Beach Fishing Report 05/22/2015

Some limits of Lake Trout are still being taken North, and straight out of the harbor in the 65 to 115 foot of water areas, using dodgers with the spin and glows, or clean spoons down 60 to 110 feet. Best colors are still the White, and froggie dodgers with white and pink dotted or […]

Juvenile Asian carp next to common baitfish

Anglers encouraged to monitor bait to spot juvenile Asian carp

The DNR is taking many steps to prevent adult Asian carp (bighead and silver) from entering the Great Lakes, but many people don’t realize that juvenile Asian carp pose a threat to the state’s waters, too. Juvenile Asian carp can be confused with common baitfish – such as gizzard shad, emerald shiner, spottail shiner or […]

Saginaw Bay Fishing Report  05/21/2015

Saginaw Bay Fishing Report 05/21/2015

Saginaw Bay walleye fishing in the Slot from Sunset Bay up to Thomas Road was very good with many limit and near-limit catches reported. Walleye fishing was very good in Wildfowl Bay and around Sand Point. Most are using crawler harnesses with spinners in purple, pink, brass and chartreuse. There’s a fair amount of catch […]

Hunt For Morels

Hunt For Morels

DNR produces map of 2014 burned areas to give folks a hand in the hunt for morels  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has produced an interactive map that highlights the state’s 2014 wildfires and prescribed burns – each more than 10 acres in size – to help mushroom hunters in their quest for morels. […]

Public Comment Sought On Fishing Regulation Proposals For Saginaw Bay And Associated Waters

Public Comment Sought On Fishing Regulation Proposals For Saginaw Bay And Associated Waters

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comment and feedback on two fishing regulation proposals for Saginaw Bay and associated waters. If changes are made, these regulations would go into effect beginning April 1, 2016. Over the last several years, data has shown there is a very high population of adult walleye in […]