Lake Erie Fishing Report

Fishing Report Lake Erie Monroe, Michigan 05-17-2018

Surface temperature is around 61 degrees. Slow trolling for walleye with Thunderstick Jr. and Bandits seemed to produce. Perch color baits. 60 ft back. Stoney Point and in front of Brest Bay in 20 to 24 ft of water produced nice walleye with only a [Read More]

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Michigan Free Fishing weekend February 17, 18, 2018

Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, for the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply. These two days make up [Read More]

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Michigan Arctic Grayling habitat research

$117,175 grant from the Recently completed work supported by this grant addressed two immediate needs for a successful Arctic grayling reintroduction. The first was to collect stream habitat and fish community data in the upper Manistee River. This data collection allowed for both the evaluation [Read More]

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Michigan Free Fishing Weekend this February 2018

Experience #MiFreeFishingWeekend Feb. 17-18 and enjoy the outdoors Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend Saturday, Feb. 17, and Sunday, Feb. 18. On those two days, everyone – residents and [Read More]

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Charter fishing operations offer great options for novice and experienced anglers

For those who don’t have a fishing boat, may not have the correct fishing gear, don’t know how to fish, are new to an area, or are just looking for a day of fun, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources suggests considering a charter fishing [Read More]

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Perch Fishing Report Lake Erie Michigan 07-21-2017

Perch fishing is starting to pick up in Michigan waters. W buoy out in front of Toledo Beach Marina has produced limit catches but it’s on again off again. E buoy area is producing some sizable perch to, but it’s hit or miss. Out towards [Read More]

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Tagged fish provide DNR with critical information

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources again this year is encouraging Great Lakes anglers who catch marked and tagged fish to report them. The DNR has used the coded-wire tag program to mass mark various fish species in Michigan since the 1980s. Mass marking provides [Read More]

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Perch Fishing Report Lake Erie Michigan 09-15-2016

Most agree this has been one of the more productive perch fishing seasons in recent years! Limit catches are common in the Western Basin. Don’t be greedy, I’ve talked to a number of angles who take a few more than their limit and have paid [Read More]

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Perch Fishing Report Lake Erie Michigan 07-29-2016

Strarted perch fishing this week, dispite the hot weather and light North East wind fishing was good. Up off #1 buoy on the Raisin River produced 150 perch that weighted 36 lbs. (live weight) Yesterday just off the North East corner of the Michigan dump [Read More]

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Charter Fishing Operations offer options to Michigan anglers

Experience Michigan’s world-class fisheries. Licensed fishing charters make a full or half day of fishing easy and enjoyable as they provide the boat, all the equipment, plus the knowledge necessary for a day on the water. Fishing charters are for anyone, children or adults, from [Read More]

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