Empire Outdoors Perch Ice Fishing Tournament March 7th.

Empire Outdoors Perch Ice Fishing Tournament March 7th.

Empire Outdoors Perch Ice Fishing Tournament March 7th.

Empire Outdoors Perch Ice Fishing Tournament March 7th.

Perch Ice Fishing Tournament March 7th.

Come to Empire Outdoors to sign up. Ask for Soni 231-499-4930

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Perch Tournament

March, 7th 2015

7AM to 2PM

10 Perch Weight

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Need a nice warm  Shanty to fish in.   We rent them!

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Shanty to fish in.
We rent them!

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Frozen Fisherman Frenzy

Frozen Fisherman Frenzy

Frozen Fisherman Frenzy

Frozen Fisherman Frenzy

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Houghton Lake and Lake Missaukee bite getting better with warmer temps

Houghton Lake and Lake Missaukee bite getting better with warmer temps

37″ Pike – Lake Missaukee Miller’s Corner 4th annual fishing tournament starts. Deadline to sign up is 8pm on Friday, March 6th, 2015. We look forward to seeing you!

37" Pike - Lake Missaukee

37″ Pike – Lake Missaukee

Lyman’s on the Lake from Houghton Lake Reports Gills are Biting

16 year-old, Logan from St. Claire Shores is baaaack….and he did it again. He and his dad found another hot spot. They kept 15 nice Gills and threw 20 smaller ones back. Wax worms did the trick today.

16 year-old, Logan from St. Claire Shores is baaaack....and he did it again. He and his dad found another hot spot. They kept 15 nice Gills and threw 20 smaller ones back. Wax worms did the trick today.

16 year-old, Logan from St. Claire Shores is baaaack….and he did it again. He and his dad found another hot spot. They kept 15 nice Gills and threw 20 smaller ones back. Wax worms did the trick today.

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FISHING CONDITIONS ON LAKES CADILLAC AND MITCHELL

FISHING CONDITIONS ON LAKES CADILLAC AND MITCHELL
FROM PILGRIM VILLAGE FISHING SHOP

Joe and Bobbie Brooks enjoy spearing on Lake Mitchell.

Joe and Bobbie Brooks enjoy spearing on Lake Mitchell.

More frigid temperatures. More fresh snow keeping everything clean and white.

Although fishing isn’t as easy as earlier. Some report catches of crappie, pike and perch. Bluegills have been spotty and the walleyes are hibernating. If you’re lucky enough to catch one, go out and buy a lottery ticket. It’s your lucky day.

Those consistently catching panfish are using micro jigs tipped with spikes. Large jigs and baits seem to scare the panfish off. Become comfortable with 2 or 3 pound test line. Darker colored jigs seem to preferred. Spikes, waxies or minnow heads are all it takes to entice a stubborn fish to bite.

Either lake, Cadillac or Mitchell bring your tip-ups. The pike are one species that’s always hungry. Only a couple of weeks left of the season and we’re do for another 40 incher or two.

Smelt Anglers – This has not been a banner season for smelt fishermen. However it’s picking up on Green and Crystal. Reports of better numbers and larger smelt come from both lakes. Often as large as 9″, some talk about filleting them.

The new 2015 Licenses are available. Your 2014 Fishing and ORV Licenses are still valid through March 31, 2015.

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ANGELO’S 1ST ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT!!!!!!

ANGELO’S 1ST ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT!!!!!!

ANGELO'S 1ST ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT

ANGELO’S 1ST ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT

Angelo’s Party Store Wishes to Thank His Sponsor’s
Thank You to all of our sponsors without them this would not be possible THANK YOU!!!.
I would like to remind everyone that you must call Lou to preregister for the contest. We are trying to have door prizes for everyone. Registration is from 7:00am to 9:00am
fish from 9:00am to 4:00pm. You must be here to register and to win door prizes. PLEASE no CHEATING. YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED WITH NO REFUND!

ANGELO'S 1ST ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT!!!!!!

ANGELO’S 1ST ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT!!!!!!

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Don’s Sporting Goods Last chance Pike showdown

Don’s Sporting Goods Last chance Pike showdown

Tyler Knudsen Manistee Lake 37 1/2 14 lbs Don's hooked it up with the bait

Tyler Knudsen Manistee Lake 37 1/2 14 lbs Don’s hooked it up with the bait

Don’s Sporting Goods Last chance Pike showdown 10.00 entry fee winner takes all Heaviest Pike wins if there is a tie we go to the longest pike starts March 13Th at 6:00 Am ends the 15Th at noon

Door prizes give away at STU’S PUB On sunday March 15 At 2:00 HAVE SOME GOOD PRIZES ANY QUESTION CALL DEWEY AT 231 723 5028 GOOD LUCK

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Miller’s Corner 4th annual fishing tournament

Miller’s Corner 4th annual fishing tournament starts. Deadline to sign up is 8pm on Friday, March 6th, 2015. We look forward to seeing you!

Miller's Corner  4th annual fishing tournament

Miller’s Corner 4th annual fishing tournament

33 inch Pike – Lake Missaukee

33 inch Pike - Lake Missaukee

33 inch Pike – Lake Missaukee

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Fishing is Slow

Fishing is Slow from Most Reports this week, Fishing reports have been hard to come by as snow, blowing snow and bitterly cold temperatures are not making it easy for anglers to get out. Those with ice shanties placed upon waters in the southern half of the Lower Peninsula are reminded that all shanties must be removed from the ice by midnight on March 1st.

Tom Wellman with a 45 inch Muskie speared out of Lake Margrethe

Tom Wellman with a 45 inch Muskie speared out of Lake Margrethe

Very few places reporting any fishing activity as most reports are no fisherman with the cold weather. Also the cold weather has made fish dormant, fish bite saturday with the warmer weather but have shut down this week, some say a perch bite out at Northport but cannot confirm as they are very tight lipped out there. Lake trout on west grand traverse bay has been fair but most are waiting for the warmer weather. Some places on the bay shelf ice blew in then froze and the ice is so thick you cannot get a 4 foot power auger though, also some reports of walleye bite on Burt Lake

Houghton Lake has been fair for pike, walleye, perch, crappie, and gills fisherman are saying the walleye have started back up saurday, so have fun this weekend. Call Angelo’s Party @ 989-202-4422, Dave@ four season Party 989-422-5230 Korbinski’s Sport Shop 989-366-9500 Lymans@ 989-422-3231 wright time shanty rentals @ 989-202-4531 H7H Fireworks call Lisa @ 989-366-0126

The is from yesterday Arch rivals Clare and Dave buried the hatchet tonight and used the same fishing spot on Houghton Lake. They each brought in 2 keepers. Clare won the biggest fish contest tonight with a 20-incher, which dwarfed Dave’s walleye fry.
Both were using Do Jiggers with chrome.

Arch rivals Clare and Dave buried the hatchet tonight and used the same fishing spot

Arch rivals Clare and Dave buried the hatchet tonight and used the same fishing spot

Houghton Lake Shanty Rentals

Angelo’s Party Store has his shanties out call Lou @ 989-202-4422

Dave from Four Season Party Store has shanties for rent and the perch and walleye have been biting around his shanties call Dave@ 989-422-5230 fish were biting around his shanty today . Guys are catching the big perch trying to catch walleye

Lyman’s on the lake has all their shanties out call 989-422-3231 to make a reservation

Wright Time Ice Shanties has shanties for rent for tip-up town. Call Jay@ 989-202-4531

Chris with a dandy out of Higgins with Bob Stockton guide service on a smelt do not know if it was live or frozen smelt

Chris with a dandy out of Higgy!

Chris with a dandy out of Higgy!

Northwest Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Traverse City: The East Bay has a large pressure crack that parallels Old Mission Peninsula. Those heading out have caught a few whitefish.

Green Lake: Is producing smelt after dark.

Crystal Lake: In Benzie County is also producing some smelt off of Lobb Rd..

Lakes Cadillac and Mitchell: Had decent pike fishing along with some panfish.

Manistee River: The water is cold and clear. Those using spawn, jigs and flies are still catching fish as the river continues to hold a good number of steelhead.

Ludington: (Attention Anglers) Commercial vessel traffic will utilize the port February 26 through March 5th. A tug boat will take the barge the Spartan II from Lake Michigan to the Port of Ludington utilizing the docks near the S.S. Badger. All ice anglers should remove their shanties and other equipment from these areas. Snowmobilers, ATV operators and other users of the ice should avoid the area.

Pere Marquette River: Is producing some nice steelhead and brown trout. As the days grow longer the fish tend to bite during the warmest part of the day. Try small jigs with flies or spawn.

Northeast Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Fletchers Pond: Pike anglers are still taking fish on tip-ups. Panfish are hitting on minnows, wax worms and spikes.

Higgins Lake: Has little snow but there are some drifts that anglers will need to watch out for. Travel was good for snowmobiles and ATV’s. Even with the cold weather, a few perch were caught off the North State Park, B & B Marina and near Treasure Island and Sunken Island. Try 40 to 60 feet with minnows, wax worms or wigglers. Lake trout were hitting in 80 to 110 feet. Try blues, goldens or small suckers just off the bottom. Some nice rainbow trout up to 28 inches were caught in shallow waters near Big Creek.

Houghton Lake: While catch rates have not been steady, anglers are still getting a few walleye, pike and panfish. Bluegills were caught in 10 to 12 feet out near the Middle Grounds.

Tawas: Fishing was generally slow with only a few small perch taken in 18 feet and a couple walleye found in 22 feet.

Au Gres: Some were fishing the river and the end of the breakwall, but not really catching anything. Those fishing off Palmer Road were getting some walleyes and a few bigger perch in waters 10 to 22 feet deep.

Upper Peninsula Fishing Report

Keweenaw Bay: Anglers should use caution when driving out on the bay. There are fields of pack ice which are sharp and sticking up and could damage ones ORV or ATV. Those lake trout fishing off Jentofts Dock, Whirl-I-Gig, Old Mission and Pequaming have picked up a few fish but overall catch rates were slow. Smelt fishing is still good around the bay.

Sturgeon Bay: Anglers need to be aware of ice breaking activities February 23rd through the 26th. The vessel will enter the Ship Canal from Lake Michigan on its way to Bay Ship Building in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Recreational users of the ice should avoid the immediate area and use extra caution near it.

Menominee River: Ice anglers have been targeting walleye near the Hattie Street Dam. Early morning or late evening is usually best.

Little Bay De Noc: Still has ice fishing and travel conditions were good although some drifting has occurred. The cold weather has lowered angler participation and catch rates for all species. The best walleye catches were in Gladstone Bay when jigging rapalas with or without minnows in 28 to 35 feet very early morning or after dark. Those fishing around Portage Point caught fish however this area is considered DANGEROUS so anglers must use extreme caution at all times. Very few perch were kept as many were too small. The Center Reef and the Second Reef produced most of the catches when using wigglers or minnows in 8 to 24 feet. Several whitefish were caught on minnows in 30 to 35 feet in Gladstone Bay. The best whitefish action was off Sand Point near Escanaba when using a minnow or spawn in 80 to 90 feet. This cold February has started to take a toll on anglers. Many are no longer participating and several have removed their ice shanties.

Munising: Has good ice however deep snow cover and pockets of slush make walking difficult. Few anglers have been out. Reports indicate generally poor catch rates. Many are fishing in 40 to 70 feet and most of the splake were sub-legal with only a few ranging 16 to 20 inches. Try jigging lures, eggs and minnows. Whitefish reports continue to slow with anglers keeping very few fish in the 10 to 13 inch range after several hours of fishing. Try a single egg or wax worm on the bottom. Anglers reported marking schools of smelt within the bay. Those in the spearing shacks had poor to fair results for herring. Trout Bay has ice but fishing was limited by poor weather. Anglers caught a mix of coho, lake trout, herring and burbot.

St. Mary’s River: Fishing in Munuscong Bay remains very slow; however those fishing the northwest end of the bay near Grassy Island may see some perch and walleye

Cedarville and Hessel: With the extreme cold weather, fishing has been slow for perch and pike. There is a lot of snow on the ice making travel difficult. A limited number of perch were caught in 22 feet in Government Bay.

Southeast Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Lake Erie: The Metro Park Marina was spotty for perch. Those fishing Brest Bay for walleye had slow to fair catch rates. Anglers need to use caution out past Stony Point. The wind blew the ice out a couple weeks ago and it has just started to refreeze. Do not go east beyond the Point. Walleye anglers are still targeting Ohio waters.

Detroit River: Had slower perch fishing in Airport Bay however a couple anglers did manage to catch a few nice ones.

Lake St. Clair: Bitter cold and drifting snow has cut fishing activity. Snowmobiles had no trouble getting around, but quads have gotten stuck on occasion. Those walking and pulling shanties have found travel easiest by sticking to trails broken by snowmobiles. Fishing was slow overall but an occasional good catch of perch has been reported. The area near Metro Beach, Geno’s, and Crocker Road seems to be better than the northern areas of the lake. Anglers are reminded that Saturday February 28th is the last day of perch spearing. Northern pike spearing is open through March 15th.

St. Clair River: Those fishing along the wall in Port Huron are still catching the occasional coho, steelhead or brown trout although flow ice is a problem some days. Large shiners have worked best.

Saginaw Bay: Walleye and perch were caught off White’s Beach. The walleye anglers were going about 5 miles out while the perch anglers were heading north towards Palmer Road. Some perch were caught in 6 to 8 feet off Newman Road and Townline Road. They had to do a lot of sorting but a few keepers were mixed in. Anglers were heading out about 5 miles off Erickson Road and fishing in 18 to 20 feet. The hot ticket was a Wonderbread spoon tipped with a minnow head. At Linwood, they were heading out 3 to 4 miles and fishing in 18 feet however watch out for the first pressure crack which is very active and about 4 feet wide. Walleye were caught in the evening about 4 miles off the Bay City State Park, in 14 feet northeast of Spoils Island, and 6 to 7 miles north of Finn Road. Vanderbilt Park is still the best spot for perch with some fish measuring up to 14 inches. A few even reported limit or near limit catches. For the best success, fish early to mid-week and get out there very early in the morning. Those fishing out of Sunset Bay and off Thomas Road are going all the way out to Buoys 1 & 2 which is 12 miles out and there are all kinds of pressure cracks out there. Fishing pressure from Sebewaing to Caseville was slow. A few walleye anglers were fishing the Slot from Fish Point up to the islands. For those wanting to fish close to shore, some lake trout were caught near the pier at Caseville.

Saginaw River: Has been slow from one end to the other. A few nice perch were caught near the Cement Plant in Essexville in the evening. Walleye anglers were fishing off Wickes Park but catch rates were slow.

Southwest Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Fishing continues to be slow when the temperature drops. Warmer weather by the weekend should help increase the bite for bluegills, crappie and perch. Stick with the small tackle and deeper water until temperatures rebound.

St. Joseph River: Steelhead anglers braving the cold have found fish holding in the deeper holes.

Kalamazoo River: Boat anglers have caught a couple steelhead below the Allegan Dam. Try small flies or crank baits. Boat launches will be icy.

Gull Lake: Anglers found a few perch along the southeast end near Island Park. Try 20 to 30 feet with minnows or wigglers. Those targeting smelt were still taking fish in 50 to 70 feet after dark.

Grand River at Grand Rapids: Is producing steelhead. Try a jig with small flies and spawn or very small spoons.

Muskegon Lake: Anglers have caught bluegill, crappie, walleye and a few perch. Be sure to watch for pressure cracks and stay clear of the shipping channel.

Muskegon River: Water temperatures were at or near the 32 degree mark. Catch rates for steelhead and brown trout will be hit-or-miss. The better bite will be during the warmest part of the day.

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FISHING CONDITIONS ON LAKES CADILLAC AND MITCHELL

FISHING CONDITIONS ON LAKES CADILLAC AND MITCHELL
FROM PILGRIM VILLAGE FISHING SHOP
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2015

Andrew Brands holds the 30" pike he caught on Lake Mitchell.

Andrew Brands holds the 30″ pike he caught on Lake Mitchell.

Those of us with frozen pipes and drains are happy this weekend has passed.
Ice Anglers are a hardy bunch wearing the right clothes, fishing from shanties with heaters, but this weekend was a test. Even we were surprised at the numbers who fished Friday Morning with temperature -30 degrees. That -30° true temperature not counting wind chills.

All out there deserved fish for their efforts. Unfortunately the fishing and catching didn’t come together for most. In most cases those staying home caught as many as those on the lakes.

Even with more fresh snow keeping every thing clean and white, the fridget temperatures we’re on the backside of Winter. Soon we’ll see the grass again.

Catching isn’t as easy as the first part of the season. The fish still eat, but are more cautious. Maybe they’ve become smarter.

The most successful anglers use electronics and underwater cameras. They auger many holes to locate fish—then fish. Too many others cut holes, set their shanties and wait for the fish. Who catches more. In fairness, negative temperatures and wind make it difficult to keep moving.

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Horrible Weather equals Horrible Fishing

Horrible Weather equals Horrible Fishing

Blizzard Ice Fishing

Blizzard Ice Fishing

Fishing has been a bust with the artic temperatures and it looks like we’re facing another week of the same kind of weather. Very few anglers have been out so updates for this week are limited. A warm-up on Saturday may be the best chance to get out and fish.

The fishing has been terrible from most accounts I went by the west access site on Higgins lake and there was not a car in the parking lot today so people are waiting for warmer weather before they head out.

Both Grand Traverse Bays are froze and reports of whitefish, lake trout, and a few perch are being caught.

Northwest Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Traverse City: The East Bay had a few portable shanties out. The West Bay had ice but there is still open water as well. Anglers need to use caution as they venture out. Anglers caught a few whitefish and burbot.

Green Lake: Those targeting smelt were out after dark. Pike were caught on tip-ups when the weather allowed. The bluegill and perch bite were slow.

Portage Lake: Was still giving up some yellow perch when anglers can find a school of fish. Pike were active and hitting on sucker minnows.

Lakes Cadillac and Mitchell: Did produce some perch and crappie for those braving the cold. Try very small flies or very small jigs with wax worms or spikes.

Lake Missaukee: Anglers caught crappie and bluegill and some were lucky enough to take a northern pike 30 inches or more. Walleye fishing was slow.

Manistee River: Those braving the cold and putting in the time have caught steelhead. The water is cold so use a slow presentation in the deeper holes. Fishing should be good by the weekend.

Northeast Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Burt Lake: Had fewer anglers than usual for this time of year. Those braving the cold usually target walleye along the south end or in Maple Bay.

Otsego Lake: Anglers reported occasional catches of pike and walleye.

East Twin Lake: In Montmorency County was producing sub-legal walleye.

Fletchers Pond: Was giving up some pike and a fair number of bluegill, crappie and yellow perch.

Higgins Lake: Was still producing some rainbow trout in shallow waters near Big Creek and the Conference Center. Wigglers work best. Some managed to find a few perch around the Main Island and the Sunken Island when using wax worms, wigglers or minnows. Lake trout can be found in 80 to 90 feet when using blues or golden shiners. Pike anglers are using suckers.

Houghton Lake: Is iced over however anglers on the south east end should stay away from Denton Creek because there is always open water in that area. Anglers are getting bluegills in 10 to 12 feet. Walleye anglers are getting some keepers when using Do-Jiggers along the north shore.

Lake St. Helen: Was still producing some pike but everything else was slow. Few anglers have been out because of the weather. Not much snow on the ice however the ice is a bit bumpy at this time.

Tawas: Fishing was between slow and non-existent due to weather conditions. A few walleye and small perch were caught in 22 feet off Jerry’s Marina.

Au Gres: Anglers were not able to head out from Booth Road because of problems with snow drifts. Access is still possible off Santiago Road where a few walleye were caught in 20 feet. A few walleye and a couple nice perch were taken off Palmer Road in 10 feet. Rumor has it some nice catches of perch were taken off White’s Beach.

Upper Peninsula Fishing Report

Keweenaw Bay: Catch rates were slow but those targeting smelt did good when fishing at night between Baraga and Bucks Marina. Those fishing out from the Falls River, Perch Corner in L’Anse and off Sand Point picked up a few lake herring, coho, splake and the occasional brown trout. The Whitefish Hole east of the Baraga Marina was slow over the last week. A few lake trout were taken out from Jentoft’s Dock, the Whirl-L-Gig, Old Mission and off Pequaming.

Menominee River: Walleye anglers fishing near the Hattie Street Dam had success when jigging rapalas or small spoons tipped with a minnow head in the very early morning or late evening.

Little Bay De Noc: Had low angler participation with the cold weather. Snowfall and drifting made travel a bit more difficult in some areas. Walleye anglers reported fair catches at best with no one area better than another. Most were jigging rapalas with minnows in 23 to 35 feet. Perch anglers had similar results when using minnows or wigglers in 10 to 30 feet. Several jumbo perch were reported near the ship docks in Escanaba when using minnows in and around 30 feet. Whitefish anglers reported fair catches with minnows or spawn in 80 to 90 feet off Sand Point.

St. Mary’s River: Had no change from last week. Those fishing Munuscong Bay reported slow catch rates for walleye and perch.

Cedarville and Hessel: Those fishing Musky Bay are catching perch and undersized pike in 10 to 13 feet. Little Joe Island was producing some nice fish in 4 to 6 feet. Hessel Bay is seeing the most action for perch and catch rates just keep improving. Try 10 to 12 feet with wigglers, wax worms or minnows.

Southeast Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Lake Erie: Only a few perch were caught in the Metro Park Marina. Walleye anglers have done well in Ohio waters. Many are heading out from Crane Creek and fishing out near West Sister Island. Those staying in Michigan waters have caught fish in Brest Bay but the action was still hit-or-miss. Anglers need to pay close attention to wind direction because a west wind can break the ice up quickly.

Detroit River: Had very few anglers except for the few that were perch fishing in Airport Bay.

Washtenaw County: Whitmore Lake was producing small perch and a few pike. Anglers on Ford Lake are catching panfish and white bass. Lake Independence was giving up some pike and bluegills.

Lake St. Clair: Severe cold and drifted snow has hampered fishing activity. Perch fishing was slow but some were caught off the Fair Haven access site. The crappie bite was good with fish ranging 11 to 14 inches.

St. Clair River: Continues to produce some trout and salmon when conditions allow for shore fishing.

Saginaw Bay: Before the storm and artic temperatures, some nice catches of big perch were taken very early in the morning off Vanderbilt Park in 6 to 8 feet. Some fish measured 12 to 14 inches. Walleye were taken north of Spoils Island. A lot more pressure cracks developed along the west side especially from Pinconning south to Erickson Road so be careful out there! Some anglers are still heading out 7 to 8 miles but fishing has just not been that good. Perch anglers from the Sebewaing area were going down to Quanicassee to fish Vanderbilt Park. At Mud Creek, fishing pressure was light and perch catches were averaging 6 to 8 fish per angler if they kept any. Pike spearing on the east side of the bay is really slow this winter. A few lake trout were caught in the Caseville area.

Saginaw River: Fishing on the river was uniformly slow from the mouth all the way through Saginaw. Those using underwater cameras off Wickes Park in Saginaw could see walleye however they either ignored the bait or followed it briefly then swam away. While the fish are in no mood to bite, try this weekend as the warmer weather may entice them.

Southwest Lower Peninsula Fishing Report

Fishing has slowed including the bluegill, crappie and yellow perch bite. Anglers fishing deeper water with small and light tackle are doing best.

The Grand, Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph River have a lot of shelf ice making it more difficult for those targeting steelhead from a boat.

Gull Lake: Was giving up some smelt for those fishing at night. Bluegills were slow but a few were caught. Pike were taken on tip-ups or when spearing.

Lake Lansing: Had some crappie starting to hit once again. Best time to fish is very early morning or late afternoon until about 10pm.

Morrison Lake: Has bluegill and crappie however getting them to bite has not been easy. Anything big and bright seems to spook the fish so try suspending very small ice flies.

Jordan Lake: In Barry County was producing bluegill, crappie and even some perch.

Muskegon River: Access sites will be a challenge under current conditions and steelhead fishing will not be easy with the cold water temperatures.

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