Weekly fishing report released


Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by webdesign No Comments

Now for your WHFB weekly fishing report. In Southwest Michigan overall, bluegills on the inland lakes in this area of the state were getting ready to bed as fish had been seen up in the shallows. Bluegills are being caught on rubber spiders, small dry flies, red worms and wax worms. Crappie were in shallow waters and hitting on minnows and wax worms. In St. Joseph, Good numbers of lake trout and coho along with a decent number of Chinook were caught on spin doctors and flies. Most of the Chinook were on the small side. The fish are scattered and could be found anywhere from shallow water to over 200 feet. Pier anglers continue to catch a good number of channel catfish and freshwater drum with crawlers. Overall fishing for trout and salmon was slow but a few Chinook were caught off the piers. In South Haven, boat anglers have caught lake trout in 60 to 90 feet. Coho were caught on small spoons and crank baits in 100 feet but the fish were scattered. Chinook were caught as well but many were on the small side. Pier fishing was slow. This report was courtesy of the Michigan DNR.



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