Fishing Report

Little Bay De Noc: Walleye fishing slowed however anglers reported good catches of undersize fish taken between the Narrows and Garth Point. A few bigger fish were reported at the “Black Bottom” with crawlers or stick baits in 30 feet. The best fishing was into Green Bay with crawlers or stick baits in 16 to 30 feet around the shoals. Perch anglers reported fair to good catches in mostly shallow waters. Fish were found in the Day’s River area, Kipling and Gladstone Bay in five to 10 feet with crawlers, minnows or wax worms. The numbers were low but some nice jumbo’s have been caught. Good northern pike action in Kipling along the coal piles in 10 to 16 feet and in Escanaba between the municipal dock and the ship docks in eight to 24 feet when trolling spinners or crank baits.

Big Bay De Noc: Salmon were caught out in the “Gap” when trolling 60 to 90 feet down in 120 feet off Fairport.

Manistique: The salmon are finally in and fair to good catches were reported two to five miles past the Red Buoy when trolling spoons 60 to 80 feet down in 80 to 120 feet. The fish are big and healthy with many in the 20-pound range.


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