Monthly Archives: July 2009

Lake Erie Walleye Report for July 30th

What’s better than getting all three guys in the boat their Michigan limit of five fish each?  Slipping over the Ohio line and getting your extra fish per OH regulations of course.  We no sooner went over the line, in … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report for July 30th

Strong winds continue to hamper those fishing not only the Great Lakes but also the large inland lakes. Warmer weather will certainly help catch rates. Watch for bluegills on the beds as some fish are actually spawning again.   Southeast … Continue reading

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AAA Fishing Report for July 30th

Anglers have to battle the elements to find consistent fishing on Michigan’s lakes, rivers and streams. Before heading to your fishing destination, visit AAATraffic.com for the latest traffic, construction, weather and road conditions that may affect your route. Upper Peninsula  Northwest  West  Southwest … Continue reading

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Pike Lures: Search and Destroy

I love pike fishing, give me a toothy critter slashing at bait in clear water so I can see all the action first hand.  It gets your heart pumping to see the roll of a white belly or the turbulence … Continue reading

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Keeping your crawlers cool

What’s one of the worse things to happen to  an angler after a long day of fishing?  Opening up that container of crawlers under a hot sun only to find a gooey stinking mess is one thing that would be … Continue reading

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8 before 8: Lake Erie Report, July 24th

Just a quick report before I head out to start cleaning fish.  Head straight out of the state park this morning until hitting 23 foot of water, started heading east until hitting 26 fow and going back for another pass.  … Continue reading

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Fish ID page from the MI DNR

Not sure what you are catching?  The DNR has a webpage available with pics of most of the species that can be found in Michigan waters. Fish picture chart You can also click on each name by the fish to … Continue reading

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report for July 23rd

Boats are trolling for trout and salmon on the Great Lakes but the fish were scattered. Inland fishing has been good for large and smallmouth bass, bluegills, and crappie. Look for post spawn fish to be out in deeper waters. … Continue reading

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AAA Fishing Report for July 22

Whether you’re a serious angler or just like fishing for fun, there is plenty of angling action for a variety of species. Before heading to your fishing destination, visit www.AAATraffic.com for the latest traffic, construction, weather and road conditions that … Continue reading

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Perch Rigs, Here’s a thought

Ok, I had a thought on how to perhaps make the standard perch/crappie rig a bit more effect.  Of course it occured to me after I had ordered the bigger four inch hook lears from Jann’s Netcraft and had tied … Continue reading

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