Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report  02/23/2017

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 02/23/2017

Saginaw Bay: Stay off the ice! There is no safe ice or even remotely walk-able ice anywhere on the bay!! Most of the cuts and rivers around the bay are wide open and can provide some shore fishing for perch. Boat anglers were fishing the lower Quanicassee River. Saginaw River: Had lots of fishing activity […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report  02/09/2017

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 02/09/2017

Saginaw Bay: Ice conditions were not good to start with and after the rain, they are even worse. So much water on the ice will make it very slippery and will make it much harder to tell where the thin ice is. Anglers will need to use extreme caution. A handful of seven to nine-inch […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 01/26/2017

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 01/26/2017

Saginaw Bay January thaw has ruined the ice in many places. Ice conditions off the end of Linwood Road were “iffy” at best. A couple anglers tried open-water fishing in the Hot Pond but had no success. The perch action at Vanderbilt Park near Quanicassee was slow and many were leery of getting stuck near […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report  12/01/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 12/01/2016

Saginaw Bay perch fishing was productive weather permitting. Fish were caught in various cuts, canals, marinas and the bay itself when using perch rigs with minnows. The occasional crappie, rock bass, large mouth bass and even a couple pike were also caught. Crappie were caught when floating small jigs tipped with a minnow. Those trolling for […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report  11/17/2016

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 11/17/2016

Saginaw Bay Boat anglers were still taking a good number of yellow perch throughout the bay. Most were targeting six to 12 feet. Walleye anglers reported slow fishing. Saginaw River Walleye anglers found some fish in the lower river. Oscoda: Au Sable River Steelhead have been caught from the mouth up to Foote Dam. Tawas […]