Saginaw Bay Fishing Report  04/16/2015

Saginaw Bay Fishing Report 04/16/2015

Saginaw Bay had some good perch action at the Palmer Road Cut. Those trolling body baits caught walleye in 18 feet off Linwood and 10 to 12 feet off the Bay City State Park. Walleye were also caught by those trolling or jigging near the mouth of the Kawkawlin River, Spoils Island and to the […]

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Bay City State Recreation Area celebrates 17th annual Wetland Wake-Up Day April 25

Bay City State Recreation Area invites Mid-Michigan families to celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day and the return of spring at the 17th annual Wetland Wake-Up Day Saturday, April 25. Activities will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, which is located inside the recreation area (3582 State Park Drive, in Bay City). […]

New fishing regulations adopted for 2015-2016 season take effect immediately

New fishing regulations adopted for 2015-2016 season take effect immediately

The Natural Resources Commission finalized several regulations impacting the 2015-2016 fishing season at its meeting on April 9. Fishing regulations are adjusted annually to ensure Michigan’s fisheries resources are managed properly and to provide the best benefits to anglers and the public. Due to the Natural Resources Commission’s temporary loss of regulatory authority, several regulations were […]

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Saginaw Bay Fishing Report 04/09/2015

Saginaw Bay open water fishing is here. Anglers are looking for perch in the river mouths and cuts however it is still early. Sucker runs are underway and the fishing was good. Boat anglers caught walleye three miles off Linwood when trolling crank baits. Walleye were caught near Spoils Island and between the Saginaw River […]

DNR Asks Anglers To Report Tagged Saginaw Bay Walleye

DNR Asks Anglers To Report Tagged Saginaw Bay Walleye

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is set to jaw tag nearly 3,000 walleyes in Saginaw Bay this spring. Anglers are asked to collect information on tagged fish they catch and to report it to the DNR. The DNR has tagged more than 100,000 walleyes in that water body since 1981. Jaw tagging is part […]