Thursday, June 14, 2018

6/14/2018 Southwest Lower Peninsula, Michigan Fishing Report

Southwest Lower Peninsula

St. Joseph:  Boat anglers targeting salmon reported slower fishing but some decent size Chinook were caught in 120 feet or more.  The more consistent fishing was found in around 100 feet.  Coho and lake trout were also caught.  Pier anglers caught steelhead on shrimp but the action was slow.  Catfish are hitting on stink baits and freshwater drum were caught on spoons.  

Nearby Bait Shops Include: 
Fishin Hole (269) 982-3474
Tackle Haven (269) 925-0341
Great Lakes Tackle  (269) 208-6178
Fishing Hole 2 (269) 468-7522

South Haven:  Anglers caught a mix of Chinook and lake trout in 100 to 120 feet with spoons and meat rigs.  Pier anglers caught steelhead when floating shrimp under a bobber.  Freshwater drum were caught on small tube jigs.  

  • For more places to fish in Van Buren County: Click Here!

Grand Haven:  Salmon were caught 30 to 80 feet down in 80 to 180 feet with orange and blue spoons.  Pier anglers caught steelhead on shrimp.

Grand River at Grand Rapids:  Anglers are still getting the occasional walleye near the bridges and creek mouths.  Fair to good smallmouth action was reported.  Catfish were caught on live bait.    

  • For a more accurate report on the Grand River at Grand Rapids I suggest reaching out to the people at Al & Bob's SportsPhone: (616-281-0777)
Looking Glass River:  Those drifting or shore fishing have caught bowfin and carp.  

Morrison Lake:  Bluegill anglers were taking a good number of fish on crickets.  The fish should be heading to deeper water soon.     

Muskegon:  Had good salmon action 25 to 90 feet down in 70 to 180 feet with orange, blue and green spoons.  Pier anglers caught freshwater drum.    

Muskegon Lake:  A few walleye were caught on a crawler harness in 15 feet just west of the Bear Lake channel.  Bass were hitting on crawlers, leeches and blade baits.  Bluegills were in the shallows up near the North State Park.  Channel cats were caught throughout the lake including near the mouth of the Muskegon River.  Smallmouth bass and freshwater drum have been caught in the channel.  

Muskegon River:  Is producing some nice smallmouth bass.  Look for walleye and bass in both Croton Pond and Hardy Dam Pond.  

  • For a more accurate report on the Muskegon Lake & the Muskegon River I suggest reaching out to the people at Snug Harbor OutfittersPhone: (231-719-0759)
Whitehall:  Boats trolling in the top 70 of 100 to 180 feet caught Chinook, coho, steelhead and the occasional lake trout on green or blue spoons and purple or green meat rigs.  Pier anglers caught the occasional steelhead on alewife near the bottom.

White Lake:  Was producing a good number of bluegills.  Try red worms or wax worms.   

For more bait shops in the southwest lower peninsula follow the links below:

Kalamazoo County Bait Shops: Click Here!
Berrien County Bait Shops: Click Here!
Allegan County Bait Shops: Click Here!

Ingham County Bait Shops: Click Here!

1 comment:

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    Thanks for sharing!!
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