Saginaw Bay Area, There were a few anglers that were able to get out of the Quanicassee area for yellow perch due to wind conditions. Shore fishing for panfish and yellow perch from Quanicassee to Sebewaing was slow. Due to weather conditions, only a few yellow perch were caught out in front of Linwood in 18 feet of water.
Au Gres and Pine River, There were some reports of walleye caught near the Bell buoy and Whitestone Point while trolling body baits in 20 to 45 feet of water. There were some small bluegill caught from the docks while still fishing crawlers. At Pine River access, boat anglers caught some largemouth bass while casting spinners, body baits and plastics near shore. Perch fishing was slow with some caught while still fishing minnows in 5 to 20 feet. There were some bluegill and crappie caught inside Eagle Bay Marina while still fishing with minnows, worms and plastics.
Outer Saginaw Bay
Tawas Area, Due to weather conditions, most of the angler activity was limited to shore and pier fishing. Three were a few walleye and steelhead caught in the Tawas River at Gateway Park while casting body baits, and drifting spawn. There were some coho salmon and steelhead caught in the surf at the Singing Bridge Access while still fishing spawn.
If you want to know what to expect this season, we put together a few fall fishing forecast videos.