Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 05/25/2017

Saginaw Bay walleye anglers have switched from body baits to crawler harnesses and were fishing near the mouth of the Saginaw River when trolling in eight to 10 feet off Bay City State Park, 10 feet off the Kawkawlin River and five feet off the trailer park. Further out, fish were caught in 17 feet northeast […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 05/18/2017

Saginaw Bay at Linwood, catch and release bass fishing picked up near shore. Walleye anglers were trolling crank baits around Spoils Island in nine to 10 feet or a crawler harness in front of the Bay City State Recreation Area or from Gambil’s to Pinconning in eight to 10 feet. At Quanicassee, a few limit catches […]

DNR Encourages Boaters to Follow Safety Tips

National Safe Boating Week set for May 20-26 With boating season around the corner, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers encourage boaters to make their pastime more enjoyable by following important safety tips. Saturday, May 20, marks the start of National Safe Boating Week and the DNR wants all Michigan residents and visitors to […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 05/11/2017

Saginaw Bay windy conditions have kept anglers off greater Saginaw Bay for much of the last week so few reports have come in. When the boat anglers can get out, most were trolling or vertical jigging for walleye. Saginaw River a couple decent catches of walleye were taken between the Independence Bridge and the mouth […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 05/04/2017

Saginaw Bay Fishing on the inner bay was slow as the water is still muddy. When they could get out, boat anglers found a few walleye around Spoils Island when vertical jigging or trolling northeast of the island. Bass anglers were fishing around Bay Port and in the Pigeon River but catch rates were very […]

Saginaw Bay Area Weekly Fishing Report 04/28/2017

Saginaw Bay: Walleye fishing remains slow, possibly due to cold water temperatures and the stained water. Boat anglers fishing 16 to 18 feet off Linwood managed to catch a couple fish but still had trouble finding clear water. Stained water was still an issue off Spoils Island but anglers were still doing better here when […]