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Trout & Salmon

Troll Smart for Lake Michigan Salmonids

Tom Berg - May 30, 2019

Here are some trolling strategies to bring trout and salmon boatside.


Michigan Crappie Fishing Guide 2019

Mike Gnatkowski

The crappie bite is one of the hottest spring fisheries in the state.


Michigan Fishing Calendar 2019

Mike Gnatkowski - March 12, 2019

From January through December, let's take a look at what Michigan has to offer this year.

Trout & Salmon

Catch Lake Michigan Lake Trout Now

Jerry Pabst - June 11, 2018

G&F reader Sean Gregory caught this 23-pound laker in April 2017. (Camera Corner reader


Best Lakes, Lures for Michigan Smallmouth Bass in June

John E. Phillips - May 29, 2018

"Lake St. Clair is the best bass lake in Michigan and probably the best in the nation for ...

Other Freshwater

Lake Michigan Fishing Outlook 2018

Jerry Pabst - April 18, 2018

This 28-pound Chinook proves there are still some trophy fish in Lake Michigan, and Illinois...

Other Freshwater

Best March Fishing in Michigan

Mike Gnatkowski - March 08, 2018

Some of the best ice-fishing of the season takes place across much of the Wolverine State in


2018 Michigan Fishing Calendar

Mike Gnatkowski - February 06, 2018

It's time to examine your fishing agenda for the coming season at Michigan's top fisheries.

Other Freshwater

Searching for Giant Yellow Perch

Richard Smith - January 08, 2018

Ice fishing on Michigan's Lake Gogebic can result in jumbo yellow perch. (Photo by Ron

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