Fishing Report – MDNR 05/01/2024

Southwest Lower Peninsula

Muskegon: Boat anglers were catching Chinook salmon, along with the occasional brown trout and coho salmon, in 30 to 70 feet of water. They also reported that orange or blue spoons worked well. Pier anglers who were casting for brown trout found the action to be slow.

Grand Haven: Pier anglers caught a few brown trout and coho salmon while casting spoons or body baits. Boat anglers trolling in 30 to 80 feet of water found a mix of Chinook salmon, coho salmon and brown trout. Yellow perch action was reported to be hit or miss for boat anglers. Bright-colored spoons and white paddle/fly combinations worked well for anglers targeting salmon and trout.

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