Fishing Report – MDNR 05/15/2024

Southwest Lower Peninsula Muskegon: Boat anglers found Chinook salmon 30 to 90 feet down in 50 to 120 feet of water. Blue and green spoons seemed to work well, along with white flasher/fly combinations. Pier anglers targeting freshwater drum and smallmouth bass found the action to be slow. Grand Haven: Boats anglers reported catching Chinook salmon 25 […]

Fishing Report – MDNR 05/08/2024

Southwest Lower Peninsula Muskegon: Boat anglers found Chinook salmon along with a few coho salmon 30 to 90 feet down in 50 to 100 feet of water. Blue, green and orange spoons worked well for salmon. The fish cleaning station is now open at the Snug Harbor boat launch on Muskegon Lake. Grand Haven: Boat anglers found […]

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 […]

Fishing Report – MDNR 4/24/2024

Southwest Lower Peninsula Muskegon: Poor weather conditions prevented boat anglers from getting out on the water. Pier anglers caught a few brown trout while casting silver spoons. Grand Haven: When the weather allowed, boat anglers caught a mix of brown trout, coho salmon and the occasional Chinook salmon. The best water was reported to be between 25 […]

Fishing Report – MDNR 4/17/2024

Southwest Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower PeninsulaMuskegon: Pier anglers found the brown trout action to be slow, with only a few caught while casting spoons. Boat anglers found a few brown trout, coho salmon, and Chinook salmon, with the best action being from the shoreline out to 60 feet of water. Bright colored spoons were reported […]

Fishing Report – MDNR 4/10/2024

Southwest Lower Peninsula Muskegon: Anglers trolling the shoreline found the coho salmon and brown trout action to be hit or miss. Orange body baits were reported to have worked well. Pier anglers using spawn found the action to be slow for brown trout. Grand Haven: Pier anglers caught a few brown trout and coho salmon on spawn. […]