Hook & Hunting: December 13 Weekly Fishing Report

NORTHEAST LOWER
PENINSULA

Oscoda:
Pier anglers are still taking steelhead as the fish continue to move in and out
of the river system.

Au
Sable River:
Is producing the occasional steelhead.

Higgins
Lake:
Has no anglers and no ice.

Houghton
Lake:
Ice has started to form this week however there is no safe
ice.

Au
Gres River:
Anglers are catching perch down near the mouth. Most are
using perch rigs with minnows or small jigs.


NORTHWEST LOWER
PENINSULA

The
region has snow but no ice as all the lakes are still open.

Betsie
River:
Should have good steelhead fishing this
week.

Manistee
River:
Is producing more steelhead and should continue through the
week. Chrome colored fish are being caught mainly on streamers in both the
Little Manistee and the Big Manistee Rivers. Anglers are reminded that the
Little Manistee River closes to fishing on December 31 and will reopen on April
1.

Pere
Marquette River:
Has good steelhead fishing for those drifting eggs,
nymphs or streamers. A few were hitting on spawn but most were taken by those
fly fishing.

Pentwater:
Pier anglers were catching some whitefish.


UPPER
PENINSULA

Marquette:
A few whitefish were caught off the lower harbor breakwall.

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