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MANISTIQUE LAKES – THRIVING SUMMER ANGLING

There’s Excellent Fishing on the Manistique Lakes, but You’ll Need Good Technique and the Right Equipment – Including a Thermometer

By Rick Fowler

Located in the heart of the UP in Mackinac County, two of the three Manistique Lakes are known for high quality fishing – “The Big Lake”, and “South Lake”, connected by Portage Creek in the small community of Curtis. The lakes have something for nearly everyone;  fishermen have harvested many eater walleyes and battled nice-sized pike in these waters.  Other anglers go after bluegill, which can be landed by the buck in the lakes’ numerous bays and inlets.  If you’re a bass angler, both lakes offer up some nice 3 to 4 pound smallies and an occasional big bruiser of a largemouth, especially around the one island in South Manistique and the three in Big Manistique.  Continue reading MANISTIQUE LAKES – THRIVING SUMMER ANGLING

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Stained Water and Shallow Lakes: Finding Michigan Walleye

Look for Currents and Weeds to Entice More Walleye

By Rick Fowler

Michigan is blessed with thousands of small lakes, each one its own special joy to fish.  Even a lake just a few surface acres can vary in local microclimate, fish population, the variety of inlets, topography, color or depth, these lakes draw thousands of anglers every year.

Continue reading Stained Water and Shallow Lakes: Finding Michigan Walleye

How to Choose the Right Lake

Catch Your Target Fish by Finding its Companions

By Debbie Kay

If you’re a lake fisher in a place with lots of choices, how do you choose the right lake for you?  Stocked vs. wild, catch-and-release vs. keepers, and remote but pristine vs. busy but accessible are just some of the things that you might consider when choosing the right lake.  Lucky for you, there have been some universities, like Missouri and Minnesota, who have been tracking where you can find the biggies.  One of the best ways to choose the right lake is to see what else is there.  Here are some tips for some of your favorite lake species. Continue reading How to Choose the Right Lake

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No matter what you are searching for…you are likely to find it at a Washington reservoir

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Warm Water fishing…as much as we love fishing trout and steelhead, many anglers will tell you there ain’t nothing like it. Sitting back on the bank of a lake or river somewhere, towing Warm water fishingin a 6-inch bluegill or a trophy-size largemouth…you can’t go wrong. Oregon offers up some of the best warm water fishing to anglers, and I promise that you will have loads of fun landing these critters. Continue reading Oregon Warm Water Fishing

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