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    Weekly Fishing Report May 26

    This coming Saturday, May 28th is the opening day of bass season on the Great Lakes and all inland waters except for Lake St. Clair, St. Clair River and the Detroit River which do not open until the 3rd Saturday in June. The early catch and release season has been very good so the opener should be strong as well.     Southeast Lower Peninsula   [caption id="attachment_1261" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A nice Brest bay Walleye"][/caption] Lake Erie: >< The limit for walleye in Michigan waters is now six (6) fish. Walleye fishing has picked up but overall is still slow. Those drifting bottom bouncers with fire-tiger crawler harnesses caught fish in Brest Bay in 18 feet of water or try near the Banana Dike in 14 to 18 feet of water.Guys that are trolling are picking them up very high in the water column trolling crawler harness. White bass and white perch are spawning.   Huron River: Water levels are high and muddy but anglers should be able to catch both smallmouth and white bass. Try crawlers for catfish.   Detroit River: Walleye anglers are hand-lining or jigging with minnows. White bass and catfish action has been good.   Lake St. Clair: Bass are still being caught however the season here does not open until the 3rd Saturday in June. All large and smallmouth bass must be released immediately.   Lexington: ...



    This coming Saturday, May 28th is the opening day of bass
    season on the Great Lakes and all inland waters except for Lake St.
    Clair, St. Clair River and the Detroit River which do not open
    until the 3rd Saturday in June. The early catch and release season
    has been very good so the opener should be strong as well.
      Southeast Lower Peninsula  



    Lake Erie: ><
    The limit for walleye in Michigan waters is now
    six (6) fish. Walleye fishing has picked up but overall is
    still slow. Those drifting bottom bouncers with fire-tiger crawler
    harnesses caught fish in Brest Bay in 18 feet of water or try near
    the Banana Dike in 14 to 18 feet of water.Guys that are trolling
    are picking them up very high in the water column trolling crawler
    harness. White bass and white perch are spawning.   Huron
    River: Water levels are high and muddy but anglers should be able
    to catch both smallmouth and white bass. Try crawlers for catfish.
      Detroit River: Walleye anglers are hand-lining or jigging
    with minnows. White bass and catfish action has been good.
    Lake St. Clair: Bass are still being caught however the season here
    does not open until the 3rd Saturday in June. All large and
    smallmouth bass must be released immediately.   Lexington:
    Salmon and trout fishing was slow but fish were caught in shallow
    waters 25 to 35 feet deep. Those trolling caught a mix of chinook,
    coho, steelhead and lake trout on spoons or body baits. Pier
    anglers caught smallmouth bass.   Port Sanilac: Boat anglers
    trolling in shallow waters caught trout and salmon. The fish are
    scattered so catch rates were slow. Pier anglers caught bass.
      Harbor Beach: Lake trout fishing is good straight out and
    north of the harbor. Try spoons off downriggers, flashers or
    dodgers with flies or spin-glo’s in the bottom 40 feet. Good
    colors were purple, green, blue and black.

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