Muskegon 2020

Discussion in 'Big Lake Cold Water Fishing Reports' started by kroppe, Apr 26, 2020.

  1. OneidaEagle

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    Took an evening trip.

    1/2

    1 @ 230, lost him.

    1 @ 210 foot of water on a Slide Diver down 75 foot. Tipped with a meat rig

    Marked only 5 fish the whole night. The fish I got and had on that I lost were never even on the graph.

    Troll was a SW troll, when I decided to see where I was at about 7:30, I was South of Mona Lake, and could clearly see Grand Haven.

    Itroll was AWESOME, as I noticed the hits came at the top end of a “Bump” mode pattern.

    Probably all done for the week. Won’t be back out until the weekend.

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  2. Jfisher

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    Pretty silent out of Muskegon... any luck up close??
     
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  3. candyman

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    Checked the pier heads tonight. Plenty of bait and cold water but no fish. Good fishing is still way offshore.
     
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  4. Jfisher

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    Well since everyone is so helpful... Muskegon has been on fire!!!!! 6/12 with many limits this morning... get it while the good fishing lasts. Tomorrow might not be as hot with the warm water mixing in now... maybe some time in the future when the fishing is good someone will share weather the fishing is good. It's a big lake and they move around a lot.
     
  5. Hinksfish

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    Good fishing this morning. 100-140 ft of water. Pretty much anything in top 50 ft went. Spoons, flies, meat.


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  6. MoJoRisin'

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  7. kroppe

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  8. MoJoRisin'

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    If Saturday is fishable I'll probably be out. Anybody doing plugs yet? Bout that time....
     
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  9. Sal-Eye

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    Yes on plugs
     
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  10. Trunkslammer

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    Hey Sal-eye was that you I was chattin with at the new gas station on airport and clark rd yesterday?
     
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  11. Marrble Eyes

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    Thursday 8/6:

    7 for 9 135-150, 175-200. 4 Kings, 2 Hos, 1 Steelie. Frog spin doctor silver/green fly, firetiger j plug 45-60 down

    Orange crush spoon took a couple in top 20 ft.
     
  12. kroppe

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    I usually run a full size glow plug on a deep rigger in my searching program when I first set lines.
     
  13. kevinfitman

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    Yesterday 4/6, fished 11-4 one steelhead, and one hoe, red top and pink spoon90 fow s. Troll. Rigger 50’...

    120 fow hit a big laker on free slider, green on one side and blue on the other- rigger at 100, same spoon slider king 8 lb
    All our hits were on riggers, it’s amazing how you can have divers, core, and copper fishing, and all your hits are on one setup.
     
  14. OneidaEagle

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    1/1 Laker on rigger down 103 foot in 140 foot of water.

    Was told afterwards that the best water was 80 to 120.

    Another guy & wife @ Cleaning station were 2/5, they were in 260’foot of water.

    Morning started out nice and turned into 3 to 4 foot rollers. @ that time I said time for me to get out of here.

    If I had a crew I might have stayed, but solo it just didn’t make sense.

    Also told from creek guy that flashers & flies were hot bite items.

    Go figure, what I didn’t run any of.

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  15. tsr770

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    We’re still out bobbing around the water in front of Muskegon since the morning shift, wasn’t worth the travel time to come in and then head back out for the night bite.... currently one fish away from a 3 man for the past hour.... best for us has been 110-140 60 down on everything


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