Michigan Sportsman Forum banner

Discussions Showcase Albums Media Media Comments Tags Marketplace

1-20 of 245 Results
  1. Lk. St. Clair and St. Clair River
    On Sunday, May 28th, my wife and I did our usual semi-annual routine of tending our family's grave sites at Lakeside Cemetary. Of course, after we were done with that, I had to get in a little fishing time before driving back home. That's always part of the deal. As usual, things were really...
  2. Cold Water Species Fishing
    Hey all, long time lurker but never posted before. I'm in the kzoo area and I'm looking to go up to Allegan area to look for salmon and steelhead. I know they don't get past the dam. From what I've seen, the dam doesn't look like the spot for me, more of a fan of the more woodsy areas. Heading...
  3. Fly Patterns
    What pattern of streamers do yall throw? New to streamer fishing for cohos. Haven't had much luck. Any help would be appreciated
  4. Tackle Talk
    Wife wants to get back into river fishing for the big fish again. She used her old trusty spinning real last saturday and after 20 years was having too many problems Fishing with it, like forgetting to open the bail, not getting it closed tight enough before hook ups and a backlash that had me...
  5. Big Lake Cold Water Fishing Reports
    This is the thread for 2022 Lake Michigan fishing reports out of Muskegon. In previous years I make the first trip in mid-May. It has been good for mid-teens silver kings. This year I am behind on preventive maintenance, although I don’t expect many repairs to be needed. Tackle should be fine...
  6. Sold Sold

    Fishing Stuff
    Hello, I have 51 Standard and Magnum stock spoon hooks off of Silver Streaks, Dreamweavers, Fishlander, Michigan stinger spoons. Most are brand new never used. Some have been soaked a couple times. Thanks for looking and I hope you have a safe and successful season.
    $5 USD
  7. Sold Sold

    Fishing Stuff
    Hello, I have 25 VMC Red Treble Hooks Size 2, 6x. All Brand New, I used them to replace stock hooks on Trolling Spoons. Thanks for looking and I hope you have a safe and successful season.
    $5 USD
  8. South West Michigan Streams and Rivers
    I am new to Michigan and to salmon fishing. Today I was fishing at the Rouge River throwing the usual egg imitations and in-line spinners, but was catching nothing. No bites. I thought I had tried everything I could when I threw on a Beetle Spin of all things. I threw it into a deep hole near a...
  9. Fishing Stuff
    Hello, I have (2) Daiwa X50 SHA conventional reels with brand new 50 lb yellow power pro line. Great for Lead core/Copper setups. In good condition. St Clair Shores Area. $140/both. Thanks for looking!
  10. North West Michigan Streams and Rivers
    Hey guys I got a few questions. Ive heard that there is a summer run of wild salmon in northern Michigan. I was wondering if you could use typical salmon gear like flies and eggs to catch them. I was also wondering what my chances are of catching them. I'm not asking for any spots, but if you...
  11. Fishing Stuff
    87 walleye spoons 2",1 3/4" and 1 1/2". All are in perfect condition,with sharp hooks. $95 for all.
  12. Fishing Stuff
    Fish Hawk TD for sale. $115. Purchased new early Spring 2020. Very little use on it. Always brought inside the house during fall/winter. Upgraded to an XD unit, will no longer be using this unit. $115
  13. Big Lake Cold Water Fishing Reports
    Looking forward to 2021 2020 was okay in Frankfort hit the Coldwater in August fishing was tough bit my grandson caught his first bigwater king
  14. Upper Peninsula Michigan Streams and Rivers
    Heading to the UP this weekend and was hoping to find some trout, steelhead or salmon surf casting the rivermouths. Am I too late or too early? Definitely headed to the north shore. Any advice would be welcome. Am mostly thinking about west of Munising. Thanks in advance and cheers!
  15. Warm Water Species Fishing
    Heading up to the Soo next couple weekends going for pinks which I have figured out and Smallmouth which I do not. Looking to be steered in the right direction for smallmouth or what type of water, structure, depth, etc I should be fishing? Also not opposed to a guide if anyone has a...
  16. General Discussion
    Michigan Sea Grant has a new web page with a video and other resources for salmon and trout ID. https://www.michiganseagrant.org/salmonid/ It includes pink salmon, which have been showing up in some odd places this year. Look for large, oval-shaped spots on a forked caudal (tail) fin. Pinks...
  17. Boats and Watercraft
    2018 Lund 1650 Rebel SS XS FOR SALE. Boat was purchased new in 2019 and only has been used for two summers. REDUCED $21,500 OBO. Mercury 60 [26 Hours]. Mooring cover, 3 seats, Lowarnce fish finder, stainless steel ladder, trolling motor (Minn Kota), livewell, rod holders and large rod locker...
  18. North West Michigan Streams and Rivers
    I know that this year due to the pandemic the DNR ended up pulling the Little Manistee Weir grates and not doing egg take. Does anyone know if they plan to operate the Little Manistee Weir this fall? I called the hotline and it has not been updated since March. In contrast I called the...
  19. Cold Water Species Fishing
    Anybody know of any local salmon and trout tournaments going on this year on lake michigan? not looking for the big tournament trail ones just small amuetuer ones for me and my buddies to join. thanks
  20. Big Lake Cold Water Fishing Reports
    Hey there. I just bought my first boat a few weeks ago and I’ve been wanting to get out to Saugatuck to try for steelhead and salmon. My grandfather and I used to fish out there regularly when I was a young child, but haven’t been out there in probably 6 years. How is the fishing out there...
1-20 of 245 Results