Lake Report

Lake Report: Eagle Lake, Mattawan, MI – 5-18-2015

Lake: Eagle Lake, Mattawan, MI Water Temperature: 60-66 degrees While on Eagle Lake I had gone out with a good friend of mine, a Park Ranger and big-lake guru. Getting him out for a chance at some largemouth and the possibility of northern pike had been planned for a while but the spinnerbait bite was unexpected. Fishing in roughly 2-3 …

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Ice Fishing Report: Sherman Lake – Kalamazoo, MI – 1/14/2014

I spent my day off on the ice and I have to say, it was nice to be out! With the ice coming on slow this year I expected Sherman to 3 or so inches but was pleasantly surprised by the 5-6″ I was met with. Fishing in 15-25ft I encountered a few schools of panfish but the result was …

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Lake Report: Lake Guntersville – Scottsboro, Alabama

Lake Gunersville 5/18/2013 69 degrees Enjoyed a Great day with Tom, Beverly and their son Brad catching fish at every stop yesterday. They caught their fish on skinny dipper swim baits D-Bombs and Tomahawk Worms from Missile Baits… We found our fish yesterday in 3-8 FOW with water temperatures starting each morning at 69.5 degree and climbed to 70-72. The …

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Lake Report: Tim’s Ford Lake – Winchester, TN

Enjoyed a good day on Tim’s Ford with Sam and Bob Miller from Alberta, Canada. The guy’s wanted to catch some Southern Smalljaw’s on flies today and they did just that. Most ranged between 14-17 inches with the best being a 21.5 inch fish that topped the scales at 4.5 pounds. Most of the smallmouth caught came from 12 to …

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Lake Report: Upper Crooked- Delton, MI

Upper Crooked 5-7-13 3pm-8pm Water temps 68-74 degrees Water clarity- clear Partly cloudy skies and rising water temps found us in the back bays on Upper Crooked today. The huge pad fields are still easy to get through and to fish through with many fish in them ready to bite. The very back of the high school bay was loaded …

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Lake Report: Baseline Lake- Trowbridge, MI

Baseline Lake 5-4-13 7am-3pm Water temp 64-68 degrees Water clarity- very stained The lack of visibility in the water of Baseline is legendary, this means the fish are in shallow water more than on most waters. With the lily pads just starting to reach the surface this is an excellent time to be able to get to these skinny water …

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Lake Report: Gull Lake- Kalamazoo, MI

Gull Lake 5-2-13 2pm-7pm Water temps 49-68 degrees The water on Gull Lake this time of year can vary greatly in temperature. On this day the south wind and sunny skies brought very warm water to the north end of the lake while the south end was almost 20 degrees colder. The other place the warm water was gathering was …

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Lake Report: Eagle Lake- Kalamazoo, MI

4-27-13 12pm-5pm Water temps 55-58 The opening day of the 2013 Pike season and catch and release bass season brought some nice weather for the first time of the year. The clear water of Eagle Lake can present some challenges but a slight wind created a ripple that helped to make the fishing pretty good. The weed growth has started …

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Lake Report: Upper Crooked – Delton, MI

On the first of October we headed out to Upper Crooked and ended up walking away with a 7, 5, 4, 3, and several 2 pound largemouths over the span of 8 hours. I have personally never experienced a day like this before but it was something to behold, my father manned the front deck with a Chug’N Spook in hand, …

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Lake Report: Gun Lake – Shelbyville, MI

We headed out to Gun Lake at around 6am, arriving around 6:40. The air was cold and the water wasn’t much warmer, with 50 degree air temp and 60 degree water temp the walleye bite should be on, and it was. We headed straight for the western side of Robin’s Bay and quickly got into a school of walleye DEMOLISHING …

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