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DNR Report as of Thursday, June 28.

Grand Haven: Boats are fishing at the pier heads and catching steelhead and a few kings. Spoons are working best in orange and yellow. Run baits high with 3 and 5 color lead cores. No more than 20 feet down for riggers. Pier anglers will also do well on steelhead fishing a bobber and shrimp. No perch were reported.

Muskegon: Salmon anglers are fishing 100 to 120 feet and 80 feet on the downriggers. Use spoons and a few white spinnies/flies. Lots of UV spoons and blue and white. No perch or pier angling was reported.

Whitehall:Very few fish and anglers in Whitehall. The 70 to 90 foot area has produced some fish. Steelhead were taken on dipsies on lines running 30 feet down at the same depths. Anglers reported schools of large fish banked up in the 50 foot area. Baitfish and suckers are still in the channel. No pier action to speak of.

Pentwater: Anglers have taken limit amounts of salmon and trout. Many anglers that fished across from Silver Lake and the dunes were very successful. The most success came in 95 to 120 feet of water while fishing 30 to 50 feet off the bottom. A lot of Chinook salmon, steelhead and brown trout were taken. Fishermen have begun moving to the north of the launch to fish.

Ludington: Anglers are doing well for salmon in 120 to 180 feet of water. Meat rigs have been successful 70 to 130 feet down. Green and orange spoons have worked higher in the water column.

Manistee: Boats are doing well for salmon and trout 60 to 130 feet down in 120 to 200 feet of water. Green/blue spoons and meat rigs have worked really well. Summer run steelhead are being caught at Tippy Dam on the Manistee River. Trout fishing in area rivers like the Pere Marquette, Pine, Little Manistee and Manistee have been fair in general but very good during or right after rainstorms.

 

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