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Lake Michigan Fishing

Top Lake Michigan Fishing Spots

  1. Good Structure
    3/23/2021 8:11:51 PM -

  2. Good Structure
    3/23/2021 8:11:52 PM -

  3. Harrington Spot
    3/23/2021 8:11:51 PM -

  4. Hump
    3/23/2021 8:11:50 PM -

  5. Tennie and Laura
    4/22/2015 9:17:16 PM - Tennie and Laura Scow Schooner Launched: 1876 Wrecked: 1903

  6. Big Hump
    3/23/2021 8:11:50 PM -

  7. wreck-10288
    2/6/2018 11:27:31 PM -

  8. wreck-8036
    2/6/2018 11:25:49 PM -

  9. wreck-10009
    3/14/2015 12:53:59 AM - Attributes vesslterms feature_type Wrecks - Submerged, nondangerous chart US,US,graph,Chart 14901 latdec 43.6100833 londec -87.7158528 depth sounding_type history quasou watle

  10. Lake Michigan Deepest Spot - 925 feet
    9/11/2013 9:40:43 PM -

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Lake Michigan Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake Michigan, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Chinook Salmon

  2. Chinook Salmon

    There is a 50% catch rate for Chinook Salmon, based on 1 Chinook Salmon counted.

    Lake Michigan Chinook Salmon Counts Chart


  3. Lake Trout

  4. Lake Trout

    There is a 50% catch rate for Lake Trout, based on 1 Lake Trout counted.

    Lake Michigan Lake Trout Counts Chart


Recommendations above based on 2 species of fish and 2 fish counted for March around Lake Michigan.

To date, there are 15 species of fish and a total of 501 fish counted for Lake Michigan and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/8/1924 (99 years).

Last Update: 3/22/2023 6:58:51 AM

Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full Lake Michigan Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Lake Michigan Fishing Reports

  • Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 5/19/11
    5/19/2011 5:57:44 PM - Had fantastic action on Coho Salmon and Lake Trout. Six man limit in four hours with many lost fish in the high waves

  • Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 5/9/11
    5/9/2011 2:08:54 PM - Coho Chinook and Brown Trout filling the cooler! We were out the last three days and action is good to excellent. Finally a weekend with moderate to light wind this allowed ev

  • Video May 1st Fish Report
    5/4/2011 4:45:10 PM - It was a windy day with a Great group of guys and a nice bunch of Coho Salmon. To see how and where watch the video.

  • Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 5/3/11
    5/3/2011 4:46:50 PM - Coho are coming on all size spoons Reapers and Vulcans made by have been working for us. Six inch flashers or dodgers with green or blue Johnnie pe

  • Milwaukee Fishing Lake Michigan Salmon Report 4/24/11
    4/24/2011 7:54:42 PM - We had two charter trips this weekend with great action both time periods. In the morning we had good numbers on Coho one twelve pound Lake Trout and a small Brown Trout

  • Three Must Read Spring Salmon Tips #2
    4/15/2011 8:40:51 PM - Article number one focused on presentation and this is very important. Now let’s talk about water temperature and it’s relationship to the correct lure.

  • Three Must Read Spring Salmon Tips #1
    4/11/2011 1:01:01 AM - Don’t know which way to go for spring salmon fishing. Allow me to break it down and offer some suggestions for wherever you fish. Let’s discuss presentation lures and location

  • Lake Trout Limit March 31st 2011
    4/11/2011 1:01:01 AM - Video Fish report on the Glory Days Blue Max Charters will start their season April 19th. Come join the fun!! 414-828-1094

  • Trophy Lake Trout Fishing Lake Michigan
    3/24/2011 11:34:04 AM - I would like to provide more information on this species and presentations that are effective for them. I would like to explore location presentation and lure selection for La

  • The Three Rs of Fishing #2
    3/20/2011 11:52:40 PM - Time of year is also to be considered when trying to catch moody fish. As the seasons change so do the temperatures of the water.

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