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Detroit River Walleye Fishing

The Steel Mill. Fighting Island. Detroit is such a badass city even the fishing holes have hardcore names. I’m used to “country” fishing. Where hotspots have nicknames like bass cove or pike point. Where it’s not uncommon to see whitetails eating breakfast in the thin morning mist. Or listening to loons call back and forth … Continue reading

25% Walleye

Just settled in at my desk after another morning of chasing walleye on the Detroit River before work. Getting up at 4:30 to go fishing seems like a good idea until about 11 am. Good news, there’s enough coffee in my office to keep me awake. Bad news, the coffee tastes like shit.  This was my fourth wally … Continue reading

Michigan DNR Fishing Report

http://bit.ly/aTtsNK Here’s the latest Fishing Report from the MI DNR. This past week I caught fish vert jigging in the Detroit River. We fished near Belle Isle and used Chartreuse or White Jigs with a black, or brown rubber worm. The water temp was around 50. Fish were sitting on the bottom in about 25 … Continue reading

Are Fish From the Detroit River Safe to Eat?

I’ve heard at least 100 different opinions about eating walleye caught out of the Detroit river. Most non-fishermen are disgusted by the idea. But most anglers seem alright with it. I personally don’t have an issue with eating a few walleye from the river per year. If you fry them up right you can hardly taste the PCB’s … Continue reading

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