With the deep freeze, most of the state is now ice fishing. Anglers will still need to use caution especially along the west side after all the snow. Reports coming in say the pike are hungry and hitting hard and the panfish action has turned on. Those targeting walleye are also taking some fish. Ice fishing season is finally here!
Many state parks and recreation areas also have great camping available. And now may be the time to schedule your summer camping and/or fishing trip by reserving a spot through the DNR’s reservation system. Visit midnrreservations.com to make a reservation up to six months in advance.
The Weekly FishingReport is intended to give anglers an idea of what is going on around the state. Updates come from DNR Fisheries seasonal and field staff, and DNR Conservation Officers. With more than 11,000 inland lakes, the Great Lakes and thousands of miles of rivers and streams, not all locations can be listed. However, it is safe to say if a species is being caught in some waters in the area, they are likely being caught in all waters in that sectio