DNR FISHING REPORT
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Little Bay De Noc:
The walleye action was slow. Most fish were caught from the Escanaba River south to the Ford River.
Near the Escanaba River, anglers were trolling a crawler harness in 18 to 24 feet.
Off Breezy Point, anglers were using a crawler harness or stick baits just off the break in 16 to 22 feet.
Fair perch catches at Kipling and near the Day's River Buoy with crawlers in 3 to 25 feet.
Smallmouth bass were caught off Garth Point in 18 to 24 feet and Hunters Point in 20 feet.
The better catches came from the Farmers Dock area in 10 to 26 feet when casting jigs with plastics or crank baits.
The best trout and salmon action was 65 to 90 feet down in 120 to 130 feet past the Ford River Can.