Have been hitting the tributaries of the Saginaw Bay last week. Decent numbers of fish and good variety. One day I caught 7 different species, anything in the Bay can chase bait up the rivers in the spring. Most of the catch has been White Bass, Smallies and Walleyes. I'm suprised the numbers of legal walleye still in the river this late in the year and after the epic floods we had in April.
In the spring crappie will begin the migration to shallow areas once the water temperatures have warmed up to forty-five to fifty degrees, schooling near the mouths of creeks until the water temperature rises to fifty-five degrees. This migration process is already under way in much of North America, and this is the time that anglers can find them migrating to the shallower
So as you guys know spring is here, but unusually cold for the time of year here in Miami, Florida. But every day is a great day to fish, so I will share with you what i do to prep for some spring/summer fishing action. First off I make sure the car is well serviced because the last thing i would need it to not make it to the spot because of some type of failure due to negligence. Secondly I
Every year I buy the latest soft plastic baits only to use them once or twice if they don't produce fish right away. My go to baits for quite a few years have been Berkley Gulp 3" Shrimp, Berkley Gulp 4" Swimming mullet, D.O.A. C.A.L. 3" Shad Tail & C.A.L. 4" Jerk Bait. I use these baits 75 % of the time on a leadhead, bucktail jig, swimbait hook or a unweighted hook. Most of the