Posts Tagged ‘jigging for Detroit River walleye’
Guys are continuing to catch good numbers of fish. The avg size has fallen. With the water getting cleaner start trying more natural colors in the plastics. Some of the most popular baits have been Jackal Super Pin Tail in Silver Shad and Violet Shad, Fin-s in any thing Ice and Shiner shad colors. In Candy’s the Green Back Perch, Olive ,Gun Metal and Green Pumpkin Back.For a jighead color Anti-frezze, and Sunrise still are out two top seller for guys fishing the “D”.
Well it seems the water has warmed enough and now the walleye are going crazy in the river. Fishermen are using everything but the kitchen sink and catching fish. Lots of guys fishing around Mudd Island, but it appears that walleye are stacked just about everywhere from the mouth of the river on down to Wyandotte. Lots of guys have been using jigs tipped with live minnows, Fin-s, or wyandotte worms. This is the best time of the year to fill your freezer, but try to through the big females back when you can. Good luck and be safe.
The walleye have been on in the Detroit River. Most reports are coming from the Canadian side of the river. Have received several reports form the Belle Isle and Cow Pasture areas. Most reports are for lighter colored jigs: white, yellow, and fluorescent colors. Fish are coming on jigs tipped with Fin-s, Berkley gulp minnows, and Wyandotte worms. Most coming from the minnow baits however. Most fish found around the 30′ mark. Cold front coming in for the weekend may slow things down a bit. Male and females being caught with many of the females spawned out. Good luck and be safe.