OSCODA: Pier fishing was slow with the cold water temperatures. Some anglers were able to catch a few lake trout in shallow waters. Those in search of walleye had limited success when casting body baits or drifting crawlers.
Walleye were being caught in the inland lakes including Black, Burt, Otsego and Hubbard. Suckers are being caught in almost every river connected to Lake Huron.
OSCODA: Pier fishing is starting to pick up as those casting late at night have caught walleye and lake trout on spoons, body baits and stick baits. A couple steelhead and Atlantic salmon were caught on minnows in the early morning or evening.
OSCODA: The Oscoda pier is picking up slowly. There are reports of walleye being caught late at night and early morning on body baits in silver, UV and clown. Steelhead are still making their way up river and onto the beds in good numbers. Spawn, flies, trout beads, spinners and body baits are all producing well.
OSCODA: Pier fishing was starting to pick up. With water temperatures still in the low 40s, lake trout are in close and being caught off the pier head. Steelhead and walleye are also making their way in from the lake. Boats were marking good numbers of fish just outside the mouth. Most anglers targeting walleye are trolling small spoons, body and stickbaits.
OSCODA: Steelhead, walleye and Atlantic salmon were caught off the pier.
AuSABLE RIVER: Water levels were high and muddy. The better fishing was up near the dam where the water was a little cleaner.
AuSABLE RIVER: Water levels were high and muddy which usually slows the bite, however, some fish were still being caught up near the dam.
AUSABLE RIVER: Water levels came down. Steelhead fishing has been good from the dam to the mouth for those using spawn, wax worms or wigglers. A few lake trout were caught near the mouth.