Detroit River

Wayne - Michigan


  • 201 catches

  • 899 followers

  • 58 spots

Surprisingly excellent fishery within a large, urban area. Produces numbers of trophy Walleye and many white bass. Channel edges are key to success. 32 river miles mapped. This focuses on a section of the Detroit River before it flows into Lake Erie. Norm...

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Detroit River Fishing Reports

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  1. This was my first followed by 9 more!

    Channel Catfish with a shrimp

    1. That is an extremely healthy channel cat, awesome catch!
    2. john stimson 0
      fun day , nice catch
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  2. Great evening of fishing for catfish. This one was the last one we caught and was the biggest.

    Channel Catfish with a Hook w/a piece of a goby

    1. Roger Parker 0
      Nice catch!!
    2. Great way to end the night congrats!👊
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  3. After a slow bite for bass the past few weeks is finally picked up again on this day. Using live crays and tubes my dad and I caught 5 smallies and a walleye (and ...more a few Sheephead) . This one here was a great fight, 19"

    Smallmouth Bass with a Live crayfish

    1. jeff mcelroy 0
      good fish
  4. Hot humid day, bright skies with big puffy white clouds, wind blowing my drift from west to east side of shipping channel. Typical hit on a bondy bait, felt a "tick" ...more on the downstroke of my vertical jig and then the electricity of a live fish on the upstroke and then immediately set the hook. Good fight for about 90seconds before I corralled her into the net. First musky of the year for me! 35 inches.

    10 lb. 8 oz. 35 in. Muskellunge with a Bondy Bait (black)

  5. 27" pike while fishing for largemouth, which I caught for of. Nothing spectacular about this catch other than it was cool to catch a pike using a top water ...more bait, a first for me. Also it gave me the opportunity to post a pic on Fishidy wearing my brand new solar shirt, also a first for me :D

    27 in. Northern Pike with a Zara Spook

  6. Michigan Master Angler Sheephead, 26-1/2" 8lb 9oz. Was fishing for smallmouth and on my last cast of the night I hooked this beast. One helluva fight, I thought ...more at first I had a new state record smallie, LOL! Fishing a rocky outcrop in the Trenton Channel just north of my house.

    8 lb. 9 oz. Freshwater Drum with a Ned Rig

    1. David Sharp 0
      Nice barn animal
    2. b ripoer 0
      congrats, auto spell lol
    3. b ripoer 0
      That s a giant co heats, they are alot of fun
    4. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
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  7. Details: Turkey Island Muskie-50+ inch

  8. 26 1/2 male Monday morning

    Walleye with a Jigging

    1. john stimson 0
      Nice catch
  9. Epic day with my dad on spawning flats. This was the 29th out of 30 bass I caught tonight. Keitech 4" Easy Shad (baby bass color) on an Owner 1/8oz swim jig. ...more Swimbaits ruled the night. My dad added 9 bass of his own.

    3 lb. 8 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Fishing the banks, need a light jig head (1/8 oz) so you can keep the bait suspended in the water column without having to retrieve too fast.
    2. Nick Golda 0
      I was there the same day only got 1 good one any tips i was using white swim jig and a white swim bait. Were you fishing the banks or just in the open. Thanks
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  10. Caught 8 bass in spawning flats using swimbaits and top ware. Caught this 19 incher on a black Zara spook walking the dog

    4 lb. 7 oz. Largemouth Bass

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