Detroit River

Wayne - Michigan

  • 234 catches

  • 1K+ 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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  1. 18.0 in. large mouth bass with a tube jig

    1. Rick Carey 0
      nice fish man
  2. 17.0 in. Smallmouth Bass with a tube jig

    1. Rick Carey 0
      heck ya looks like blast
    2. Rick Carey 0
      heck ya looks like blast
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  3. 20 lb. Freshwater Drum with a Berkley PowerBait Power Grubs

  4. Two nice ones today

    Largemouth Bass

  5. 20.0 in. Walleye with a jig

  6. A couple of pigs on the fly rod

    Largemouth Bass with a carp fly

    1. Scott S 0
  7. Six this afternoon puts me at 100 Largemouths for the years

    Largemouth Bass

      we will have to meet up or go fishing together sometime. I have a 17 foot aluminum smoker craft bass boat.
    2. ray canterbury 0
      Yes Dennis I do remember you. I’m a big time fisherman, right now anywhere near the Lake Erie Metro Park is hot (top water baits)
    3. ray canterbury 0
      Yes Dennis I do remember you. I’m a big time fisherman, right now anywhere near the Lake Erie Metro Park is hot (top water baits)
      Ray you went to Carlson high didn't you ? This is Dennis Ciaky do you remember me, I remember you. I also fish for bass have any advice?
    5. ray canterbury 0
      No problem, good luck. Let me know how you do
    6. Todd yinger 0
      Omg. Really. Thank you. I got there a lot. An tried a couple different spots but no luck. I will try there again soon an walk that path along the lake angry again ...more i appreciate it Ray. Thank you ! Keep hauling them in!
    7. ray canterbury 0
      Todd, my wife and I have caught a lot of very nice bass at the Lake Erie Metro Park. You can park in the Wave Pool parking lot and take a two minute walk to several ...more different spots (no boat needed)
    8. Todd yinger 0
      Hey there Ray enjoy these pic. can I ask where I can catch those from the bank I don’t have boat an try an fish a lot where is good spot from shore on LE down river ...more area an keep up the awesome photos an fishing
    9. Rick Vogelbacher 0
      nice job! love Lake Erie largemouth fishing. So many places to fish and so little time
    10. ray canterbury 0
      Thanks M N and F H. Started a catch log on bass this year, me and the wife have boated over 170 so far this year
    11. Melissa Norris 0
      Very nice!😀😁
    12. Fish Hunter 0
      nice bass!
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  8. P B for bass on a fly rod!

    Largemouth Bass

    1. ray canterbury 0
      Ok, that lake side has been really hot for the past few days.
      I will be in a 17ft. smoker craft.
    3. ray canterbury 0
      I have been catching some really nice bass on the lake side, east of the Wave Pool. You can park at the north end of the wave pool lot and walk to the shore line. ...more The are hitting on top waters.
      Hey Ray I will be heading out of Erie metro park tomorrow. Any suggestions on were to fish? Main lake, marinas, canals?
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  9. Lake Erie Fishing 05-23-21

    What a day for an adventure. Jim and I made our way out of Sterling State Park in Monroe Michigan. We headed east on the lake and fished ...more many things along the way. The only thing that was consistent was the white bass bite. We hit several places along the lake in our route. We hit Swan Creek and caught only a couple there. We hit the spoils and only found a couple there as well. The white bass certainly filled any voids for missing bites, but finding the right bass were more difficult. We hit lots of areas at the mouth of the Detroit River and found some smallmouth, but no big numbers. We even went up the Huron River mile or two. We found some largemouth, rock bass, muskie, and pike.
    We decided to spend the rest of the day on the lake and managed some more smallmouth and largemouth. It was a real grind, but we were rewarded for our persistence. The grind paid off with some nice smallmouth. The tactics that worked were slowly dragging swimbaits in 10 to 12 feet of water. Burning spinnerbaits over shallow flats. Chatterbaits in the river and swim jigs. Jerkbait on flats also produced a few. We’ll get a video out of the day at some point. Water temperature on the lake was running 66 to 67 degrees. Visibility was really good. Below are few pictures from the day of fishing.
    We'll be putting up a video of the day on our Rumble Channel. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss out.

    Smallmouth Bass with a swimbait

  10. One nasty Bowfin and 12 Bass today


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