Detroit River

Wayne - Michigan


  • 186 catches

  • 823 followers

  • 57 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. 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. 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
  2. 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

  3. Great great night fishing for largemouth on top water. Walkin' tha dog with a black Zara Spook on calm waters in Airport Bay. Just about ever 2nd to third ...more cast I had a fish lunging at my lure. Many times the missed it altogether and sometimes they would take 2 or 3 lunges at it on the same retrieve like this girl did (18", 3.5lbs). Had a blast tonight, ended up netting 14LMBs tonight between 8pm and dusk.

    3 lb. 9 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Nice bass
  4. Water temp 52 degrees after a couple days of rain. Caught 6 LMBs ranging from 14-18" under overcast skies on a chilly day. Bite was at is best from 1-3pm. ...more Used this same bait last year in this spot and it didn't disappoint this year.

    3 lb. 9 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a ZMan RazR shad on 4/0 EWG weighted hook

    1. Redbone
    2. Nick Golda 0
      what color zman razr shad
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  5. 3 lb. 6 oz. 22 in. Walleye with a minnow on antifreeze color jig

    1. b ripoer 0
      That's a good one.
  6. Catch my first musky ever today! Fun catch

    Muskellunge with a minnow on antifreeze colour jig

    1. The ole accidental "I was fishing for walleye and caught a Muskie trick", LOL. Nice surprise, fun catch!
  7. Wanted to try a spot I was looking at on the map this winter once the water warmed up. Got to the spot and there was a boat already there... and we was catching ...more fish too. Watched him catch multiple white bass, a couple smallies and even a steelhead! Get off my spot I scouted man!!! Finally, skies darkened and lightning started getting near. He boogeyed and I slipped in; just enough for three casts to catch this nice 19-1/2" smallie before I had to get the hell outta there myself!

    4 lb. 12 oz. 19 in. Smallmouth Bass with a ZMan Razr Shad Swimbaits

    1. Monster Smallie!🤘👍👍👍👍
  8. Skunked again today on DR near A'burg.

  9. Jigging for walleye and caught this surprise. Pretty good fight, never caught one before. 16"

    1 lb. 16 in. White Sucker with a Jig with paddle tail worm

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      Lol
    2. Wrong picture guys... it's a steelhead, LOL
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      Steelhead
    4. Big Troy 0
      Lake trout
    5. Mr Carson 0
      That's not a sucker. Looks like a trout
    6. Noah Shapiro 0
      Definitely a white sucker lol
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