Grand River

Ottawa - Michigan


  • 96 catches

  • 475 followers

  • 32 spots

Spring Lake and the river bayous offer top-notch Largemouth Bass action. Walleye fishing is improving. Tons of scrappy panfish around. 16.5 river miles mapped.

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Grand River Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. Details: rock and weed line

    2 large mouth bass on bank

  2. Can't say I was expecting this! Honestly, I wasn't expecting to catch anything! The water level was *much* higher than it was during my last visit, but that ...more didn't deter me. I used a sinking rig with a pencil weight, and worm hook. I was only using 8 lb. fluorocarbon as well, which snapped *just* after I brought it to land. All things being equal, I don't think I should have been able to catch this!

    Regardless, I did, and this one was a fighter! I think I finally understand what other guys say when they talk about "the fight." My adrenaline levels were through the roof when I caught this thing!

    Now to see how this thing tastes...

    6 lb. 24 in. Channel Catfish with a Nightcrawler

  3. Quite a chunky one I caught yesterday! I was all rigged for steelhead, but they weren't in the area. I was about to pack up, when a friendly stranger pointed ...more out that there were a looot of suckerfish that I didn't even notice were in there!

    I changed my rig to a simple small hook and worm with some split shot to weigh it down. The water visibility was great, so I could place the hook in front of the fish, and they would take the bait as easy as that!

    I caught a total of 2 fish the whole day, but I'm more than satisfied with that, being that they were my first EVER river catches! I have a feeling that this novice angler might be getting better yet!

    20 in. white Sucker with a Nightcrawler

  4. Common Carp with a fly

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      love the net
  5. 15 in. Smallmouth Bass with a fly

  6. Smallmouth Bass with a rapala j 11

    1. jeff mcelroy 0
      good fish!
  7. Walleye with a fly

    1. Shane jenkins 0
      also sinking lines are a must
    2. Shane jenkins 0
      the flies that i make work very similar to jerkbaits. they also will eat egg flies and leech flies
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      how, tell me how you got a eye on the fly how is that possible
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  8. Flathead Catfish with a bluegill

    1. joe back 0
      Nice flathead
  9. 27 in. Northern Pike with a spinner bait

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