1. 3 man limit on the DR in about 2.5 hours with alot of throwbacks.

    Walleye with a 1oz jig Brown with black worm.

  2. Had a great time with my Dad, Brother, and a good friend up on pyma. the fish were up shallow in Lilly pad stems. Kim

    Black Crappie with a minnows, and artificials.

    1. b ripoer 0
      Thanks had a few when I finished cleaning them.
    2. lol
    3. Nice B ripoer!! good mess for dinner!
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  3. Brown Trout with a Panther Martin

    1. b ripoer 0
      Thanks heading out now for some more
    2. Nice brown!
    3. nice
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  4. we still have 2 weeks to wait, but got these on my trail cam recently.

    Hornyhead Chub

    1. Matt Brahm 0
      good luck! tell tom good bye
    2. Pete Garm 0
    3. b ripoer 0
      Thanks fellas
    4. b ripoer 0
      I hope so, will be taking a youth hunter in this weekend.
    5. nice.
    6. Lock and load.... hehehe! Hopefully they are still around in 2 weeks. Good luck! 👍👊
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  5. Black Crappie with a lake fork minnow

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  6. Yellow Perch with a lake fork minnow

    1. b ripoer 0
      Thanks we have been stocking this lake for couple years with perch and crappie, they are growing.
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice perch!
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  7. opening weekend of trout in Pa.

    Brown Trout with a Panther Martin

  8. Rainbow Trout with a Panther Martin

  9. great day on the Detroit River with some good friends today, 5 man limit all males 16 to 24 inchers. lots of throwbacks and hookups . We were at buoy 96 by ecorse ...more launch. 1 0z jigs, brown was best color. with 4 inch brown worm.

    Walleye with a jigs

    1. b ripoer 0
      We drifted from just above the pump station down past that buoy.
    2. Erich Senft 0
      Nice day out there great work, appreciate the numbers :)
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  10. heading to the Detroit River next weekend, let's hope it's fish on. Any one been out and have suggestions let me know thsnks.

    Walleye with a jigs

    1. b ripoer 0
      Everyone was really nice on the water, and in the bait shop, and they made it a pleasant. Well I'm off to combat fish with the trout fisherman, it pa's opening ...more day.
    2. Yeah, we're all very proud of our fishery. I'm fortunate enough to live on is waterfront. And it's not just the walleye, it's a true multi-species ...more treasure trove. There's always something out there to catch 365 days of the year.
    3. b ripoer 0
      What a fishery, today was only my second trip to the D River. Wish I lived closer, when guys at the launch could not believe we drove from pa to fish the river.
    4. I've caught over 30 walleye so far this year on the lower river and my hottest bait has been 3/4oz anti-freeze colored jig with green pumpkin Wyandotte worm ...more tipped with a live emerald shiner.
    5. b ripoer 0
      That's interesting do you have a pic. of one?
    6. so i made some jig head streamers and i love them. its 50-50 with an without bait
    7. b ripoer 0
      Thanks, everyone talks about wyandotte worms. I used them last year and did well. Just want some other options.
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    9. Jimbo Harwood 0
      it is.. the leeches work well too
    10. b ripoer 0
      Thanks will pick up the gulp, I almost did today but was not sure if 3 inch was big enough.
    11. Jimbo Harwood 0
      jig heads tipped with minnows or gulp minnows.. then you can catch more then one fish on it.. lol usually.. lol.
    12. b ripoer 0
      Does anyone use hair jigs in the river?
    13. b ripoer 0
      Thanks for the info. greatly appreciated. I will be up Friday late morning and fish til sunday. Hope the fishing picks up. I will give updates while we are there
    14. yes i launch at Elizabeth park. gotta get there early or there is no spot to park.
    15. b ripoer 0
      Oh man that sucks, was that this year?
    16. Jeff Paquette 0
      Don't go with me! I've been out twice in Detroit River, not a bite!
    17. Looks like your ready :)
    18. b ripoer 0
      Sweet, I have a bunch of candy purple. Thanks
    19. mike callas 0
      Purple purple purple
    20. b ripoer 0
      Thats around Elizabeth Park?
    21. b ripoer 0
      Nice catch, thanks for the update.
    22. they're starting to hit south of Grosse Ile pulled in 7 nice keepers last week
    23. b ripoer 0
      Thanks, poured alot of jigs this winter, tying stinger hooks this week.
    24. Jimbo Harwood 0
      nice!! looks like your all set!!
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I started fishing as soon as I could hold a fishing rod, a special thanks goes out to my parents for having the patience with me. I just enjoy ...more being on the water fishing for anything that swims and spending time with family and friends.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species I enjoy fly fishing for trout and salmon, ice fishing, and trolling for walleye on lake erie.
  • Waterway
  • Lure lake fork minnows, and Dutch Fork Custom Lures.