Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Detroit River

4.7

Wayne County, MI

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 53 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Detroit River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Wayne County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Detroit River.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Detroit River.

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Detroit River Fishing Map

Explore the Detroit River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 42°19'18.0"N 83°03'16.7"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Detroit River, MI

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Detroit River to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Michigan.

There are countless Detroit River fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Walleye, Freshwater drum, Silver bass, Smallmouth bass, Black crappie, Common carp and others, as of April 14, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Bag limit

5

Min size

14"

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Walleye

#Popular
Regulation

Bag limit

5

Min size

15"

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Freshwater drum

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

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Silver bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Detroit River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Detroit River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 17 species of fish in Detroit River.

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Fishing Spots Near the Detroit River

Must visit the following nearest Detroit River fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Macomb County, MI

10 hot spots

4.7

Wayne County, MI

9 hot spots

4.0

Wayne County, MI

10 hot spots

4.2

Washtenaw County, MI

8 hot spots

4.2

Monroe County, MI

9 hot spots

4.5

Oakland County, MI

8 hot spots

4.4

Washtenaw County, MI

8 hot spots

4.4

Ottawa County, OH

10 hot spots

4.6

Lucas County, OH

10 hot spots

4.8

Genesee County, MI

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Detroit River

  • The period from April to May is the best for walleye fishing in the Detroit River. During this period walleye is mostly swimming in shallow water.
  • A 6-7 feet spinning rod with a reel spooled with 6-8 lb monofilament line is the most productive combination for walleye. Minnows and worms are effective for it.
  • Anglers may fish for lake sturgeon in the Detroit River from July 16 to March 15. Note! There is a catch-and-immediate-release policy for this fish.

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