Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Saginaw Bay

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Bay County, MI

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If you're planning to go fishing at Saginaw Bay, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Bay 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 Saginaw Bay.

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

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Saginaw Bay Fishing Map

Explore the Saginaw Bay fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 43°48'40.8"N 83°42'12.7"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Saginaw Bay, MI

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

There are countless Saginaw Bay 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 Yellow perch, Walleye, Largemouth bass, Channel catfish, Bowfin, Chain pickerel, Northern pike and others, as of February 21, 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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Yellow perch

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Min size

No

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Walleye

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Regulation

Bag limit

5

Min size

15"

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Largemouth bass

Regulation

Bag limit

5

Min size

14"

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Channel catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

12"

Above are just a few of the species found in Saginaw Bay. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Saginaw Bay you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 16 species of fish in Saginaw Bay.

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Fishing Spots Near the Saginaw Bay

Must visit the following nearest Saginaw Bay fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.7

Saginaw County, MI

9 hot spots

4.8

Genesee County, MI

10 hot spots

4.6

Gratiot County, MI

5 hot spots

4.6

Roscommon County, MI

8 hot spots

4.5

Oakland County, MI

8 hot spots

4.3

Ingham County, MI

5 hot spots

4.0

Alpena County, MI

8 hot spots

4.2

Wexford County, MI

7 hot spots

4.8

Macomb County, MI

10 hot spots

4.8

Newaygo County, MI

8 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Saginaw Bay

  • Nightcrawler is the best choice for walleye fishing in the Saginaw Bay. Artificial lures such as Rapala Husky Jerks and Storm Hot 'n' Tots also work great here. Rapala Husky Jerks are more preferable during spring and fall.
  • Offshore Tackle Tadpole diving sinkers are a good option.
  • The most productive time for fishing here is after spring spawning.
  • Spinnerbaits, tubes and cranks are good for bass fishing in the bay. Smallmouth and largemouth bass are more active during spring and summer.

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