Despite COLD weather the fishing is heating up on the Detroit River. Earlier in the week with a full moon, a gentle breeze and warm temps walleye fishing was doing very well. Strong winds and cold temps have not slowed the bite much. Went out today Arpil 6 and was greeted with a wind chill of 14 degrees and water temps cooling to 38 degrees, but it did not stop the walleyes from co-operating.

It seems many of the larger fish are currently on the Ontario side of the Detroit River with smaller eaters thrown in. While on the Mich side many of those 18"-20" fish are being caught. Most are using chartruese colored jigs with a plastic minnow as a trailer.

Next week April 14 Extreme Angler TV season 5 will be shown on OLN Canada at 9am and 11:30am. For those that enjoy the great walleye and steelhead fishery shows 3-4-and 5 will include Wheatley steelhead, Lake Erie walleye using Northland worm harnesses and show 5 will have jigging the Detroit River.

Bob Devine

Chartertalk Guide Service
Lake St. Clair-Lake Erie-Detroit River
519 984-4899

Thanks to, Extreme Angler TV, Performance Ford, Shimano, Solar Bat Eyewear, Woodie Musky Baits, Humminbird-Minn-Kota-Cannon, Jan's Sport Shop-Ranger Boats and Sea and Ski Marine Store, Gamma Fishing Line- Offshore Tackle.

Fish Species: walleye
Bait Used: Northland 1/2 oz jig
Tackle Used:
Method Used: vertical jigging
Water Depth: 20-30
Water Temperature: 38
Wind Direction: NW
Wind Speed: 10-20

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About The Author: Captain Bob Devine

Company: Chartertalk Guide Service

Area Reporting: Lake St. Clair Detroit River-Lake Erie(Ont-westernbasin)

Bio: Bob Devine is a licensed guide with Transport Canada. Fishing the waters of Lake St. Clair, Detroit River and Lake Erie for bass, musky, steelhead and walleye. Bob has loaded Ranger 621 Fisherman. He is also a co-host of Extreme Angler TV being the big water specialist.( Bob is knowledgeable in jigging, trolling and downrigging for the various species. Chartertalk Guide Service has been in business since 1999.

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