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Higgins Lake, MI
2017-10-03
There are INDEED, walleye in this lake. Locals have put about a dozen in this lake, local charter caught about 4 in live well. My good friend also caught one in about 5 feet off a mepps spinner. T... [more]

Welcome to FishingNotes.com Belleville Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Belleville Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Michigan
Latitude:
42.2114890000000000000
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Wayne
Longitude:
-83.4915690000000000000
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Lake Management:
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Guest
2016-07-12
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
All though the dam has been closed more or less the walleye fishing has been slow or next to none. Hope the water cools down soon
CatchTracker User
2016-07-12
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 0
Water Temperature: 74
Caught 20-25 smallmouth and largemouth on weightless texas rig senkos. Chartreuse tip.
Guest
2015-08-28
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 2
Water Temperature:
fishing was slow, trolling worked for the white bass, but nothing else. Use life like baits or real baits
Guest
2013-10-26
Species: Largemouth Bass
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 58
ive been catching huge largemouth on jerkbaits and weightless texas rigged seinkos. jerkbaits have produced bigger bass while the seinkos caught more.
Belleville Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Belleville Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
67 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Belleville Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Belleville Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 67. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Belleville Lake Crappie Rating:
4
Belleville Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- When water tempatures reach 50-60 degrees crappie fishing will be at its best for the year. The second week of April usually is a good time to head out and see if the spawn has started in the shallows. This lake is plentiful with black and white crappie. The docs at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is the best place to fish on the lake if your a shore fisherman. Lure that always works is called "PANFISH ASSASIGN" , or any shad minnow imatation will work. Colors that have always worked are blue, black, white, green&red. You can find this lure at a bait shop called "BOTTOM LINE" located in Rockwood,MI. Using this on a jig head and casting 10ft out and dragging back to the bank always works great , you'll hit your limit of 25 crappie usually in 2 hours. I've crappie fished Belleville Lake for about 15 years I've used just about everything... trust me it's worth the drive to go pick up a pack of "PAN FISH ASSASIGNS" you'll never use live bait again!
Average size you"ll catch is 7-10 inches.


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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Belleville Lake Walleye Rating:
4
Belleville Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Belleville Lake Catfish Rating:
4
Belleville Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- No Blues here, jury out on whether there are Flatheads, but it IS Channel Cat heaven.
Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Belleville Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
4
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Belleville Lake White Bass Rating:
4
Belleville Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Belleville Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3.5
Belleville Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Belleville Lake Trout Rating:
4
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Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

07:52 EST

Sunset:

18:46 EST

Moon Phase:


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