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Welcome to FishingNotes.com Muskegon 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. Muskegon 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:
43.24001
Maximum Depth (ft) :
County:
Muskegon
Longitude:
-86.28707
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
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Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Surface Area (acres):
0
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Lake Management:
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Muskegon Lake General Tips: [ Add Tip ]
General Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Muskegon Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.3
Muskegon Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- ask "KVD" what he's doing and you should catch some.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
70 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.
Muskegon Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.8
Muskegon Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 70. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Muskegon Lake Crappie Rating:
3.8
Muskegon Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- slip bobber a minnow.
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Muskegon Lake Walleye Rating:
2.5
Muskegon Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- jiggin' spoon with a minnow head through the ice. husky jerk or swim bait such as northlands and storms in spring, focus presentation over color but don't rule out color.
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.
Muskegon Lake Catfish Rating:
4.3
Muskegon Lake Catfish Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- When the water is warm at the beach (65+ degrees), fish the piers with cut bait, gizzard shad, alewife, and shrimp. Lots of catfish in the 5-15 pound range. Use a Sabiki rig to catch alewives in the channel.
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Muskegon Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
5
Muskegon Lake Spotted Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Muskegon Lake White Bass Rating:
5
Muskegon Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- ask a 6 year old what he's doing and you should catch some.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Muskegon Lake Striped Bass Rating:
1.8
Muskegon Lake Striped Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Muskegon Lake Trout Rating:
0
Muskegon Lake Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The full moon is right around the corner. The gravitational pull is starting to increase with the moon and sun being on opposite sides of the planet. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today's solar/lunar peaks. It's always fun trying something new at the peak times to change things up a bit and test out the Lunar Theory each time you hit the water in close to full and full moon situations. Good luck you there.

Sunrise:

11:38

Sunset:

23:35

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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