Oscoda Fishing Report: Good numbers of lake trout were taken from the bottom in 130 to 170 feet. Atlantic salmon were caught in the top 30 feet. Try spoons, meat rigs, and flies out from the AuSable River. Chinook are being marked near the mouth of the AuSable River and a few were caught in 20 to 35 feet with spoons and j-plugs. Pier anglers caught fish on spoons. Walleye and small mouth bass were taken by those casting crank baits or still fishing with crawlers. Channel cats were hitting on crawlers on the bottom at night. Van Ettan Lake is bringing in perch biting on worms and minnows. Walleye are biting on night crawlers. Out on Cedar Lake bluegill and perch using minnows and worms for the bait.
AuSable River: Those targeting walleye found a few in the evening when casting crank baits or when drifting and still fishing with crawlers near the mouth. Channel cats, small mouth bass, and rock bass were taken on marabou jigs or when drifting or still fishing with crawlers. Lots of small mouth bass were sub-legal.
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