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Where to Fish

Michigan offers the angler some of the best freshwater fishing opportunity in the country. At Werkman Outfitters, we take advantage of the opportunities throughout the year that the Grand River, the Muskegon River, the White River and ice fishing on Hamlin Lake offer.

Finding the Right Fish: A Guide

What’s the best time of year to fish? And what can you expect to catch? Reference our handy guide for an at-a-glance look at which fish you’re likely to find in each river or lake we guide.

Generally speaking, below is a timeline of what species we target and when.

Recent Fishing Reports

Werkman Outfitters Fishing Timeline

Jan - Mar

Apr - Jun

Jul - Sept

Oct - Dec

Ice Fishing
Steelhead

Smallmouth Bass
Northern Pike
Steelhead

Smallmouth Bass
Northern Pike

Smallmouth Bass
Northern Pike
Steelhead
Salmon