Ice Fishing Reports

In the Ludington area the most popular areas for ice fishing are Pere Marquette Lake and Hamlin Lake.

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for April 2, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on April 2nd, 2014
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Great start to the day on Hamlin Lake !!

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for April 1, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on April 1st, 2014
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Another night of successful fishing on Upper Hamlin. Limits being caught of bluegill & crappie. Was a little cold and windy , but over-all......a good night.
Fishing in the narrows/ Indian Pete area, 2 ft. off the bottom, using glow tungsten . If you plan to take a quad or motor vehicle out please use caution and check the Wilson Park launch first. Lincoln Rd.access is in very poor condition and really should be avoided. It would be wise to bring along creepers or safety treads for your boots as it is very slippery, again .....use caution!

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 31, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 31st, 2014
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Still catching limits on Hamlin Lake.
Good ice, quad accessible .
Later evening is best, most any (glow) tungsten.

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 31, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 31st, 2014
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A great night of fishing on Hamlin Lake.....

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 30, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 30th, 2014
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Crappie fishing still good on Hamlin Lake.
Later evening, just before dark and after.
Crappie grounds-to the narrows. Orange tungstens. Still much ice , quads still being used. Perch and bluegills minamal and a little smaller

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 20, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 20th, 2014
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Nice catch on the last day of winter.
Fishing off of Wilson Hill Park , Troy had a interesting evening if fishing.....
Rain, freezing rain, snow, them heavy winds.
Fishing in aprox. 12 ft of water , about 1 ft, off of the bottom ....a Kodiak Tungsten ( Spartan "Glow") was used with a waxworm . Said to be a little slush, but easily accessible by sled , quad , or on foot.
Stop in and check out our tackle, we still have a nice selection of "jigs" and live bait.
Happy Spring !

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 10, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 10th, 2014
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Beautiful day on the lake and a great day/evening to be out fishing. With the warm temps. it was enjoyable to sit and fish outside of a shanty , which many did. Was told that the "normal areas" where fish are generally caught has changed up a little and had to be searched for. Nice amounts of fish caught , mix catch. Fishing in 18 -20 ft. of water , wax worms/perch minnows on a tungsten ( most any glow ). Evening fishing continues to be best.
Hope everyone is able to get out and enjoy the day before the weather change. I will keep you posted of conditions as reports come in.
Vaughn

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 7, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 7th, 2014
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Late night fishing on Hamlin Lake.
Fishing in 30 ft of water, 10-15 ft off bottom.
The fish started to bite good at about 11-midnight. Glow tungsten with plastics were used .

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 6, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 6th, 2014
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Slow start to the day with minimal fishing.
Evening things picked up with about 20 fishermen passing through. It was a late bite with many small fish . Most of the fishing taking place in the crappy ground area, Indian Pete Bayou, and near the narrows . Glow tungsten is still the hot tackle of choice. Fishing was said to have been in 18-24 ft of water, two ft off the bottom. Make sure to get out this weekend and fish.....
Stop in at Hamlin Grocery for all your bait and tackle needs.

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 4, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 4th, 2014
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Still catching fish!!
Much ice with the below normal temps.
Riley Calhoun with fish he caught on Tuesday.
Still about 6-12 men in each morning to fish, though reports have slowed down.
Plan to head up to the lake tonight and get a detailed report on conditions and fish.
Stop in and see us for all your bait and tackle needs.
Vaughn

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for March 2, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on March 2nd, 2014
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A successful afternoon of fishing on upper Hamlin. Fishing near Indian Pete Bayou in about 18 ft of water. Said to be about 8 men out fishing up until dark . Stop into Hamlin Grocery for all your bait and tackle needs.

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for Feb 28, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on February 28th, 2014
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Best bite evening from 6-9 p.m. Panfish and nice crappie. Fishing North-West of Indian Pete, near the narrows in about 24 ft . of water
Tungsten tackle in various glow colors .
Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Don't forget to stop in, show me your fish & give me a report .
Thank-you !
Vaughn

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for Feb 28, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on February 27th, 2014
Was producing some bluegills, crappie and walleye. Early morning or late evening was best. Try 10 to 18 feet along the weed beds with Hali jigs and small spoons with wax worms or cut bait such as the head of a minnow.

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for Feb 20, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on February 20th, 2014
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Great night of fishing on Hamlin Lake.
Good bite off of Upper Hamlin. Fishing west of Wilson Hill in Crappie ground, Troy caught this nice "Bag" of fish. Water depth to be 16-22 foot with a glow tungsten and a minow , bait just two foot off of the bottom. Two hours of fishing just before dusk. Great job Troy!!
I was told no quads were on the lake as it was a bit slushy . I will keep you posted on all the latest. Have a great weekend everyone.

Hamlin Lake Ice Fishing Report for Feb 18, 2014

Posted for Ice Fishing by Vaughn Flewelling of Hamlin Grocery on February 18th, 2014
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Catch of the day !!
Evening catch off of Wilson Hill Park.
Kodak tungsten yellow and orange glow used.

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