Great Lakes Bay Blog

Saginaw Bay's Spring Walleye Bite

Saginaw Bay is one of the state's most popular walleye fishing destinations, and spring is arguably the best time of year to plan a trip to the Great Lakes Bay Region to experience it. Not only are the walleye fishing opportunities on Saginaw Bay excellent during the spring season, the…

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Best Birding Spots in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay

Every Saturday, I have breakfast at 6 a.m. at a local eatery. Almost every Saturday morning, Val Trabucchi of Midland joins a friend at an adjoining table. Naturally, we chat. Val is a birder, what some call a bird-watcher, who has traveled far and wide — to the southwestern U.S., Canada…

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Best Trails in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay

"Take a hike!" was once a phrase used to send someone on their way. Today, in the Great Lakes Bay Region, it's a friendly invitation. More accurately, it's lots of invitations, for the region abounds in pathways and trails — paved and unpaved, rural and urban, for users on foot, on…

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Pro Tips for Saginaw Bay Walleye Fishing

Perhaps the one of the world's best walleye fisheries, Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay is certainly among Michigan fishing's most enticing puzzles. The Saginaw Bay challenge is to find its abundant gamefish in a vast, relatively featureless underwater landscape. Think jigsaw puzzle — without a…

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