Ice formation has been slow and was still not safe in many areas on the east side. Anglers are venturing out, but extreme caution needs to be used. The panfish action has been slow, but pike anglers were doing well.
Indian Lake: Was starting to produce some nice fish.
Manistique Lake: Is producing walleye and pike.
Milakokia Lake: Was producing some nice walleye.
Sault Ste. Marie: Ashmun Bay was producing a couple whitefish.
Munuscong Bay: The walleye bite was slow. Anglers are catching mostly perch.
Cedarville and Hessel: A few anglers off Cedarville caught undersized pike in Musky Bay when jigging minnows. Musky Bay does have some ice, but the south side of the bay is open water. A few anglers were fishing Cedarville Channel, but no word on catch rates. Ice conditions in Government Bay are unknown. There is open water off North Point before entering the bay. Hessel Bay had some ice; however, conditions on the west side of the bay were unknown. A few perch up to 11 inches were caught when jigging minnows and wax worms in 13 to 17 feet. A couple splake were caught on minnows in 8 to 12 feet.
Brevoort Lake: Was producing walleye and perch.