Posted on 05 April 2012.
Tracy Skelonc, of Solon Township, sent us this photo last Friday, March 30, of their pear tree with ice on the blossoms and on the plastic Easter eggs hanging from it. Warm weather gave way to a cold front that brought freezing rain and hail to some areas in the early morning hours, and coated trees with a layer of ice. The ice quickly melted, however, when the sun finally came out.
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Posted on 02 December 2011.
From the Michigan DNR
Some of the river systems are experiencing high water levels after all the rain and wet snow this week. Skim ice is starting to appear on some of the inland lakes, especially in the northern sections of the state. It’s that time of year to start getting ready for ice fishing season.
Southwest Lower Peninsula Fishing Report (as of December 2):
St. Joseph River: Water levels are up so anglers could see more fish moving in. Try small spoons in orange and silver or blue and silver, rapalas, small spinners, or floating spawn and wax worms under a bobber.
Grand River at Grand Rapids: Has very good steelhead fishing. Those fishing off the wall are floating a wax worm under a bobber. Those fishing on the ladder side are floating spawn just off the bottom.
Grand River at Lansing: No word on steelhead in the Lansing area however fish are still being caught all the way up to the Webber Dam when floating spawn or wax worms.
Muskegon River: Is producing good numbers of steelhead below Croton Dam. Try casting small spoons, spinners, and rapalas or floating spawn and flies.
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