The inland lakes still have good ice but few are fishing. Be sure to use caution in areas that have even a small current. Steelhead fishing has really picked up with the rain and warmer temperatures.
Torch Lake: Is producing Atlantic salmon, whitefish and burbot.
Platte River: Is producing steelhead and brown trout in the upper section. Spawn and flies work best.
Frankfort: There is no boat access and both of the breakwalls are unfishable due to extensive ice.
Lake Cadillac: Those still ice fishing have caught some nice crappie and bluegills. Try minnows, wigglers and wax worms.
Lake Mitchell: Still has ice and was producing crappie and bluegills.
Manistee River: Steelhead fishing is going strong and some large fish have been caught. Anglers are using jigs with spawn, wax worms, wigglers or flies.
Ludington: It is going to be while before boats will be able to launch. The entire basin is still frozen solid.
Pere Marquette River: Steelhead fishing is going strong.