Thursday Jul 17
Detroit Free Press
Outdoors: Fishing report
Detroit River: Those hand-lining with flatfish have caught walleye, as have those jigging with a piece of crawler on a black jig.
Hamtramck man drowns in Lake Huron
According to authorities, the victim and his brother tried to swim across the break wall gap of Port Austin Harbor Saturday evening.
Northern Michigan News
Man drowns in choppy Lake Huron off Port Austin
The Coast Guard says a man drowned in the choppy waters of Lake Huron after he was unable to reach a breakwater at Port Austin harbor at the tip of the Thumb.
Hamtramck man drowns in Port Austin Harbor
A Hamtramck man drowned Saturday evening when he and his brother tried to swim across the break wall gap of Port Austin Horbor at 6:27 p.m. The two brothers became exhausted while swimming in the choppy, strong current caused from a westerly-blowing wind.
Coast Guard: Detroit area man drowns in MI thumb
A patrolling Coast Guard boat found the man's brother stranded on boulders near a Port Austin marina shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Weather service warns of beach hazards in Huron County
The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazards statement for dangerous swimming conditions in effect until 8 p.m. The statement applies to beaches from Caseville to Harbor Beach in Michigan's Thumb.
Fish were caught in 24 to 30 feet with most coming from 27 feet when using crawler harnesses and spoons with divers.