2019 Fishing Report

Traverse City: Smallmouth fishing was great in shallow waters of the East Bay. Fish were caught south of Old Mission, from M-37 to the State Park and from Acme to Yuba. A couple cisco were caught around Deepwater Point in 50 feet or less. On the Elk River, bass fishing was good at times using swim baits, crawlers and leeches at the dam and off the rocks. Rock bass and freshwater drum along with lots of carp are also in the river. At the kid’s pond, a few leftover rainbow trout were caught. The West Bay was producing cisco in… Read More »


2017 Salmon Classic Champions

BACK TO BACK WINS!!! First Place at the 2017 Grand Traverse Salmon Classic!!! Huge Congrats to the entire Mega Bite Team!! TC’s Mega-Bite wins Salmon Classic title Boat repeats as champ in 26th annual tourney By JAMES COOK | jcook@record-eagle.com | Sep 3, 2017 TRAVERSE CITY – Mega-Bite came away with the 2017 Salmon Classic championship for the second consecutive year. The Traverse City boat captained by Adam Collette claimed the top prize of $3,000 and a trophy in the 26th annual event on East Grand Traverse Bay and West Grand Traverse Bay. Collette’s crew hauled in 235.5 pounds of fish in… Read More »


2016 Salmon Classic Champions

Wow! We did it!! First Place at the 2016 Grand Traverse Salmon Classic!!! Huge Congrats to the entire Mega Bite Team!!


Fantastic Lake trout fishing

Wow! The lake trout fishing has been fantastic!! The water is starting to get warmer and we are getting a thermo cline for the trout! The last 2 weeks we have limited on every trip but 2. I see the fishing staying the same for the next 2 weeks or so. We still are not seeing any Salmon yet in East Grand traverse bay:(. The trout have been coming in about 80 to 100 ft on bottom with Dodgers and peanuts. Green and yellows seem to be working the best behind a green or glow green dodger. There are still… Read More »


Lake trout tournament/ update

Well, the lake trout fishing tournament was a great success. We took 2nd out of 23 boats, we got edged out by .45lbs, by the boat that took 2nd last year. We just did a flip flop! Congrats to Captain Brian. We weighed in 4 lake trout and one beautiful steel head, but fell just short. Fishing is still great for lake trout and will before the next couple of weeks! The fish are starting to get in a thermocline and we are produceing great numbers! The trout are coming mainly on super slims from Dream Weaver and in the… Read More »


Lake trout

Lake trout fishing is on fire right now in east grand traverse bay in Traverse city, Michigan! We fished today in some thick fog but was able to get a 4 man limit on lake trout! The fishing has been good in 75 to 100 feet of water. The fish have been stuffed with large Alwives and gobies. Tomorrow we have our lake trout tournament in Grand Traverse bay… So we will keep you informed on how things go.. until next time, Tight lines, Capt. Adam.


Big Lake trout

The fishing is crazy right now. Limit catches are expected as the fishing continues to get better.


Down Riggers Are In Over 80ft

Even though the water in East Grand Traverse bay is cold averaging about 54 degrees, we are consistently catching fish. Down riggers are in over 80ft of water on the bottom for lake trout. Also, a few king salmon on 10 colors. Come on down and lets get ’em.


How We Catch Fish

How We Catch Fish at Mega-Bite Fishing How do we do so well at Mega Bite? Besides YOUR pleasure ride in the amazing waters of Traverse City’s East and West Grand Traverse Bay, we use the perfect lures that are destined to catch the fish you so desire to fight and land in our 31 foot boat. Specifically, the Vulcan Blue Dolphin Glow Spoon is THE standard. It’s a 1/2 ounce, 5/8 inch wide by 3 inch long fishing spoon has long been a staple for salmon and trout. We usually use this as the sun comes up and down… Read More »


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