Bay City State Park - Saginaw Bay Walleye Clinic

Date:  May 07, 2018  -  May 08, 2018
Time:  09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, located in Bay City State Park, 3582 State Park Drive, Bay City, MI 48706

Contact: Valerie Blaschka, 989-667-0717

close-up on a walleye in fisherman's hands

Monday, May 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This two-day course will begin with a tips and techniques session led by Walleye Trail World Champion, Captain Mark Martin and Captain Brandon Stanton of Team Gunsmoke Sportfishing and Guide Service, covering the equipment and techniques needed to catch Saginaw Bay walleye. The class will take the novice angler through rod and reel selection, rigging and presentation techniques, and natural history tips about Saginaw Bay walleye. Day 2 will give participants an opportunity to experience hands-on, one-on-one time with Martin’s pro-staff as they board charter boats and fish Saginaw Bay.

Cost is $165. Charter boat trips and lunch both days will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring the gear they already have on the second day.

Limited to 20 participants.

Register online for the Saginaw Bay Walleye Clinic.

Please note: Cancellations must be made by April 30 in order to guarantee a full refund.

For more information, contact Valerie Blaschka, park interpreter, at 989-667-0717 or

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit or call 1-800-447-2757.

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