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Salmon, Steelhead, Streamer, Trout -

Hey everyone, thanks for tuning in for our weekly fishing report. Our guides are running trips every day down on the Manistee chasing Steelhead. If you've ever thought about taking a trip or learning more about steelhead fishing, get in touch with us. Fair warning, our guides do book months in advance for steelhead so if you're thinking about spring you're going to need get your trip booked soon.    Fishing has picked back up after some high pressure and bright sunshine last weekend. The egg bite is still heavy down below the gravel sections of our local rivers where...

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Nymphing, Salmon, Steelhead, Streamer, Trout -

This past week has been chilly, windy, wet, and wild! Fishing has stayed pretty darn good for those who have been out on the water braving the elements.The next week looks pretty good weather wise with temperatures back up around sixty degrees and only a few chances of rain. 

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beads, eggs, steelhead, stoneflies, streamer, trout -

I think it is finally safe to say now that spring is here in Northern Michigan. Most of our snow has disappeared but the bays and inland lakes are hanging on to their ice. Temperatures next week are continuing to trend upward but the overnight lows will keep spring from advancing too fast. 

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bead, caddis, egg, spring, steelhead, stonefly, streamer, trout -

As the snow is slowly melting in Northern Michigan, the fishing is starting to pick up. The Boardman, Betsie and Manistee rivers all have steelhead and will continue to receive fresh fish with the warmer temperatures predicted for next week. Expect higher water but still decent visibility. Successful anglers are using a variety of flies including yarn eggs, beads, black stoneflies and green caddis.

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steelhead, streamer, winter -

Between breaking ice out of the guides and untangling our lines, we saw a few fish and stuck one. Water temps are cool so presentations need to be slower. It's definitely a departure from the high speed retrieves we all enjoy but it works. Drop em, strip em, stall em, jig em and hang on; that's the program. 

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