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Fall, October, Salmon, Steelhead, Streamer, Trout -

We're starting to see Chrome Steelhead mixed in with Kings and Coho in Northern Michigan rivers! There are of course plenty of salmon left to be fished to so get out there with your ten weight and hang on. 

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SALMON/STEELHEAD Not much has changed in the way of salmon ans steelhead in our Northern Michigan rivers. Waves of fish continue to come in to The Bestie, Platte, Manistee, and Boardman with our cooling weather. As always look for rain to bring in fresh fish to most systems. We’ve been catching a good mix of Kings and Coho with a few Steelhead mixed in too. Nymphs ans eggs are working but look for the egg bite to turn on heavy soon with fish headed toward gravel. Try some streamers or even surface flies for Coho to mix things up! TROUT...

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  Salmon/Steelhead Honestly, with the high pressure and warm weather we've had the past week time has been better spent on the beaches of Northern Michigan than our Salmon rivers. What fish are in our rivers have been fished to and are wise to our games. Thankfully, we have a cool down on the way with rain mixed in that is sure to bring fresh fish into our rivers. Anglers with a need to get out might want to try casting at the mouths to fish staging just off shore. Be prepared for kings with the standard fare: egg patterns,...

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In Northern Michigan King Salmon have started their annual ascent of our rivers systems and anglers are out in force to try and hook into one of these enormous fish.

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Salmon, Trout -

In the last three days, we have seen three thunderstorms bring heavy rains to the area. Some areas have received damaging winds and even hail in addition to several inches of rain. Rivers will be running high for the next few days so we ask that everyone uses caution wading or floating.

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