Pere Marquette River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Pere Marquette River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Early morning fishing is solid. Daytime hopper action is good if you can make the casts and run the banks. After dark fishing is strong and should remain good as the moon is low and small Chris "Uber" Raines
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pere Marquette River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Pere Marquette Lodge

Water flow: 446

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 65 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mornings/Evening

Best stretch: Green Cottage to Gleason's Landing

Best access point: Green Cottage, 72nd St

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Trout, Steelhead, Salmon

Fishing season: All Year

Nearest airport: Grand Rapids, Gerald R Ford Airport

Free Orvis Fish Sticker

Pere Marquette River Description

The Pere Marquette River is one the Michigan's blue ribbon claims to fame. Our migratory fish runs are what separates this river from most. The mighty King Salmon start showing up around late August and take over the river by the tens of thousands until mid October. The lower you go in the river the more these fish are like a freight train as they just entered the river strong and vibrant. Fall Steelhead come ...

Techniques & Tips

Dry flies early/late, Hoppers and Hopper/Dropper Rigs midday, and Mousing after dark.

7-Day Forecast

High 70's/Low 80's. Be gentle on the fish with the heat and "Keep 'em wet" 231 745 3972

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