Au Sable River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Au Sable River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Update: Tie some flies! Streamers and nymphs. Fish streamer slow through the dark water. Nymph the shelves and runs.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Au Sable River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Gates Ausable Lodge

Water flow: medium

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 35 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: late afternoon

Best stretch: All pretty good

Best access point: everywhere

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Subsurface everything...

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: All year

Nearest airport: Traverse City

Person Fishing in a stream

Au Sable River Description

The Au Sable is one of the stablest flowing rivers in the country. Largely fed by springs, it boasts consistent hatches and wild trout. It is a renowned dry-fly river, but is also known as the birthplace of many modern streamer techniques.

Techniques & Tips

Fish the afternoons. Best time to nymph is usually between 11 am and 2 pm, and for streamers 2-5 pm.

7-Day Forecast

Not bad!


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