Little Manistee River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Little Manistee River, MI
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Little Manistee River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Watch for steelhead holding in weird places right now. Fish the runs and tail outs and hold on tight.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Little Manistee River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Pere Marquette Lodge

Water flow: NA

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 38 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Mid mornings and early afternoon

Best stretch: Bear Trail

Best access point: between 6mile & 9 mile

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Nuke egg and glo ball patterns.

Fish species: Steelhead, Trout, and Salmon

Fishing season: Year Round with seasonal periods around the fish weir.

Nearest airport: Grand Rapids Gearld R Ford, Michigan

Person Fishing in a stream

Little Manistee River Description

The Little Manistee River is also one Michigan's blue ribbon claims to fame. Our migratory fish runs are earlier on 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. Fall Steelhead come up the river to feed on the King's caviar, these fish are explosive and acrobatic this time of year. March and April we are visited ...

Techniques & Tips

Nuke eggs and glo-bugs under an indicator.

7-Day Forecast

30's & 40's with snow throughout the week.


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