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
Salmon are taking all sorts of eggs and nymphs on chuck and indicator rigs. We are starting to see salmon up on their beds which will provide us with an awesome egg bite for trout!
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pere Marquette River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Pere Marquette Lodge

Water flow: 656

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 55 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

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

The salmon are taking over the river and indicator and chuck rigs are the ticket. You can also fish trout with indicator or swinging rigs.

7-Day Forecast

High's in the low 80's with no rain in the forecast as of right now. Be gentle on the fish with the heat and "Keep 'em wet" 231 745 3972

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