Pere Marquette River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Pere Marquette River, MI
Bookmark and Share
Pere Marquette River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Don't be afraid of the dark, the best fishing is in the evening.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Pere Marquette River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Pere Marquette Lodge

Water flow: 990

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 67 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Early Mornings and evenings

Best stretch: 37

Best access point: Walhalla

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Nymphs Stimulators Damselflies

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

Dry flies in early morning and evenings

7-Day Forecast

Very hot and humid conditions. River temps nearing the 70s at mid-day and afternoons.


Add Your Fishing Report