Platte River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Platte River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Platte River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Hawkins Outfitters

Water flow:

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 34 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: early and late

Best stretch: Only section open is below the lowest weir

Best access point: Lake Michigan Drive

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis, Hexes

Fish species: Pacific salmon, steelhead, trout

Fishing season: all year

Nearest airport:

Person Fishing in a stream

Platte River Description

The Platte River offers anglers some of the finest salmon and steelhead fishing in the northern Michigan. While trout fishing is not it's strong suit, the migratory seasons of late Aug through early May are prime for steelhead, lake-run browns, coho, and chinook.

Techniques & Tips

Streamers and dead drift

7-Day Forecast

Water up a little from recent rains No info from last week, too cold to fish but warmer temps later this week

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