Raisin River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Raisin River, Michigan Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Crays and sculpins and leeches. Smaller streamers. Low and slow is the way. Fish in the middle of the day if at all possible.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Raisin River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 64 CFS

Visibility: 40 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 35 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: evening

Best stretch: Through out the town of Manchester, especially directly above the dam on main street.

Best access point: Access above and below dam at Main Street in Manchester.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

No significant hatches.

Fish species: Carp, Bass, Pike

Fishing season: Open

Nearest airport:

Person Fishing in a stream

Raisin River Description

Main Street in Manchester, MI.

Above dam: small reservoir w/ gravel bottom. Plenty of smallmouth, carp, and pike.

Below dam: good smallmouth for about a half mile down river... transitioning to largemouth, carp, and pike as substrate changes from gravel to mud.

Techniques & Tips

Be stealthy with floating lines in lower flows.

7-Day Forecast

Cooler days will call for slower fishing. Fish in the middle of the day if possible.


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