Manistee River Fishing Reports

Manistee River Fishing Report for May 15, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 15th, 2014
Steelhead fishing remains good although the run should begin to wind down soon.

Manistee River Fishing Report for May 8, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 8th, 2014
Steelhead fishing continues to be strong at Tippy Dam. The cold spring has really prolonged the run. Brown trout and a few walleye have also been caught. Try spoons, crank baits, flies or spawn.

Manistee River Fishing Report for May 1, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 1st, 2014
Has good steelhead fishing up near Tippy Dam. Fishing should be good right into May.
Little Manistee River: Has good steelhead fishing which should continue.

Manistee River Fishing Report for April 24, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 24th, 2014
Has a good number of steelhead. Catch rates were good even with the high water levels. Anglers are bottom bouncing spawn with trout beads.
Little Manistee River: Should have plenty of steelhead for the trout opener.

Manistee River Fishing Report for April 10, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 10th, 2014
Continues to offer good steelhead fishing below Tippy Dam. Anglers are bottom bouncing or floating eggs or fly fishing.

Manistee River Fishing Report for April 3, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 3rd, 2014
Steelhead fishing is going strong and some large fish have been caught. Anglers are using jigs with spawn, wax worms, wigglers or flies.

Manistee River Fishing Report for March 20, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on March 20th, 2014
Has some steelhead but the spring run has not yet started. Ice still covers some large areas of the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for March 13, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on March 13th, 2014
Lower sections of the river are still iced over however steelhead can be caught anywhere there is open water. Those fishing up near Tippy Dam have caught fish.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Feb, 27, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on February 27th, 2014
Is pretty much locked up with ice from High Bridge down. A couple steelhead were caught at Tippy Dam.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Feb 20, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on February 20th, 2014
Steelhead can be found in the pockets and pools. Most anglers are now using minnow patterns. Below High Bridge the river is iced up and not fishable.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Feb 13, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on February 13th, 2014
Steelhead can be found up near Tippy Dam. Below High Bridge the river is iced up and not fishable.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan 30, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 30th, 2014
Those brave enough to fish in artic temperatures are taking steelhead. The trick is to fish the very deep holes.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan 23, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 23rd, 2014
Still has steelhead though the bite will slow once again with the cooler temperatures. Fish the deeper holes with eggs or spawn.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan 16, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 16th, 2014
Still had some shelf ice in the lower river however the upper section had open water and was producing some steelhead.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan 9, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 9th, 2014
Steelhead fishing slowed with the cold temperatures and shelf ice.

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