Has a fair to good number of salmon.
Anglers have caught a few salmon in the lower river. Try fishing the deeper holes as the fish will seek out colder water. Bass fishing slowed a bit but those fishing near the brush piles in the early morning or late evening should find some fish.
Was producing a decent number of summer steelhead up near Tippy Dam but warmer temperatures this week will once again slow catch rates.
Continues to provide very good smallmouth bass fishing. A light number of salmon were reported in the lower river.
Even though it is a bit early, a light number of salmon have started to move up into the river. The Little Manistee is getting an early run of salmon.
With cooler temperatures, a light number of salmon moved up into the river. No big numbers yet, it still too early. Those fishing below Tippy Dam have caught some nice smallmouth bass. Try crawlers, tube baits or plastics.
Anglers are now catching a good number of smallmouth bass. Try crawlers, crayfish, plastics or poppers.
A few summer-run steelhead have been caught below Tippy Dam. Small brown trout were caught between M-72 and the CCC Bridge. Salmon were reported as far up as the Nine Mile Bridge in the Little Manistee.
Those casting or slow trolling spoons, crank baits or flies are still taking walleye and the occasional steelhead.
Is still producing some steelhead and walleye. Try small spoons, crank baits and flies. Orange and chartreuse were good colors.
Anglers continue to take good numbers of steelhead and walleye. They are using spoons, crank baits and flies.
Was a hot spot for walleye. Steelhead are still present in the river and in the local streams as the run is not through yet but it will start winding down as water temperatures rise and the fish prepare to spawn.
Steelhead were caught up near Tippy Dam. High water levels make fishing a little more difficult.
Has steelhead however it appears the run will be more drawn out this year as we wait for a good spring push. Water temperatures were not getting out of the 30's so fish the deeper holes.
More anglers are turning their attention to steelhead fishing. The better action was near the mouth. Water temperatures are still on the cold side so anglers were fishing the deeper holes.