Manistee River Fishing Reports

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.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan 2, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 2nd, 2014
Those braving the cold have caught some nice steelhead below Tippy Dam. The lower part of the river near M-55 is iced over so anglers will have to fish further upstream.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 19, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 19th, 2013
Those braving the cold have caught some nice steelhead below Tippy Dam. The lower part of the river near M-55 is iced over so anglers will have to fish further upstream.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 12, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 12th, 2013
Artic conditions have pretty much shut down the steelhead fishing. The fish are still there for those brave enough to try.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov 27, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 27th, 2013
Water levels were dropping and clarity was improving. Steelhead are being caught in both the Big Manistee and the Little Manistee.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov 21, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 21st, 2013
Has a good number of steelhead. The water is high and dark but as it comes down fishing will be good. Anglers will need to watch for debris coming down the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Sept. 26, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 26th, 2013
Is producing a good number of salmon.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Sept. 19, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 19th, 2013
Had a big push of fish. Anglers are catching some large fish when casting flies, crank baits and thundersticks. There is still a good number of fish staging in Manistee Lake.

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