Manistee River Fishing Reports

Manistee River Fishing Report for Feb. 9, 2012

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on February 9th, 2012
Good weather has produced some nice steelhead catches below Tippy Dam. Cold water temperatures have the fish holding in the deeper holes.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan. 26, 2012

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 26th, 2012
Steelhead fishing has been good especially for those fly fishing. The fish are in their winter patterns.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan. 19, 2012

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 19th, 2012
Is still producing some nice steelhead for those fly fishing. Much colder temperatures will slow the bite however there are still plenty of fish in the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan. 12, 2012

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 12th, 2012
Is still producing some nice steelhead for those fly fishing. Fish have been caught in slower water but that will change once the colder temperatures get here.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan. 5, 2012

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 5th, 2012
Steelhead fishing was good over the holiday break, but probably has slowed now with the deep freeze.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan. 3, 2012

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 3rd, 2012
This should be another good week as steelhead fishing remains strong with lots of fish in the river system. Those fly fishing have done well but those casting small spoons have also caught a few fish. There are still plenty of chrome fish in the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 22, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 22nd, 2011
This should be another good week as steelhead fishing remains strong with lots of fish in the river system. Those fly fishing have done well but those casting small spoons have also caught a few fish. There are still plenty of chrome fish in the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 15, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 15th, 2011
This week should be a great week for steelhead fishing as the warm temperatures will increase catch rates. Some really nice fish have been caught below Tippy Dam by those fly fishing or pitching small spoons.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 8, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 8th, 2011
Still has good steelhead fishing with fresh fish being caught by boat anglers drifting and shore anglers up near Tippy Dam.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 2, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 2nd, 2011
Continues with good steelhead action as more fish moved up into the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov. 17, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 17th, 2011
Fresh steelhead did move into the river after the recent rain. The number of fish in the river did come up but fishing techniques tend to change with the higher water as fish are on the move and not wanting to bite. Try bigger and brighter spoons or flies during high water. Those fishing up near Tippy Dam did manage to catch a few leftover coho.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov. 10, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 10th, 2011
Steelhead fishing continues with some nice fish caught below Tippy Dam. Changes in weather calls for changes in gear, bring a variety of spoons, spinners, and flies.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov. 3, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 3rd, 2011
Coho were still being caught up near Tippy Dam. Steelhead action continues to increase with some very nice fish caught throughout the river. Some are using small spoons or spinners while others are using eggs and flies.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Oct. 27, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 27th, 2011
The chinook run is on the downslide but a fair number of coho were still up near Tippy Dam. Anglers are starting to see a good number of steelhead.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Oct. 20, 2011

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 20th, 2011
Rain did bring some steelhead in and those fly fishing caught some nice fish all the way up to Tippy Dam. As the salmon run winds down, steelhead fishing will pick up.

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