Much more mild than normal, Winter tempratures have offered anglers some great Steelhead fishing oppertunities. The Muskegon and Manistee Rivers has had excellent migrations of Fall and Winter Steelhead, with fresh Steelhead entering from the lake daily.
Trout Beads, Spawn Sack, Jigs with Waxworms, all fishing well.
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Manistee River below Tippy Dam, has been fishing extremely well. Good numbers good, clean Fresh King Salmon, have loaded up on the gravel shoals. Absolutely, lots of salmon! Steelhead are also starting to show up in good numbers. Recent rains from this week, have brought in a lot of new fish as well. Things are look good, as late October is super prime time for the Big Manistee River King Salmon fishing in Michigan.
Big Manistee River Salmon and Steelhead – Guided Fishing Adventures in Western Michigan.
Hatch Master’s Evening Special – 5pm -10pm
Fly Fishing Evening (After work) Special for two anglers – Muskegon River
( $295 for two anglers – 4.5 hours )
Both Trout fishing, and Smallmouth are going strong on the Muskegon River. Gravel redds on the Muskegon River continue to have Red Horse Suckers, and Great Lakes Suckers spawning on the gravel shoals. King Salmon Fry (Salmon Smolt) are the main food source in the river at this time. Sucker Spawn for trophy Brown Trout is coming soon.
Morning Spinning Brown Trout – Smallmouth Bass Trips
Trophy Brown Trout on crank baits – Smallmouth Bass on soft plastics.
7am – Noon ~ ($295 for two anglers)
All inclusive guided fishing on the Muskegon & Big Manistee Rivers.
We are very excited to be able to resume guiding at this time. Both Steelhead and Trout trips are now available. If you had a deposit from April, you may now float it to a new date. Now is also a great time to book a Michigan Fall Salmon trip as well. Many of our rescheduled trips have moved to September and October. Its a good time to get on the salmon calendar now.
We look forward to fishing will you. Thanks for the helping us get through this!!
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Michigan Trout Fishing Report – Trout fishing on the Mighty Muskegon River and Big Manistee River, has been going well. Good numbers over both winter hold overs, (12″ – 18′) and this year’s recently stocked hatchery Michigan Trout. (8″ – 10″) Plentiful Trout makes for a really great day of guided fishing with constant activity. Lots of Trout, and lots of catching. Both morning (light Spinning tackle) and afternoon-evening trips are going well.
A variety of techniques have been working very well for Michigan Trout fishing. The best techique for Trout has been casting spinners on light spinning tackle. This technique in not a big fish trick but, more a less a numbers gig. Great for kids, (We pinch the barbs down, barbless) Because it’s much safer, and doesn’t injure the Steelhead and Salmon Smolt that we catch. I’m personally a fan of barbless hooks for Trout. Tons of Trout are caught so it’s not a big deal to lose a few. This in an excellent trip to introduce kids into river Trout fishing.
We are offering all inclusive, guided Trout Fishing Trips for the Full Day for $350 ( $50 Discount for Summer) and the evening “Hatch Master’s Special, evening dry fly Trout fishing trip. (4pm – 9pm) for $250 – Evening Trips.
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