March 18, 2023

I haven’t been upriver since my last report so I’m going to rely on John’s last report for details on flies, etc.… I’ve been running a little further downstream with floats & beads doing well most days. 10-12mm in the various forms of green have been my best producers, but

March 16th

Good afternoon everyone, just doing a quick little check in fishing report! 

Steelhead fishing has been steady throughout the state, for the most part the fish being caught have been there a while, not a ton of new fish showing up yet but that should change this weekend.

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The Ides of March

Post-fly-show week is always kind of a drag.  Load the trailer, unload the trailer, load the trailer, unload the trailer…finally, today, some fishing!  The last two mornings have been cold — some of the coldest mornings of the winter, in fact.  Zero degrees today.  Not brutal cold, but cold enough. 

Midwest Fly Expo 2023

Another great year in the books with headliners George Daniel, Landon Mayer, Tim Flagler and Jake Villwock.

Ann Miller was busy talking her new book- beautiful photography and added sections.

Ann Miller was on hand with her much anticipated new Midwest Bugs book. You need a copy? Get to your

March 13, 2023

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Here we go!!!  The spring season is taking shape.  Lots of our fall and winter fish have spawned and dropped back, but new fish are cycling into the system.  The entire river system is fishing good.  There are certainly some hot sections from

Fishing Report 3/9/23

Spring steelhead season is definitely kicking off with the warm weather and sunshine we have seen this week has lifted our spirits and has put the prospect of steelhead or streamer fishing for trout on the immediate horizon.

The Manistee below Tippy dam is running at a normal flow

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