Muskegon River Steelhead


Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Pere Marquette River Salmon - Thundersticks and Salmon

The action is heating up as September offers cooler evenings, shorter days, and Chinook Salmon fishing on the Pere Marquette and Manistte Rivers. The Fall months offer the best in Salmon fishing in Michigan with the Big Manistee River being first on the list. Chrome Kings enter the river in late August - September. Fly Fishing, casting thundersticks, or floats/skein are the prefered methods for these big fish.
October offers the best in fly fishing the Manistee River below Tippy Dam in later September and October.

The Pere Marquette River also offers great salmon fishing. Often incredible crowded in the famed "Flies Only" section, anglers can escape to the lower PM river for salmon. The Pere Marquette River also has great trout fishing.

The Muskegon River offers a great mix of Fall Steelhead, Salmon, and excellent trout fishing during the Fall. Salmon ascend the Muskegon Later in October and November. Muskegon River Fly fishing is best in November and December for Fall Steelhead and Trout.

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