Manistee Lake Michigan Fishing Reports

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Oct. 16, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 16th, 2014
Anglers are catching chinook 100 to 150 feet down in 150 to 250 feet of water. Meat rigs are doing well along with green spoons. Pier and shore anglers are catching steelhead on spawn.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Oct. 9, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 9th, 2014
Windy conditions the last five or six days have prevented boat access to Lake Michigan. Pier and shore anglers are catching coho and steelhead when using fresh salmon spawn.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Oct. 2, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 2nd, 2014
Those able to fish offshore caught young chinook up to 12 pounds. Steelhead were caught on spoons in the top 50 to 80 feet in 150 to 300 feet. Green and orange spoons were best but a few were also caught on green flies or meat rigs. Pier fishing was slow.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Sept. 25, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 25th, 2014
Anglers trolling in the top 80 feet of waters 150 to 300 feet deep caught salmon and steelhead on bright colored spoons. Pier anglers casting spoons caught salmon.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Sept. 18, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 18th, 2014
Boats trolling around the harbor reported slow catch rates. A few trout and salmon were found in the top 80 feet of waters 100 to 200 feet deep and were hitting on bright colored spoons or green flies. Pier anglers casting spoons also caught a few salmon.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Sept. 11, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 11th, 2014
Boat anglers found trout and salmon 80 to 120 feet down in 120 to 200 feet. Most are using green flies or meat rigs and glow plugs. Those trolling around the piers had minimal success.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Sept. 4, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 4th, 2014
Boats are targeting salmon 100 to 150 feet down in 100 to 200 feet with a flasher/fly combo or plugs. Those trolling around the pier caught a few chinook on plugs and pier anglers caught a few on glow spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug. 28, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 28th, 2014
Salmon fishing has not been easy as the fish were scattered. Anglers did find fish 40 to 90 feet down in 80 to 180 feet when trolling green meat rigs or flies and orange spoons. Use glow spoons or plugs in the early morning. Pier fishing is slow. Those trolling near shore early or late have caught a few kings.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug. 21, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 21st, 2014
Catch rates were starting to improve with trout and salmon caught in the top 60 feet of waters 80 to 160 feet deep. Glow plugs and spoons worked well in low light conditions. Green flies and meat rigs also caught fish. A couple chinook were taken off the piers but catch rates were still slow.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug. 14, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 14th, 2014
Catch rates were spotty with most anglers targeting the top 80 feet of waters up to 200 feet deep. In low light conditions, anglers are using glow spoons or plugs. Try meat rigs in red, purple or blue. Salmon fishing was slow for pier anglers.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug. 7, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 7th, 2014
Catch rates were hit-or-miss. Boat anglers found salmon and trout 20 to 80 feet down in 80 to 300 feet on glow spoons and plugs as well as yellow or purple meat rigs. No salmon were caught off the piers.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 31, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 31st, 2014
With cooler water in the area, those trolling closer to shore may find some chinook and steelhead. Those heading out found trout and salmon 30 to 80 feet down in 80 to 160 feet. Try green or purple meat rigs with glow spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 18, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 18th, 2014
Trout and salmon were caught 30 to 80 down in 100 to 200 feet. Boat anglers found good numbers of steelhead in the top 50 feet. Bright colored spoons continue to work well.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 2, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 2nd, 2014
Salmon fishing has slowed down compared to what it has been the last couple weeks. Boats were finding Salmon 40 to 80 feet down in 100 to 200 feet of water. Steelhead anglers going offshore looking for the temperature break were doing well. The hot color for steelhead was orange. Pier fishing is slow since the water has warmed up.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 26, 2014

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 26th, 2014
Boat anglers are doing well for salmon and steelhead. Try 30 to 80 feet down in 80 to 180 feet with orange and green spoons or red and green meat rigs. Pier fishing for brown trout is slow.

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