Manistee Lake Michigan Fishing Reports

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug 15, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 15th, 2013
Boat anglers found trout and salmon 40 to 90 feet down in 60 to 220 feet of water with glow spoons, plugs or meat rigs. Hot colors were green, red or purple.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug 8, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 8th, 2013
Catch rates for salmon were slow but still improving. Try 25 to 60 feet down in 50 to 120 feet with glow spoons and plugs or green and orange spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Aug 1, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 1st, 2013
Salmon fishing is slowly picking up with fish caught 25 to 60 feet down in 60 to 120 feet of water. Glow plugs and orange or green spoons worked best in the morning. Even with the rough weather, boat anglers have caught a mixed bag of chinook, lake trout and steelhead. The chinook are much bigger this year with many over 20 pounds and a few over 30 pounds.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 18, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 18th, 2013
A few chinook salmon were caught 40 to 100 down in 120 to 200 feet of water. Try running glow spoons in the early morning or meat rigs down deeper later in the day. Boats heading out to 300 feet caught steelhead and coho 30 to 60 feet down with orange and green spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 11, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 11th, 2013
Salmon fishing is slowly picking up with a few fish taken 50 to 110 feet down in 100 to 160 feet of water. Glow spoons were best in the morning but switch to green and orange later in the day. Green meat rigs and flies have worked deeper in the water column.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 4, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 4th, 2013
Fishing continues to be tough. Salmon and trout have been caught 40 to 80 feet down in 120-240 feet of water. Try running green or orange spoons. Freshwater drum have been caught off the pier.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 27, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 27th, 2013
Fishing has not been easy. A few chinook were caught 45 to 100 feet down in 100 to 200 feet of water with orange spoons and meat rigs. A couple steelhead and lake trout were also caught.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 20, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 20th, 2013
Salmon fishing has been difficult. Steelhead and lake trout have been caught in the top 80 feet of water with orange or yellow spoons. Pier fishing is slow.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 13, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 13th, 2013
Catch rates were difficult as the fish are scattered. A few salmon were caught 45 to 110 feet down in 100 to 250 feet. Try UV paddles and dolphin colored spoons. A few fish were caught really deep on meat rigs.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 6, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 6th, 2013
Salmon have been caught 50 to 120 feet down in 100 to 200 feet of water. Anglers are using green and blue dolphins or green and blue meat rigs. Pier anglers casting spoons caught a few brown trout.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 30, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 30th, 2013
Salmon fishing was starting to pick up. Try 70 to 180 feet down in 200 to 300 feet of water. Meat rigs with green or blue flies worked best. Pier anglers caught a few brown trout on spoons or alewife.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 23, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 23rd, 2013
Boat anglers are starting to catch salmon 100 to 200 feet down in waters 200 to 300 feet deep. Meat rigs worked best. Those trolling along the shoreline for brown trout only caught a few fish. Try black and silver or black and gold body baits.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 16, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 16th, 2013
Brown trout fishing continues to be slow for boat and pier anglers. A couple were caught by those trolling around the piers with gold and black or silver and black body baits. Perch fishing slowed.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 9, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 9th, 2013
Pier anglers have caught perch on wigglers. Brown trout action was slow for those trolling around the piers.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 2, 2013

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 2nd, 2013
Boat anglers trolling along the shoreline caught a few brown trout and lake trout. Orange or green body baits worked well. Pier fishing was slow.

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