Manistee Lake Michigan Fishing Reports

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 19, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 19th, 2012
Salmon are being caught 50 to 120 feet down in 120 to 280 feet of water. Glow plugs and spoons or green and yellow meat rigs were the ticket in the early morning.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 12, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 12th, 2012
Has good fishing 40 to 110 feet down in 80 to 200 feet of water with meat rigs. Good colors were yellow, green and blue. Try spoons higher in the water column. Green, orange and blue were good colors.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for July 5, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 5th, 2012
Fishing slowed compared to what it has been. Boat anglers found salmon 45 to 150 feet down in 140 to 300 feet of water. Meat rigs in yellow and green or blue and green spoons caught fish.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 21, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 21st, 2012
Boats are doing well in 80 to 180 feet of water. Try fishing the upper half of the water column with orange or green spoons and try meat rigs deeper. Pier fishing is slow for steelhead and brown trout.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 14, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 14th, 2012
Boat anglers are finding trout and salmon 45 to 110 feet down in waters 80 to 230 feet deep. Blue and green spoons seem to work best. Pier anglers caught a few brown trout when casting spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for June 7, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on June 7th, 2012
Salmon and trout have been caught in waters 60 to 240 feet deep. Try 30 to 90 feet down with orange or green spoons. Pier anglers caught a few brown trout when casting spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 31, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 31st, 2012
Boats anglers did well for trout and salmon in waters 120 to 240 feet deep. Try 50 to 130 feet down with green or blue spoons. Pier anglers caught a few brown trout when casting spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 24, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 24th, 2012
Boat anglers caught salmon 50 to 140 feet down in 140 to 280 feet of water. Orange and green spoons worked higher in the water column while flies and meat rigs worked deeper. Pier anglers caught a couple brown trout when casting spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 17, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 17th, 2012
Salmon can be found 70 to 140 feet down in waters 150 to 280 feet deep. Meat rigs and flasher/fly combos worked deep but green and blue spoons worked higher in the water column. Pier anglers caught brown trout on spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 10, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 10th, 2012
The city fish cleaning station is now open. Salmon were caught 80 to 160 feet down in waters 150 to 300 feet deep. Meat rigs and flasher-fly combos worked best when trolling along the shoreline. A few brown trout were taken on stick baits and small spoons. Pier fishing for perch and brown trout was slow.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for May 3, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 3rd, 2012
Salmon are being caught in 150 to 250 feet of water. Try 60 to 160 feet down with meat rigs and flasher-fly combos. A few fish were caught on orange or green spoons. Those trolling the shoreline caught some brown trout and lake trout. A few small perch and some walleye were caught off the piers.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for April 26, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 26th, 2012
Boat anglers reported limit catches of chinook salmon in 150 to 250 feet of water. Most were caught on meat rigs and flasher-fly combos 80 to 160 feet down. Brown trout action along the shoreline and off the pier was slow.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for April 12, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 12th, 2012
Continues to produce a fair number of brown trout for those using spoons or body baits around the harbor. When boats can get out, chinook salmon were caught about halfway down in waters up to 200 feet deep.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Mar 29, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on March 29th, 2012
Has fair to good brown trout action. Boats are trolling body baits while pier anglers are casting spawn or spoons.

Lake Michigan Manistee Fishing Report for Mar 22, 2012

Posted for Lake Michigan Manistee by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on March 22nd, 2012
Pier anglers casting spawn and spoons have caught brown trout. Boat anglers are also getting some fish when trolling body baits.

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