Manistee River Fishing Reports

Manistee River Fishing Report for Jan 2, 2014

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 2nd, 2014
Those braving the cold have caught some nice steelhead below Tippy Dam. The lower part of the river near M-55 is iced over so anglers will have to fish further upstream.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 19, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 19th, 2013
Those braving the cold have caught some nice steelhead below Tippy Dam. The lower part of the river near M-55 is iced over so anglers will have to fish further upstream.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Dec. 12, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 12th, 2013
Artic conditions have pretty much shut down the steelhead fishing. The fish are still there for those brave enough to try.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov 27, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 27th, 2013
Water levels were dropping and clarity was improving. Steelhead are being caught in both the Big Manistee and the Little Manistee.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Nov 21, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 21st, 2013
Has a good number of steelhead. The water is high and dark but as it comes down fishing will be good. Anglers will need to watch for debris coming down the river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Sept. 26, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 26th, 2013
Is producing a good number of salmon.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Sept. 19, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 19th, 2013
Had a big push of fish. Anglers are catching some large fish when casting flies, crank baits and thundersticks. There is still a good number of fish staging in Manistee Lake.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Sept. 12, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 12th, 2013
Salmon fishing improves as more fish have entered the river. Chinook and coho have been caught up near Tippy Dam.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Sept. 5, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 5th, 2013
Has a fair to good number of salmon.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Aug 29, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 29th, 2013
Anglers have caught a few salmon in the lower river. Try fishing the deeper holes as the fish will seek out colder water. Bass fishing slowed a bit but those fishing near the brush piles in the early morning or late evening should find some fish.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Aug 22, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 22nd, 2013
Was producing a decent number of summer steelhead up near Tippy Dam but warmer temperatures this week will once again slow catch rates.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Aug 15, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 15th, 2013
Continues to provide very good smallmouth bass fishing. A light number of salmon were reported in the lower river.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Aug 8, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 8th, 2013
Even though it is a bit early, a light number of salmon have started to move up into the river. The Little Manistee is getting an early run of salmon.

Manistee River Fishing Report for Aug 1, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 1st, 2013
With cooler temperatures, a light number of salmon moved up into the river. No big numbers yet, it still too early. Those fishing below Tippy Dam have caught some nice smallmouth bass. Try crawlers, tube baits or plastics.

Manistee River Fishing Report for July 18, 2013

Posted for Manistee River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on July 18th, 2013
Anglers are now catching a good number of smallmouth bass. Try crawlers, crayfish, plastics or poppers.

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