Steelhead fishing continues to be strong at Tippy Dam. The cold spring has really prolonged the run. Brown trout and a few walleye have also been caught. Try spoons, crank baits, flies or spawn.
Has good steelhead fishing up near Tippy Dam. Fishing should be good right into May.
Little Manistee River: Has good steelhead fishing which should continue.
Has a good number of steelhead. Catch rates were good even with the high water levels. Anglers are bottom bouncing spawn with trout beads.
Little Manistee River: Should have plenty of steelhead for the trout opener.
Continues to offer good steelhead fishing below Tippy Dam. Anglers are bottom bouncing or floating eggs or fly fishing.
Steelhead fishing is going strong and some large fish have been caught. Anglers are using jigs with spawn, wax worms, wigglers or flies.
Has some steelhead but the spring run has not yet started. Ice still covers some large areas of the river.
Lower sections of the river are still iced over however steelhead can be caught anywhere there is open water. Those fishing up near Tippy Dam have caught fish.
Is pretty much locked up with ice from High Bridge down. A couple steelhead were caught at Tippy Dam.
Steelhead can be found in the pockets and pools. Most anglers are now using minnow patterns. Below High Bridge the river is iced up and not fishable.
Steelhead can be found up near Tippy Dam. Below High Bridge the river is iced up and not fishable.
Those brave enough to fish in artic temperatures are taking steelhead. The trick is to fish the very deep holes.
Still has steelhead though the bite will slow once again with the cooler temperatures. Fish the deeper holes with eggs or spawn.
Still had some shelf ice in the lower river however the upper section had open water and was producing some steelhead.
Steelhead fishing slowed with the cold temperatures and shelf ice.
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.