Is producing some chinook and steelhead below Tippy Dam. Early morning was best.
Few fish were up at Tippy Dam but a good number are further downstream including some in Manistee Lake.
A few more salmon are being caught including a few fish up near Tippy Dam. Early morning is the best time to fish.
Water levels are extremely low. So far the runs have been sporadic. Fish can be found in the deeper holes in the lower stretches.
Low, clear, and warm water has made river fishing tough. Some chinook are in the river though getting them to bite has not been easy. The Little Manistee River below the weir closed to fishing on September 1st and will re-open on November 15th.
Salmon are being caught in the lower stretches however some fish have made it up to Tippy Dam. Anglers are using flies, skein or thundersticks. Fire-tiger was a good color. Good smallmouth bass action above the dam.
Chinook salmon are being caught in the lower stretches. The run is just starting, but fish are there. Try skein or body baits like thundersticks. The Little Manistee River had a bigger concentration of fish.
Recent rain did push a couple salmon up into the river.
Is still producing some steelhead up near Tippy Dam.
Skamania steelhead are starting to show up at Tippy Dam.
Those fly fishing below Tippy Dam caught small brown trout.
Trout fishing below Tippy Dam has been good with the Caddis and Stone Fly hatch in progress. Carp and suckers are spawning.
With the Caddis and the Stone fly hatch in progress, those fly fishing have caught some brown trout.
Steelhead fishing is slow but fish are still being caught.
Steelhead fishing is on the downslide.