Take a look at some of our recent trips for Salmon, Steelhead, Bass and more.
What to bring, when to go fishing and what to expect on your trip.
Your Guided Trip I prefer to fish with two guests/anglers at a time. A third fisherman is optional with additional fees. You can expect a clean vessel and top of the line fishing gear. I promote good river ethics. As a fishing guide I can only provide opportunities – the rest is up to mother nature. […]
Peak Seasons Each season of the year has a peak time different species. To ensure availability, booking ahead of time is encouraged. Salmon – August throughout Early October Steelhead – October & November is our peak season, along with spring steelhead in March & April Trout – May through August Bass & Pike – June, July […]
Be Prepared: Come ready for any weather! Northern Lower Michigan can have unpredictable weather at times. Especially during some of the peak steelhead seasons in fall and spring. What to bring can be a big worry. I encourage you to be prepared with reliable personal gear. Bring safety glasses or sunglasses to protect your eyes […]
Stories from our office on the Manistee River.
Spring seems to have arrived in northern Michigan! We have lost all our snow pack this last week. I’ve had a chance to get on the river this last few weeks with the recent warming temps. The steelhead fishing has been decent. Seems like we are getting new fish daily in smaller pods. With the […]
Hey everyone, I hope you all are well! I been very busy the last 6 weeks guiding for fall steelhead here on the Big Manistee river. It’s been all around good fall so far. My schedule is starting to lighten up this November, so I have some openings. We had a good rain last week […]
Fall is most definitely here in Northern Michigan. The annual salmon season if fully underway. Most of the salmon are on or around spawning gravel. With a few stragglers coming through the system from the lake. I’ve been targeting fall steelhead for the last few weeks. Its been a pretty good few weeks at that! […]
All Tackle Fisherman is a fishing outfitter serving the Big Manistee River near Wellston, Michigan. All tackle, fresh water fish in Northern Lower Michigan. We offer fresh water fishing of Salmon, King Salmon, Pike, Bass, Trout using various tackle and bait. Chris Martin is a fisherman with fourteen years of guiding experience in Michigan and Montana.