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Take a look at some of our recent trips for Salmon, Steelhead, Bass and more.

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What to bring, when to go fishing and what to expect on your trip.

What To Expect What To Expect

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. […]

When to Book When to Book

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 […]

What to Bring What to Bring

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 […]

Fishing Report

Stories from our office on the Manistee River.

11 November

Fishing Report – November 11th, 2020

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 […]

5 October

Fishing Report: Big Manistee River – October 4, 2020

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!  […]

2 September

Fishing Report – 9/1/20 – King Salmon on the Big Manistee River

I’ve been concentrating my efforts on king salmon the last few weeks. It’s been a lot of work on the river last few weeks for a few fish a day. I’ve been going daily for the first few hours of light with clients and on my own. That being said they are very healthy and […]

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.