13 February

Fishing Report: Big Manistee River – February 13, 2024

Steelhead fishing on Big Manistee river has started to pick up recently. With above normal temps and a good push of water, its kicked the steelhead into high gear. I’m seeing a mix bag of 3 to 6 lb fish and some bigger adults recently. I have openings throughout February, March and April. Half-day and […]

6 November

Fishing Report: Big Manistee River – November 5th, 2023

We got some well needed rain this last week. The water came up and the weather blew in some new fish finally. October was a grind for me with the low water, I mostly saw few pushes of steelhead but now I’m seeing much better numbers and looking at the forecast I can imagine new […]

9 October

Fishing Report: Big Manistee – October 4th, 2023

It has been a fun start to fall with very good numbers of salmon this year. I imagine the river will see small pods come up the river for a few more weeks. Most of the kings will be going straight to the gravel to spawn. I’ve started to switch gears and fish for steelhead […]