Manistee River near Manistee, Michigan
With the runoff and warmer temperatures, there should be plenty of steelhead in the river. Those fly fishing have caught many good fish on egg imitations.
Manistee River Fishing near Manistee, Michigan
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Details for Manistee River
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 44.250004 -86.344528
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Description for Manistee River, Manistee County, Michigan
Manistee River is a stream located just 1.1 miles from Manistee, in Manistee County, in the state of Michigan, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brown trout, rainbow trout, brook trout and steelhead trout here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Manistee River. Alternate names for this stream include Big Manistee River.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Michigan Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
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"I think this lake is great! nothing out of the ordinary very clean water and very beautiful fish...." Cecilia Lake
"If you want to fish for the nice 5-6lbs walleyes, abundant pike most of which are small but some..." Boardman Lake
"Mainly fished for walleyes that run 15-24 inches Long Lake also holds lots of nice smallmouth bass..." Long Lake
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