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 steelhead trout, brown trout, brook trout and rainbow 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.
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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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