Michigan's Famous Waters Await

Epic adventures and fish await on the Big Manistee River, Pere Marquette, AuSable River, Pine River, Bear Creek, and Big Sauble River. Trophy brown trout and rainbow trout are available year round. Spring steelhead run in early March to April. Salmon enter the rivers in late August to September. Fall steelhead and lake run browns start to show in late October and November, and Winter steelhead can be found in the river systems December through February.

Manistee River

Undoubtedly one of the best fisheries in the midwest for trout, salmon and Steelhead

Bear Creek

Wild trout fishing at it’s best, pocket water for rising brookies, primarily wading river

Pere Marquette River

Incredible runs of wild steelhead, salmon, brown trout, rainbows, and brook trout.

Pine River

Should be number one on your bucket list for the entire midwest for brook, rainbow and brown trout.

Au Sable River

Holy Waters… folks come from around the world come to fish these gentle storied waters.

Little Manistee River

The lifeline to the Great Lakes steelhead and salmon fishery.

Big Sable River

Famous for it’s mayfly hatch, this small river is mostly waded and floated with a small watercraft.

Tippy Dam Pond

One of the most pristine places to fish for smallmouth bass and pike in Michigan.