Fishing report: Steelhead and brown still in PM

November 29, 2013

The following fishing report is provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources:

Not much to report this week as winter has hit full force. The inland lakes are starting to ice up however there is no safe ice yet.

Pere Marquette River: Still has a good number of steelhead and some brown trout.

Boardman River: Steelhead are still around for those seeking trout.

Betsie River: Has good steelhead fishing. Anglers are using trout beads and a single egg. The best fishing was between the Homestead Dam and US-31.

Manistee: Pier and surf anglers are taking steelhead. Some are casting small spoons and spinners while others are floating spawn.

Manistee River: Water levels were dropping and clarity was improving. Steelhead are being caught in both the Big Manistee and the Little Manistee.

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