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Au Sable River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
October 24, 2016
The stream levels are in good shape right now, flowing at a normal level. There is
rain in the forecast everyday for the coming week, so they are likely to go back up
some. Watch the levels. Brown trout are in the pre-spawn stage and taking our
Brown and White Sculpin streamers very well.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next week.
Highs will range from 42 to 51 degrees and lows from 29 to 43 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 157 cfs
Level: 4.62 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 51
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Luzerne MI
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 18/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedge, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Great Autumn Brown Sedges, size 10, pupa and adults
Mahogany duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, Green, 8/10/12
Japanese Beetles, 14/16
arpenter Ants, 16/18
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Our Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are great flies to use during the
fall and winter months. Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching, mostly on
cloudy, overcast days.
Slate Drakes are hatching. Mahogany duns are hatching.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching. Tricos are hatching.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Great Autumn Brown sedges are hatching.
Terrestrials such as ants beetles and hoppers will soon be important.
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Salmon Flies
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
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Recommended Steelhead/Salmon Strategies, Techniques and Tips
Smallmouth bassn are starting to come in from the lake. Steelhead fishing is done for
the time being.
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Steelhead Flies
Fly Fishing Au Sable River,
A description of the Au Sable River,
Guide to fly fishing the Au Sable River,
Au Sable River fishing seasons, and
much more
Egg flies:
Estaz Egg flies, dark and light shade
Veiled Beadhead Crystal Egg Fly
Steelhead nymphs:
Giant Black Stonefly nymphs
Comets - dark and light shades
Cinnamon Caddis
Green sedges
Egg Sucking leeches, dark and light shades
Flesh fly
Buggers, dark and light shades
Hot Flash Spey
Red and Yellow Spey
Silver Ribbed Peacock Spey