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Au Sable River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
January 0
9, 2019
The stream levels are down near a normal level. There are still some hatches
taking place. Sculpin streamers are catching the larger trout. Some Atlantic
salmon, some salmon and a few steelhead are being caught.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow through Thursday,
otherwise clear for this coming week. Highs will range from 19 to 27 and lows from
5 to 13 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 230 cfs
Depth: 4.97 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 40
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Luzerne MI
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22 larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Black Flies, size 18/20, lava, pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Our Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are great flies to use anytime.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Black Flies are hatching in the tailwater.
We recommend fishing a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator with the midge
lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly.
Fish the adult midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Salmon Flies
Recommended Steelhead/Salmon Strategies, Techniques and Tips
Salmon should soon start entering the river soon.
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Steelhead Flies
Fly Fishing Au Sable River,
Michigan
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
Streamers:
Egg Sucking leeches, dark and light shades
Flesh fly
Buggers, dark and light shades
Spey:
Hot Flash Spey
Red and Yellow Spey
Silver Ribbed Peacock Spey
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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 (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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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