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Au Sable River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
October
16, 2017
The conditions remain good in all sections of the river. Some large browns are
being caught by our customers. Sculpin patterns, the Brown sculpin and the
Matuka sculpin patterns, work good for the pre-spawn brown trout.


Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the next week. Highs will
range from
62 to 69 degrees and lows from 37 to 48 degrees.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 146 cfs
Level: 4.57 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 52
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Luzerne MI
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Mahogany duns, 18, nymphs, emergers,duns and spinners
Great Autumn Brown Sedges, size 10, pupa and adults
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva pupa and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10, 12, nymphs and spinners
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Midges are hatching. We recommend fishing the larva and pupa riggged in tandem. Fish
the adults imitations when you see the naturals on the surface.
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.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
Great Autumn Brown sedges are hatching.
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Salmon Flies
Options For Selecting Flies:
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.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
Priority Mail.  
Recommended Steelhead/Salmon Strategies, Techniques and Tips
Fresh Steelhead are being caught in the lower river.
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