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Au Sable River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
January 1
8, 2018
Midges and Winter stoneflies are continuing to  hatch. Fish the midge larva and
pupa rigged in tandem and the winter sonefly nymphs near the bamks.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow on Sunday and Monday,
otherwise clear
.  Highs will range from 36 to 39 degrees and lows from  24 to 30

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: xxx cfs (ice)
Level: 4.50 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 35
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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Midges are hatching. We recommend fishing the larva and pupa rigged 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.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
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
Priority Mail.  
Recommended Steelhead/Salmon Strategies, Techniques and Tips
Steelhead are being caught in the lower river.
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