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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
October 24, 2016
The stream level is down near normal and conditions good. There are lots of brown
trout being caught and a few steelhead. The browns are in the pre-spawn stage and
taking streamers like our brown sculpin.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain from Tuesday through Saturday.
Highs will range from 43 to 55 degrees and lows from 34 to 46 degrees

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 568 cfs
Level: 1.63 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Scottsville MI
Blue-winged Olives: size 16 and 18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Green Sedge, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Mahogany duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Great Autumn Brown Sedges, size 10, pupa and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, Green, 8/10/12
Japanese Beetles, 14/16
arpenter Ants, 16/18
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Perfect Fly Salmon Flies
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use during the spring months.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching, mostly on cloudy, overcast days.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Great Autumn Brown Sedges are hathing.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Terrestrials, such as Japanese beetles, Carpenter ants and grass hoppers will become more
and more important as the month goes by.
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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Steehead/Salmon Strategies:
King Salmon are in the river in good numbers. You will find them up to the Upper Branch.
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Steelhead Flies
Fly Fishing Pere Marquette River,
A description of the Pere Marquette
River, Guide to fly fishing the Pere
Marquette River, Pere Marquette  
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