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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
August
21, 2017
The stream levels are normal and wading safe and easy most places. There is a
chance of rain most days this coming week and that means you will have some help
from cloudy skies.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday but Wednesday and
Saturday,
otherwise clear for the coming week. Highs will range from 68 to 73 degrees
and lows from
43 to 72 degrees


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 487 cfs
Level: 1.25 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 58
Clarity: Clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Scottsville MI
Blue-winged Olives: size 20 and 18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva pupa and adults
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Light Cahills, size 16/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Slate Drakes, size 10, 12, nymphs and spinners
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, size 6, 8, 10,12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Perfect Fly Salmon Flies
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use anytime.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching, mostly on cloudy, overcast days.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching. Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching. Tricos are
hatching. Light Cahills are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching. Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials such as Carpenter ants, Japanese Beetles and hoppers are working.
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.  
Steehead/Salmon Strategies:
Salmon should begin to show up soon
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Perfect Fly Great Lake Steelhead Flies
Fly Fishing Pere Marquette River,
Michigan
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
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