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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
May 2
2, 1916
The stream levels are down and the river in good shape in all sections. There are lots
of insects hatching and lots of trout being caught by our customers. There is rain in
the forecast about everyday but hopefully, just enough to keep the levels up.
Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next week.
Highs will range from 6
3 to 71 degrees and lows from 47 to 50 degrees



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 719 cfs
Level: 1.99 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
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 Quills, size 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Quill Gordons, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Hendricksons/Red Quills: 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Gray Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
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.
Midges, creams, light greens and reds or blood midges are hatching. These will become
more important when the water gets colder.
Blue Quill should start hatching anytime now.
Quill Gordons should start hatching anytime now
Little Black Grannom Caddis should begin to hatch anytime now.
Little Brown stoneflies should start hatching soon.
Hendricksons and Red Quills are hatching.  Gray drakes are hatching.
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:
Steelhead are in the river in good numbers and being caught-both dropbacks and fresh fish.
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