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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
February
20, 1916
The weather and water is warming up fast. The snow and ice is melting in the upper
river and keeping the water cold and dirty. The lower river is turning out some nice
steelhead for anglers swinging Spey flies and Streamers and using our Steelhead
nymphs under indicators.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain/snow on Tuesday and Thursday
through next Sunda
y. Highs will range from 47 to 58 degrees and lows from 31 to 43
degrees

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: xxx cfs (gauge not working)
Level: 3.29 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 40
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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16 and 18, nymphs and adults
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
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. Winter stoneflies 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 but the cold is making it tough to catch them. It is
turning back cold again.
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