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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
16, 2017
There are still some good brown trout being caught in the middle and lower river.
Salmon are throughout the lower river. Fall weather has finally arrived and this coming
week should be a good one.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is no chance of rain for the next wee. Highs will
range from
63 to 70 degrees and lows from 39 to 51 degrees

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 736 cfs
Level: 2.00 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 52
Clarity: slight stain
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Scottsville 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
Blue-winged Olives: size 16 and 18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 16 and180, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva pupa and adults
Mahogany duns, 18, nymphs, emergers,duns and spinners
Great Autumn Brown Sedges, size 10, pupa and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10, 12, nymphs and spinners
Recommended Salmon Flies:
Perfect Fly Salmon Flies
Strategies, Techniques and Tips: Trout:
Midges will be important until early spring. Fish the larva and pupa imitations in tandem for
the best results.
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.
Great Autumn Brown caddis are hatching.
Mahogany duns ae hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
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:
Salmon are spread throughout the lower river and up into the fly water.
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