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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report - 08/16/18
Salmon are just starting to come into the lower river. Trout are being caught in good
numbers. Stream levels are still down some but they are still in good shape. There are
multiple hatches taking place. This should be  a very good week to fish the river.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain through tomorrow, otherwise
clear for the next week. Highs will range from 80 to 84 degrees and lows from 59 to 66
degrees


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 425 cfs
Level: 0.82 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 56
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
Sulphurs, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, lava, pupa and adults
Light Cahills, size 14/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Brown Drakes, size 10, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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.
Tricos are hatching.

Brown drakes are hatching.

Light Cahills are hatching.

Cinnamon caddis are hatching.
Brown drakes are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - Japanese beetles, hoppers, and Carpenter ants.
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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 are entering the lower river.
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