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Pere Marquette River, Michigan - Fishing Report -
January 1
8, 2018
The river is in good shape at this time. It should be nice and warm this coming week.
Hopefully, this will melt some of the slush ice and bring the water temperature up some.

Stream Conditions:







7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow or rain everyday from Sunday
through next Thursday
. Highs will range from 39 to 43 degrees and lows from 24 to 35
degrees


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: approx 670 cfs (ice in gauge)
Level: 2.16 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 36
Clarity: clear
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
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
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.
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 spread throughout the lower river and in the fly water. There have been some good
catches.
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