The heart of summer in the UP

August 18th, 2019 at 9:49 am

Absolutely the best weather of the year lately here In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! A variety of unique fishing has been available ranging from Atlantic Salmon, Brook Trout to Smallmouth Bass. Something for everyone right now to choose from that’s for sure. Water temps have warmed up and many streams were getting low but some nice rains fell and more on the way. Congrats to our guests on some spectacular fish recently!

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Summertime fishing in the UP

July 25th, 2019 at 5:04 pm

Mid-Summer is here across the Upper Peninsula, my favorite time to call this place home. Some absolutely beautiful weather has blessed us lately which has been very enjoyable.  The Hex hatch has brought some days of good emergence which has been neat to watch as always.  Peak summer also brings a heavy emergence of people on the river, which is not as pleasant… Regardless of the heavier fishing pressure, our guests have had some fantastic days. Congrats to everyone on some world class fish, thank you!

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Behind Schedule

July 6th, 2019 at 12:02 pm

Summer is well underway here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a wonderful time of the year to visit with many opportunities for the angler.  We have been under a bit of a drought for much of our region, but some nice rains fell over the holiday.  On the St Mary’s river fishing has been behind of schedule due to much colder water temps than normal. Regardless, our guests have come through with some fantastic fish. Inland Brook and Brown Trout fishing has also been good, consistent hatches have brought up some great fish.

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Trout season

June 12th, 2019 at 10:33 am

Brook and Brown Trout Fishing across the UP has provided some great moments recently.  A fun variety of fishing has been available with great water conditions.  Caddis, Sulpurs, & some Brown Drakes  have been bringing some nice fish to the surface. Mosquitoes are out in force in most areas, be prepared! Congrats & thank you to our recent guests, we greatly appreciate you fishing with us!

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Transition to Trout Time

May 27th, 2019 at 5:51 pm

It’s really been a fantastic spring here in the UP for Steelhead fishing.  A variety of water conditions this spring has really spread out the opportunities for this fishing. Never have we had low or warm water which has kept our Steelhead conditions ideal.  Now water temps are warming and dry fly fishing for resident trout has started. Some Caddis have had some fish rising, high water levels have lowered opportunities on some streams but spring fed rivers are in better shape.  Congrats to our guests this spring, some spectacular fish!

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May 7th, 2019 at 8:22 pm

Many streams are holding their water longer than normal this season due to the heavy snowpack we had in addition to rainfall.  Steelhead fishing has been fair to good, as wide range of dropbacks to new arrivals are available. Resident Brook and Brown Trout have been becoming more active with the warming water temps. Congrats to our recent guests on some fantastic fish!

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Spring is here in the UP!

April 17th, 2019 at 9:08 am

Spring fishing is under way here in the Upper Peninsula! Steelhead have been making their way into our streams and resident Trout have been getting more active. Snow levels are finally diminishing and rains are happening on a frequent basis. Look for Steelhead and Trout Fishing to get better as water temps increase.

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Midwinter in the UP

January 24th, 2019 at 10:46 am

Midwinter conditions exist across the UP at this time for open water fishing opportunities.  It has been a fair winter so far & some descent fishing has been available. Steelhead and Lake Run Brown Trout have dominated the catch w the odd Coho thrown in the mix.  Polar vortex headed our way tomorrow, so not much fishing will be happening for a while.

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Wintertime is here

December 7th, 2018 at 1:17 pm

Old man winter has tightened his grip here in the Upper Peninsula.  Fish has responded to the frigid temps, but regardless of conditions some great fishing has been available.  Steelhead and Lake Run Brown Trout predominant the catch recently, this season we have seen some truly remarkable specimens. Congrats to our recent customers on some remarkable fish!

This holiday season Riversnorth gift certificates for guided fishing are available, contact us to orders your for the fisherman in your life :)

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Winter is here

November 15th, 2018 at 2:30 pm

An early winter has greeted us here in the UP, frigid temps and snow! Seems as if we pretty much fast forwarded from November to mid December at this point. Regardless of the weather some good fishing has been available. Steelhead, Brown Trout and Coho are present in rivers across the region. Some absolutely remarkable fish are around this fall, congrats to Marty on a certified 17 lb Steelhead -pictures below! A trophy anywhere that Steelhead swim! Congrats to rest of our recent guests as well on some phenomenal fish, quite a fall!

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