Fall fishing in Michigan’s U.P.

October 22nd, 2014 at 9:27 pm

Burr, some cold weather here lately & even a few snowflakes in the air.  In many areas of the Upper Peninsula the leaves are all off the trees and cold crisp mornings have a quite a bit of frost on the pumpkins.  This time of year is great, I can’t get enough of  the great opportunities that are available. It isn’t easy fishing, but the rewards are phenomenal. Water temps have been cooling daily and many streams are running well above average w all the wet weather we have had this fall.  Some nice Steelhead are currently available, but some areas are lacking in fish numbers while others seem to have around normal amounts.  Look for fish to continue to arrive as water temps drop and river levels stay higher than normal.  Late fall offers some high opportunity for the predator as well….

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Wetness

October 14th, 2014 at 5:20 pm

Rain, rain, rain & more rain-seems like this will never end… Many days of all day rain have most rivers full of water at this point of the season.  A nice variety of species are available across the UP region- both cold water & warm water.  Predators are responding to the dropping water temps and acting accordingly for late autumn.  Steelhead are silver, screw up & it’s game over. This time of the fishing season offers some trophy opps on some great fish, keep casting & feed um what they want!

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Fade to Fall

October 3rd, 2014 at 9:29 pm

After a week of probably the nicest weather we have had of the entire summer it is now starting to feel like October.  A steady rain has fallen over the last 48 hours which has provided a big shot of water to the Upper Peninsula streams.  Looks like more rain & cooler temps are in the forecast, so look for river levels to continue to rise across the region.  The onset of fall has brought a few bright player Steelhead into the streams, these fish are have downright hot.  Pacific Salmon are also available, a variety of fresh & older fish are around. Congrats to our anglers as of lately, nice work!

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