Water levels were low and clear and could stay that way for a while. The low and clear water conditions require light leaders especially if fish are on the gravel. For now, try fishing the deeper holes.
Water levels were low and clear. The remaining salmon are dark. Fresh steelhead continue to enter the river. Some nice steelhead and brown trout have been caught.
Rain did push steelhead up into the river. Most fish were caught on spawn. Those looking for salmon will still find a few fish however they are almost done spawning so they are not hitting anything.
Did not get as much rain as the rivers north of Cadillac but anglers should still find some steelhead.
Salmon have been caught throughout the river, but the fish are turning dark. Steelhead action has picked up as more fish move in.
Salmon have been caught throughout the river, but the fish are moving slower this year. Some nice brown trout were caught.
Had good fishing in the lower stretches however there were not many fish in the flies-only section.
Pere Marquette Lake is currently producing chinook salmon.
Salmon are in the river however movement has been slow due to the low water levels.
Salmon are in the river however the better fishing may still be in the lower stretches until we get more rain and the water temperatures cool.
Salmon are in the river however the better fishing may still be in the lower stretches.
The salmon run is just getting started. Anglers fishing the lower river have started to catch chinook. Skein and body baits are the ticket.
Also had some chinook salmon moving up into the river. No big numbers yet but the rain and cooler temperatures have a few fish on the move.
Is currently experiencing a mayfly hatch.
Is producing some nice brown trout for those fly fishing.