Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Fishing for Steelhead this weekend on the Pere Marquette River

And I am going after them this weekend...
out on the famous Pere Marquette River in Michigan
Wish me luck!

Current Fishing report for the Pere Marquette River

Water flow: PM river flow: 631 CFS

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 47 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Early morning

Best stretch: Indian to Scottsville - Steelhead, Upper - Walhalla - Trout & Steelhead

Best access point: Custer & Taylor raod

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Egg sucking leech

Egg patterns

Bead Head Pheasant Tail Nymph, sizes

Stone Fly

Graphic Caddis, Olive or Tan,

Bear's Hex, Olive

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Fly Name: Fly Color: Fly Size(s):

Egg Sucking Hornberg orange/black 4-6

Egg Fly Orange 8

Stonefly Bugger Nymph white 6-8

Hises Hex Rust/Male & Female T 6-8

Bead Head Pheasant Tail Nymph Black Black&Red 6-8

Bead Head Caddis Pupa Green/Black 6-8

Flashback Hares Ear Nymph Natural /Green 6-8

Prince nymph 6-8

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby: Pere Marquette Lodge

Fish species: King Salmon are begining to dwindle folks: Steelhead, Trout

Fishing season: January 1 - December 31 (Prime: March 15 - October 15)

Nearest airport: Baldwin Airport

Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader

Recommended fly fishing tippet: 2X Tippet Size

Best fly fishing rod: 10' 7 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly line: Salmon/Steelhead WF

Best sinking fly line: Density Compensated Full Sink


vesna said...

Take a look and see what category it fits in!
best places to go fishing...

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