Manistee area fishing report June 18th 2015
“Manistee: Boats are catching trout and salmon in the top 80 feet of waters 100 to 200 feet with orange and green spoons. Pier anglers caught brown trout on alewife.
Onekama: Anglers are heading straight west and trolling 60 to 120 feet down in 150 to 250 feet. Fish were caught on meat rigs and spoons. Mixed veggies were a popular color.
Portage Lake: The mayfly hatch was small but cooler temperatures may have pushed it back. Anglers have caught bluegills, perch, largemouth bass and rock bass but many were small.
Ludington: Salmon and trout have been caught in the top 75 feet of waters 80 to 180 feet deep. Most are using orange, green or chartreuse spoons.
Pentwater: Had few boat anglers. Those fishing the channel caught the occasional steelhead. A few small perch were taken at Long Bridge. ” Michigan DNR
This Manistee Area Fishing Report is an excerpt from the DNR Weekly Fishing Report for the Northern Lower Peninsula. Subscribe to receive this report in your inbox and visit the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for the full report.