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Anglers love fishing on the Pere Marquette River all year long. The PM River is an extremely popular fishing location, due to the abundance of rainbow trout. Steelhead are also very prominent, as well as various species of frogs, crayfish, snakes, and turtles. Within the Manistee-Huron National Forest that surrounds the Pere Marquette River, there's an abundance of wildlife including deer, wild turkey and small game.

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Hamlin Lake - Pentwater - Manistee - Ludington - Pere Marquette River



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Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Dec 31, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 31st, 2015
Is still producing steelhead.

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Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Dec 10, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 10th, 2015
Water levels were up so anglers should find more steelhead. Mild conditions should make for some good fishing over the next two weeks.

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Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Dec 3, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on December 3rd, 2015
Had steelhead throughout the river. Some nice silver bullets were hitting on spawn under a bobber, live bait or flies.

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Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Nov. 19, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 19th, 2015
Has steelhead but the water was low and clear. The fish will spook easily so use light line. Anglers are reminded that possession limits are put into place for a reason and to help prevent overharvest.

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Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Nov. 12, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 12th, 2015
Has steelhead but the water was low and clear. The fish will spook easily so use light line. Anglers are reminded that possession limits are put into place for a reason and to help prevent over-harvest.

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Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Nov. 5, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on November 5th, 2015
Anglers were catching steelhead especially after the rain. Try spawn or small spoons.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Oct. 29, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 29th, 2015
Has slow fishing because of the low water levels. There are still a few salmon around but the kings are just about done. From here on out, anglers will be catching mostly coho and steelhead.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Oct. 22, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 22nd, 2015
Had better numbers of Chinook salmon last week. The fall steelhead run will not happen if we don't get significant rainfall.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Oct. 15, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 15th, 2015
Had a push of fresh king salmon. Anglers are fly fishing, drifting spawn or casting small spoons and crank baits. The rain and much cooler temperatures finally have the fish moving. Fish were on the gravel.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Oct. 8, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 8th, 2015
Is also producing a few more salmon. Anglers have found fish between US-31 and the Indian Bridge. Some are drifting spawn while others are casting small spoons and crank baits. Those fly fishing have done well.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Oct. 1, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on October 1st, 2015
Is producing salmon. Look for fresh fish coming into the river this week. Anglers are casting crank baits and small spoons or drifting spawn under a bobber. The better fishing has been early morning or evening.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Sept. 24, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 24th, 2015
Has salmon but anglers are still waiting for the big push. Fish were caught by those drifting spawn or casting small spinners or spoons.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Sept. 17, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 17th, 2015
The fall like weather did push a fair to good number of salmon into the river. Anglers caught fish when drifting spawn under a bobber or when casting crank baits.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Sept. 10, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 10th, 2015
Rain and cooler temperatures will help push salmon up into the river.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Sept. 3, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on September 3rd, 2015
Had salmon near the Twin Bridges at US-31, Scottville and the Indian Bridge but no big numbers yet.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for August 6, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on August 6th, 2015
Is also producing brown trout, smallmouth bass and the odd early salmon.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for May 14, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on May 14th, 2015
Some fly hatches are just getting started. Anglers are still catching brown trout and the occasional steelhead.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for April 16, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 16th, 2015
Is still producing some steelhead.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for April 2, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on April 2nd, 2015
Water levels are running a bit low for this time of year. The steelhead bite slowed with the colder weather.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Mar 19, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on March 19th, 2015
The ice is pretty much gone. Snowmelt will stain the waters and raise the levels. Those targeting steelhead will want to try spawn in the deeper holes until the water warms up.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Mar 12, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on March 12th, 2015
The steelhead bite is on and anglers are catching a few fish.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Feb. 26, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on February 26th, 2015
Is producing some nice steelhead and brown trout. As the days grow longer the fish tend to bite during the warmest part of the day. Try small jigs with flies or spawn.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Jan. 29, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 29th, 2015
Catch rates for steelhead increased with the warmer weather but once again colder temperatures will slow the bite.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Jan. 22, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 22nd, 2015
Steelhead fishing has been good for those drifting or wading. Be sure to watch for shelf ice.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Jan. 15, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 15th, 2015
The water is clear and cold so the steelhead bite was slow. Catch rates will improve as it warms up.

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report for Jan. 8, 2015

Posted for Pere Marquette River by Department of Natural Resources (DNRE) of Michigan on January 8th, 2015
Steelhead fishing remains consistent.



PERE MARQUETTE RIVER FISHING REPORTS:


2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013

ALL AREA FISHING REPORTS:


Hamlin Lake - Pentwater - Manistee - Ludington - Pere Marquette River




Last Updated: 09-05-2018 10:47 AM ID: 1698