One of Michigan's "Blue Ribbon" trout streams, the Little Manistee flows northwest from it's spring source to Lake Michigan at the village of Manistee. This great trout river was one of Michigan's first to have a "flies only" section designated by Michigan's legislature.
The Pine River is the coldest, highest gradient river in Michigan's lower peninsula. Home to Brown, Rainbow and Brook trout, the Pine is one of our crown jewels. We are one of only two legally operating outfitters on the Pine's "Wild and Scenic" stretches of 26 miles.
Cold, clean and excellant habitat for wild Brook trout and Michigan Browns. Great summer time hatches make this river a fly anglers delight. This is the birthplace of the world renoun Adams fly and a very historical trout river for nothern Michigan.
The Au Sable River in Michigan runs approximately 140 miles (225 km) through the northern Lower Peninsula, through the towns of Grayling and Mio, and enters Lake Huron at Oscoda. It is considered one of the best brown trout fisheries east of the Rocky Mountains.
It was the first river in the country to be stocked with brown trout from Germany. While that fish is still present in numbers, and offers great fly fishing challenge, the river is nearly as well known for its seasonal migrations of Steelhead and Salmon.