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Manistee River Below Tippy Fishing Report


Feb 8th, 2015


As we push into February and what feels like the never ending depths of Winter; a quick break in the weather and to the river we go. This time of year can be tough, but one needs to take advantage of these limited days in order to maintain sanity! Fish have been reacting to a few key colors and fly patterns as of late, today clown eggs and eggs in shades of pink were on point. Soon enough the salmon fry will start to hatch and stoneflies will show their numbers giving us more options.

Fish to hand came under the indicator today, but fish are responding to the swung fly as well. We had a few "thats was a #!@%ing fish" tugs so if you like the swing game just key in on the slower stuff with the right cover and be patient. Sculpins are a swingers choice pattern this time of year so keep a few in your arsenal.http://mangledfly.com/lake-run-browns-bright-spot-cold-winter/

Keep an eye on the weather and if you see any decent temps and conditions give us a call and get a day in the books. (231) 228-7135


Manistee River Tippy Area Map