Big Manistee River Fly Fishing


Big Manistee River Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip


Nearest Airport
Manistee County-Blacker Airport (MBL)
Water Type
River, Stream
Fly-in / Fly-out
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Season Dates
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Trip Length
1/2 Day, All Day
Trout, Salmon, Bass, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Smallmouth Bass
Fishing Method
Fly Fishing
Catch & Release
Mobility Options
Boat, Wading, Drift Boat
Accommodate disabled clients?


I fish the Big Manistee River out of a Fish-Rite Power drifter, or a Fish-Rite drift boat for Fishing Small Mouth Bass, Trout, Salmon and Steelhead. All guided fly-fishing trips and charters takes place in North Western Michigan and all trips are catch and release.

All full-day fly fishing trips include lunch. All equipment can be furnished if you prefer.

We can refer you to another first rate fly fishing guide, if we are not available.


From $400.00

Pricing Details


$400.00 for 1 or 2
What is included in a full day guide trip:
Use of rods, reels including flies, and a quality shore lunch or dinner including snacks and beverages
Please bring: Waders, polarized glasses, jacket or rain jacket.
Due to the danger associated with flies in the air, all clients will be required to wear eye protection.

Scenic Float in a drift boat
Want to see some of the most beautiful scenery of northern Michigan on the Big Manistee? We can float you through the heart of some of the most scenic views in the midwest in the drift boat, or we can take the power drifter and see the lower Manistee river. A large variety of flora & fauna may be seen in your journeys…chances are I can answer most of your questions you may have. A delicious grilled picnic shore lunch will be prepared during your day.
Full Day (Up to 6 hours /1-2 persons) - $300.00
Shore lunch Included

Terms & Conditions

Methods of Payment: cash, personal check.

Cancellation Policy:
Trips cancelled in less than 30 days of trip date will forfeit deposit, or you may choose to book different dates with in one year of the days you originally booked
Trips cancelled more then 30 days in advance will receive full refund.
Trips cancelled within a week of the dates the customer will pay in full.

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