Manistee Fishing Reports

Your Lake Michigan Fishing Experience

If you're looking for the best fishing experience on Lake Michigan, Look no further than Slipknot Charters! Our team of the experienced fishing guide provides top-notch fishing charters to help you catch a wide variety of fish species. We also offer frequent updates in our Lake Michigan fishing reports to keep our customers up-to-date with the latest information about water conditions and fish populations. Our knowledgeable captains have years of experience navigating Lake Michigan waters and will guide you toward the best spots for catching fish. With Slipknot Charters, you can feel confident knowing that every aspect of your fishing excursion is taken care of.

We get these questions a lot. What fish are biting on Lake Michigan?

What month is best to fish Lake Michigan? Are salmon biting on Lake Michigan? Well, it depends on what time of year you go. 

During spring and early summer, brown trout and steelhead are abundant along with cohos and lake trout. In late summer into fall, chinook salmon start moving in closer to shore making them easier targets for anglers. However, fishing reports change frequently so it's always best to check with local bait shops or fishing guides for up-to-date information.

Spring and fall are ideal for catching trout, salmon are exceptional from summer to early fall. We have morning and afternoon Lake Michigan fishing trips that you can choose from. We understand that there are many resources available to assist you in planning your next fishing charter, and we're delighted that our insights have proven useful. At Slipknot Charters, we're enthusiastic about sharing our expertise! We're eager to fish with you!

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May 5, 2023

Kings have arrived

The kings have showed up and will be available the rest of the season.
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April 8, 2023

Big lake season has started

Lake trout fishing is on fire right now.  limited out in less than 3 hours. today
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March 25, 2023

Lake Michigan Fishing Report - Salmon Run 2023

The fishing season is in full swing, and the latest Lake Michigan fishing report indicates that it's going to be another good day on the river today. We are getting excellent catches of salmon throughout the lake. If you haven't had a chance to get out on the water yet this year, now is the time to do it! The fish are biting and there's no better place to catch them than on Lake Michigan. Book a fishing trip with me!
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November 11, 2022

Manistee Fishing Report

In November, the Manistee River provides ample opportunities to catch acrobatic Salmon, as long as weather conditions are favorable. Pier fishing remains good through the winter, although it becomes more difficult as ice forms in the water.
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September 22, 2022

Manistee Fishing Report

King Salmon are here and as far as numbers are being considered, there’s way more of them seen in a long time. It’s also a great time to chase after Steelhead. We have open dates so if you're looking for some good fishing now is the time to book your next adventure with us!