Upper Manistee River

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Warmer water is bringing Hendrickson emergences daily. Dry fly fishing with a Hare's Ear or black caddis dropper below or behind a Hendrickson emerger middays. Afternoons are Red Qullls and thorax fishing. Good fishing on hatches from noon to 2pm. Sporadic afternoons. Spinners are coming from 6-8pm. Warm temps will encourage good fishing this week despite one cold day early in the week.

Seven-day forecast 

Warmer temps with one cold day early in the week. Little rain. Go to www.streamsideorvis.com "Blog" section on www.streamsideorvis.com home page and choose "weather" to check up on daily weather.

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
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