Reports from Lake Michigan regarding the Salmon fishing have been very impressive, with limit catches being the norm. Great news for the upcoming river fishing season. First trip begins August 28th. Best baits will be Ping a Tees or Flat fish with an occasional spawn bite. Summer Steelhead are currently running up the Manistee River, fish Tippy Dam, and the cold creeks mouths the feed into the Manistee. Little Manistee River has a few Kings staging at the lower end of the river. Concentrate your presention in the deep dark pools.