UPDATE: DNR biologists have explained that the numbers of salmon collected this year are only about 10% of what was collected just four years ago. The drawdown is the result of an effort to protect the declining numbers of forage fish in Lake Michigan.
Boardman River numbers are no exception. Regardless, there have been fishable numbers of salmon,... most recently a few coho... in the river and lots of lakers that are aggressive.
The Boardman River is now closed to angling above Sabin Dam from now until April 30, 2016. Fishing below Sabin Dam is fair on streamers for brown trout and a slow and small run of Chinook salmon in the river below the weir that is in operation right now.