Fishing is excellent. Streamer fishing is good early from 7-8am. Tan caddis #14 are moving fish all afternoon from 4-6pm. Yellow stoneflies from 7-8:30p. Sulfurs (ephemerella invaria #16) are also emerging from 7-9pm. Some spinners now around 8-9pm. Smaller sulfur (e. dorothea #18) is also emerging from 8-9:30pm. Isonychia bicolor #12 from 8-10:30pm. Brown drake spinners #10 are from 10pm to dark.Robert’s Yellow Drake #10-16 Sulfur thorax #16 Cut-wing sulfur #16 Dave’s Oh-So-Iso #12 Crystal Wing Rusty Spinner #16 Zugglers White, Yellow, Black, Olive #4 Beadhead Olive and Black Wooly Bugger #8
Salmon are the top story as they trickle into the Lower Boardman River in downtown Traverse City. The Upper Manistee continues to fish well with attractors and terrestrials. Salmon are now entering the Lower Boardman River and the Betsie Rivers.