Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — LANSING — Not much to report this week as winter has hit full force. The inland lakes are starting to ice up however there is no safe ice yet.
Boardman River: Steelhead are still around for those seeking trout.
Betsie River: Has good steelhead fishing. Anglers are using trout beads and a single egg. The best fishing was between the Homestead Dam and US-31.
Manistee: Pier and surf anglers are taking steelhead. Some are casting small spoons and spinners while others are floating spawn.
Manistee River: Water levels were dropping and clarity was improving. Steelhead are being caught in both the Big Manistee and the Little Manistee.
Pere Marquette River: Still has a good number of steelhead and some brown trout.