Fishing Season: All year

Au Sable River - MI

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

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Fish the soft sides of the river or the deep troughs.

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Map of Au Sable River

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Tidal Conditions

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Gates Ausable Lodge Full-service fly-shop, guides, dining room and lodging

5-Day Outlook as of 11/30/21


Techniques & Tips as of 11/30/21

Black streamers, nymphs, eggs.

Current Conditions as of 11/30/21


Local Species Available All year

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Description: About Au Sable River

The Au Sable is one of the stablest flowing rivers in the country. Largely fed by springs, it boasts consistent hatches and wild trout. It is a renowned dry-fly river, but is also known as the birthplace of many modern streamer techniques.

Nearest Airport:

Traverse City

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Best Stretch:

All pretty good

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