Fishing Season: all year

Platte River - MI

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Temperature 38°



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Hawkins Outfitters's Tip of the Week

Fish will keep moving towards gravel as we progress through the spring season.

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Map of Platte River

Water Flow Data

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby

Hawkins Outfitters

5-Day Outlook as of 4/16/24

Try to get out after days of precipitation but the week looks good.

Techniques & Tips as of 4/16/24

Chuck and duck and floats.

Local Species Available all year

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    Pacific salmon

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Hawkins Outfitters's Recommended Gear

Description: About Platte River

The Platte River offers anglers some of the finest salmon and steelhead fishing in the northern Michigan. While trout fishing is not it's strong suit, the migratory seaons of late Aug through early May are prime for steelhead, lake-run browns, coho, and chinook.



Best Time to Fish:

early and late

Best Access:

Lake Michigan Drive