Fishing Season: all year

Platte River - MI

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

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Please practice social distancing Steelhead are done

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Map of Platte River

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby

Hawkins Outfitters

5-Day Outlook as of 5/3/21

Warmer temps later this week

Techniques & Tips as of 5/3/21

Streamers and dead drift

Current Conditions as of 5/3/21

Warmer temps later this week

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.


Caddis, Hexes

Best Time to Fish:

early and late

Best Stretch:

Only section open is below the lowest weir

Best Access:

Lake Michigan Drive