Fishing Season: Open

Raisin River - MI

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Water Temp:


Schultz Outfitters's Tip of the Week

Warming conditions will have fish moving towards beds. Any prespawn fish will be chasing hard.

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Map of Raisin River

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

5-Day Outlook as of 5/13/22

Fish will move onto beds and the bite on large streamers will slow down. More finnese approach and moving into topwater fishing.

Techniques & Tips as of 5/13/22

Minnow patterns and cray patterns. Swingin D, Fleein Cray, and gamechangers are excellent options.

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Schultz Outfitters's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Schultzy's S4 Sculpin yellow 2
Schultzy's Low Water Crayfish olive 2
Mickey Finn olive/orange 4
Bead Head Woolly Bugger Streamer N/A
Cone Head Muddler Minnow N/A
May's Full Motion Crayfish N/A

Schultzy's S4 Sculpin

An incredibly realistic sculpin streamer that should be in any box.

Schultz Outfitters's Recommended Gear

Description: About Raisin River

Main Street in Manchester, MI. Above dam: small reservoir w/ gravel bottom. Plenty of smallmouth, carp, and pike. Below dam: good smallmouth for about a half mile down river...transitioning to largemouth, carp, and pike as substrate changes from gravel to mud.


No significant hatches.

Best Time to Fish:


Best Stretch:

Through out the town of Manchester, especially directly above the dam on main street.

Best Access:

Access above and below dam at Main Street in Manchester.